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Who won the Oscars 2022?

The 94th Academy Awards or Oscars were the most diverse so far and also less criticized meaning that this time the academy did a good job of choosing its winners. The awards show also saw some drama as Will Smith smacked Chris Rock. We’ll highlight the awards in bold so you can easily spot the one you’re looking for.

Who Received an Oscar 2022?

Will Smith won the best actor for his role in ‘King Richard’ where he plays the father of tennis duo Venus and Serena Williams. Jessica Chastain got the best actress award for her role in ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’.

Will Smith Smacks Chris Rock at the Oscars Award Show

Will Smith’s night at the academy awards was far more interesting, however, as he got physical with Chris Rock who made a distasteful joke about his wife Jada Pinkett. Rock referenced the move ‘G. I Jane’ comparing Jada to the movie’s shaved head actress. Jada suffers a condition known as alopecia which is characterized by hair loss. Will Smith literally woke up, marched onto the stage, and slapped the heck out of Chris Rock. Albeit one slap, we heard it and then he walked back to his seat.

Will Smith Smacks Chris Rock at the Oscars Award Show
Will Smith Smacks Chris Rock at the Oscars Award Show. Probably deserved but still in poor taste.

“A Vessel of Love”

On seating down, he kept repeating “Keep my wife’s name out your f*cking mouth.” Apparently, Rock had made it a habit of making bad jokes and almost insults at Jada and he and Will Smith had had a simmering beef for a while. Will Smith later came on stage to apologize to the Oscars and to his fellow nominees saying that he wanted to be a “vessel of love.” He also later apologized to Chris Rock in a social media post calling himself a ‘work in progress.’

A teary Will Smith later apologized to the Oscars
A teary Will Smith later apologized to the Oscars.

Jessica Chastain bags Best Actress Award

Jessica Chastain won the best actress award for her role in ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ where she plays a pastor’s wife. She and her husband create an empire in gospel broadcasting and theme parks.

What Picture won the Academy Award this year?

The best picture award went to CODA which is a story about a girl who is the only hearing member of a deaf family.

Billie Eilish wins Best Original Song Award at the Oscars

The best original song award went to Billie Eilish and FINNEAS for No Time to Die. Their song was the soundtrack to the James Bond: No Time to Die film.

Full Awards List for the Oscars 2022

The best animated feature went to Encanto.

The best director went to Jane Campion for The Power of the Dog.

The international feature film award went to Drive My Car.

The best supporting actress award went to Ariana DeBose for her role in West Side Story. She is the first queer black individual to win an academy award.

Ariana DeBose is the first gay black individual to be awarded an Oscar
Ariana DeBose is the first gay black individual to be awarded an Oscar.

The best supporting actor went to Troy Kotsur for his role in CODA.

The best documentary feature went to Summer of Soul by Questlove.

The live action short film award went to The Long Goodbye.

The best original screenplay went to Belfast by Kenneth Branagh.

The best adapted screenplay went to CODA.

The best makeup and hairstyling went to The Eyes of Tammy Faye.

The best visual effects went to Dune.

The best original score also went to Dune by Hans Zimmer.

The best animated short film went to The Windshield Wiper by Alberto Mielgo and Leo Sanchez Barbosa.

The best short documentary went to The Queen of Basketball by Ben Proudfoot.

The best cinematography went to Dune by Greig Fraser.

The best costume went to Cruella by Jenny Beavan.

The best film editing went to Dune for Joe Walker.

The best production design also went to Dune for Patrice Vermette and Zsuzsi Sipos.

The best sound also went to Dune for Mark Mangini, Theo Green, and Ron Bartlett.

David Mania
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