The 95th Academy Awards recognize films, actors, and more

The 95th Academy Awards were held on March 12, 2023 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, and they were hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. It was a beautiful night and honored many films with Oscar awards for their unique and special qualities. Each winner gave special speeches about how they were grateful for the award and extremely lucky to be a part of the experience.

The night started off with the host, Jimmy Kimmel, parachuting onto the stage to welcome everyone and prepare them for the night full of awards.

One of the winners was a film titled Everything Everywhere All at Once. This film won awards for Best Actress, Best Supporting actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Film Editing. It was a big night for the film, and it won the most awards of them all.

Some of the other awards were given to “Naatu Naatu” for Best Original Song, All Quiet on the Western Front for Best International Feature Film and Best Original Score, Top Gun: Maverickfor Best Sound, Woman Talking for Best Adapted Screenplay, and An Irish Goodbye for Best Live Action Film. Other awards included, The Whale for Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever for Best Costume Design, The Elephant Whisperers for Best Documentary, Navalny for Best Documentary Feature, and Avatar: The Way of Water for Best Visual Effects. There were a variety of other awards as well.

As the celebrities accepted the awards, they poured their emotions into their speeches. Some cried their very first award, some expressed their gratitude, and some truly took in the moment. Winning an award for their work gives them recognition which means a lot to the actors and actresses because of how hard they work to make it in such a competitive industry. With all the critics and paparazzi harassing their every move, it feels nice to finally be given recognition for what they have worked so hard to achieve.

The event also had a red carpet where the celebrities dressed to impress. There was a variety of colors, designers, lengths, design, and more. Each attendee put lots of time into looking their best for the award ceremony, and the viewers got to see their unique outfits.

After all the celebrities showed off their outfits, critics evaluated who was best dressed, and they decided on Cate Blanchett and Rihanna. Rihanna wore a long black dress which had sheer parts, and the rest was a black leather texture. The dress showed off her pregnant belly, showing that she is expecting soon. Cate Blanchett showed up wearing a blue, stunning Louis Vuitton gown.

During the award ceremony, Lady Gaga and Rihanna each performed in front of the crowd and showed off their amazing vocals. They both performed their best original songs with Lady Gaga singing “Hold My Hand” and Rihanna singing “Lift Me Up.” This made the performances special to the ceremony because it was something that they had been nominated for just like everyone else that night at the ceremony.

The night was filled with excitement and recognition for all the hard-working and talented actors in 2023, and it was definitely a night to remember. Those who won awards that night will have a life-long memory of this night and will always reminisce on it. Next year, even more actors will be given recognition for their talent and hard-work throughout the years.