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The greater surprises of the 93rd Oscars was the present’s size, it is uncommon and sometimes refreshing construction and order to the winners, and likewise that Glenn Close is aware of all in regards to the track “Da Butt.” But there have been some surprises and snubs all through the awards winners as nicely.

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SNUB: “The Trial of the Chicago 7”
Though it was nominated for six Oscars, Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” went dwelling empty handed on the Academy Awards. It wasn’t a frontrunner in all of the classes, however Sorkin is a mainstay within the screenplay class and misplaced to “Promising Young Woman.” And “Sound of Metal” snagged the Film Editing Oscar regardless of “Chicago 7’s” good mixing of courtroom drama and protest motion.

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SNUB: Chadwick Boseman – Best Actor for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” 
After successful lots of the Best Actor awards all through the season and having the prospect to change into one in every of simply three actors to ever win an Oscar posthumously, Chadwick Boseman misplaced to Anthony Hopkins for “The Father,” who gained his second Oscar and have become the oldest Best Actor winner ever.

The Father

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SURPRISE: “The Father” – Best Adapted Screenplay
Florian Zeller and Christopher Hampton gained the second award of the evening for the difference of Zeller’s personal play “The Father,” giving us a shock early. The movie beat the screenplays for “Nomadland,” “One Night in Miami” and the 9 credited writers on “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.” Maybe the true shock is that Regina King managed to get by way of the studying of “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’s” full title with out tripping up.


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SNUB: “Wolfwalkers” – Best Animated Film
Pixar’s “Soul” has gained each precursor award all through the season, and deservedly so, however the fable “Wolfwalkers” deserves some recognition for its lush animation that is bursting with colour, creativity and pure magnificence in each body.


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SURPRISE: “Colette” – Best Documentary Short
This shock was extra of a birthday shock, as “Colette” gained its Oscar on the day that the movie’ topic, Colette Marin-Catherine, turned 92. The movie is about how Marin-Catherine, a resistance fighter who lived by way of the warfare in Nazi-occupied France, travels to Germany over 70 years after her brother was killed in a focus camp.


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SNUB: “Collective” – Best Documentary Feature and Best International Feature
Alexander Nanau’s searing movie in regards to the corrupt Romanian healthcare system within the wake of a nightclub hearth that killed dozens achieved a historic feat of being nominated in each the Best International Feature class and the Best Documentary Feature class. But it misplaced in each, to “Another Round” and “My Octopus Teacher” respectively, though our critic named it the most effective film of 2020.


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SURPRISE: H.E.R. – “Fight For You” from “Judas and the Black Messiah”
In a formidable subject that included Leslie Odom Jr. and Diane Warren, H.E.R. now has the G and the O on her highway to “EGOT,” successful for her track “Fight For You” from “Judas and the Black Messiah.”

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SNUB: Diane Warren for “Io Si (Seen)” from “The Life…

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