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    For the second straight year and third time in history the annual awards ceremony will have no host, so past winners and nominees as well as Hollywood celebrities are standing in as presenters for the film industry’s most coveted prizes at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

    Todd Phillips' "Joker" leads the overall Oscar nominations with 11, followed by Martin Scorsese's crime drama "The Irishman", Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood", and Sam Mendes' World War I epic drama "1917", each with 10 nominations, including for Best Picture and Best Director.

    "Ford v Ferrari", "Jojo Rabbit", "Little Women", "Marriage Story", and one of the most discussed Korean films of the year, "Parasite" have also been nominated for Best Picture.

    “Parasite” has earned critical praise ever since its release at the beginning of 2019, receiving multiple awards throughout the year. Rarely has a non-English language movie been nominated for Best Picture, meaning that Bong Joon-ho’s film has the chance to become the first ever to win the most prestigious Academy Award.

    Some of the nominations, however, might have already been “spoiled” by “leaks”. For example, just a day before this year’s Oscars voting period ended, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences appeared to post its official “predictions” for this year’s Oscars on Twitter, showing “Parasite” winning best picture and Sam Mendes taking best director for “1917".

    The puzzling tweet was soon deleted, with the Academy explaining that “a brief issue on Twitter made some [fans predictions] look like they came from our account".

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    • 04:08

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    • 03:55

      Joker Star Joaquin Phoenix Wins His First Oscar for Best Actor and Delivers Impassioned Acceptance Speech

      Other nominees included Adam Driver, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonathan Pryce, and Antonio Banderas. 

    • 03:51

      Oscar for 'Best Director' Goes to Bong Joon Ho, Director of 'Parasite'

    • 03:45

      Oscar for 'Best Original Song' Goes to '(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again' from 'Rocketman'

      Elton John and Bernie Taupin were awarded the Oscar. It's the second Oscar for Elton John, who won in the same category in 1975 for his "Can You Feel the Love Tonight".

    • 03:26

      'Joker' Wins Oscar for 'Best Original Score'

      Hildur Gudnadottir accepted the award.

    • 03:19

      South Korea's 'Parasite' Wins Oscar for 'Best International Feature Film'

    • 03:16

      Oscar for 'Best Makeup & Hairstyling' Goes to 'Bombshell'

      Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan, and Vivian Baker accepted the award.

    • 03:06

      Sam Mendes' WWI Drama '1917' Wins Oscar for 'Best Visual Effects'

      Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler, and Dominic Tuohy accepted the reward.

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    • 02:55

      'Ford v. Ferrari' Wins Oscar for 'Best Film Editing'

      Michael McCusker and Andrew Buckland accepted the award.

    • 02:44

      Oscar for 'Best Cinematography' Goes to '1917'

      It's the second Oscar for Roger Deakins.

    • 02:39

      '1917' Wins Oscar for 'Best Sound Mixing'

      Stuart Wilson and Mark Taylor accepted the award.

    • 02:21

      Oscar for 'Best Sound Editing' Goes to 'Ford v Ferrari'

    • 02:14

      Laura Dern Wins Oscar for 'Best Supporting Actress'

      Dern played in "Marriage Story" directed by Noah Baumbach. This is the actress's first Oscar.

    • 02:12

      'Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl)' Wins Oscar for 'Documentary Short Subject'

    • 02:02

      Oscar for 'Best Documentary Feature' Goes to ''American Factory'

    • 01:58

      'Little Women' Wins 'Best Costume Design'

      Jacqueline Durran accepted the award.

    • 01:52

      'Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood' Wins Oscar for 'Production Design'

    • 01:49

      'The Neighbor's Widow' Wins 'Short Film' Oscar

    • 01:45

      'Jojo Rabbit' Wins 'Best Adapted Screen Play' Oscar

    • 01:39

      'Parasite' Wins 'Best Original Screenplay' Nomination

    • 01:27

      'Hair Love' Wins 'Best Animated Short Film'

    • 01:24

      'Toy Story 4' Wins 'Best Animated Film' Oscar

      Toy Story 4 beat the other four nominees, including "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World". The main hero Woody is voiced by Tom Hanks.

    • 01:10

      Brad Pitt Wins Supporting Actor Oscar for 'Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood'

      In the comedy-drama written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, Pitt portrayed an aging stuntman double of a star who features in westerns -  played by Leonardo DiCaprio. This is the first Oscar that Brad Pitt is getting for his acting.

      The actor won out over other nominees in the category - Joe Pesci, Al Pacino, Anthony Hopkins, and Tom Hanks.

    • 00:49

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