The 94th Academy Awards made the headlines for various reasons, particularly for the infamous slap. On another note, the Oscars and its winners have been receiving a mixed reaction from the audience for long.
Here’s a complete list of winners at the Oscars 2022. For starters, CODA grabbed Best Picture, while Will Smith and Jessica Chastain bagged Best Actor and Actress at an unexpected Oscars.
Best Picture: CODA
A quite unexpected win, CODA grabbed Best Picture after having been nominated in just three categories and winning all three.
Best Actor: Will Smith (King Richard)
After three nominations over the years, Will Smith finally won Best Actor for his work in King Richard as Richard Williams himself.
Best Actress: Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye)
This came as quite a surprise to many as Jessica Chastain won the race and grabbed the Best Actress Award for her heart-winning performance as the titular character in The Eyes of Tammy Faye.
Best Director: Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)
Jane Campion won Best Director for her work in The Power of the Dog at the Oscars 2022.
Dune’s Triumph at the Oscars
Dune grabbed a whopping six awards at the 94th Academy Awards, including Best Sound, Best Score (Hans Zimmer), Best Production Design (Zsuzsanna Sipos and Patrice Vermette), Best Editing, Best Cinematography (Greig Fraser), and Best Visual Effects.
Other winners at the Oscars 2022 include:
- Best Supporting Actor: Troy Kotsur (CODA)
- Best Supporting Actress: Ariana DeBose (West Side Story)
- Best Documentary Feature: Summer of Soul
- Best Documentary Short: The Queen of Basketball
- Best Original Screenplay: Kenneth Branagh (Belfast)
- Best Adapted Screenplay: Sian Heder (CODA)
- Best International Feature: Drive My Car (Japan)
- Best Animated Feature: Encanto
- Best Animated Short: The Windshield Wiper
- Best Live-Action Short: The Long Goodbye
- Best Costume Design: Jenny Beaven (Cruella)
- Best Original Song: “No Time to Die,” No Time to Die
- Best Makeup and Styling: The Eyes of Tammy Faye