Awards season comes to an end Sunday with the Academy Awards, airing at 8 pm on ABC, in which movies like The Power Of The Dog, CODA, West Side Story and Dune will battle for the most prestigious film industry honors, and Forbes will update this story live as winners are announced.
The ceremony was hosted by Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes, in the first time in three years the show has had a host.
This year’s production was not without controversy: Eight behind-the-scenes awards will be given out ahead of time and later “folded into” the live broadcast, a move that’s been criticized by many in the film industry (Read more here).
Frontrunners included Will Smith for best actor for King RichardAriana DeBose for best supporting actress in West Side Story and Troy Kostur for Best Supporting Actor in CODAJane Campion for Best Director for The Power Of The Dog and Encanto for Best Animated Film, who have all won awards for these roles in the lead up to the Oscars.
The Power Of The Dog was the most-nominated film this year with 12 nods, and is a frontrunner for the best picture race, as is CODA, West Side Story and Dune,