The 88th ceremony of the Oscar took place Sunday 29th February and brought good surprises. “Spotlight” won the biggest award of the evening with Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. ” Mark Rykance from “Bridges of Spies” triumphed with Supporting Actor, Alicia Vikander in “The Danish Girl” with Supporting Actress and Brie Larson for Lead Actress in “Room”.
“The Revenant” won 3 awards, Best Cinematography, Director and Lead Actor. Leonardo Dicaprio finally got his Oscar, along a long standing ovation, at the age of 41! The director Alejandro Iñárrituv wins this award for the 2nd year in a row.
The winner for Best Documentary Feature goes to “Amy” and the one for Best Original Score is Ennio Morricone for “The Hateful Eight.”
The award for Best Animated Feature Film is “Inside Out”, the one for Best Animated Short Film is “Bear Story”.
Fun fact: Leonardo Dicaprio’s first Oscar generated more than 440,000 tweets per minute. That made it the most-tweeted minute of an Oscars telecast ever, handily beating the previous record of 255,000 tweets per minute, set in 2014 when host Ellen DeGeneres tweeted a star-studded selfie.
Written by Fatima Mezidi, Tifenn Floch, Coraline Conan