Today we saw the biggest and most coveted awards of the year, Oscars Awards 2020 compelling the audience to get glued to their TV sets. With many keeping their fingers crossed and hopes high, one of the OTT platforms, Netflix had bagged 24 nominations this year but ended winning only two awards. Taking home the prestigious trophy was actress Laura Dern in the category of Best Supporting Actress for her role of Nora in the drama-comedy titled Marriage Story.
Laura played a divorce lawyer to actress Scarlett Johansson’s character, Nicole Barber. The said movie had bagged six other nominations in different categories. Such as in the Best Picture category, Adam drives in Best Actor category, Scarlett Johansson in Best Actress category, Best original screenplay and Randy Newman for best original score. Yet another award which was picked by a project on this OTT platform was American Factory. Makers of this documentary took home the trophy for Best Documentary Feature. ALSO READ: Oscars 2020 LIVE Updates: Korean Film Parasite Bags Best Picture, Joaquin Phoenix And Renee Zellweger Declared Best Actors
It was the first ever production backed by Barack and Michelle Obama’s production in collaboration with Netflix. There were rumours of the Obamas gracing the event to accept the awards.
Besides these two awards, Netflix’s The Irishman which had bagged 10 nominations returned empty handed. As per reports, The Irishman was made on a budget whopping $160 million, by being one of the most highest mounted projects in the nomination list. ALSO READ: Oscars 2020: Joker Star Joaquin Phoenix And Ladylove Rooney Mara Amp Up The PDA On The Red Carpet
The big winner of the night was Parasite, a foreign language flick which changed the entire game at this year’s awards. ALSO READ: Pre-Oscar Parties 2020: Jennifer Lopez, Natalie Portman, Estranged Couple Miley Cyrus And Liam Hemsworth Get Gorgeous
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