Los Angeles [USA] : On the biggest night of Hollywood this year, ‘Green Book’ claimed the best picture award at the 91st Academy Awards.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ won four honours while ‘Green Book’, ‘Roma’ and ‘Black Panther’ earned three apiece, reported The Hollywood Reporter.
In the top categories, Alfonso Cuaron took home the best director award for ‘Roma’. Olivia Colman won the best actress award for ‘The Favourite’, Rami Malek earned the best actor honour for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, Regina King claimed the best supporting actress award for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ while Mahershala Ali won best supporting actor for ‘Green Book’.
Spike Lee won big with best adapted screenplay for ‘BlacKkKlansman’ while Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie and Peter Farrelly took home the best original screenplay award for ‘Green Book’.
In other categories, ‘Black Panther’ earned the costume design honour and a win for production design while ‘Vice’ won for makeup and hairstyling. ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ won for film editing, sound editing and sound mixing and ‘First Man’ won for visual effects.
For best original song, Lady Gaga took home her first ever Oscar for ‘Shallow’ from ‘A Star Is Born’ while Ludwig Goransson claimed a win for the score of ‘Black Panther’.
‘Roma’ nabbed the best foreign language film and cinematography honours. ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ earned best animated feature while ‘Free Solo’ won the best documentary feature award.
The ceremony was presented hostless for the first time in 30 years after Kevin Hart stepped down as the host following a controversy surrounding his old homophobic tweets.
A star-studded list of presenters included Chef José Andrés, Dana Carvey, Queen Latifah, Congressman John Lewis, Diego Luna, Tom Morello, Mike Myers, Trevor Noah, Amandla Stenberg, Barbra Streisand and Serena Williams.
The evening also featured musical performances by Queen and Adam Lambert, Jennifer Hudson, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, and Bette Midler.
Here is the complete list of winners:
Best Picture: ‘Green Book’
Director: Alfonso Cuarón for ‘Roma’
Best Actress: Olivia Colman for ‘The Favourite’
Best Actor: Rami Malek for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Best Supporting Actress: Regina King for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’
Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali for ‘Green Book’
Best Adapted Screenplay: ‘BlacKkKlansman’ (Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee)
Best Original Screenplay: ‘Green Book’ (Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly)
Best Cinematography: ‘Roma’ (Alfonso Cuaron)
Best Costume Design: ‘Black Panther’ (Ruth E. Carter)
Best Makeup and Hairstyling: ‘Vice’ (Greg Cannom, Kate Biscoe and Patricia DeHaney)
Best Foreign-Language Film: ‘Roma’ (Mexico)
Best Production Design: ‘Black Panther’ (Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart)
Best Documentary Feature: ‘Free Solo’ (Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin, Evan Hayes and Shannon Dill)
Best Original Song: ‘Shallow’ from ‘A Star is Born’, Music and Lyrics by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt
Best Original Score: ‘Black Panther’ (Ludwig Goransson)
Best Sound Editing: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (John Warhurst and Nina Hartstone)
Best Sound Mixing: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (Paul Massey, Tim Cavagin and John Casali)
Best Visual Effects: ‘First Man’ (Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles and J.D. Schwalm)
Best Film Editing: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (John Ottman)
Best Animated Feature: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ (Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller)
Best Animated Short: ‘Bao’ (Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb)
Best Documentary Short: Period. End of Sentence. (Rayka Zehtabchi and Melissa Berton)
Best Live-Action Short: ‘Skin’ (Guy Nattiv and Jaime Ray Newman)
The 2019 Oscars took place at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Centre in Hollywood. (Agencies)