Green Book won Best Picture.
A biographical drama directed by Peter Farelly. The film is inspired by a true story of a trip of the African-American classical and jazz pianist Don Shirley throughout south if the U.S. Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali got leading roles in the movie.
Alfonso Cuarón won Best Director award for his Roma, which is also the Best Foreign Language Film. The movie is a drama film set in 1970 and 1971 which follows the life of a live-in housekeeper of a middle-class family. Film premiere occurred at the 75th Venice International Film Festival.
Olivia Colman was recognized as Best Actress for starring in The Favorite. While Best Actor award went to Rami Malek for his role of Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.
Spike Lee won his first Oscar award for Best Adapted Screenplay in BlackKklansman. The New York Times called his speech at the ceremony “passionate and doozy”.
Mahershala Ali got the award for Best Supporting Actor in Green Book. In addition, the actor is famous for his roles on Hidden Figures, Moonlight, The Place Beyond the Pines, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
While Best Supporting Actress went to Regina King for her work in If Beale Street Council Talk.
The song by Lady Gaga “Shallow” got the Best Original Song. It is the soundtrack of A Star Is Born, where the she played a couple with Bradley Cooper. Lady Gaga was also nominated in a Leading Actress category.