Parasite wins Oscar for Best Picture, making history


A ninety second Academy Awards were all about historic moments in tackling the controversy the south Korean thriller parasite was a big upset becoming the first non English language film to win the Oscar for Best Picture wow it also scooped up three other awards in the night including Best Director it was a surprising ending after all for acting front runners won their statues as expected Hollywood's big night was also punctuated by politics Entertainment Tonight host Kevin Frazier was there and joins us from ET set in LA Kevin where the stars aligned and their message last night all they were editing and you know if there was a theme to the night it was about diversity and inclusion or the lack there of the academy had taken some criticism this year about a lack of minority and female nominee so as it looked at Hollywood's best it also seem to be taking a hard look at itself the Academy Awards began with a call for diversity from singer Janelle Monet backed by African American dancers including some dressed as characters from smoke filled it's an issue highlighted by Steve Martin Chris rock as well back in nineteen twenty nine there were no black acting nominees in two thousand twenty eight we got one that number need is simply your results all women are super heroes the inclusion of women also took center stage actress Natalie Portman war Kate bordered with the names of female directors many felt were overlooked among the all male nominees including hustlers Lorene Scafaria end the farewells Lulu weighing thank you all for this is a sentiment echoed by Laura Dern winner of best supporting actress for marriage story backstage she gave a shout out to the overlook director of little women if I did ask her to grab a girl I would do it right now add to red he won best Supporting Actor once upon a time in Hollywood he got political onstage alluding to president trump the trial it took me only have forty five seconds of peer which is forty five seconds more than the Senate gave John Bolton this week we're talking of the fight against injustice and Joaquin Phoenix won Best Actor for joker spoke in defense of all those were oppressed by back tears as he quoted his early brother after river Phoenix the server runs to the rescue with love and peace will follow thank you Paris but history is likely to remember last night's Oscars as the first time in nine English language still took the top honors Harris I won four awards including Best Picture Best Director for ballers June whole history but I never intended that we just made a movie now parasites other two Oscars were major ones as well best original screenplay it is a great story and best international feature

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