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March 28, 2022 / 03:21 PM IST

Oscars 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: Will Smith, Jessica Chastain take top acting awards, ‘CODA’ first streaming movie to win Best Picture

Oscars 2022: Jane Campion wins Best Director for 'The Power of the Dog'. Ariana DeBose takes home the award for Best Supporting Actress for 'West Side Story'. Troy Kotsur wins Best Supporting Actor for 'CODA'.

Oscars, the biggest honours in cinema, have been announced. Will Smith is Best Actor for King Richard, Jessica Chastain wins for The Eyes of Tammy Faye. Jane Campion has won Best Director for The Power of the Dog. 

Will Smith sparked a huge controversy by slapping presenter Chris Rock for making fun of his wife Jada Pinkett Smith.

Meanwhile, Apple's target="_blank">CODA , a moving portrait of a teenager and her deaf family, emerged as the first streaming film to win Best Picture.

Its surprise win at Oscars 2022 is a big moment for disability rights. The Academy chooses a heartful, sentimental story over the nuanced, complex storytelling of The Power of the Dog, which was considered a frontrunner.

CODA actor Troy Kotsur has scripted history as the first deaf man to win an acting Oscar today. He won Best Supporting Actor.

Ariana DeBose took home the Best Supporting Actress award for West Side Story. She is the first openly-queer woman of colour to bag an Oscar.

Sci-fi epic Dune won cinematographyBest Original Score, Best Film editing, Best Sound , Best Production Design and Best Visual effects. The Oscar for Best Makeup and Hairstyling has gone to The Eyes of Tammy Faye. 

Encanto is Best Animated Feature. It has won wide praise for representing Hispanic culture accurately. Drive My Car from Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi is Best International Feature Film.

India's Writing With Fire missed out on an Oscar in Best Documentary, losing to Summer of Soul. 
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      Oscars 2022: Women who rule  

 Jessica Chastain is hilariously entertaining as a tele-evangelist in The Eyes of Tammy Faye. In her serious, emotional, politically-correct acceptance speech she made a plea for LGBTQ rights, and to live lives without violence The best speech of the ceremony so far. 
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    OSCARS 2022: CODA is Best Picture

  • March 28, 2022 / 09:05 AM IST

    OSCARS 2022: CODA is Best Picture

    Apple Original Films’ “CODA” marks the first time a streaming service has won the best picture Oscar. “CODA” took the top prize over Netflix’s “The Power of the Dog” from director Jane Campion. 

    With this, CODA has won all the three categories it was nominated for -- Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay. 

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