“Everything Everywhere All at Once”
Favorit wins Oscar for best picture
The 95th edition of the Oscars is over and in summary, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” wins almost everything.
This year’s Academy Awards voters were able to choose from the princely selection of ten works in the “Best Film” category. From the small indie film like “The Debate” to the German contribution “Nothing New in the West” by Edward Berger (53) to the absolute blockbuster cinema of the brand “Top Gun: Maverick” and “Avatar: The Way of Water” this year, the category stood for variety as seldom before.
However, the wacky science fiction film “Everything Everywhere All at Once” by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (35 each) was the bookies’ biggest favorite – and lived up to its name throughout the evening.
In the king’s category, as the award ceremony progressed, the winner could only be “Everything Everywhere All at Once”. This year, the Academy honored a film that knew how to combine impressive visual values with an important and contemporary message like no other – and all that without a gigantic budget, but with all the more heart.
Daniel duo beats evergreens
There was also an illustrious number of names on the nomination list in the “Best Director” category. Todd Field (59) for “Tár”, Martin McDonagh (52) for “The Banshees of Inisherin”, Ruben Östlund (48) for “Triangle of Sadness” and Steven Spielberg (76) for “The Fabelmans”. But once again there was no getting around a Daniel duo, not even for director legend Spielberg: Kwan and Scheinert also collected the golden boys here for “Everything Everywhere All at Once” and, as with their film, made a passionate plea on stage for more tolerance and joy in diversity.
Andrew Garfield (39) and Florence Pugh (27) announced the best original screenplay and the best adapted screenplay in a double pack. what to say Again, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” lived up to its name. The film prevailed against “Tár”, “The Banshees of Inisherin”, “Triangle of Sadness” and “The Fabelmans” and ended up winning seven Oscars. The science fiction film had been nominated for eleven overall.
The surprise in script category number two was much greater: Sarah Polley’s (44) “The Pronunciation” came out on top in the end and referred to “Nothing New in the West”, “Top Gun: Maverick”, “Living” and “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” on your marks.