The 92nd Academy Awards was held on February 9, 2020 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscar Awards, is the most prestigious film awards ceremony in USA. There are 24 awards, and the highlight of the Academy Awards is the Best Picture Award. The main winners are: <PARASITE (2019)> with Best Picture and Writing (Original Screenplay), Joaquin Phoenix of <Joker (2019)> with Actor in a leading role, Renee Zellweger of <Judy (2019)> with Actrees in a leading role, Bong Joon-ho of <PARASITE (2019)> with Directing, and Taika Waititi of <Jojo Rabbit (2019)> with Writing (Adapted Screenplay). There were many outstanding works in the nominees for the Academy Awards. One of the most promising candidates for the award is <Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood (2019)>, <1917 (2019)>, and <PARASITE (2019)>
First of all, <PARASITE (2019)> is a Korean black comedy family drama film about the meeting between the upper and lower class families. It was nominated for a total of six categories, and won four awards, making it the most-winning film. It won Best Picture, Writing (Original Screenplay), and International Feature Film. Also, director Bong Joon-ho of <PARASITE (2019)> won Directing Award. <PARASITE (2019)>, won the Best Picture Award for the first time in a non-Englishspeaking film. Therefore, it has received much attention from around the world. Director Bong Joon-ho missed the Best Director Award at other major awards, but won the Best Director Award at the Academy Awards.
Second, <Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood (2019)> is a comedy set in Los Angeles in 1969, when the hippie culture peaked, with the star of the old TV western drama series and his longtime stunt partner. It is a film that is said to have shown the art that captures the nostalgia of Hollywood in the 1960’s. At the Academy Awards, it was nominated for a total of 10 categories and won Product Design Award. Also, Brad Pitt won Actor in a supporting.
Finally, <1917 (2019)> is a war film set in World War I based on some of the experiences of director Sam Mendes' grandfather. It was nominated for a total of 10 categories, and won Cinematography, Sound Mixing and Visual Effects Awards. It emerged as a dark horse in the second half and won the Golden Globe, PGA and DGA before the Academy Awards, making it the most likely film for best picture and director.In addition, <Joker (2019) >, <Judy (2019)>, <Jojoj Rabbit (2019)>, <Irishman (2019)>, <Toy Story 4 (2019)>, and other films were nominated and won awards. The Academy Awards drew attention because of
the fierce competition. Also, <PARASITE (2019)> a non-English-speaking film, won the most awards at a conservative awards ceremony, drawing global media attention
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