“Parasite” capped off a great award season run with a golden night Sunday, as it earned the top prize from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Along with Best Picture, “Parasite” earned wins in categories such as Original Screenplay and Directing. Also having a good night was “1917,” which earned wins in Visual Effects, Sound Mixing and Cinematography.
Acting wise, the categories went to the season’s front-runners, with Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger winning the lead performance awards for their respective films.
The full list of winners is below.
- Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker”
- Renee Zellweger, “Judy”
- Brad Pitt, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
- Laura Dern, “Marriage Story”
- Bong Joon Ho, “Parasite”
- “Toy Story 4,” Josh Cooley
- “Hair Love,” Matthew A. Cherry
- “Jojo Rabbit,” Taika Waititi
- “Parasite,” Bong Joon-ho, Jin Won Han
- “1917,” Roger Deakins
Best Documentary Feature:
- “American Factory,” Julia Rieichert, Steven Bognar
Best Documentary Short Subject:
- “Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl),” Carol Dysinger
Best Live Action Short Film:
- “The Neighbors’ Window,” Marshall Curry
Best International Feature Film:
- “Parasite,” Bong Joon Ho
- “Ford v Ferrari,” Michael McCusker, Andrew Buckland
- “Ford v Ferrari,” Don Sylvester
- “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh
- “Joker,” Hildur Guðnadóttir
- “I’m Gonna Love Me Again,” “Rocketman”
Makeup and Hair:
- “Little Women,” Jacqueline Durran
Before the Oscars took place Sunday, other, more independent pictures were honored at Saturday’s Spirit Awards. Below is the list of winners:
- The Farewell
- Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie – Uncut Gems
Best First Feature
- Booksmart, directed by Olivia Wilde
Best Female Lead
- Renée Zellweger – Judy
Best Male Lead
- Adam Sandler – Uncut Gems
Best Supporting Female
- Zhao Shuzhen – The Farewell
Best Supporting Male
- Willem Dafoe – The Lighthouse
- Noah Baumbach – Marriage Story
Best First Screenplay
- Fredrica Bailey, Stefon Bristol – See You Yesterday
- Jarin Blaschke – The Lighthouse
- Ronald Bronstein, Benny Safdie – Uncut Gems
John Cassavetes Award
Awarded to movies with a budget under $500,000.
- Give Me Liberty
Robert Altman Award
A dual award for the director and cast.
- “Marriage Story”
- American Factory
Best International Film
- Parasite, South Korea
At the box office this weekend, it was “Birds of Prey” earning the top spot with $33.2 million. Coming in second place was “Bad Boys For Life,” which grossed $12 million the last few days.
The full top five was:
1. Birds of Prey – $33,250,000
2. Bad Boys For Life – $12,005,000
3. 1917 – $9,000,000
4. Dolittle – $6,660,000
5. Jumanji: The Next Level – $5,530,000
On the small screen, meanwhile, the major home release is:
- Ford v Ferrari, my rating: 3.85 out of 5 (2019 Honorable Mention), Large Association of Movie Blogs rating: 4.23 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 92%, MetaCritic rating: 81.