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Michelle Yeoh Makes Oscars History


Michelle Yeoh has made history. She is the first Asian actress to win the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Everything Everywhere All at Once. The film itself also received the Academy Award for Best Picture. Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert won Best Directing as well as Best Original Screenplay for the picture. Ke Huy Quan won Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Jamie Lee Curtis won Best Supporting Actress for their roles in the film. Paul Rogers won Best Editing. In total, Everything Everywhere All at Once received 7 Academy Awards.

Ruth E. Carter Makes History

Ruth E. Carter has also made history, becoming the first Black woman to ever receive two Oscars. This year she won an Academy Award for Best Costume Design in Marvel‘s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever after first winning in 2018 for Black Panther.

Guillermo del Toro Makes History


Guillermo del Toro, Mark Gustafson, Gary Ungar, and Alex Bulkley received the Academy Award for Best Animated Film for Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio. This makes Guillermo del Toro the first person to win best animated film as well as best picture and best director (his two wins for The Shape of Water in 2017).

Avatar 2 Wins Academy Award

Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon, and Daniel Barrett have won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for Avatar: The Way of Water. There is no further news about the Avatar franchise at this time.

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