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"Everything, Everywhere All at Once" received Best Picture, with its star Michelle Yeoh taking home the award for Best Actress.

Everything Everywhere All at Once” dominated the 95th annual Academy Awards, winning three acting awards ― Michelle Yeoh won Best Actress, Ke Huy Quan won Best Supporting Actor and Jamie Lee Curtis won Best Supporting Actress ― while filmmaking duo Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert won Best Director and Best Original Screenplay. The film also won the editing Oscar.

“All Quiet on the Western Front” won four Oscars: for international feature, cinematography, production design and score. Brendan Fraser won Best Actor for “The Whale.” “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” won for costume design, “Avatar: The Way of Water” won for best visual effects and “Navalny” was awarded best documentary feature.

The full list of winners is here.

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Some Of The Night's Big Winners

To recap:
  • "Everything Everywhere All at Once" won Best Picture, and The Daniels — Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert — took home Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.
  • Michelle Yeoh made history with her Best Actress Win for "Everything Everywhere All at Once."
  • Brendan Fraser won Best Actor for his role in "The Whale," his first leading role in more than a decade.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis received the Best Supporting Actress Oscar and Ke Huy Quan won the Best Supporting Actor statue. Both starred in "Everything Everywhere All at Once."

That's A Wrap

That’s it for our live coverage of the 2023 Oscars, but HuffPost will have a lot more stories on everything from the history-making moments to the night’s big winners and losers. Keep checking HuffPost for more.

Kimmel Managed To Squeeze In One Last Slap Joke

That Play-Off Music Was Brutal

A number of winners at the Oscars barely got a word in as music played them off stage during Sunday’s ceremony — and it didn’t go without notice.
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'Everything Everywhere' Takes Top Honor

"Everything Everywhere All at Once" took the top honor at this year's Academy Awards, winning Best Picture.

Read an interview with the cast from HuffPost's Marina Fang here.
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The Best Actress Winner Is...

Michelle Yeoh won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in "Everything Everywhere All at Once." This is Yeoh's first Oscars nomination and win.

She's making history as the first Asian woman to win Best Actress.

"Ladies, don't let anybody tell you you're ever past your prime," Yeoh said during her acceptance speech, during which she dedicated her award to moms everywhere.

"I have to dedicate this to my mom, all the moms in the world, because they are really the superheroes. and without them, none of us would be here tonight," she said.
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The Best Actor Winner Is...

Brendan Fraser won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in "The Whale," his first lead role in more than a decade. This is his first Oscars nomination and win.

'I Was Dressing In Drag, Which Is A Threat To Nobody'

The Last Few Major Awards Are Coming Up...

Kyle Buchanan of The New York Times said we should be learning the winners of the last few awards during this last segment of the show (which was supposed to end at 11 p.m. EST, for what it's worth).

'Thanks, Lenny!'

If you were wondering: “Was it just me, or did one seemingly random person yell, ‘Thanks, Lenny!’ at the end of Lenny Kravitz’s 'In Memoriam' performance?" It did happen.
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The Daniels Win Best Director

The Daniels, a duo made up of Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, will take home the Academy Award for Best Director for "Everything, Everywhere All at Once." This is the duo's first Oscars nomination and win.
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'Everything Everywhere' Wins Another

"Everything Everywhere All At Once" won the award for Best Film Editing.

"This is my second film, y'all. This is crazy," Paul Rogers said as he accepted the award.

Garfield Delivers Another Meme

Last year, Garfield delivered another fan-favorite Oscars meme after he was caught texting moments after Smith slapped Chris Rock on stage.

Bassett’s Face Is Breaking Hearts

Thanks to clips shared by Bassett’s fans online, the loss seemed to be a heartbreaking moment for the actor who rose to fame in roles like 1991’s “Boyz in the Hood” and 1995’s “Waiting to Exhale.”

Travolta Tears Up

John Travolta teared up as he gave the intro for this year's in memorium segment. After making a "Grease" reference — a clear nod to his castmate Olivia Newton-John, who died this year — Travolta got emotional before introducing Lenny Kravitz, who performed a song during the segment.
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'Naatu Naatu' Wins

"Naatu Naatu" from the film "RRR" won the Oscar for Best Original Song.

A Great Set Of Screenplay Winners

Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert won Best Original Screenplay for “Everything Everywhere All At Once,” making it more likely that the movie will have a big night and will hopefully win Best Picture. So those of us hoping for that outcome can breathe a little easier now.

Sarah Polley won Best Adapted Screenplay for “Women Talking” over “All Quiet on the Western Front,” which would have signaled a potentially surprising night of dominance for that movie. While I’m here, “Women Talking” deserved so much more from the academy (apparently they think the movie directed itself).
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'Top Gun' Takes Best Sound

The Oscar for Best Sound went to "Top Gun: Maverick."
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'Women Talking' Wins

Sarah Polley, who adapted "Women Talking," took home the award for Best Adapted Screenplay. She also directed the film.

"First of all, I wanted to thank the Academy for not being offended by the words 'women' and 'talking,'" she quipped at the start of her acceptance speech.
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'Everything Everywhere' Wins

The award for Best Original Screenplay went to the duo known as The Daniels for writing "Everything Everywhere All at Once."

A Look At The Hollywood Glamour

Screenplay Awards Coming Up

These could be some bellwether categories, so buckle up and keep an eye on who wins these.

Malala Deserves Another Nobel Peace Prize For This Jimmy Kimmel Bit

Host Jimmy Kimmel just did an audience segment that included, among other things, asking Malala Yousafzai a series of stupid questions such as if Harry Styles spit on Chris Pine. Ever the professional, the Nobel Peace Prize winner said: "I only talk about peace.”
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'Avatar' Wins For Visual Effects

The Oscar for Best Visual Effects went to the team that worked on "Avatar: The Way Of Water."

A Time Check

It's 10:22 p.m. EST, and there are still 11 awards to go. So we're looking at the ceremony almost certainly going to at least midnight. The Oscars are not known for their brevity...

About The Awards For That Battle Movie...

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'All Quiet' Wins Two More

"All Quiet On The Western Front" won two more awards: Best Production Design and Best Original Score.

Hugh Grant Seems Like He's Perked Up

Hugh Grant, currently presenting an award, seems like he's cheered up a bit since this awkward pre-show interview...
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'The Boy, The Mole, The Fox And The Horse' Wins

The Oscar for Best Animated Short Film went to "The Boy, The Mole, The Fox And The Horse."
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The Best Documentary Short Film Is...

The Oscar for Best Documentary Short Film went to "The Elephant Whisperers."

Don't Worry — People Have Snacks

It's a long show. How are all these people keeping hunger at bay?

Variety's Ramin Setoodeh gave us a glimpse at the goodies that are under attendees' seats:
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'All Quiet' Wins Another

The Oscar for Best International Feature Film went to Germany's "All Quiet On The Western Front."

Ruth E. Carter's Win Marks A Great And Embarrassing First

With her second win for Best Costume Design, Ruth E. Carter is now the first Black woman to have won two Oscars. Like all of these firsts, on the one hand, it's a moment worth celebrating — but it's also an incredibly demoralizing and embarrassing reflection of where the industry is.
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Ruth Carter Wins Again!

Ruth Carter won the Oscar for Best Costume Design for her work on "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever." This follows up Carter's history-making win in 2019, when she became the first Black American to win the award.

HuffPost's Ruth Etiesit Samuel spoke to Carter about how the costumes in the film paid tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman.

Harsh Cutoff

Adrien Morot, Judy Chin and Annemarie Bradley accepted their award for Best Makeup And Hairstyling on "The Whale," but not everyone got to speak. After Morot gave a short speech, Chin was played off, barely getting a word out before music started blaring to signal the next part of the show.

See the moment here.
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'The Whale' Wins For Best Makeup And Hairstyling

The Oscar for Best Makeup And Hairstyling went to the team from "The Whale."

That 'Hey, Auntie' Greeting From Michael B. Jordan Was Perfect

I love that Michael B. Jordan stepped up to present the award and immediately addressed his "Black Panther" co-star and legendary actress Angela Bassett. "Hey, auntie!" he said as he stepped up to the mic with "Creed III" co-star Jonathan Majors. In "Black Panther," Jordan portrayed Erik Killmonger and spit out that line perfectly when he met Queen Ramonda, portrayed by Bassett. (Apparently, that line was improvised, too.)

The delivery at this ceremony was right on time as well.

This year, Bassett lost out to Jamie Lee Curtis in the Best Actress in a Lead Role category for her role as Queen Ramonda in "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever." The Oscar nomination is the first acting nod for Marvel.

Somehow, Zero Women Have Ever Won The Best Cinematography Oscar

...and that embarrassing stat still remains, with "All Quiet On the Western Front" winning. Many were rooting for “Elvis” cinematographer Mandy Walker, who would have become the first woman to win the Oscar for Best Cinematography, a very male-dominated field. She’s only the third female cinematographer ever to be nominated.
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Best Cinematography Goes To...

The Oscar for Best Cinematography was awarded to "All Quiet On The Western Front."
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An Oscar And A Birthday Celebration

Actor James Martin celebrated his birthday when the short film "An Irish Goodbye," won the Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film. The movie is a touching comedy about two brothers who see their bond strengthen in the wake of their mother's death.
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'Navalny' Wins

"Navalny" won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature.

Ke Huy Quan's Triumphant Oscar Win Caps Off His Incredible Comeback Story

...but, as I've noted before, I wish the comeback didn't need to happen.

Quan, who was a child star in the 1980s, has talked about how he gave up acting in the 1990s when he found that the roles for Asian actors were deeply limited.

“I was in my early 20s, and all I was doing was waiting for the phone to ring. It rarely did — and when it did, it was to audition for a role where there were only two lines," he told me last year. "It was at a time where it was very disheartening to be an Asian actor."

His performance in "Everything Everywhere All At Once" demonstrates how he should have been a star all along, and has deserved better from Hollywood.

In Case You Missed It...

If you missed Kimmel's first reference to The Slap, we have you covered.
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The Award For Best Supporting Actress Goes To...

Jamie Lee Curtis won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. This is her first Academy Award.

Kimmel Notes The Fact That Zero Women Are Nominated For Best Director

Jimmy Kimmel just joked in his monologue: "How do they not nominate the guy who directed 'Avatar'? What do think he is, a woman?" — an acknowledgment of the fact that zero women were nominated for the Best Director Oscar this year.

It Didn't Win, But 'Turning Red' Is A Must-Watch

While Guillermo del Toro's "Pinocchio" just won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, I would be remiss not to note that Pixar's "Turning Red" was absolutely wonderful. I got to interview its director Domee Shi (who won an Oscar for her Pixar short "Bao") about how she managed to make a fabulous movie about periods and the messiness of being a teenage girl.
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The First Award Goes To...

Guillermo del Toro’s "Pinocchio" won for Best Animated Feature, the first award of the night.
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Ke Huy Quan Wins!

Ke Huy Quan won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "Everything Everywhere All at Once."

The award caps off a major comeback for Quan, who starred in 1980s hits like "The Goonies" and the "Indiana Jones" films before taking a hiatus from acting due to the lack of roles for Asian actors.

Whew, Shoutout To Jimmy Kimmel For Mentioning 'The Woman King' And 'Till' In His Opener

Jimmy Kimmel is getting a few big laughs in his opening monologue, but I'm overjoyed that he just gave a big mention to "The Woman King" and "Till."

“There are a number of excellent films and performances that were not nominated tonight, including 'Till' and 'The Woman King,'” Kimmel said.

Danielle Deadwyler gave a convincing performance as Mamie Till-Mobley, the mother of Emmett Till who was killed by a lynch mob in Mississippi in 1955, in Chinonye Chukwu's "Till."

"The Woman King" was one of my favorite movie experiences of 2022 — with the ensemble cast (Viola Davis! Lashana Lynch! Thuso Mbedu! Sheila Atim!) giving stellar performances and Gina Prince-Bythewood steering the epic to the highest of heights. "The Woman King" in particular seemed like perfect fodder for the Academy, but was unexplainably snubbed in all categories.

...And There's Our First Slap Joke Of The Broadcast

Host Jimmy Kimmel quickly addressed the elephant in the room, bringing up last year's infamous slap around 11 minutes into his opening monologue. Without explicitly naming Will Smith, Kimmel joked that he wanted everyone — himself included — to feel safe.

"We have strict policies in place. If anyone in this theater commits an act of violence at any point in the show, you will be awarded the Oscar for Best Actor and permitted to give a 19-minute-long speech," he said.

"If anything unpredictable or violent happens during this ceremony, just do what you did last year: nothing," he added. "Sit there and do absolutely nothing. Maybe even give the assailant a hug."

We'll Have All The Winners Right Here

“Everything Everywhere All At Once” is expected to sweep the award show, as the movie currently leads nominations with 11 nods. “The Banshees of Inisherin” and “All Quiet on the Western Front” are right behind “EEAAO” and tied at 9 nods each.

Lots Of First-Timers

In his opening monologue, host Jimmy Kimmel pointed out that there are many first-time Oscar nominees tonight, including 16 in the acting categories alone.

Williams' Bold Red Carpet Look

The “M3GAN” actor arrived at the big event on Sunday evening wearing a bold, pink-and-silver long-sleeve Giambattista Valli haute couture gown. The extravagant ensemble featured a pink tulle cape train. The gown had floral embellishments and a white feather hem.

Some Awards To Watch For

Here are a couple of things to keep an eye on once the awards start getting handed out (and if you’re wondering if you’ll win your Oscar pool).

Competitive categories:
In an unusual feat, three out of the four acting categories seem genuinely hard to predict this year, based on the results of the previous awards during award season, known as the precursors (these include the Golden Globes, SAG Awards, BAFTAs, Independent Spirit Awards, and awards from various critics groups). Buckle up, folks!
  • Best Actor seems like it could go to either “Elvis” star Austin Butler or “The Whale” star Brendan Fraser. Both actors had the kind of roles the academy generally loves: characters that require the actor to undergo a physical transformation (and, in Butler’s case, a real person in a biopic).
  • Best Actress has come down to a close race between Cate Blanchett (“Tár”) or Michelle Yeoh (“Everything Everywhere All at Once”). Both are industry veterans and turned in career-defining performances in their respective films. But Blanchett already has two Oscars, and Yeoh, long an icon, has just been nominated for the first time this year. And she could make history (see below).
  • In Best Supporting Actress, Angela Bassett (“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”), Kerry Condon (“The Banshees of Inisherin”) and Jamie Lee Curtis (“Everything Everywhere All at Once”) have all won major awards recently. I also wouldn’t count out Stephanie Hsu, who had arguably the most challenging performance in “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” playing both daughter Joy and her alter ego, Jobu Tupaki.

Potential bellwether categories earlier in the night:
  • Keep an eye on those earlier technical and craft categories, which could indicate which movies academy members liked more than we might think.
  • Similarly, if you’re wondering if “Everything Everywhere All at Once” might sweep, keep an eye on Best Original Screenplay and Best Editing.

History-making wins, if they happen:
  • Yeoh would become the first Asian woman to win the Best Actress Oscar (and only second woman of color ever, after Halle Berry 21 years ago).
  • “Elvis” cinematographer Mandy Walker would become the first woman to win the Oscar for Best Cinematography, a very male-dominated field. She’s only the third female cinematographer ever to be nominated.

Jonathan Majors Arrives With His Cup

Jonathan Majors, seen here taking a selfie with some Academy Award pre-show onlookers, walked the champagne carpet Sunday with his usual cup in tow.

HuffPost's Lee Moran recently wrote about Majors' explanation for the cup: His mom was “so terrified” of him entering show business, she’d tell him to “watch your cup, watch your glass.”

A Few Thoughts From Our Senior Culture Editor

I'm HuffPost's senior culture editor and we have finally reached the Oscars. A few thoughts before the night gets started:
  • I'm still salty about "The Woman King" being snubbed. So that will be on my mind all night, especially after this Entertainment Weekly post with some thoughts from anonymous academy voters.
  • I also suddenly have this overwhelming feeling that tonight will be boring and unsatisfying. I hope I'm wrong!
  • Cate Blanchett was incredible in "Tár." I will not be shocked if she wins Best Actress.
  • However, I'm hoping for an "Everything Everywhere All at Once" sweep with a surprise win for Stephanie Hsu for Best Supporting Actress; the film simply doesn't work without her. Michelle Yeoh should win for Best Actress, and Ke Huy Quan should nab the Best Supporting Actor award. And it better win Best Picture.
  • So this will counter my previous note, but if Angela Bassett wins Best Supporting Actress, I will be ecstatic. I will also consider it a retroactive win for her unforgettable performance as Tina Turner in "What's Love Got To Do With It?" She lost out to Holly Hunter in "The Piano" in 1994.
  • I'm really dreading any and all slap jokes. But this is the deadline for any references to it, so Jimmy Kimmel better get them in during his opening monologue. But speaking of hosts, I would have loved for Abbott Elementary's Quinta Brunson and Janelle James to have hosted the ceremony.
  • Very excited for Lady Gaga's and Rihanna's performances.
  • Even more excited to see Jonathan Majors and Michael B. Jordan on stage together to present an award. What a stunning press run they've had for "Creed III" in the past several weeks.
  • "Top Gun: Maverick" was one of my favorite films of last year so I hope it nabs a couple of awards.
All right, that's all for now, but I'm sure I'll have more thoughts later.

Long-Overdue Accessibility Measures Are In Place

If you've been watching the ABC red carpet show, you might have noticed the American Sign Language interpreters on screen. Their inclusion is one of several long-overdue accessibility measures the academy has incorporated into the show and red carpet for the first time, as HuffPost's Shruti Rajkumar reported on Friday. Some other measures include audio transcriptions, live captions and guidance for reporters covering the red carpet. Read Shruti's piece to learn more!

The 'Champagne Carpet' Is Getting Roasted

The carpet pivot is among an array of big changes for this year’s ceremony, including an updated dress code and the addition of an Academy Award “crisis team.”

Sarah Polley Gives A Very Relatable Reason For Her Fashion Choice

Oscar-nominated "Women Talking" director and writer Sarah Polley is wearing this badass suit tonight. When asked on the ABC red carpet show why she chose it, she said: "I don't ever like to be cold, and I always want my feet to feel comfortable." Relatable. I respect that.

Angela Bassett Did The Thing!

You knew this joke was coming. But seriously, an A+ dress.

Pugh Shows Up In Shorts

Florence Pugh made it to the champagne carpet on Sunday wearing Valentino couture.

One Year Since That Moment...

Tonight's ceremony marks the first since actor Will Smith walked on stage and slapped comedian Chris Rock. The Associated Press reports on how the Academy Awards is hoping to snap back one year after what's now referred to as "the slap."

Read more here.

Old Hollywood Glamour Rules The Red Carpet

Celebrities and stylists alike kept things classic, sophisticated and elevated at the Oscars pre-show, which this year featured a champagne carpet, instead of the usual red. It’s the first change to the coloring of the carpet since 1961.

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