Come here for the latest updates, winners, and news from the 95th Academy Awards hosted by comedian and late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, starting at 4:30 PM PST. We’ll be live blogging the evening’s festivities all night, so stay with us to see who takes home “Best Picture,” “Best Original Screenplay,” “Best Actress” and many more awards.
Danai Gurira discusses honoring Chadwick Boseman and praises Angela Bassett for her role in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Catherine Martin, nominated for best costume design, discusses how she found a 50’s look for Elvis. She wanted to show how he was a punk, and a rebel who was challenging the 50’s norms.
Ke Huy Quan talked about how his family flew from Huston and “it was so wonderful to share this day” with them. He met The Rock and got a selfie with him. He hopes to get a selfie with Nicole Kidman.
Angela Bassett talks about being the first Marvel star to ever be nominated for actress in a supporting role and the strengths of her character Queen Ramonda in Black Panther. In the fitting room, she felt that sense of royalty.
Jennifer Connely, Top Gun: Maverick star, talks about learning how to sail for the movie. She took several sailing lessons.
Michelle Yeoh, nominated for the very first time, stands at the red carpet in an angelic white dress. She talks about feeling at peace. She was drawn to her character in Everything Everywhere All At Once because “all our mothers” are overlooked and the story was the perfect way to show moms are superheroes. “We’re the everything bagel. We are a full circle committed… We are family,” Yeoh said in reference to her cast and crew.
MICHELLE YEOH HAS ARRIVED #Oscars pic.twitter.com/vEUNUHLaAH
— Letterboxd (@letterboxd) March 12, 2023
Austin Butler talks being able to keep one of the Elvis outfits which is now in a box. When asked what his favorite Elvis song was, he claimed it was impossible to choose because it would be like choosing a favorite kid he said.
Kimmell wows the audience by arriving to the stage by parachute as the Top Gun score plays! He jokes that Nicole Kidman has finally been released from her ad as she sits front center.
Jimmy Kimmel arrives via parachute #oscars pic.twitter.com/d4A7VMceMb
— Vulture (@vulture) March 13, 2023
Kimmell asks if Seth Rogen is on mushrooms. He jokes that Steven Spielberg was high when he wrote ET. He jokes that Batgirl became the first superhero to be defeated by an accounting department, in reference to the film being axed.
Kimmell jokes that Tom Cruise and James Cameron, the two people who encouraged people to go back to the movie theaters, are not in attendance to the Oscars tonight.
Jimmy Kimmell is danced off stage by a group of dancer’s mid speech and is replaced by The Rock and Emily Blunt to announce best animated feature. Nominees: Pinocchio, The Sea Beast, Marcel The Shell With Shoes On, Puss In Boots: The Last Wish, and Turning Red.
The award goes to Guillermo Tell Toro’s Pinocchio! He says animation is cinema and is ready to be moved to the next step. He thanks Netflix for making the movie possible. He dedicates the award to his wife, kids, and his late parents.
“Animation is cinema. Animation is not a genre. Animation is ready to be taken to the next step. Please help us. Keep animation in the conversation”
Guillermo Del Toro is the man #Oscars pic.twitter.com/3JNmj8BCLH
— TRAFON(s Backup Account) (@RiseFallNickBck) March 13, 2023
The award for Performance by an actor in a supporting role is about to be announced. Movie nominees: The Banshees Of Inisherin, The Fabelmans, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Causeway.
The Oscar goes to Ke Huy Quan for his amazing performance in Everything Everywhere All At Once!
Quan holds his trophy up to his mom who is watching at home, “Mom, I just won an Oscar!” He talked about his journey, being in a refugee camp, and ending up on Hollywood’s stage. “This is the American Dream.”
ACADEMY AWARD WINNER KE HUY QUAN pic.twitter.com/SSjzXZPy3u
— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) March 13, 2023
Nominees for best actress is about to be announced. Nominees: Angela Bassett in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Hong Chau in The Whale, Kerry Condon in The Banshees Of Inisherin, Jamie Lee Curtis in Everything Everywhere All At Once, Stephanie Hsu in Everything Everywhere All At Once.
Jamie Lee Curtis wins the Oscar for Everywhere All At Once. She says despite standing up by herself, she is hundreds of people. She brings up the crew and everyone who made the movie, saying that they too won an Oscar.
Sofia Carson sings for the audience.
Riz Ahmed and Amir Questlove Thompson prepare to announce the Oscar for Best Documentary. Nominees: All That Breathes, All The Beauty And The Bloodshed, Fire Of Love, A House Made Of Splinters, and Navalny.
The Oscar goes to Navalny with Daniel Roher, Odessa Rae, Diane Becker, Melanie Miller, and Shane Boris. Alexei Navalny, the leader of the Russian opposition is in jail, but his wife is here. She dreams of the day both he and their country will be free.
Ahmed and Thompson announce An Irish Goodbye for the winner for Short Film (Live Action). Everyone in the audience sings happy birthday for James.
Melissa McCarthy and Halle Bailey reveal a brand-new trailer to the upcoming Little Mermaid live action movie. It is set to come out May 26th. It gives a full look to Bailey’s Ariel and McCarthy’s Ursula. Bailey shows off her musical talent in “Part Of Your World.”
Michael B. Jordan and Jonathan Majors arrive to stage to announce the Cinematography award. Nominees: All Quiet on the Western Front, Bardo, False Chronicle Of A Handful Of Truths, Elvis, Empire of Light, and Tar.
The Oscar goes for Cinematography goes to All Quiet on the Western Front. James Friend jokes it’s not his birthday but it feels like it is. He thanks the entire crew, his parents who encouraged his path in the film industry, wife, family, and director Edward Berger.
Son Lux, Stephanie Hsu, and David Byrne are welcomed to stage to sing for Everything Everywhere All At Once. Bryne sings with hotdog fingers and imagery from the movie behind.
of course David Byrne had to wear the hot dog fingers pic.twitter.com/u3HiAuYrz4
— tay (@ntoinedoinel) March 13, 2023
Jennifer Connely and Samuel L. Jackson arrive to stage to announce the Oscar for “Makeup and Hairstyling.” Nominees: All Quiet On The Western Front, The Batman, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Elvis, and The Whale.
The Oscar for Makeup and Hairstyling goes to The Whale with Adrien Morot, Judy Chin, and Annemarie Bradley. They are cut off with music before Chin can even get a word in their speech. Something tells me makeup is not as valued as other awards.
Morgan Freeman and Margot Robbie arrive to stage and talk about Warner Bros and showcase a video of 100 years of its history.
The award for Costume Design is about to be announced. Nominees: Bablyon, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Elvis, Everything Everywhere All At Once, and Mrs. Harris Goes To Paris.
Ruth Carter wins the Oscar for Costume Design in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. She thanks the academy for recognizing “the superhero that is a Black woman.” Her mother, Mable Carter, died last week. Carter asks Boseman to take care of her. She dedicates the award to her mother who was 101.
Deepika Padukone arrives to stage. Naatu Naatu is performed with dancers in suspenders and terrific singers.
Eva Longoria and Oscars president Janet Yang arrive to stage and advertise the academy museum.
Salma Hayek Pinault and Antonio Banderas arrive to stage to announce the award for Best International film. Nominees: All Quiet on the Western Front, Close, Eo, The Quiet Girl, and Argentina, 1985.
The Oscar for Best International Film goes to All Quiet on the Western Front. Edward Berger joins the stage alongside the actors of the film. He thanks his family, crew, and especially actor Felix.
Kimmel jokes that this part of the show kind of makes you miss “the slap.”
Pedro Pascal and Elizabeth Olsen join stage to announce the Oscar for Documentary Short Film. Nominees: The Elephant Whisperers, Haulout, How Do You Measure A Year, The Martha Mitchell Effect, and Stranger At The Gate.
The Oscar for Documentary Short Film goes to The Elephant Whisperers with Kartiki Gonslaves and Guneet Monga. Gonslaves thanks Netflix and producer Monga. Monga was seemingly about to give a speech before music interrupted. I guess the producers agree with Kimmel.
The Oscar for Best Animated Short film is about to be announced. Nominees: The Boy, The Mole, The Fox, and The Horse, The Flying Sailor, Ice Merchants, My Year Of Dicks, An Ostrich Told Me The World Is Fake And I Think I Believe it.
The Oscar goes to The Boy, The Mole, The Fox, and The Horse.
Lady Gaga performs a song she wrote for Top Gun: Maverick.
Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowell arrive to stage to announce the Oscar for Production Design. Nominees: All Quiet On The Western Front, Avatar: The Way of Water, Babylon, Elvis, and The Fabelmans.
The Oscar for Production Design goes to All Quiet on the Western Front with Christian M. Goldbeck and Ernestine Hipper.
John Cho and Mindy Kaling to announce the Oscar for Musical Score. Nominees: Volker Bertelmann, Justin Hurwitz, Carter Burwell, Son Lux, and John Williams.
The Oscar for Musical Score goes to Volker Bertelmann for All Quiet on the Western Front. Has anyone else lost count to how many awards All Quiet on the Western Front has gotten?
Elizabeth Banks trips as she enters stage with… is that Cocaine Bear? She jokes that Cocaine Bear tripped her. The coke is apparently visual effects. Nominees for Visual Effects: All Quiet on the Western Front, Avatar: The Way of Water, The Batman, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, and Top Gun: Maverick.
Elizabeth Banks stumbles while taking the stage at the #Oscars.
“He tripped me,” she jokes of the Cocaine Bear who accompanied her. https://t.co/ndiKiHfmID pic.twitter.com/ldDmOovz7A
— Variety (@Variety) March 13, 2023
The Oscar for Visual Effects goes to Avatar: The Way of Water with Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon and Daniel Barrett. And once again our speech talkers are cut off. It’s a good thing that visual effects teams are at least valued for their hard work…
Kimmell asks for some reason if Malala Yousafzai Harry Styles spit on Chris Pine. She says she only talks about peace. Meanwhile Cocaine Bear approaches Malala.
Danai Gurira presents Ryan Coogler and Rihanna who wrote a ballad in honor of Chadwick Boseman, “Lift Me Up.”
Rihanna performs at the #Oscars. pic.twitter.com/dQSuy84Ggj
— Pop Base (@PopBase) March 13, 2023
Florence Pugh and Andrew Garfield :) present the Oscar for Writing (Original Screenplay) to Everything Everywhere All At Once‘s Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert.
The Oscar for Writing (Adapted Screenplay) goes to Women Talking‘s Sarah Polley.
Janelle Monae and Kate Hudson present the Oscar for Sound to Top Gun: Maverick with Mark Weingarten, James H. Mather, Al Nelson, Chris Burdon, and Mark Taylor.
The Oscar for Music (Original Song) goes to Naatu Naatu with M.M Keeravaani and Chandrabose.
John Travolta opens up the memoriam in an emotional moment. He introduces Lenny Kravitz for his performance. We are shown images of set decorators, design engineers, actors, producers, composers, and more who have passed away.
Zoe Saldana and Sigourney Weaver present the Oscar for Editing to Everything Everywhere All At Once‘s Paul Rogers.
Idris Elba and Nicole Kidman present the Oscar for Directing to Everything Everywhere All At Once’s Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert.
Jessica Chastain and Halle Berry present the Oscar for Actor In A Leading Role to Brendan Fraser for The Whale. “So, this is what the multiverse looks like,” Fraser said. “Let your whale-sized hearts bare so that we could see into your souls like no one else could.”
The Oscar for Actress In A Leading Role goes to Michelle Yeoh for Everything Everywhere All At Once! “This is a beacon of hope and possibilities,” Yeoh said. She dedicates the award to her mom, all the moms in the world, because they are “really the superheroes” and without them none of us would be here. Her mom is 84 and she’s going to take it to her where she is in Malaysia.
Harrison Ford is now coming onto stage to announce Best Picture! Nominees are All Quiet On The Western Front, Avatar: The Way Of Water, Avatar, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Tar, The Fablemans, Triangle of Sadness, Tar, Women Talking, The Banshees Of Insherin.
The Oscar for Best Picture goes to Everything Everywhere All At Once!!!
“There is no movie without our brilliant and big-hearted cast and crew,” says Jonathan Wang.
‘EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE’ takes home seven Academy Awards. #Oscars
• Best Picture
• Best Director
• Best Original Screenplay
• Best Actress
• Best Supporting Actor
• Best Supporting Actress
• Best Film Editing pic.twitter.com/NwZTqsn1OY
— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) March 13, 2023
Kimmel ends the night with high fiving Cocaine Bear.