Woo Hoo! Here Are The Winners Of 2016 Oscars

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Yes, the most awaited award events of the year has finally happened! The Oscars, as we like to call them, are certainly a fantasy tale for every cinema lover. This year a huge list of celebrities gathered for the event making it shine out even more, including Hollywood stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington, Sylvester Stallon and Priyanka Chopra (the only B-Towner) and many more.

The entire event was extremely entertaining as it was hosted by Chris Rock who went out of his way to take several digs at the #OscarsTooWhite controversy. Keeping aside Chris Rock’s hilarious pot shots, what made this night stand out was Leonardo DiCaprio, who finally won the Oscars after being nominated for the sixth time in a row. Other record and talking point of the night was George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, it won trophies in six categories.

Oscars starry affair has finally concluded, and here are the winners:

Academy Awards, Awards,Oscars,2016, Winners, 'Spotlight,1. Best Picture – Spotlight

This movie was gripping dramatization of The Boston Globe’s investigation into child abuse in the Catholic Church. It starred actors like Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo. The film was inspired by another journalistic classic, which was a 1976 Oscar-winner All The President’s Men.

 

Academy Awards, Awards,Oscars,2016, Winners, 'Spotlight,2.  Best Director – Alejandro González Iñárritu – The Revenant

Alejandro González Iñárritu, has also won a Best Director Oscar in 2014 with Birdman. He is the first person in 65 years to win Best Director for two consecutive years.

 

 

Academy Awards, Awards,Oscars,2016, Winners, 'Spotlight,3. Best Actor – Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant

Finally, after being nominated for the 6th time Leonardo bags an Oscar for his outstanding performance in The Revenany. He played a 19th-century huntsman, and endured punishing sub-zero temperatures and ate raw buffalo liver while shooting the film.

 

Academy Awards, Awards,Oscars,2016, Winners, 'Spotlight,4. Best Actress – Brie Larson – Room

Brie plays a woman kidnapped and forced to raise her child in a single room. This movie was an adaptation of the best-selling novel by Emma Donoghue.

 

 

 

Academy Awards, Awards,Oscars,2016, Winners, 'Spotlight,5. Best Supporting Actress – Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl

Alicia bagged the best supporting actress award for The Danish Girl, in this movie she played Gerda Wegener, who is an artist from Copenhagen whose husband is Lili Elbe, one of the first people to undergo sex reassignment surgery.

 

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6. Best Supporting Actor – Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies

The renowned thesp was a mesmerising presence as the soft-spoken, inscrutable Russian spy defended by Tom Hanks in Steven Spielberg’s Cold War drama.

 

 

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7. Best Original Screenplay – Spotlight

This movie was gripping dramatization of The Boston Globe’s investigation into child abuse in the Catholic Church. It starred actors like Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo. The film was inspired by another journalistic classic, which was a 1976 Oscar-winner All The President’s Men.

 

Academy Awards, Awards,Oscars,2016, Winners, 'Spotlight,8. Best Adapted Screenplay – The Big Short

The movie Big Short won the best adapted screenplay award, it was based on the bestselling book by Michael Lewis

 

 

 

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9. Best Visual Effects – Ex Machina

Sometimes, the least expected movies bag the Oscars. Ex Machina was one such films. This was an independent film with a very small cast. It won out against all big budget blockbusters such as Star Wars. It won the best visual effects award.

 

 

 

 

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10. Best Costume Design – Mad Max: Fury Road (Jenny Beavan)
11. Best Production Design – Mad Max: Fury Road
12. Best Make-up and Hairstyling – Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road won the awards for best costume, production design and make up. This was a sure thing of wonder in the movie. In the opening scenes, Tom Hardy’s hairy Mad Max even out-bearded his Revenant character.

 

Academy Awards, Awards,Oscars,2016, Winners, 'Spotlight,13. Best Cinematography – The Revenant

Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki is now the first cinematographer in history to win three consecutive Oscars. Earlier he bagged award for gongs for Birdman (2015) and Gravity (2014).

 

 

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14. Best Film Editing – Mad Max: Fury Road

The sharp and breathless editing is the secret behind some of the decade’s finest action sequences. But it surely owes a debt to the classics of silent cinema. The movie had a wordless opening, in which captured Max had tried to attempt to escape from the grotesque War Boys. This is like Buster Keaton turned up to full throttle.

 

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15. Best Sound Editing – Mad Max : Fury Road
16. Best Sound Mixing – Mad Max : Fury Road

Apart from the visuals, the film’s aural impact has also made it immersive: an orchestra of howling engines, interlaced with gunfire and Tom Hardy’s weary grunts has made the film really stand out. The unforgettable moment where sound mixing made magic , the balancing out of the music and machine-guns have really taken time and effort at the mixing desk.

Academy Awards, Awards,Oscars,2016, Winners, 'Spotlight,17. Best Animated Feature Film – Inside Out

This emotional coming-of-age drama had reduced even the toughest critics to tears. Amy Poehler voices the personification of Joy, alongside Mindy Kaling’s Disgust.

 

 

oscar-diaries-chile-celebrates-first-win-ever-for-animated-short-bear-story18. Best Animated Short Film – Bear Story

This cuddly animation movie is a parable about life under the 1970s Pinochet government in Chile. The short animation tells the story of a lonely old bear who has built a diorama of his own life before he was taken from his family and sent to a circus.

 

 

 

Academy Awards, Awards,Oscars,2016, Winners, 'Spotlight,19. Best Documentary Short – A Girl in the River: the Price of Forgiveness

This harrowing documentary takes a look into “honour killings” in Pakistan through the eyes of a surviving victim. This is the second of Obaid-Chinoy’s films that has won an Academy Award.

 

Academy Awards, Awards,Oscars,2016, Winners, 'Spotlight,20. Best Documentary Feature – Amy

Amy Winehouse’s glorious rise and heartbreaking fall is movingly documented by the director of Senna.

 

 

 

Academy Awards, Awards,Oscars,2016, Winners, 'Spotlight,21. Best Live Action Short Film- Stutterer
22. Best Foreign Language Film – Son of Saul
23. Best Original Score – The Hateful Eight (Ennio Morricone)

 

 

 

 

24. Best Original Song – Writing’s On The Wall (Sam Smith) – SPECTRE

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