Final preparations are underway for the 94th Academy Award a long-awaited return back to Hollywood’s glamorous normalcy following a low-rated ceremony and low ratings last year. Everything you need to know about the 2022 Oscars . This includes where to see the live broadcast, who is expected to win, and what the biggest controversies this year.
WHAT ARE THE OSCARS?
The Oscars will take place at the Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles on Sunday, March 27th. The ceremony will begin at 8 p.m. ET and will be live broadcast on ABC.
Who IS THE HOST OF 2022 OSCARS
Wanda Sykes, Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Amy Schumer will co-host this ceremony. It has been held without an emcee for the last three years. Will Packer, the producer, said that each woman brings something to the ceremony.
WHAT MOVIES HAVE BEEN NOMINATED FOR BEST PHOTO AT THE 2022 OSCARS OSCARS?
The following 10 movies are competing for best picture in this year’s Oscar race: “Belfast”, “CODA”, “Don’t Look Up”, “Drive My Car”, “King Richard”, “Dune”, “Dune”, “King Richard”, “Licorice Pizza”, “Nightmare Alley”, “The Power of the Dog”, “West Side Story” (Here’s the complete list of 2022 Oscar nominations).
What were the most surprising OSCAR SNUBS of all time?
There were many surprises in the Oscar nominations morning.
Some notable exclusions include Denis Villeneuve, whose “Dune” received the second most nominations (10), behind “The Power of the Dog (12), including best picture. However, Villeneuve failed to receive a nomination for directing.
This year’s best actress category was particularly brutal, with Lady Gaga leaving out “House of Gucci”, Jennifer Hudson for “Respect”, Caitriona Balfe and “Belfast” being left out. Renate Reinsve won “The Worst Person In the World”
WHAT ARE THE PREDICTIONS ABOUT THE OSCAR NIGHT WINNERS?
Jane Campion believes “The Power of the Dog”, the frontrunner for best picture/best director, is “The Power of the Dog”. However, there’s also the possibility that “CODA,” which won the Producers Guild Awards, could win best picture. It will be the first time that a streaming service has won best image. Other possible winners include Will Smith (King Richard), Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye), Troy Kotsur (CODA) and Ariana deBose (West Side Story).
Who IS PRESENTING?
The show producers kept adding names to the list throughout the week. At the moment, stars who will be handing out Oscar awards include Bill Murray and Lady Gaga as well as John Leguizamo and Simu Liu.
The academy confirmed that Rachel Zegler, star of “West Side Story”, will be a presenter on Wednesday. This was after several days in which there had been an uproar over Zegler’s comment that she did not have an Oscar invitation.
Jason Momoa is presenting, as well as Serena Williams, Yuh-Jung Youn and Sean “Diddy” Combs. Woody Harreson, Shawn Mendes and Tyler Perry
Although most presenters are connected to the film industry in some way, others like Shaun White, Tony Hawk, Kelly Slater, Kelly Slater, and Tony Hawk have been a big hits.
WHAT ELSE DO WE GET FROM OSCARS?
The organizers have pledged to keep the broadcast at three hours. Packer, whose films include crowd-pleasers such as “Girls Trip”, wants to make the broadcast as entertaining and as honorable as possible while also paying tribute to the winners and nominees.
Packer stated that the show would flow like a movie in that it will have different themes, a different feel, and different energy throughout the night. This was in an interview with IndieWire. It will not feel, look or sound like one show over three hours. It will take you on a cinematic journey.
Beyonce, Van Morrison, and Billie Eilish are all in negotiations to perform.
ISN'T IT CONTROVERSY-FREE THIS YEAR?
The Oscars are so well-known that everyone is always upset about it (especially changes). But this year, the most controversial is the decision to present awards before the live broadcast begins and then edit them into the show.
These eight awards go to shorts (animated, live-action and documentary), editing and score, as well as sound and production design. While the decision has its supporters, it also attracts a large number of detractors such as Chastain, Villeneuve and Steven Spielberg.