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Nomadland Sweeps 2021 Oscars With Historic Wins

Nomadland has swept the 2021 Oscars with historic wins, taking home Best Picture with Chloé Zhao being the first woman of colour to win Best Director.

Zhao also became the second woman to ever take home the Best Director Oscar, with Nomadland’s star Frances McDormand wining her third Best Actress Academy Award.

Sir Anthony Hopkins meanwhile took home Best Actor for The Father, with the film also winning Best Adapted Screenplay.

Meanwhile Daniel Kaluuya won Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Fred Hampton in Judas And The Black Messiah, with writer/director Emerald Fennell walking away with Best Original Screenplay for her debut movie Promising Young Woman.

Here’s all the Oscar winners in full:

Best Picture

Searchlight Pictures

The Father
Judas And The Black Messiah
Mank
Minari
Nomadland
Promising Young Woman
Sound Of Metal
The Trial Of The Chicago 7

Best Director

Searchlight Pictures

Thomas Vinterberg – Another Round
David Fincher – Mank
Lee Isaac Chung – Minari
Chloé Zhao – Nomadland
Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman

Best Actor

Lionsgate

Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Anthony Hopkins – The Father
Riz Ahmed – Sound Of Metal
Gary Oldman – Mank
Steven Yeun – Minari

Best Actress

Searchlight Pictures

Viola Davis – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Andra Day – The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Vanessa Kirby – Pieces Of A Woman
Frances McDormand – Nomadland
Carey Mulligan – Promising Young Woman

Best Supporting Actor

Warner Bros. Pictures

Daniel Kaluuya – Judas And The Black Messiah
Sacha Baron Cohen – The Trial Of The Chicago 7
Leslie Odom Jr. – One Night In Miami
Paul Raci – Sound Of Metal
Lakeith Stanfield – Judas And The Black Messiah

Best Supporting Actress

A24

Maria Bakalova – Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Glenn Close – Hillbilly Elegy
Olivia Colman – The Father
Amanda Seyfried – Mank
Yuh-Jung Young – Minari

Best Original Screenplay

Universal Pictures

Judas And The Black Messiah
Minari
Promising Young Woman
Sound Of Metal
The Trial Of The Chicago 7

Best Adapted Screenplay

Lionsgate

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
The Father
Nomadland
One Night In Miami
The White Tiger

Best Animated Feature

Disney/Pixar

Onward
Over The Moon
A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
Soul
Wolfwalkers

Best Production Design

Netflix

The Father
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Mank
News Of The World
Tenet

Best Cinematography

Netflix

Judas And The Black Messiah
Mank
News Of The World
Nomadland
The Trial Of The Chicago 7

Best Costume Design

Netflix

Emma
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Mank
Mulan
Pinocchio

Best Film Editing

Amazon Studios

The Father
Nomadland
Promising Young Woman
Sound Of Metal
The Trial Of The Chicago 7

Best Makeup And Hairstyling

Netflix

Emma
Hillbilly Elegy
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Mank
Pinocchio

Best Sound

Amazon Prime Video

Greyhound
Mank
News Of The World
Sound Of Metal
Soul

Best Visual Effects

Warner Bros. Pictures

Love And Monsters
The Midnight Sky
12:35
Mulan
The One And Only Ivan
Tenet

Best Original Score

Disney/Pixar

Da 5 Bloods – Terence Blanchard
Soul – Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
Mank – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
News Of The World – James Newton Howard
Minari – Emile Mosseri

Best Original Song

Warner Bros. Pictures

Fight For You – Judas And The Black Messiah
Hear My Voice – The Trial Of The Chicago 7
Husavik – Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga
Io Si – The Life Ahead
Speak Now – One Night In Miami

Best Documentary Feature

Netflix

Collective
Crip Camp
The Mole Agent
My Octopus Teacher
Time

Best International Feature

StudioCanal

Another Round
Better Days
Collective
The Man Who Sold His Skin
Quo Vadis, Aida?

Best Animated Short

Netflix

Burrow
Genius Loci
If Anything Happens I Love You
Opera
Yes-People

Best Documentary Short

The Guardian

Colette
A Concierto Is A Conversation
Do Not Split
Hunger Ward
A Love Song For Latasha

Best Live-Action Short

Netflix

Feeling Through
The Letter Room
The Present
Two Distant Strangers
White Eye

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Emily Murray

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Emily is a journalist and film critic who unashamedly cries at most movies having got too emotionally attached. When not at the cinema, she is at home cuddling her cat Holmes, whilst binge watching New Girl.