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Oscars 2020 Winners (Updated)


The 2020 Oscars were quite the spectacle Sunday night, spanning 3 and a half hours with memorable wins, speeches, and musical performances. We updated our Oscars preview post below, bolding the major award winners.

Best Picture Nominees

1917 (Playing at University Town Center, Westpark, the District, Woodbridge, Marketplace, and Irvine Spectrum)

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Available to rent at Redbox locations throughout Irvine)

Parasite (What a surprise win!) (Playing at University Town Center and Irvine Spectrum)

Jojo Rabbit (Playing at Westpark)

Ford V Ferrari (Available to rent or buy on Amazon Prime Video)

The Irishman (Available to stream on Netflix)

Joker (Available to rent at Redbox locations throughout Irvine)

Little Women (Playing at The District, Westpark, and Irvine Spectrum)

Marriage Story (Available to stream on Netflix)


Best Actor

-Antonio Banderas – Pain and Glory (Available to rent at Redbox locations throughout Irvine)

Joaquin Phoenix – Joker

-Adam Driver – Marriage Story

-Jonathan Pryce – The Two Popes (Available to stream on Netflix)

-Leonardo Dicaprio – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood


Best Actress

-Cynthia Erivo – Harriet

-Scarlet Johansson – Marriage Story

-Saoirse Ronan – Little Women

-Charlize Theron – Bombshell (Playing at Westpark)

Renee Zellweger – Judy (Available to rent at Redbox locations throughout Irvine)


Best Actor in a Supporting Role

-Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

-Anthony Hopkins – The Two Popes

-Al Pacino – The Irishman

-Joe Pesci – The Irishman

Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood


Best Actress in a Supporting Role

-Kathy Bates – Richard Jewell

Laura Dern – Marriage Story

-Scarlett Johansson – Jojo Rabbit

-Florence Pugh – Little Women

-Margot Robbie – Bombshell 


Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Foreign Film, Best Animated Film and Best Original Screenplay

Parasite, from South Korea, took home the Best Foreign Film Oscar.  It’s probably my favorite foreign film of the past 10 years. And director Bong Joon Ho unexpectedly won Best Director.

Missing Link (available to stream on Hulu) won the Golden Globe for Best Animated Film but my pick for Oscar is Toy Story 4 (available to stream on Disney+ on February 5th).  The movie featured a couple of new characters that really energized the franchise, and as predicted took home the Best Animated Picture Oscar.

The Screenplay Oscars have some really stiff competition this year.  Parasite by Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Wan for Best Original Screenplay and Jojo Rabbit won for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Joel Smith


Irvine, CA
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