The 2024 Academy Awards, held on March 10th, showcased a blend of surprises, emotional speeches, and well-deserved winners. Despite its extended runtime, the ceremony won the hearts of its viewers with its array of memorable moments and unexpected twists. Oscars 2024 were all the more special because of the spectacular range on films, including Barbie, Oppenheimer and others, entertained the audiences during the year.

Key highlights of winners from Oscars 2024

Memorable Moments

Host Jimmy Kimmel injected humour for the fourth time with his witty jabs at the filmmakers and stars nominated for Oscars, setting a lighthearted tone for the evening. his monologue like all the previous times, was on spot on, reminding all the important events that happened in the entertainment industry. The evening kicked off with some predictable and some unpredictable wins, keeping the stars and the audiences on their feet to know what would unfold next.

Jonathan Glazer, writer/director of The Zone of Interest, delivered a powerful speech linking his film to the conflict in Gaza, highlighting the intersection of art and real-world issues. There was absolute silence in the crowd after his speech. John Cena’s unexpected nude moment while announcing Poor Things’ win for Best Costume Design added a comedic flair to the proceedings, eliciting laughter from the audience.

Prominent Winners From Oscars 2024

Like predicted Oppenheimer won the Best Picture at the Oscars 2024. Christopher Nolan’s epic film Oppenheimer emerged as the night’s big winner, taking home seven Oscars, including the coveted Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor Awards.

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Best Actress – Emma Stone for Poor Things. Emma Stone’s captivating performance in “Poor Things” earned her the Best Actress award, marking her second Oscar win and solidifying her status as a Hollywood powerhouse performer.

Best Supporting Actor – Robert Downey Jr. for Oppenheimer. Robert Downey Jr. surprised audiences with his win for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Oppenheimer, showcasing how he can make his presence felt even without playing the lead role.

Best Supporting Actress – Da’Vine Joy Randolph for The Holdovers. Da’Vine Joy Randolph’s standout performance in The Holdovers earned her the Best Supporting Actress award, highlighting her talent and versatility.

Other Notable Wins

Best Original Screenplay – “Anatomy of a Fall” (Justine Triet): Justine Triet’s compelling screenplay for “Anatomy of a Fall” was recognized with the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, showcasing her storytelling prowess.

Best Adapted Screenplay – “American Fiction” (Cord Jefferson): Cord Jefferson’s adaptation of “American Fiction” garnered critical acclaim, earning him the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Best Animated Short Film – “WAR IS OVER! Inspired by the Music of John & Yoko”: This poignant short film resonated with audiences, winning the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film.

Best Visual Effects – “Godzilla Minus One”: The creative team behind “Godzilla Minus One” impressed with their stunning visual effects, earning them the Oscar for Best Visual Effects.

The 2024 Oscars proved to be a night filled with excitement, emotion, and celebration of the finest achievements in cinema, showcasing the enduring power of storytelling on the big screen. With every win, it sets the stage for bigger performances in the entertainment industry.