2/18(Tue) The 2020 Oscars Awards (Host: Julian)

2/18(Tue) The 2020 Oscars Awards (Host: Julian)

文章Julian » 週三 2月 12, 2020 3:49 am


Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GkLAsvdTeM

Session I The result of 2020 Oscars awards

Following the outcome of the 2020 Oscars awards, the results might bring surprise to some of the winners and audiences.
Source: Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/92nd_Academy_Awards

The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2019 and took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. After more than a decade of holding the Academy Award ceremonies towards the end of February, the 92nd Academy Awards took place earlier in the month, on February 9, 2020. During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories. The ceremony was televised in the United States by ABC, produced by Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain; it was directed by Glenn Weiss. Citing the success of the format at the 91st presentation in 2019, ABC announced that the ceremony would again be conducted without a host.

The South Korean film Parasite led the ceremony with four awards, including Best Picture, becoming the first film not in the English language to do so. The British war film 1917 won three awards, while Ford v Ferrari, Joker, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood won two awards each.

<Best Picture> Parasite – Kwak Sin-ae and Bong Joon-ho
Nominees:
Ford v Ferrari – Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, and James Mangold
The Irishman – Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, and Emma Tillinger Koskoff
Jojo Rabbit – Carthew Neal, Taika Waititi, and Chelsea Winstanley
Joker – Todd Phillips, Bradley Cooper, and Emma Tillinger Koskoff
Little Women – Amy Pascal
Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach and David Heyman
1917 – Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris, Jayne-Ann Tenggren, and Callum McDougal
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – David Heyman, Shannon McIntosh, and Quentin Tarantino

<Best Director> Bong Joon-ho – Parasite
Nominees:
Martin Scorsese – The Irishman
Todd Phillips – Joker
Sam Mendes – 1917
Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix – Joker as Arthur Fleck / Joker
Nominees:
Antonio Banderas – Pain and Glory as Salvador Mallo
Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as Rick Dalton
Adam Driver – Marriage Story as Charlie Barber
Jonathan Pryce – The Two Popes as Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio

Best Actress: Renée Zellweger – Judy as Judy Garland
Nominees:
Cynthia Erivo – Harriet as Harriet Tubman
Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story as Nicole Barber
Saoirse Ronan – Little Women as Josephine "Jo" March
Charlize Theron – Bombshell as Megyn Kelly

Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as Cliff Booth
Nominees:
Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood as Fred Rogers
Anthony Hopkins – The Two Popes as Pope Benedict XVI
Al Pacino – The Irishman as Jimmy Hoffa
Joe Pesci – The Irishman as Russell Bufalino

Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern – Marriage Story as Nora Fanshaw
Kathy Bates – Richard Jewell as Barbara "Bobi" Jewell
Scarlett Johansson – Jojo Rabbit as Rosie Betzler
Florence Pugh – Little Women as Amy March
Margot Robbie – Bombshell as Kayla Pospisil

Best Original Screenplay: Parasite – Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won
Nominees:
Knives Out – Rian Johnson
Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach
1917 – Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Quentin Tarantino

Best Adapted Screenplay: Jojo Rabbit – Taika Waititi based on the novel Caging Skies by Christine Leunens
Nominees:
The Irishman – Steven Zaillian based on the book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt
Joker – Todd Phillips and Scott Silver based on characters created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson
Little Women – Greta Gerwig based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott
The Two Popes – Anthony McCarten based on his play The Pope

Best Animated Feature Film: Toy Story 4 – Josh Cooley, Jonas Rivera, and Mark Nielsen
Nominees:
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – Dean DeBlois, Bonnie Arnold, and Brad Lewis
I Lost My Body – Jérémy Clapin and Marc du Pontavice
Klaus – Sergio Pablos, Jinko Gotoh, and Marisa Román
Missing Link – Chris Butler, Arianne Sutner, and Travis Knight

Best International Feature Film: Parasite (South Korea) in Korean – directed by Bong Joon-ho
Nominees:
Corpus Christi (Poland) in Polish – directed by Jan Komasa
Honeyland (North Macedonia) in Turkish and Macedonian[14] – directed by Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov
Les Misérables (France) in French – directed by Ladj Ly
Pain and Glory (Spain) in Spanish – directed by Pedro Almodóvar

Best Documentary Feature: American Factory – Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert
Nominees:
The Cave – Feras Fayyad, Kirstine Barfod, and Sigrid Dyekjær
The Edge of Democracy – Petra Costa, Joanna Natasegara, Shane Boris, and Tiago Pavan
For Sama – Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts
Honeyland – Ljubomir Stefanov, Tamara Kotevska, and Atanas Georgiev

Best Documentary Short Subject: Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl) – Carol Dysinger and Elena Andreicheva
Nominees:
In the Absence – Yi Seung-Jun and Gary Byung-Seok Kam
Life Overtakes Me – John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson
St. Louis Superman – Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan
Walk Run Cha-Cha – Laura Nix and Colette Sandstedt

Best Live Action Short Film: The Neighbors' Window – Marshall Curry
Nominees:
Brotherhood – Meryam Joobeur and Maria Gracia Turgeon
Nefta Football Club – Yves Piat and Damien Megherbi
Saria – Bryan Buckley and Matt Lefebvre
A Sister – Delphine Girard

Best Animated Short Film: Hair Love – Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver
Nominees:
Dcera (Daughter) – Daria Kashcheeva
Kitbull – Rosana Sullivan and Kathryn Hendrickson
Memorable – Bruno Collet and Jean-François Le Corre
Sister – Siqi Song
Best Original Score
Joker – Hildur Guðnadóttir
Little Women – Alexandre Desplat
Marriage Story – Randy Newman
1917 – Thomas Newman
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – John Williams

Best Original Song: "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" from Rocketman – Music by Elton John; Lyrics by Bernie Taupin
Nominees:
"I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away" from Toy Story 4 – Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman
"I'm Standing with You" from Breakthrough – Music and Lyrics by Diane Warren
"Into the Unknown" from Frozen II – Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
"Stand Up" from Harriet – Music and Lyrics by Joshuah Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo

Best Sound Editing: Ford v Ferrari – Donald Sylvester
Nominees:
Joker – Alan Robert Murray
1917 – Oliver Tarney and Rachael Tate
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Wylie Stateman
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – Matthew Wood and David Acord

Best Sound Mixing: 1917 – Mark Taylor and Stuart Wilson
Nominees:
Ad Astra – Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson and Mark Ulano
Ford v Ferrari – Paul Massey, David Giammarco, and Steven A. Morrow
Joker – Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic and Tod Maitland
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Michael Minkler, Christian P. Minkler, and Mark Ulano

Best Production Design: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Production Design: Barbara Ling; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh
Nominees:
The Irishman – Production Design: Bob Shaw; Set Decoration: Regina Graves
Jojo Rabbit – Production Design: Ra Vincent; Set Decoration: Nora Sopková
1917 – Production Design: Dennis Gassner; Set Decoration: Lee Sandales
Parasite – Production Design: Lee Ha-jun; Set Decoration: Cho Won-woo

Best Cinematography: 1917 – Roger Deakins
Nominees:
The Irishman – Rodrigo Prieto
Joker – Lawrence Sher
The Lighthouse – Jarin Blaschke
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Robert Richardson

Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Bombshell – Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan, and Vivian Baker
Nominees:
Joker – Nicki Ledermann and Kay Georgiou
Judy – Jeremy Woodhead
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – Paul Gooch, Arjen Tuiten, and David White
1917 – Naomi Donne, Tristan Versluis, and Rebecca Cole

Best Costume Design: Little Women – Jacqueline Durran
Nominees:
The Irishman – Sandy Powell and Christopher Peterson
Jojo Rabbit – Mayes C. Rubeo
Joker – Mark Bridges
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Arianne Phillips

Best Film Editing: Ford v Ferrari – Andrew Buckland and Michael McCusker
Nominees:
The Irishman – Thelma Schoonmaker
Jojo Rabbit – Tom Eagles
Joker – Jeff Groth
Parasite – Yang Jin-mo

Best Visual Effects: 1917 – Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler, and Dominic Tuohy
Nominees:
Avengers: Endgame – Dan DeLeeuw, Matt Aitken, Russell Earl, and Dan Sudick
The Irishman – Pablo Helman, Leandro Estebecorena, Stephane Grabli, and Nelson Sepulveda
The Lion King – Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones, and Elliot Newman
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – Roger Guyett, Neal Scanlan, Patrick Tubach, and Dominic Tuohy
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Suggested question for Session I:
Q1. Are you a movie goer? Have you seen any of the above movie which was nominated or won any 2020 Oscars award?
Q2. Korean Movie " Parasite" was entitled for 4 awards including the best film and best director. Have you ever heard about the movie or director in before? Please share the story with your table members and which plot do you impressed the most. If you don't, please talk about what is your impression about Korean movies/dramas
Q3. Joaquin Phoenix was elected as the best actor from the movie "Joker". What are the reasons to stand him out from others nominees, if you have seen the movie? If you have yet to see the film, will you consider to go have a look? Please share the story of Jokers with you table mates.
Q4. Brad Pitt claimed the title of the best supporting actor through "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" as Cliff Booth. Do you enjoy watching this movie if you had? Talk about the character in the movie or his acting that feels to you. Please share your perspective or the story line with your table.
Q5. If you have no idea about the movie above, please try to recall the latest movie you have seen, the next movie you are planning to see or any Oscars winner movie in your memory.


Session II Most Epic wins in Oscars in all time (Referring to the video on top.)
Suggested Question for session II:
Q1. Refer to the video on the top, do you think it is appropriate to take selfie in an occasion such as Oscars award ceremony and keep audiences waiting? Or it is just a highlight and needless to be taken seriously.
Q2. As can seen from the video, people turned to be overjoyed while knowing they are the winners, and we get to see all kinds of expressions out of their true feelings. How do you see the response from the winners? What is a good winning speech should cover in your opinion?
Q3. Do you think Taiwanese movie can win the best picture or an award in Oscars someday? For what reason? What does it takes to produce an award winning movie in your opinion?
Q4. The ceremony of award can be paralleled to the golden horse award in Taiwan. Do you think it is necessary for movie-workers to put on the most fancy dresses to draw attention from the public? Why is that or why not?
Q5. Do you think the listed event deserves so much caring from public and close attention?

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Agenda:
6:50 ~ 7:00pm Greetings & free talk / ordering drinks / getting newcomer’s information
7:00 ~ 7:20pm Opening remarks / newcomer’s self-introduction / grouping
(Session I)
7:20 ~ 8:20pm Activities (60 mins)
8:20 ~ 8:30pm Regrouping / instruction / break
(Session II)
8:30~ 9:20pm Activities (50 mins)
9:20~ 9:30pm Concluding remarks / announcements (10 mins)
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