The 2021 Oscars, which was held in two separate Los Angeles places, was produced by director Steven Soderbergh, producer Stacey Sher and actor Jesse Collins. And for the third consecutive yr, the awards had been handed out with out a host, maybe due partly to the controversy surrounding the preliminary host number of Kevin Hart for the 2019 ceremony.
Zoom malfunctions had been prevented after producers explicitly acknowledged, “There won’t be an choice to Zoom in for the present.” As an alternative, viewers witnessed heated competitors between a few of the hottest movies of the yr like Mank, Minari, Promising Younger Girl and Nomadland—the latter of which obtained the coveted title of Finest Image. Musical performances additionally included Leslie Odom Jr., H.E.R. and extra.
Along with seeing some swoon-worthy style apart from Jason Sudeikis‘ tie-dye hoodie, we had one other occasion to have fun: A report 76 nominations got to females. Promising younger girls certainly! For the primary time, a couple of feminine director was nominated in the perfect director class—Chloé Zhao (Nomadland), who received the award, and Emerald Fennell (Promising Younger Girl). Beforehand, solely 5 different girls had been nominated for the respect within the award present’s 93-year historical past. Zhao can also be the primary lady to obtain 4 nominations in a single yr and the primary feminine of Asian descent to be nominated in the perfect director class.
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