The 2023 Oscars – or the 95th Academy Awards – have almost gotten us over, celebrating the extraordinary actors and storytellers in the film industry over the past year. There are 10 films competing for the top honor of Best Picture this year, with critical darling Everywhere All at Once receiving 11 nominations. Meanwhile, German anti-war epic All Quiet on the Western Front has tied with Martin McDonagh’s latest Irish black comedy The Banshees of Inishrin, each receiving nine points. The 2023 Oscars will be hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel, who last appeared at the ceremony in 2018.
Following the Will Smith slap incident last year, the Academy is bringing in a ‘crisis team’ to deal with any unexpected, real-time emergencies during the ceremony. Bill Kramer, CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), confirmed in an interview, “We have a full crisis team, which we’ve never had before, and many plans.” “We have run multiple scenarios. So it is our hope that we will be prepared for anything that we cannot anticipate now but we are planning in case it does happen. The organization has updated its security team’s response Admitted to not being fast enough, Smith was allowed to march freely on stage and slap presenter Chris Rock, over a joke he made about Jada Pinkett Smith’s bald head, which he did after an alopecia diagnosis. Got it shaved
2023 Oscars Date and Time
In India, Oscars 2023 is scheduled to go live on Monday, March 13 at 5:30 am IST. For US viewers, it changes to Sunday, March 12 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT. The event will be broadcast live from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles exclusively on the ABC network.
How to watch Oscars 2023 in India
The 2023 Oscars will be streamed live exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar in Indonesia as well as India.
A Disney+ Hotstar subscription costs Rs. 299 per month for the premium subscription, which will let you watch Oscars 2023. There is also a Super plan, which allows 1080p streaming, at Rs. 899 per year, though it comes with ads.
2023 Oscars Presenters and Performers
As previously mentioned, Kimmel will play host at the 2023 Oscars, introducing any upcoming presenters and performances (I hope he doesn’t waste too much time with his jokes). This year’s ceremony will see a long line of stars who will present awards in various categories, including Halle Berry, Paul Dano, Cara Delevingne, Harrison Ford, Kate Hudson, Mindy Kaling, Eva Longoria, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Andie MacDowell, Elizabeth… do. Olsen, John Travolta and current internet favorite Pedro Pascal.
Previously announced presenters include Halle Bailey, Antonio Banderas, Elizabeth Banks, Emily Blunt, Jessica Chastain, John Cho, Glenn Close, Jennifer Connelly, Arianna DeBose, Andrew Garfield, Hugh Grant, Danai Gurira, Salma Hayek Pinault, Samuel L. Jackson, Dwayne Are. Johnson, Michael B. Jordan, Nicole Kidman, Troy Kotsur, Jonathan Majors, Melissa McCarthy, Janelle Monae, Deepika Padukone, Florence Pugh, Questlove, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Donnie Yen and Riz Ahmed. Ahmed also revealed his Oscar nomination with Allison Williams (Get Out) earlier this year.
The energetic track ‘Naatu Naatu’ from the Indian action epic RRR will be performed live at the 2023 Oscars, with composer MM Keeravani promising a dance aspect as well, with some stars joining the stage. The track is nominated in the Best Original Song category this year, competing with Top Gun: Maverick’s ‘Hold My Hand,’ ‘Lift Me Up’ from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, ‘This Is a Life’ from Everything Everywhere, Used to be. at once, and say it like a woman’s ‘Applause’.
Rihanna will appear to perform the Black Panther 2 track, while Best Supporting Actress nominee Stephanie Hsu will join composer David Byrne and musical trio Son Lux for a rendition of “This Is a Life.” Sonia Carson and Diane Warren will also take the stage to perform “Applause” live, with the latter earning her 14th Oscar nomination.
Top Gun: Maverick’s ‘Hold My Hand’, however, will not be performed live at the 2023 Oscars as its singer Lady Gaga will not be able to attend the ceremony. “We invited all five nominees. We have a great relationship with Lady Gaga and her camp. She’s in the middle of shooting a movie right now,” Oscar executive producer Glenn Weiss said earlier this week (via Variety confirmed. “Here, we’re honoring the film industry and what it takes to make a movie after a bunch of back and forth … It didn’t feel like it could get a performance of the caliber it should have.” We are used to him and he is used to. So, she is not going to perform in the show.”
2023 Oscar Nominees
As mentioned earlier, the uber-creative Everywhere Everywhere All at Once leads with 11 nominations, including Best Picture, Michelle Yeoh for Best Actress, Ke Hui Quan for Best Supporting Actor and Jamie Foxx for Best Supporting Actress. Lee Curtis is included. Of course, director duo Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert — known colloquially as Daniels — also scored nominations for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.
Barry Keoghan and Ana de Armas both earned their first Oscar nominations for The Banshees of Inishrin and White, respectively. Meanwhile, Brendan Fraser makes dramatic return to mainstream Hollywood whaleEarned a place among the best actors of the year.
From India, we have three Oscar nominees, including the aforementioned ‘Naatu Naatu’ track from RRR. Shaunak Sen’s All That Breathes was crowned Best Documentary Feature Film, while Kartiki Gonsalves’ The Elephant Whispers was nominated for Best Documentary Short Film.
All Quiet on the Western Front appears to be a top contender this year with nine nominations, including the Best Picture category. The film had earlier won the biggest prize apart from six other trophies at this year’s BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Film Awards.
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