2023 Academy Awards moving past ‘the slap’ of 2022

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As Hollywood gears up for the 95th Academy Awards, where ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ is a leading contender, the film industry hopes to get over last year’s awards ceremony ‘slap’.

Everything you need to know about the 2023 Oscars, when it’s happening, where to watch the live shows, this year’s controversy and more.

When are the Oscars?

The Academy Awards take place on Sunday, March 12th at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The ceremony will begin at 8:00 PM ET and will be broadcast live on ABC.

Can I stream Oscar?

The show is available for streaming on Hulu Live TV, YouTubeTV, AT&T TV and Fubo TV subscriptions. Some of these services offer simple free trials. You can also stream shows on ABC.com and ABC apps by authenticating your provider.

Who is hosting?

Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting for the third time, the first since 2018. It was also the last Oscars to feature a solo host.After Kimmel’s last outing, the show went hostless for several years. Last year it was hosted by Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes as a trio. In an ad for this year’s show, named after “Top Gun: Maverick,” Kimmel made the humble claim that he was the right person for the job, pointing out that he “cries a lot” so he can’t take a slap. Did.

What was nominated for Best Picture at the 2023 Oscars?

Here are the 10 films vying for Best Picture: “Tar”, “Top Gun Maverick”, “Triangle of Sorrow”, “Women Talking” How to watch.

Who is the presenter?

The first presenters announced were Riz Ahmed, Emily Blunt, Glenn Close, Jennifer Connelly, Ariana DeBose, Samuel L. Jackson, Dwayne Johnson, Michael B. Jordan, Troy Kosar and Jonathan Majors, Melissa McCarthy, Janelle Monae and Deepika Padukone. , Questlove, Zoe Saldana, Donnie Yen.

What else is in store for the show?

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has stated that winners in all categories will be announced live at the show. (Several categories were recorded at the pre-show last year, causing an uproar among Academy members.

All signs point to a full musical performance, including Rihanna performing ‘Lift Me Up’ from ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ and Kara Bhairava singing MM Keelavani’s ‘Naatu Naatu’ from ‘RRR’ . There’s no official word yet on whether or not Lady Gaga will sing “Hold My Hand” from “Top Gun: Maverick” during the show.

Who is your favourite?

Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert’s indie sci-fi hit Everything Everywhere All at Once was nominated in the top 11 categories. But what follows is Dark his comedy “The Banshees of Inisherin,” from Friends of Ireland, with nine nods to rival Netflix’s World War I film, “All Quiet on the Western Front.”

Michelle Yeoh (“Everything Everywhere All At Once”) might be slightly ahead of Cate Blanchett (“Tar”).

With Brendan Fraser (“The Whale”) and Austin Butler (“Elvis”) mixed together, it’s hard to call the best actors.

Angela Bassett (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) and Ke Hoi Kuan (Everything Everywhere Everywhere All At Once) are frontrunners in the Supporting Actor category, while Jamie Lee Curtis won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Steven Spielberg (“Favellmans”) could win the third best director Oscar, but Daniels may have emerged as a favorite.

What was controversial this year?

The usual farfetches and surprises aside, the biggest thing to do this year was the debate over Andrea Riseborough’s unexpected Best Actress nomination.

Riseborough was nominated for the little-seen Texas-set drama To Leslie after many A-list stars flocked to her performance. Some believe it reflects racial prejudice in the film industry when two best actress candidates, Daniel Deadweiler (“Till”) and Viola Davis (“Woman King”), are snubbed. There was

The Academy began investigating Riseborough’s star-studded grassroots campaign, but found no reason to cancel her nomination.

what else should i look for?

Just read the title of one of this year’s short film nominees and you can’t help but laugh. Top-scoring John Williams (“The Fabermann family”) is, at his 90 years old, the oldest candidate in history.

After historic back-to-back Best Director wins for Chloe Zhao (“Nomadland”) and Jane Campion (“Power of the Dog”), no women were nominated for Best Director this year . Also, don’t expect to see Will Smith at the Oscars anytime soon. After punching Chris Rock at the ceremony last year, Smith was banned from attending the Film Academy for ten years.

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