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Summary: Film Parasite spotlights poor basement dwellers in South Korea
Story No: 4254402
Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS , NEON
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Date: 02/13/2020 03:51 PM
People: Bong Joon-ho
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The multi Oscar winning movie Parasite has done more make history in Hollywood: it has shone a light on the poorer people who live in South Korea's basement world.

But the residents of Seoul's cramped subterranean homes say they're not expecting change.

STORY-LINE:

The cast and crew of Parasite enjoying their moment in the spotlight.

Their meteoric rise to fame in America's movie-making heartland seems to have surprised them more than anyone else.

Parasite is a film about the Kim family.

They live in a cramped half basement flat in a poor district of Seoul. These properties have become symbols of people trapped below ground by their poverty.

The Kims survive on small scams then suddenly they're given the chance of escaping their impoverished lives by involving themselves with a wealthy couple and their children.

The story has taken the Oscars by storm, winning no less than four Academy Awards, and it is the first foreign language film to win an Oscar for Best Picture.

Back in Seoul, people living in the districts of Dongjak-gu and Gwangjin seem oblivious to the attention their lives have attracted around the world.

One basement dweller here is 29 year-old Kim Da-hye.

Kim Da-hye settled for this "banjiha" because she couldn't afford anything else.  Banjiha is a Korean word for pokey basement flat.

"Semi-basement flat was one of the options I wanted to avoid the most. I used to live in one before and had a bad experience. Water leaked into the house and completely soaked one side of the wall. I have a memory of going through a tough time during summer. I really didn't want to move (into semi-basement) but when it was time to move, I begrudgingly had to come here because it was within my budget at the time," says Kim.

Kim has been watching the sudden surge of interest in semi-basement flats, as "Parasite" makes a splash around the world.

Around 1.9 percent of South Koreans lived in semi-basement flats in 2015, according to the latest data by Statistics Korea.

It's an affordable option for urbanites in Seoul, which is one of the most expensive cities in Asia.

Semi-basement flats, often cramped and sometimes squalid, cost  between $210 - 500 per month.

Kim ended up underground when she had to give up work to look after her sick mother.

"My mom went through a kidney surgery two years go. My dad donated his kidney to my mom so that's why the surgery took place. They needed a caretaker so I (volunteered)," she says and adds:

"The surgery didn't go too well so what meant to be a month of care-taking extended to six months which affected my earnings."

Kim's home floods during monsoon season and she says her clothes used to reek of a "damp smell" from the mouldy flat, just like that of Kim Ki-taek, the film's protagonist. So she has stopped doing laundry at home.

According to Kim, the movie has a special resonance for her because she shares many of their deprivations.

"At the start of the movie when (the screen) flashed a drunk who was peeing on the street, I didn't find it funny. I felt a bit bitter because (the movie) had moments I could totally relate to. I had mixed feelings because it didn't feel like someone else's story," she says.  

Kim adds: "Actually, the student who got tutored (by Ki-woo in the movie) is Da-hye and my name is also Da-hye. The more I watch (the movie), the more focused I became due to many similarities."

There are particular parts of her small accommodation which worry Kim.

She says: "My bathroom has stairs just like that place (bathroom in "Parasite"). But my stairs are very steep so my feet won't touch (the ground) completely (when coming down). I could slip while climbing (the stairs). It's a place that worried me from the beginning."

Living at basement level means Kim is always aware of life going on around her, although she can't open her window and feel a part of it.

"I can see people walking back and forth and if I open the window, I could see people's gaze. It's easy to see inside from outside and vice versa so it's very inconvenient to live with a completely shut window. To add, there's a car parked here everyday. The elderly man next door parks his car here but when he parks it, there are so much dust and other stuff (flying into the room) so I've given up on opening a window," says Kim.

She says: "In the early hours, I can hear foot steps very close by, like doo-doo-doo-dooo. When I sleep, since the bed is next to the window, I get scared. They could be smoking but in my view, it's no different from hearing footsteps right next to my ears which scares me."          

Light is a scarce underground.

The lack of sunlight often makes the room smell mouldy.

Kim hopes that her next house would be somewhere that gives her "a feeling of wide open space when I open the window."

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Los Angeles, US - 9 February 2020

1. Zoom out of Parasite director Bong Joon-ho to wide of the cast and crew on the Oscar's red carpet

NEON - NO RE-USE/RE-SALE OF ANY FILM CLIPS WITHOUT CLEARANCE

2. Trailer clip - "Parasite"

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Seoul, South Korea - 13 February 2020

3. Tilt down of street in Dongjak-gu, a district in Seoul

4. Zoom in of semi-basement building

5. Wide of woman walking

6. Mid of rusty fence

7. Man walking past abandoned old chair

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Seoul, South Korea - 12 February 2020

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8. Zoom in of people walking in rain in Gwangjin District

9. Wide of street

10. Wide of semi-basement windows

11. Wide of dimly lit street

12. Close of piles of trash on street

13. Tilt up from stairs leading down to semi-basement flat

14. Various of Kim Da-hye, semi-basement resident, putting on kettle

15 . SOUNDBITE: (Korean) Kim Da-hye, semi-basement resident:

"My name is Kim Da-hye, and I am 29 years-old. I produce videos for my job. I also run a Youtube channel with contents about living in a semi-basement flat."

16. Pan of bedroom

17. SOUNDBITE: (Korean) Kim Da-hye, semi-basement resident:

"A semi-basement flat was one of the options I wanted to avoid the most. I used to live in one before and had a bad experience. Water leaked into the house and completely soaked one side of the wall. I have a memory of going through a tough time during summer. I really didn't want to move (into semi-basement) but when it was time to move, I begrudgingly had to come here because it was within my budget at the time."

18. Cutaway of Kim lifting her curtain

19. Tilt down from window to bed

20. SOUNDBITE: (Korean) Kim Da-hye, semi-basement resident:

"My mom went through kidney surgery two years ago. My dad donated his kidney to my mom so that's why the surgery took place. They needed a caretaker so I (volunteered)."

21. Cutaway of posters in Kim's room

22. SOUNDBITE: (Korean) Kim Da-hye, semi-basement resident:

"The surgery didn't go too well so what meant to be a month of care-taking extended to six months which affected my earnings."

23. Cutaway of window overlooking a street

24. SOUNDBITE: (Korean) Kim Da-hye, semi-basement resident:

"At the start of the movie, when (the screen) flashed a drunk who was peeing in the street, I didn't find it funny. I felt a bit bitter because (the movie) had moments I could totally relate to. I had mixed feelings because it didn't feel like someone else's story."  

25. Kim in kitchen

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Los Angeles, US - 9 February 2020

26. Wide zoom in of Parasite cast and crew on the Oscar's red carpet

NEON - NO RE-USE/RE-SALE OF ANY FILM CLIPS WITHOUT CLEARANCE

27. Trailer clip - "Parasite"

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Seoul, South Korea - 12 February 2020

28. SOUNDBITE: (Korean) Kim Da-hye, semi-basement resident:

"Actually, the student who got tutored (by Ki-woo in the movie) is Da-hye and my name is also Da-hye. The more I watch (the movie), the more focused I became due to many similarities."

29. Kim walking into her bathroom

30. SOUNDBITE: (Korean) Kim Da-hye, semi-basement resident:

"I was okay with the house but I was the most concerned about a bathroom. My bathroom has stairs just like that place (bathroom in "Parasite"). But my stairs are very steep so my feet won't touch (the ground) completely (when coming down). I could slip while climbing (the stairs). It's a place that worried me from the beginning. In the movie, the place is portrayed as a dramatic space where even wifi could be connected so I related to it a lot."

31. Various of bathroom

32. SOUNDBITE: (Korean) Kim Da-hye, semi-basement resident:

"Not being able to open the window while living here is the biggest (inconvenience). I can see people walking back and forth and if I open the window, I could see people's gaze. It's easy to see inside from outside and vice versa so it's very inconvenient to live with a completely shut window. To add, there's a car parked here everyday. The elderly man next door parks his car here but when he parks it, there are so much dust and other stuff (flying into the room) so I've given up on opening a window."

33. Cutaway of window view through iron bars

34. SOUNDBITE: (Korean) Kim Da-hye, semi-basement resident:

"In the early hours, I could hear foot steps very close by, like doo-doo-doo-dooo. When I sleep, since the bed is next to the window, I get scared. They could be smoking but in my view, it's no different from hearing footsteps right next to my ears which scares me."          

35. Pan of flat

36. SOUNDBITE: (Korean) Kim Da-hye, semi-basement resident:

"I thought it really resembled the reality. Song Kang-ho (who played poor father in the movie) wanted to climb higher but he ended up going lower than where he was before. That's the reality of this country. That's similar to how I feel about my future."

37. Kim organizing books

38. SOUNDBITE: (Korean) Kim Da-hye, semi-basement resident:

Reporter: What's your next house going to be like?

KIM: "I hope it's above the ground. The sun not coming in (my house) makes one depressed. I wanted somewhere that gives me a feeling of wide open space when I open the window."

39. Cutaway of dim light fitting

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US Elton John Party 1
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Summary: Elton John celebrates Oscar win at annual post-ceremony party
Story No: 4253794
Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Date: 02/10/2020 10:28 AM
People: Billy Porter , Colton Haynes , Andrew Rannells , Elton John , G-Eazy , Rami Malek , Janina Gavankar , David Furnish , Freddie Mercury , Johnny Gill
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ELTON JOHN CELEBRATES OSCAR WIN AT ANNUAL POST-CEREMONY PARTY

LGBTQIA inclusion was the main focus at Elton John's 28th Annual Academy Awards viewing party, benefiting the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

Many of the party's attendees were members of the LGBTQIA community including Colton Haynes, Billy Porter, Miss J, Andrew Rannells, Caitlyn Jenner and Queer Eye's "Fab Five" who also helped host the party.

Although absent at the start of the occasion to be at the Academy Awards ceremony, Elton John received a standing ovation during his second Oscar win for Best Original Song - this time for "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" from biographical film "Rocketman."

John arrived around 8:30 to discuss his Oscar win and answer questions about how his film was different than recent Queen biopic, "Bohemian Rhapsody."

John said he didn't want his biographical film to "sugar coat" anything about his life, including his drug use. John talked about the 12 year journey it took to make the film and how receiving an Oscar for this film was different than his Oscar win for "The Lion King."

British singer Sam Fender later delivered an intimate performance and was joined by John for a performance of Fender song, "Will We Talk?"

West Hollywood, California, 9 February 2020

1. Medium shot Elton John arrives for press conference at his party

2. UPSOUND (English) Elton John, recording artist:

"My life can't be sugar coated. And I didn't want it to be so we had to find - the only studio to back us was Paramount, and we made the film we wanted to make. That's the difference between.... 'Bohemian Rhapsody' brought a lot of pleasure to a lot of people. And it brought Queen's music to a lot of people who hadn't heard it before. Which is fantastic. And I'm thrilled for those guys. Ours was a different thing. You can't really compare the two. Rami Malek's performance won him an Oscar. Taron's didn't get him nominated. But they were both great performances. But you know, ours is my film, and theirs is theirs. I can't speak for them but I'm very thrilled for them and what happened to them because it brought great music and Freddie Mercury to a whole bunch of new people who had never heard of him. And that's important."

3. Elton John and husband David Furnish leaving party

4. SOUNDBITE (English) Janina Gavankar, actress:

"Elton John has been a supporter of this entire world for a very, very long time. We still have a long way to go in terms of AIDS awareness across the entire world, it's not just an American conversation. And he's the best and he's going to perform, so c'mon, who wants to be anywhere else?"

5. Various of singer G-Eazy being interviewed on carpet

6. Actor Billy Porter being interviewed on carpet

7. SOUNDBITE (English) Billy Porter, actor:

"Two steps forward, three steps back. We learning, we doing it, we show up, we keep pushing, we keep challenging, we keep changing, that's just the way it goes. It's a journey. Not a destination. All of this democracy stuff. It's starting"

(Reporter: "I know that this is probably important to you but do you want to speak a little bit about why supporting the Elton John AIDS Foundation is maybe pertinent to your life or why this is somethign that needs to be...")

"Well, I grew up during the AIDS crisis - that's when he started it. He was one of the first to, one of the first stars, one of the first people in a position of power to step up and speak out and help, and he created this foundation 28 years ago, and, you know, and unfortunately we still have to talk about it. Unfortunately we still have to have it. That's the unfortunate part. The fortunate part is that we can. The fortunate part is that we actually know how to do this. You know, we know how to come together and we know how to make a difference and we know how to make a change, so let's do it! We know what we have to do in November."

8. Singer Johnny Gill being interviewed

9. SOUNDBITE (English) Adam Murray, "Rocket Man" choreographer:

"I mean it was beyond kind of a personal experience for me. As a gay man, working on a movie about one of the most iconic gay men of all time, you know, it was really special for me. And also, you know, for the studio to be breaking the boundaries that they did with the movie, and highlight those aspects of his life was a personal achievement. For me to be part of that creative process and help to bring it forwards was really special. So, this kind of feels like the ultimate icing on the cake, you know? To be here and celebrate this and his charity and who he is - it's the perfect conclusion to that creative process, you know?"

++ENDS ON SOUNDBITE++

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US Vanity Fair Oscars 6
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Summary: Laura Dern, Scarlett Johansson, Timothee Chalamet among guests at the Vanity Fair Oscar party
Story No: 4253796
Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Date: 02/10/2020 10:39 AM
People: Mia Goth , Cynthia Erivo , Timothee Chalamet , Salma Hayek , Scarlett Johansson , Laura Dern , Charlize Theron , Lea Seydoux , Roger Deakins , Roman Griffin Davis , Taika Waititi , Elton John , Adam Levine , Behati Prinsloo , Maya Rudolph , Rami Malek , Bernie Taupin , Noah Baumbach , Michelle Rodriguez , Greta Gerwig
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LAURA DERN, SCARLETT JOHANSSON, TIMOTHEE CHALAMET AMONG GUESTS AT THE VANITY FAIR OSCAR PARTY

Timothee Chalamet, Scarlett Johansson and more joined revellers at the Vanity Fair party as it stretched into the early hours of Monday morning (10 February 2020).

Bernie Taupin, Elton John's songwriting partner was also in attendance, Oscar in hand. The pair shared the award for Best Original Song at the 92nd Academy Awards, for "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" from "Rocketman".

Taupin chatted about what the Elton-inspired "Rocketman" meant to him.

"It is more than special, I mean it is the story of our lives and you know, as much as the movie was a fantasy, there was a great amount of reality to it and the reality was the fact that he and I have just been like this for all of our lives," he said.

12-year old Roman Griffin Davis, who starred in Taika Waititi's "Jojo Rabbit" (which won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay), joked that he had come prepared to enjoy the party alongside his older fellow guests, quipping, "Well I've got my ID."

The annual party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills is one of the glitziest of night of the Academy Awards.

Los Angeles, 10 February 2020

1. Various of arrival of Cynthia Erivo

2. Various of Timothee Chalamet

3. Various of Lea Seydoux, pull to mid of Mia Goth

4. Various of Scarlett Johansson

5. Various of Salma Hayek

6. SOUNDBITE (English) Bernie Taupin, recording artist:

"Well, I don't know, I don't know if I could carry one of these too many times after if I get any older, but yes no it is fantastic, it is a dream come true especially for Elton and I after all of these years."

(Reporter: "Nominated and winning together."

Taupin: "You bet."

(Reporter: How special was that film to you?")

Taupin: "It is more than special, I mean it is the story of our lives and you know, as much as the movie was a fantasy, there was a great amount of reality to it and the reality was the fact that he and I have just been like this for all of our lives."

7. Various of Laura Dern

8. Medium of Charlize Theron

9. Medium of Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton

10. Various of Maya Rudolph

11. Various of Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig

12. SOUNDBITE: (English) Roman Griffin Davis, actor:

"It was hard, but I learned so much from it and I felt really fortunate to be able to be on the set, surrounded by such amazing actors and actresses."

(Reporter: "I think you are the youngest one here at the Vanity Fair party.")

Davis: "Really?"

(Reporter: "I haven't seen anybody as young as you come in here?"

Davis: "Sweet, everyone is 45 and above?"

(Reporter: "Maybe not 45, but maybe older than 12.")

Davis: "Well I've got my ID."

13. SOUNDBITE (English) Roger Deakins, cinematographer:

"Well I think it means a lot to the film, and everybody we worked with on the film, so I am really pleased for them."

(Reporter: "Working with Sam (Mendes) again, tell me what the experience was like for you and this film is so special to him and to a lot of people."

Deakins: "It was great, it was a very special experience, I mean what can you say."

(Reporter: "What did you love about it?")

Deakins: "I loved the whole process about it, I loved all the people we were working with, I just loved the whole experience you know."

14. Various of Greta Gerwig and guests on the carpet

14. Various of Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo

15. Medium of Michelle Rodriguez

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US Vanity Fair Oscars 5
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Summary: Oscar winners Renee Zellwegger, Bong Joon-ho arrive at the Vanity Fair party, statuettes in hand
Story No: 4253792
Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Date: 02/10/2020 10:23 AM
People: Bong Joon-ho , Rain Phoenix , Florence Pugh , Joaquin Phoenix
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OSCAR WINNERS RENEE ZELLWEGGER, BONG JOON-HO ARRIVE AT THE VANITY FAIR PARTY, STATUETTES IN HAND

Academy Award winners including Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellwegger were among the last to arrive at the Vanity Fair party in Los Angeles, in the small hours of Monday morning (10 February 2020).

Joaquin was joined by his sister Rain Phoenix at the bash following the Oscar ceremony, where he took home the best actor accolade for his performance in "Joker."

Renee Zellwegger waved to crews and proudly showed off her best actress statuette, which she won for her role in "Judy."

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho was also in attendance, celebrating the success of his social thriller “Parasite,” which took four Oscars - best picture, best director, best original screenplay and best international film.

The movie's best picture win made history as the first non-English language film to win the top prize in the Oscars' 92-year history.

Los Angeles, 10 February 2020

1. Various of Joaquin Phoenix and Rain Phoenix

2. Various of Florence Pugh

3. Various of Bong Joon-ho with Oscar statuette

4. Various of Renee Zellwegger with Oscar statuette

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US Vanity Fair Oscars 4
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Summary: Spike Lee, Reese Witherspoon, Billie Eilish among guests at the Vanity Fair Oscar party
Story No: 4253786
Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Date: 02/10/2020 10:01 AM
People: Spike Lee , Reese Witherspoon , Pedro Almodovar , Sandra Oh , Aaron Paul , Taika Waititi , Lauren Parsekian , Rebel Wilson , Pope Francis , Joel Madden , Beanie Feldstein , Adriana Lima , Nicole Richie , Antonio Banderas , Alicia Silverstone , Diane Lane , Kate Hudson , Jonathan Pryce , Kate Bosworth
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SPIKE LEE, REESE WITHERSPOON, BILLIE EILISH AMONG GUESTS AT THE VANITY FAIR OSCAR PARTY

Spike Lee, Reese Witherspoon and Billie Eilish were amongst the stars arriving to the Vanity Fair party in Los Angeles, as the post-Oscar celebration stretched into the early hours of Monday morning (10 FEBRUARY 2020).

"Jojo Rabbit" filmmaker Taika Waititi was one of the first Oscar winners to arrive, showing off his Academy Award for best adapted screenplay.

Best actor nominee Antonio Banderas, shortlisted for Spanish language film "Pain and Glory," saluted the Oscar success of South Korean film "Parasite" as a sign Hollywood is changing.

"The awards are becoming something different, that they used to be. They are more international. This I mean, that I think in the organization of the Oscars there is the spirit of becoming a worldwide award. Tonight there was a big, big, big thumbs up for that idea," he said as he arrived.

He called "Parasite"'s best picture win an "enormous" moment for films not in the English language, in part because it shows American audiences are becoming less resistant to watching subtitled movies.

"Audiences embrace this movie and they don't care to go to a movie theater, or having to read. If there is something that is interesting for them, that is not going to be an obstacle. Not in the future. I think."

The annual party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills is one of the glitziest of night of the Academy Awards.

Los Angeles, 10 Feburary 2020

1. Medium shot Kate Hudson

2. Medium shot Usher

3. Medium Joel Madden, left, and Nicole Richie

4. Medium Russell Wilson, left, and Ciara, followed by Ciara posing for photos alone

5. Wide shot Billie Eilish

6. Medium shot Antonio Banderas

7. SOUNDBITE (English) Antonio Banderas, actor:

"Yeah, it's a very interesting moment. It's a really interesting moment in the world, but I think Hollywood should be a reflection of that. But it's true that the awards are becoming something different, than they used to be. They are more international. This I mean, that I think in the organization of the Oscars there is the spirit of becoming a worldwide award. Tonight there was a big, big, big thumbs up for that idea."

(Reporter: "Because you want someone who has made a career out of being in films with subtitles. How big could this moment be for subtitled films?")

"I think it's enormous. And not only because of the answer of the Academy, which has been very specific and very strong, but because the audiences. Audiences embrace this movie and they don't care to go to a movie theater and having to read. If there is something that is interesting for them, that is not going to be an obstacle. Not in the future. I think."

8. Various shots Spike Lee

9. Various shots Lin Manuel Miranda

10. Various shots Reese Witherspoon arrives, greets Aaron Paul

11. Pan Reese Witherspoon posing for photos to Aaron Paul and Lauren Parsekian posing for photos

12. Wide shot Sandra Oh

13. Various shots Adriana Lima

14. Wide shot Joan Smalls

15. Various shots Rebel Wilson, pan to Alicia Silverstone

16. Various shots Kate Bosworth

17. Various shots Beanie Feldstein, pans to Diane Lane

18. SOUNDBITE (English) Jonathan Pryce, actor - on "The Two Popes"

"'The Two Popes' has meant to me? Yeah. Well, it's a film I'm incredibly proud of. I was very happy to make it. I believe in sort of the example Pope Francis shows us, not necessarily to do with the church, but to do with society and how we should approach our lives. So, it's a very good message to get out there. And it's also a very funny film, it's very amusing, entertaining at the same time."

19. Close-up Pedro Almodovar

20. Wide shot Taika Waititi poses for photos with Oscar

21. Wide shot Caitlyn Jenner with Sophia Hutchins

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South Korea Oscars Reaction
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Summary: ONLY ON AP 'Parasite' child star cheers Oscar wins
Story No: 4253782
Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Date: 02/10/2020 09:43 AM
People: Bong Joon-ho
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ONLY ON AP 'PARASITE' CHILD STAR CHEERS OSCAR WINS

The 92nd Academy Awards came as something of a surprise to many South Koreans who watched the telecast on Monday morning.

The South Korean black comedy Parasite clinched four awards, including best picture, making history as the first foreign language film to win the top honour.

Among those following from Seoul was Parasite's 10-year-old child star Hyeonjun Jeong.

The youngest member of the film's cast, who played the child of a wealthy family, watched the ceremony alongside his mother.

Parasite's director Bong Joon Ho has been clinching numerous film awards this season - including the Golden Globe - the year Korean Cinema marks its 101st anniversary.

After Bong's best screenplay award was announced, Jeong said it was like being "in heaven."

Five film club students in Yonsei University, Bong's alma mater, came together to watch the Oscars ceremony despite the university's recommendation to avoid public gatherings amid the new deadly virus outbreak.

Yonsei University student Nam-Hoon Kim was left speechless when Parasite won the best picture award.

He said the success was a history-making moment for Korean cinema.

Seoul - 10 February 2020

1. South Korean Parasite child actor Hyeonjun Jeong and his mother Minjae Lee at their house watching the Oscars

2. Various of Jeong watching the ceremony and reacting to the film Parasite's wins

3. SOUNDBITE (Korean) Hyeonjun Jeong, South Korean actor:

"Hello, I am 10-year-old Hyeonjun Jeong who played Park Da-song in the movie Parasite."

4. Jeong celebrating

5. SOUNDBITE (Korean) Hyeonjun Jeong, South Korean actor:

(responding to how it felt to see Parasite win an award)

"I thought it would be awesome to get it (the award), and (we) actually won the award... so I am wondering if I am in heaven... I think I was born to receive the Oscars award."

6. Various of Jeong watching the Oscars ceremony

7. SOUNDBITE (English) Hyeonjun Jeong, South Korean actor:

"Thank you so much Academy."

8. Jeong watching the Oscars

9. Various of Yonsei University, Parasite director Bong Joon Ho's alma mater

10. Various of the entrance to university film club room

11. Various of university film club members watching the Oscars

12. SOUNDBITE (Korean) Nam-Hoon Kim, Yonsei University student:

"My favourite director is Bong Joon Ho. I started liking him because I was really touched by his movie Mother."

13. Shelves with DVDs and books in the room

14. SOUNDBITE (Korean) Yunseo Jin, Nam-Hoon Kim, and Hocheol Jeong, Yonsei University students:

(on their predictions of whether Bong would win Oscar for best director)

Jin: "I think he will receive it."

Kim: "I think he will receive it too."

Jeong: "Although it might be difficult, I believe that he can win it."

15. Various of university film club members watching the Oscars ceremony and reacting to Parasite's wins

16. SOUNDBITE (Korean) Nam-Hoon Kim, Yonsei University student:

"I've always liked Korean movies. Now is the moment that the Korean film history is being written so it's very meaningful. I think there will be bigger improvement in the future. It's very...yes...words won't come out of my mouth...it's such an honour."

17. Zoom in of university film club member watching the Oscars and filming it on his phone

18. Poster on university film club room

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US Vanity Fair Oscars 3
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Summary: Robert De Niro, Jessica Alba, Kerry Washington arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar party
Story No: 4253771
Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Date: 02/10/2020 08:54 AM
People: Lily Aldridge , James Corden , Minnie Driver , Olivia Munn , Robert De Niro , Olivia Wilde , Martin Lawrence , Emily Ratajkowski , Donatella Versace , Marilyn Manson , Kerry Washington , Rachel Brosnahan , Jon Voight , Chrissy Teigen , Jessica Alba , John Legend , Sarah Silverman
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ROBERT DE NIRO, JESSICA ALBA, KERRY WASHINGTON ARRIVE AT THE VANITY FAIR OSCAR PARTY

Robert De Niro, Kerry Washington and Jessica Alba were amongst the stars arriving at the Vanity Fair party on Sunday night, ahead of the night's Oscar winners.

Washington hugged Sarah Silverman as she arrived, while De Niro waved to photographers.

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend laughed as they posed for photos, Marilyn Manson struck a few poses for the cameras.

Jon Voight stopped to reflect on "Parasite"'s historic Academy Award success.

"Well, I didn't expect it," he noted, "I think it's wonderful that we have all this international influence in the Oscars. It's wonderful, I thought, that way and I liked the director very much and all of the actors in it, they seem like great folks."

He added that Hollywood has always been open to the influence of films not in the English language.

"It's just growing, the influence is growing and we're getting this influence from the Asian community now. We had it - you know, in my time when I was in the '60s and '70s, when I was coming up and we had great influence from Italy and the French cinema and all of this and now we're getting - one of my favorite cinema's influences were Kurosawa out of Japan."

The annual party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills is one of the glitziest of night of the Academy Awards.

Many of the Oscar winners are expected to arrive later in the evening.

Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Close up pull out Olivia Wilde

2. Tracking shot Jessica Alba walksing

3. Various shots Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

4. Various shots Jon Voight

5. SOUNDBITE (English) Jon Voight, actor - on "Parasite" win:

"Well, I didn't expect it, so I don't think anybody did. But I think it's wonderful that we have all this international influence in the Oscars. It's wonderful, I thought, that way and I liked the director very much and all of the actors in it, they seem like great folks."

(Reporter: "And what do you think this signals to Hollywood in terms of welcoming more non-English language films to the Best Picture category?"

"I think we think we've been open to that always, it's just growing, the influence is growing and we're getting this influence from the Asian community now. We had it - you know, in my time when I was in the '60s and '70s, when I was coming up and we had great influence from Italy and the French cinema and all of this and now we're getting - one of my favorite cinema's influences were Kurosawa out of Japan. Now we're getting this from a country that we saved, the Americans saved, you know, South Korea. And now we have these wonderful people. And I - my father was a golf professor, now I see the greatest women in the world are from South Korea. Great golfers."

6. Close up Minnie Driver

7. Various Marilyn Manson

Los Angeles, 10 February 2020

8. Kerry Washington hugs Sarah Silverman, greets reporters

9. Medium shot Kerry Washington

10. Wide shot Lily Aldridge

11. Pan to Olivia Munn posing for photos

12. Close pan Roberta Moradfar and Martin Lawrence to Robert De Niro arriving, waving to press

13. Various Emily Ratajkowski

14. Various Rachel Brosnahan

15. Various Donatella Versace

16. Wide shot James Corden

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WINNERS CELEBRATE AT GOVERNORS BALL AFTER HISTORY-MAKING OSCARS

The winners of Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short Film have been celebrating at the Governors Ball after the record-breaking Academy Awards ceremony Sunday (9 FEB. 2020).  

"It's surreal, the whole thing.  We're sort of walking on clouds a little bit tonight," said Mark Nielsen, producer of "Toy Story 4," which picked up yet another Oscar for the blockbusting franchise.

For former sportsman Matthew A. Cherry, whose "Hair Love" won Best Animated Short Film, the victory was bittersweet, as he remembered Kobe Bryant.

"Kobe won the same award in the same category two years ago for 'Dear Basketball.'  He was the first former athlete to win an Oscar.  Now, I'm the second.  I'm a former NFL player.  And, you know, he shouted us out when we got nominated.  And so, you know, just seeing the groundswell of love and all that he meant to people, he has such a potential in his next career as a storyteller.  I mean, literally, his retirement video won an Oscar.  And for me, I think it was just a matter of really wanting to honor him and also anybody who is ever concerned about will they have another opportunity to live out their passion."

But the night belonged to history-making South Korean filmmaker Boon Jong-ho, whose masterfully devious class satire “Parasite” became the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards.

"It felt historic.  It was an honor to be there, to be honest," said "Toy Story 4" producer Josh Rivera.

"This is a major sea change for the Academy," added Pete Hammond, Awards Columnist and Chief Film Critic at Deadline.

Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Wide shot exterior, Governors Ball

2. Medium shot Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver speak to reporter (won Oscar for "Hair Love")

3. SOUNDBITE (English) Matthew A. Cherry, writer-director, "Hair Love" - on Kobe Bryant:

"Yeah, so, you know, Kobe won the same award in the same category two years ago for 'Dear Basketball.' He was the first former athlete to win an Oscar. Now, in the second. I'm a former NFL player. And, you know, he shouted us out when we got nominated. And so, you know, just seeing the groundswell of love and all that he meant to people, he has such a potential in his next career as a storyteller. I mean, literally, his retirement video won an Oscar. And for me, I think it was just a matter of really wanting to honor him and also anybody who is ever concerned about will they have another opportunity to live out their passion."

4. Medium shot Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver hold up their Oscars

5. Medium shot producer Jonas Rivera, director Josh Cooley and producer Mark Nielsen hold up their Oscars for Best Animated Feature for "Toy Story 4"

6. SOUNDBITE (English) Josh Cooley, director, and Mark Nielsen, producer:

Cooley: "You know, I bet I'll be able to answer that question for you better tomorrow, because I still cannot believe that I'm holding this right now and I can also can't believe how heavy it is."

Nielsen: "It's very heavy. But yeah, it's surreal, the whole thing. We're sort of walking on clouds a little bit tonight."

Cooley: "'Toy Story' clouds. This is, you know, this is from my peers, and that's a whole another level. That's just acknowledging how hard this crew worked to make this film, and so it's very exciting."

7. Medium shot Bong Joon-ho talks to reporter

8. SOUNDBITE (English) Josh Rivera, producer, "Toy Story 4":

"I think sitting there, to see 'Parasite' win not only director, no only foreign language film, but best picture, screenplay, I mean, that's a quadruple-play grand slam and I really did - I think we all felt a little bit of a shift. I mean, the Academy clearly welcomed that film on every level, beyond the categories it was in, and it felt historic. It was an honor to be there, to be honest."

9. SOUNDBITE (English) Pete Hammond, Awards Columnist and Chief Film Critic, Deadline:

"I think in one word, I'd say history clearly made here in so many ways with 'Parasite' winning four. I couldn't even, I was trying to think who won personally four Oscars in one night. I went back to Walt Disney - there's a famous picture of him holding four Oscars, but he would pick them up for all their shorts and animated stuff. He didn't really make those movie. This is Bong Joon-ho. This is a major sea change for the Academy. No foreign film has ever won best picture."

10. Medium shot Bong Joon-ho talks to reporter

11. Wide shot exterior, Governors Ball

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KIM KARDASHIAN WEST, KANYE, ADAM SANDLER ARRIVE AT THE VANITY FAIR OSCAR PARTY

Kim Kardashian West, Kanye West and Kylie Jenner were amongst the stars arriving to the Vanity Fair party on Sunday (9 FEBRUARY 2020).

Jake Gyllenhaal waved to press as he walked in, while "Frozen" co-stars Idina Menzel and Josh Gad stopped to greet "Uncut Gems" star Adam Sandler.

The annual party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills is one of the glitziest of night of the Academy Awards.

Many of the Oscar winners were expected to arrive later in the evening.

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Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Various shots Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West

2. Medium shot Kim Kardashian West poses for photos

3. Wide shot Kylie Jenner poses for photos, Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West in background

4. Wide shot attendees

5. Wide shot Jake Gyllenhaal walks in, waves

6. Medium shot Marisa Tomei

7. Medium shot Idina Menzel, Josh Gad to right, greet Adam Sandler

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Date: 02/10/2020 07:47 AM
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BONG JOON-HO CELEBRATES HISTORY-MAKING OSCAR WIN AT GOVERNORS BALL

Bong Joon-ho celebrated his quadruple Oscar win at the Governors Ball following the ceremony Sunday (9 FEB. 2020)

In a milestone win that instantly expanded the Oscars' horizons, the South Korean screenwriter and director's masterfully devious class satire “Parasite” became the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards.

  

“Parasite” took Hollywood’s top prize on Sunday night, along with awards for best director, best international film and best screenplay.  In a year dominated by period epics - “1917,” “Once Upon a Time ... In Hollywood,” “The Irishman” - the film academy instead went overseas, to South Korea, to reward a contemporary and unsettling portrait of social inequality in “Parasite.”

Fellow director Josh Cooley, who won Best Animated Feature for his "Toy Story 4," was celebrating alongside the South Korean filmmakers.

"That just blew everybody away, and it was an uproar at the very end of the night.  It was great," he said.

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Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Wide shot exterior, Governors Ball

2. Medium shot "Parasite" filmmakers hold up their Oscars for photographers

3. Medium shot Bong Joon-ho speaks to reporter (with translator)

4. SOUNDBITE (Korean/English) Bong Joon-ho, screenwriter/director:

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(Reporter: "You made history tonight. Talk to us about making history and what that means to you.")

(Via translator: "First I need to process this and this has to feel like reality for me to talk about making history and all of that, but right now, I can hardly process what's going on.")

(In English) "What I can say now in this moment is what the f**k is going on here? Sorry!"

5. Wide shot Bong Joon-ho speaks to reporter

6. Medium shot Bong Joon-ho speaks to reporter

7. SOUNDBITE (Korean/English) Bong Joon-ho, screenwriter/director:

(In English) "To Korean people?"

(Via translator) "It sounds so natural, but we are just a part of the world."

8. Wide shot Bong Joon-ho and fellow "Parasite" filmmakers hold up Oscars for photographers

9. Wide shot Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara exit Governors Ball

10. Various shots Laura Dern outside Governors Ball venue

11. Medium shot Chrissy Metz

12. SOUNDBITE (English) Chrissy Metz, actress/singer:

"Well that speak (by Joaquin Phoenix) was incredible, and then when 'Parasite' won, I don't know why, I was very emotional for them and I just felt very happy for them."

(Reporter: "They made history.")

"They made history, and that's really what it's about, so, yeah, yeah."

13. Medium shot Josh Cooley holds up his Oscar

14. SOUNDBITE (English) Josh Cooley, director, "Toy Story 4", which won Best Animated Feature:

"Parasite' winning what, four awards. I believe – that just blew everybody away, and just, it was an uproar at the very end of the night. It was great."

(Reporter: "What do you think is the significance of 'Parasite's win, because, of course, it's history because it's the first foreign language film ever to win best picture. And there's been a lot of discussion of a lack of diversity, lack of inclusivity that blows that out of the water. Talk to us about that movie.")

"Well, I think this is just a testament to the Boon, his filmmaking. It goes beyond language, and I think that that is so huge for that film. I think it's such a great, great, great movie. I've seen in quite a few times now, and so I am I'm so thrilled for their team and for that film."

15. SOUNDBITE (English) Rian Johnson, director:

"Well, I mean, I think that just so, I mean, first of all, just getting to know director Bong over the past few months, just seeing what an amazing, lovely guy he is, but also seeing 'Parasite'- I mean, it was a year full of amazing movies, like any one of the ones nominated, I would've been thrilled if it won. But seeing 'Parasite,' which is such a singular vision, and seeing the Academy – and that's all these filmmakers across all these disciplines coming together and the fact that they voted that – I mean, it sends my heart through the roof, man. I just couldn't be happier tonight."

16. Wide shot; zoom Beanie Feldstein walks past

17. Wide shot actress Julia Butters ("Once Upon a Time In Hollywood")

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BONG JOON HO'S 'PARASITE' MAKES OSCAR HISTORY

Writer-director Bong Joon Ho made Oscar history Sunday night, capturing Oscars for best director and best international feature with his dark comic thriller, "Parasite," the first South Korean film to win an Academy Award in any category.  

In capturing the best director Oscar, Bong beat out a cast of previous winners and film legends that included Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino and Sam Mendes, and he paid tribute to all of them in his acceptance speech.  

In addition to his director Oscar, Bong also shared the best original screenplay award with his "Parasite" co-writer Han Jin Won, while "Parasite" won the award for best picture.  

"To win just one award would have been a huge celebration," speaking in Korean, he told reporters backstage, adding that taking four was such a surreal experience that he feared he might wake up and discover it never happened.

"Then, switching to English, he added an expletive as he said, "It's ... crazy," to raucous laughter and applause.

The best director category was not only one of the most competitive this year but also one of the most highly criticized for the fact that no women were nominated, including previous nominee Greta Gerwig, whose film "Little Women" was up for best picture. Gerwig herself received a nomination for best adapted screenplay.  

"Parasite's" sweep was groundbreaking, however, in that no South Korean film had previously won an Oscar in any category.  

Bong said he believes more international films could win top honors in the future, however, now that streaming services like Netflix have made movie watching a global experience.  

"This film was voted by the members of the academy and I know that that was signaling a different change for international cinema, not just Korea, "he said.  

"Parasite," a critical and commercial success, features a cast largely unknown in the West. It tells the story of how an unemployed family of four living in a slum basement apartment comically con their way into the lives of one of Seoul's wealthiest families before things begin to unravel darkly.

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Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. SOUNDBITE (English/Korean) Bong Joon Ho, writer-director:

"So I'm just a very strange person. I just did what I've always done with great artists with producer Kwak and my co-writer Han Jin Won and with all my actors. It was the same process making this film. But we've had these amazing results. It still feels very surreal. I feel like something will hit me and I will wake up from this dream." (in English) "It's really fucking crazy."

2. SOUNDBITE (Korean) Bong Joon Ho, writer-director:

"So I've seen Scorsese lose this award multiple times, and he didn't know me back then. But I was so frustrated. I remember when he won for 'The Departed,' I was so excited. So to be nominated with him has been a huge honor. It's hard to believe."

(Reporter: "Can I ask you, what does this do for the acceptance in this country of foreign language films, films with subtitles? Is this a breakthrough moment you think, and allows you, other people who make films in foreign languages?")

"So during the Golden Globes I mentioned the 1 inch barrier subtitles, but I feel like that was already a little late. People were already overcoming these barriers through streaming services, YouTube, social media and the environment that we currently live in. I think we are all connected. So I think naturally we will come to a day when a foreign language film or not, it doesn't really matter. A foreign language film winning this won't be much of an issue later on, hopefully."

3. SOUNDBITE (Korean) Kwak Sin Ae, producer:

"So it's the first time a Korean film has been nominated for the Oscars. So to just win one award would have been a huge celebration. But to win in four categories, six Oscars in total, I can't even imagine the atmosphere in Korea right now and what would happen when we get back. But I did once imagine what it would mean to win best picture, to win best picture means that this film was voted by the members of the Academy. And I realize that that would signal the beginning of a different kind of change for international cinema, not just for Korea. So in that sense, it would have been great to win. We did win."

4. SOUNDBITE (English/Korean) Bong Joon Ho, writer-director:

(in English) "Yesterday in the Spirit Awards, 'The Farewell,' Lulu Wang won the best picture. So I was so happy with that. I really love her works." ... (in Korean) "I don't think it's necessary to separate all the borders and divisions, whether it's Asia, Europe or the US. If we pursue the beauty of cinema and focus on the individual charms that each piece has, I think then we will naturally overcome all these barriers. ... (in English) Me and Lulu Wang, we we all just make movies. It's all the same."

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Date: 02/10/2020 06:58 AM
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ZELLWEGER COMPLETES COMEBACK WITH OSCAR WIN

Renee Zellweger completed a Hollywood comeback for the ages at the Oscars on Sunday night, winning as best actress for her role as Judy Garland in "Judy."  

Written off during a six-year hiatus from acting that ended in 2016, Zellweger returned to claim her second Oscar after 16 years.

She did her own singing in front of live audiences in the biopic that chronicles the last years of Garland's life shortly before her death in 1969 at age 47. Zellweger won supporting-actress honors in 2004 for "Cold Mountain."  

When asked backstage how she's changed as an actress since then, Zellweger said: "At that time, I think I was so busy I wasn't in the moment. I'm a little more present now."

In 2010, Zellweger took a break to take care of herself after experiencing depression. She had been working nearly non-stop for years while starring in hits like "Bridget Jones's Diary" and "Chicago."

"The time away and the time in between has helped me to appreciate it in a different way," she said backstage. "I just look at it in a different way."  

The 50-year-old actress came into the end of awards season riding a wave of momentum that included wins at the Golden Globes, SAG Awards, BAFTAs and Independent Spirit Awards.

Once again, as she has done throughout this season, Zellweger honored Garland's legacy. Garland's daughters, Liza Minnelli and Lorna Luft, had both said they would not watch the movie.

"This is about wanting to tell that story and celebrate Judy Garland and shine a light on the nuances of the circumstances of her life that people dismiss as tragic," Zellweger said backstage. "The opportunity to tell a story that challenges that narrative. You can't know how extraordinary a person is until you know what they struggled with and what they overcome."

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Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Renee Zellweger enters backstage interview room

2. SOUNDBITE (English) Renee Zellweger, actress:

"The only things that I did by myself are sing in the car on the 405 in traffic for a year. So that was a lot of practice for anybody who's tried to drive down the 405. And the reading and things, that was by myself. But what you're talking about, that connectivity -- that was a consequence of everybody's work on that set, everybody was motivated by the same thing. We just appreciate the importance of her legacy and who she was as a person. And we all wanted to celebrate her."

3. SOUNDBITE (English) Renee Zellweger, actress:

"But in my mind, when I go back to those couple of years that we shared, celebrating her and telling the story and building toward it. Boy, that's the blessing, isn't it? Yeah."

4. SOUNDBITE (English) Renee Zellweger, actress:

(Reporter: "How is this award different from the first one you won in 2004? And how have you changed as a person, as an actress?") "Oh, my goodness. How much time do you have? Well, at that time, I think I was so busy that I wasn't actually in the moment. I think I had just flown home from something for 'Bridget Jones 2,' or something. How's it different. Different perspective. I'm a little more present now. I think that the time away and the time in between has helped me to appreciate it in a different way. I just look at it in a different way. What it represents is a little bit different. And obviously this is -- this isn't ultimately, you know, this is about wanting to tell that story and to celebrate Judy Garland and to shine a light on perhaps the nuances of the circumstances of her life, which people dismiss as tragic. You know, the opportunity to tell a story that challenges that narrative and says, oh, no, no, no, no. You can't know how extraordinary a person is until you know what they struggle with and what they overcome. And to me that, you know, that's what this is."

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SOFIA VERGARA, JON HAMM, GABRIELLE UNION AMONGST EARLY STARS AT VANITY FAIR OSCAR PARTY

Sofia Vergara, Joe Manganiello, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union were amongst the stars arriving to the Vanity Fair party on Sunday (9 FEBRUARY 2020).

The annual party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills is one of the glitziest of night of the Academy Awards.

Many of the Oscar winners are expected to arrive later in the evening.

Beverly Hills, California, 9 February 2020

1. Wide of Vanity Fair white carpet, then zoom into Michael Keaton talking to David Foster and Katherine McPhee

2. Wide of actors Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara

3. Bryce Dallas Howard and father, Ron Howard talking

4. Medium of Jon Hamm

5. Wide of Bryce Dallas Howard and Ron Howard

6. Medium of Leslie Mann, then pull out to Judd Apatow

7. Wide of Ava DuVernay

8. Wide of Lena Waithe

9. J.J. Abrams talking to Jemima Goldsmith

10. Medium of Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union arriving, then pull out to Jeff Goldblum dancing with Elizabeth Banks (red dress)

11. Wide of Tom Ford

12. Wide of Michael Keaton

13. Wide of David Foster and Katherine McPhee

14. Wide of Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade

15. Medium of Catherine O'Hara

16. Medium of Joan Collins

17. Medium of Judith Light

18. Wide of Patricia Clarkson

19. Close of John McEnroe

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Date: 02/10/2020 05:58 AM
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CAST AND CREW OF 'PARASITE', REGINA KING, MORE POSE ON OSCARS RED CARPET

The "Parasite" cast and crew all gathered on the Oscars red carpet Sunday (9 FEB. 2020).

The movie, directed by Bong Joon-Ho, has a chance to be the first non-English film to win best picture.

Waad Al-Kateab, director of the documentary "For Sama," wore a gown embroidered with the words "we dared to dream" in Arabic. She walked the red carpet with her husband and four-year-old daughter, Sama, whom she made the film for.

Regina King turned heads in a pale pink Versace gown complete with flowing train.

King is returning to the Oscars after winning the best supporting actress trophy last year for "If Beale Street Could Talk."

Ten-year-old "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" actress, Julia Butters, posed pretty in an ensemble in various shades of pink. The young star also carried a pink sparkly purse. Inside was a turkey sandwich because she told journalists on the red carpet that she didn't like some of the food available. This year's menu at the post-ceremony Governor's Ball is mostly plant-based.

Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Wide of the cast and crew of 'Parasite' posing

2. Various of Bong Joon-ho

3. Wide of George McKay

4. Zoom in to medium of Dean Charles-Chapman

5. Various of 'Sama' director Waad Al-Kateab with husband Hamza al-Kateab and daughter Sama

6. Various of recording artist Aurora Aksnes

7. Various of 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' actress Julia Butters

8. Various of Regina King

9. Various of Idina Menzel posing both with her husband Aaron Lohr and alone

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ELTON JOHN, 'JOKER' COMPOSER CELEBRATE OSCAR WINS BACKSTAGE

Elton John and his longtime songwriting partner Bernie Taupin are Oscar winners — together — for a song they created for the biopic "Rocketman."

The pair wrote "I'm Gonna Love Me Again" for the musical biopic that charted John's rise to superstar status, warts and all.

"This is for him. This is for my partner of 53 years. Without him, I wouldn't be here. He starts the process. He gives me the lyric. Then I go ahead. Without the lyrics, I'm nobody. This is the man who started the journey. And we're still together after 53 years. I have one of these already, but I so wanted to get one for everybody involved in the film," John said of Taupin backstage.

The pair won a Golden Globe earlier this year, and noted that they had never won a Grammy Award together.

John paired with Tim Rice to win an Academy Award for "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" from the original "Lion King."

"We always come back together for the music. And the music is the thing that has run through the blood line of our veins ever since we first met," Taupin said backstage.

Earlier, Hildur Guðnadóttir won the best original score Academy Award for "Joker," becoming the first woman to win in the category since 1998.

Anne Dudley was the last female composer to win the honor. She took home the Oscar in 1998 for "The Full Monty."

"It has kind of poked a lot of people -- if you see these statistics of awards that have been going on for like 70 something years and a woman has never won them, it makes us realize like, whoa, wait a minute," Guðnadóttir said backstage. "Maybe there's something a little bit unbalanced going on here. And there's been a lot of conversation happening as a result of that. And it's been a real honor for me to be a part of that conversation and to be a part of opening it up and kind of, you know, just pointing out that that this is a little bit silly and we should be opening up the industry to more women."

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Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. SOUNDBITE (English) Kazuhiro Tsuji, special effects makeup artist:

"Oh, Japan. You know what? I'm sorry to say, but I left Japan and I became American because I got tired. I got tired of that culture, too submissive. And, you know, it's so hard to make a dream come true. So that's why I'm living here. Sorry."

2. SOUNDBITE (English) Hildur Guðnadóttir, film composer:

(Reporter: "You were getting standing ovations from some of the biggest heavy hitters in the score film industry.") "I know. I saw that. It's a wild moment, right? And as I hear my name and I'm kind of startled, and then I am walking on stage and I thought, I can do this. I can do this, I can do this. And then as I got on stage and I saw everyone standing up, it just -- it floored me. It really did."

(Reporter: "Think about it. You know, John Williams and Desplat and the whole gang. Knowing about your nomination, what were your feelings about being nominated against these icons?")

"Well, I mean, it's a little bit intimidating -- I have to admit, but I mean, what has been really special about the whole process, not only tonight, but also the other awards that have been leading up to this one, I've been meeting a lot of them in that journey and I've gotten to know them a little bit on this way. And that's been so incredible. They are so inspiring composers and such masters of the craft. And it's just been really magical to get to know them."

3. SOUNDBITE (English) Hildur Guðnadóttir, film composer:

"It has kind of poked a lot of people -- if you see these statistics of awards that have been going on for like 70 something years and a woman has never won them, it makes us realize like, whoa, wait a minute. Maybe there's something a little bit unbalanced going on here. And there's been a lot of conversation happening as a result of that. And it's been a real honor for me to be a part of that conversation and to be a part of opening it up and kind of, you know, just pointing out that that this is a little bit silly and we should be opening up the industry to more women."

4. SOUNDBITE (English) Elton John, recording artist:

"This is for him. This is for my partner of 53 years. Without him, I wouldn't be here. He starts the process. He gives me the lyric. Then I go ahead. Without the lyrics, I'm nobody. This is the man who started the journey. And we're still together after 53 years. I have one of these already, but I so wanted to get one for everybody involved in the film."

5. SOUNDBITE (English) Elton John, recording artist:

(Reporter: "Where the boys are -- and I'm sure they were so proud of you when they saw you get that award.") "I just FaceTimed them. They're in Australia. Yeah. And I'll be FaceTimeing them in the car when I leave. They are so happy. I love them so much. They love their daddy. They were so excited about the Golden Globes. But this one is -- you know, an award is an award. But as I say, it's -- the thing that matters most in my life is I have a wonderful husband and great children, great family, great friends and health. That's the most important thing. But when you work on something for 12 years as a team and you work really hard and you really -- it comes out the way you want to, want it to -- this is a nice affirmation."

(Reporter: "You are heading to the 28th Elton John AIDS Foundation celebration tonight. It's gonna be one hell of a party.")

John: "It will be one hell of a party, yeah.""

6. SOUNDBITE (English) Bernie Taupin, songwriter:

"But we always come back together for the music. And the music is the thing that has run through the blood line of our veins ever since we first met."

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Date: 02/10/2020 05:09 AM
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DERN CELEBRATES FEMALE DIRECTORS AND HER PARENTS AFTER OSCAR WIN

Laura Dern is the winner of the best supporting actress Academy Award for her role as a high-powered divorce attorney in "Marriage Story."

It is Dern's first Oscar win and caps an awards season where the actress has also collected honors from the Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globes.

She spoke backstage about the need for more female directors in Hollywood.

"If I could give this Oscar to Greta Gerwig, I would do it right now. And Lulu. I mean, there are so many beautiful films. I met the director of 'Honey Boy' yesterday at the Independent Spirit Awards. There are great films," she said. "I think that our lens should focus perhaps less on the lack of accolades and more on the less opportunity that there is and even moreso the lack of second chances given to female voices. And as the business and the people with the money given more and more opportunity to extraordinary and diverse voices and representing who we want to see reflected in film, which is ourselves, we're gonna be in a lot different shape. And I share this with Noah and Greta as well."

"Marriage Story" shows the disintegrating relationship between a showbiz couple played by Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. Dern's well-heeled lawyer helps Johansson outmaneuver her estranged husband in the courtroom, causing more strain on the pair and their young son.

Dern thanked her co-stars and "Marriage Story" director Noah Baumbach. She also thanked her parents, Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern, calling them her heroes.

"Well, I went backstage and people were telling me my mother was very moved and that just makes me so happy to stand up and sing their praises. They literally got me here. And artistically got me here as well. So it means the world," she said.

"American Factory" won the documentary film Academy Award.

It is the first feature backed by Barack and Michelle Obama's production company, Higher Ground, but the former president and first lady are not technically Oscar winners.

The film focuses on the efforts of a Chinese company to repurpose a shuttered General Motors plant in Ohio, and the cultural tensions that arise.

Co-director Steven Bognar said several key figures from the film weren't able to travel to the Oscars due to the coronavirus.

"We are sad because one of our co-producers, Mijie Li, who who did so much for this film, was going to come to the Academy Awards. We had a ticket for her and she could not attend. And also the chairman -- Chairman Cao Dewang, the founder of Fuyao, who trusted us to tell this story and who didn't kick us out of his factory even when things got really hard. He was going to come to the Academy Awards. We had a ticket for him and he could not come because of the Coronavirus and the travel ban. So, that pales. I mean, that inconvenience pales compared to people losing their lives and suffering because of this virus. But our hearts go out to the people who are dealing with this very, very deadly virus," he said.

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Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. SOUNDBITE (English) Laura Dern, actress:

(Reporter: "If you had a chance to nominate any female directors, who would you nominate?") "If I could give this Oscar to Greta Gerwig, I would do it right now. And Lulu. I mean, there are so many beautiful films. I met the director of 'Honey Boy' yesterday at the Independent Spirit Awards. There are great films. I think that our lens should focus perhaps less on the lack of accolades and more on the less opportunity that there is and even moreso the lack of second chances given to female voices. And as the business and the people with the money given more and more opportunity to extraordinary and diverse voices and representing who we want to see reflected in film, which is ourselves, we're gonna be in a lot different shape. And I share this with Noah and Greta as well."

2. SOUNDBITE (English) Laura Dern, actress:

"Thank you. Thank you. Will you help me for a moment? I just want to say I was in complete shock and I forgot to say thank you to my guides in my life -- Peter Levine, Jason Weinberg, Annett Wolf, Kevin Huvane, and my lifelong acting teacher, Sandra Seacat who I've been with since I was 18 years old. And now I can have a great night -- because it's a little bit of heartbreak when you haven't thanked all the people who bring you here, you know? So thank you."

3. SOUNDBITE (English) Laura Dern, actress:

"Well, I went backstage and people were telling me my mother was very moved and that just makes me so happy to stand up and sing their praises. They literally got me here. And artistically got me here as well. So it means the world."

4. SOUNDBITE (English) Julia Reichert, director:

(Reporter: "And what can we do to help support them so more of them can be on the stage holding an Oscar?") "Sisterhood. Which is another way of saying solidarity, which is another way of saying support each other. I mean, how did -- when I first came to the Oscars in 1977, it was a sea of white men. Just a sea of white men in the press corps, all those photographers. It's getting better. Now, how did that happen? It's not by individual women. It's because we started realizing we got to work together, I believe. Right. Right. We got to support each other and not fit into the patriarchy. Like not fit into the boys club. So what would I say? We don't have to do it the way the boys have done it. We can do it the way women want it done. Whatever it is. And sisterhood."

5. SOUNDBITE (English) Steven Bognar, director:

"We are sad because one of our co-producers, Mijie Li, who who did so much for this film, was going to come to the Academy Awards. We had a ticket for her and she could not attend. And also the chairman -- Chairman Cao Dewang, the founder of Fuyao, who trusted us to tell this story and who didn't kick us out of his factory even when things got really hard. He was going to come to the Academy Awards. We had a ticket for him and he could not come because of the Coronavirus and the travel ban. So, that pales. I mean, that inconvenience pales compared to people losing their lives and suffering because of this virus. But our hearts go out to the people who are dealing with this very, very deadly virus."

6. SOUNDBITE (English) Matthew A. Cherry, director:

"Back when we did the Kickstarter campaign in 2017, there had there wasn't a lot of representation in animation. And when I was coming across a lot of these viral videos of dads doing their daughter's hair, they were just so inherently joyful. Our biggest challenge was just to maintain that joy that made people gravitate towards those videos in the first place. And so to be here doing something like this, dealing with black hair and black families, it's just -- it's literally a dream. And I never would have thought in a million years we would win a Oscar for something like this. It's crazy."

7. SOUNDBITE (English) Matthew A. Cherry, director:

"You know, we've been really seeing the real life change and the impact. You know, kids reading the book in class, you know, seeing the book in Target and saying, that's me. So it just means the world and there is space for you in animation. And hopefully this win will help to propel the next generation of diverse people and people of color into that world."

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Date: 02/10/2020 04:28 AM
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BILLIE EILISH STILL CAN'T BELIEVE SHE SWEPT THE GRAMMY'S

Billie Eilish says her Grammy sweep is still "surreal" to her.

The 18-year-old took home album, record and song of the year as well as the best new artist category. But Eilish hasn't had to worry just yet about where to store her awards.

"They don't come for awhile! I don't have them somebody has them, I don't know where," she explained Sunday (9 FEB. 2020) on the carpet ahead of the 92nd Academy Awards.

Wearing an oversized, fuzzy Chanel white suit, with her bright green hair pulled back into a low ponytail, Eilish will perform during the memoriam, which will include Oscar winner Kobe Bryant.

"I never got a chance to (meet him)." Eilish says. "I mean, it's Kobe Bryant, you know what I mean? It's like, everybody knows that man. It was like the most shocking thing to hear ever. It was so, so heartbreaking. I feel like nothing I can say is going to really give it enough love. You know, it's horrible. What can I say?"

Anthony Ramos, star of the upcoming film "In the Heights" and Oscar presenter, spoke of the horrific earthquakes happening in Puerto Rico.

"I'm proud to be Puerto Rican. And I'm proud to say that they're, the Puerto Rican people, are so resilient and that island is paradise. And the people and the island just gets stronger and stronger every day. And I think every time something like this happens, something beautiful comes from this. And I know Puerto Rico, you know, is gonna be you know, something amazing is going to come from all of this."

Sustainability has been a hot-topic issue this awards season, and "Booksmart" actress Kaitlyn Dever made a statement in her dress which she described as "completely sustainable". The red strapless gown by Louis Vuitton had a sweetheart neckline and a stole to give it a bit more of an old-school look.

Oscar regular, Randy Newman, was back on the carpet celebrating his latest nomination for best original song,  "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away." Newman says the honor doesn't get old.

"It's very nice. And it's nice that the music branch, who's responsible for the music nominations, cease fit to accord me that kind of honor. Every time I appreciate it. I mean, it sounds ridiculous, but I like getting nominated very much.  I didn't mind that I lost 18 in a row. Not really. I didn't," the song writer explained.

Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Billie Eilish posing for photos on red carpet

2. SOUNDBITE (English) Billie Eilish, Recording Artist:

"It's going to be beautiful, I think. I think it's gonna be really sad because obviously it's the In Memoriam. I'm looking forward to it. I'm really looking forward to honoring everybody who passed this year and singing a song I've always loved. You'll see. But yea, it is exciting."

3. Billie Eilish posing for photos on red carpet

4. SOUNDBITE (English) Billie Eilish, Recording Artist:

"I never got a chance to. I mean, it's Kobe Bryant, you know what I mean? It's like, everybody knows that man. It was like the most shocking thing to hear ever. It was so, so heartbreaking. I feel like nothing I can say is going to really give it enough love. You know, it's horrible. What can I say?"

5. Billie Eilish posing for photos on red carpet

6. SOUNDBITE (English) Billie Eilish, Recording Artist:

"I mean, Chanel! We gotta do Chanel. I mean, I got (turns and points to Chanel clip in her hair). Ya know what I am saying? Everything Chanel. I don't know why it was just the vibe."

7. Billie Eilish and brother Finneas O'Connell talking to Billy Porter

8. SOUNDBITE (English) Billie Eilish, Recording Artist -- on Grammy wins:

"For sure, I that I was not expecting that at all. It was so surreal I can't even describe it."

Reporter: "Where do you keep them?"

Eilish: "They don't come for awhile! I don't have them somebody has them, I don't know where."

9. SOUNDBITE (English) Anthony Ramos, Actor:

"And me being of Puerto Rican descent, I'm proud to be Puerto Rican. And I'm proud to say that they're, the Puerto Rican people, are so resilient and that island is paradise. And the people and the island just gets stronger and stronger every day. And I think every time something like this happens, something beautiful comes from this. And I know Puerto Rico, you know, is gonna be you know, something amazing is going to come from all of this."

10. SOUNDBITE (English) Kaitlyn Dever, Actress:

"Yes. This is a completely sustainable gown. I'm here with 'Red Carpet Green Dress' supporting them tonight. And it's a dress made by Louis Vuitton. And it's, you know, it's really easy to be sustainable. And I wanted to make a conscious choice to do that at this event."

11. SOUNDBITE (English) Randy Newman, Recording Artist:

"Yeah, that's exactly it. It's very nice. And it's nice that the music branch, who's responsible for the music nominations, cease fit to accord me that kind of honor. Every time I appreciate it. I mean, it sounds ridiculous, but I like getting nominated very much. I didn't mind that I lost 18 in a row. Not really. I didn't."

12. Janelle Monáe waving to camera

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Date: 02/10/2020 04:11 AM
People: Brie Larson , Sam Mendes , Rami Malek , Keanu Reeves , Brad Pitt , Renee Zellweger , Cynthia Erivo , Joaquin Phoenix
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Hollywood stars arrived on the red carpet for the Oscars on Saturday, posing for photographs at the film industry's biggest night.

Arriving at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Brad Pitt, the four-time nominee won the best supporting actor Academy Award for his role as a stuntman in “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood.”

The red carpet is being rolled out two to three weeks earlier than usual in a bid to freshen up a ceremony and potentially boost ratings.

After winning nearly every major precursor award, Sam Mendes’ “1917” is the favourite for best picture. But many believe the Korean thriller “Parasite” has a chance at an upset.

Los Angeles - 9 February 2020

1. Actor Brad Pitt posing for photos

2. Actress Brie Larson posing for photos

3. Actor Keanu Reeves and Patricia Taylor (Keanu's mother) posing for photos

4. Actor Joaquin Phoenix posing for photos

5. Actress Cynthia Erivo posing for photos

6. Actress Renee Zellweger posing for photos

7. Actor Rami Malek, then joined by actress Lucy Boynton, posing for photos

8. Lucy Boynton posing for photos

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Date: 02/10/2020 04:05 AM
People: Patricia Clarkson , Judith Light , Joan Collins , Catherine O'Hara , Judd Apatow , Banks , Elizabeth Banks , Ava DuVernay , Gabrielle Union , John McEnroe , J. J. Abrams , Bryce Dallas Howard , Katharine McPhee , Jeff Goldblum , Leslie Mann , Sofia Vergara , Jemima Khan , Joe Manganiello , Jon Hamm , Lena Waithe , Michael Keaton
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FIRST STARS ARRIVE TO VANITY FAIR OSCAR PARTY

Sofia Vergara, Joe Manganiello, Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union were amongst the stars arriving to the Vanity Fair party on Sunday (9 FEB. 2020).

It's the 26th year of the annual Oscar-night soiree.

Many of the winners and losers of the Oscars are expected to arrive later in the evening.

Beverly Hills, California, 9 February 2020

1. Wide of Vanity Fair white carpet, then zoom into Michael Keaton talking to David Foster and Katharine McPhee

2. Wide of actors Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara

3. Bryce Dallas Howard and father, Ron Howard talking

4. Medium of Jon Hamm

5. Wide of Bryce Dallas Howard and Ron Howard

6. Medium of Leslie Mann, then pull out to Judd Apatow

7. Wide of Ava DuVernay

8. Wide of Lena Waithe

9. J.J. Abrams talking to Jemima Goldsmith

10. Medium of Dwane Wade and Gabrielle Union arriving, then pull out to Jeff Goldblum dancing with Elizabeth Banks (red dress)

11. Wide of Tom Ford

12. Wide of Michael Keaton

13. Wide of David Foster and Katharine McPhee

14. Wide of Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade

15. Medium of Catherine O'Hara

16. Medium of Joan Collins

17. Medium of Judith Light

18. Wide of Patricia Clarkson

19. Close of John McEnroe

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BRAD PITT ENDS HIS 'VERY SPECIAL RUN' WITH AN OSCAR

Brad Pitt finally has his acting Oscar.

The four-time nominee won the best supporting actor Academy Award for his role as a stuntman in "Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood."

Pitt had been expected to win the category after scooping up a series of honors this year, including at the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

"It's a community I love and friends that I've made over 30 years that mean a lot to me, truly. And I feel a responsibility to that more than anything, more than like a victory lap. And so I think about like right now, I'm just looking -- I think it's time to go disappear for a little while now and, you know, get back to making things," Pitt said backstage at the Oscars.

Pitt's treated the previous wins with jokes and breezy speeches. He was more somber on Sunday, calling his win "incredible" as his peers cheered -- and throwing in a reference to the U.S. presidential impeachment trial.

"I was really disappointed with this week. And I think when gamesmanship trumps doing the right thing, it's a sad day. And I don't think we should let it slide. And I'm very serious about that," he said backstage.

The actor plays the stunt double of an aging cowboy actor played by Leonardo DiCaprio, a best actor nominee, in Quentin Tarantino's 1969 Hollywood fable "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood."

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1. SOUNDBITE (English) Brad Pitt, actor:

(Reporter: "You've walked up and won every single award. Is it the time of your life?") "Uh. No. Well, no, I hope not. I hope I got other shit going on. But it has been a really special -- a really special run. And again, it's a community I love and friends that I've made over 30 years that mean a lot to me, truly. And I feel a responsibility to that more than anything, more than like a victory lap. And so I think about like right now, I'm just looking -- I think it's time to go disappear for a little while now and, you know, get back to making things. Good? All right. Thank you all!"

2. SOUNDBITE (English) Brad Pitt, actor:

(Reporter: "Tonight, you did have your political reference. What kind of prompted you to go that way?") "I was really disappointed with this week. And I think when gamesmanship trumps doing the right thing, it's a sad day. And I don't think we should let it slide. And I'm very serious about that."

3. SOUNDBITE (English) Brad Pitt, actor:

(Reporter: "What's your Tinder profile going to say now?")

"You'll just have to look it up."

(Reporter: "Some unkind souls have suggested you've had a writer throughout the speeches this awards season. Say it ain't so.")

"I've actually -- historically, I've always been really tentative about speeches. Like -- they make me nervous. So this round, I figured if we're going to do this, I'm like put some like some real work into and try to get comfortable and -- and this is the result of that. No, I definitely write them. I have some funny friends. I have some very, very funny friends that helped me with some laughs. But no, it's got to come from the heart."

4. SOUNDBITE (English) Brad Pitt, actor:

(Reporter: "You said that you were dedicating this to your kids. What would you say to them if they want to become actors? Would you let them do it? What would be the advice that you would give to them?")

"We can have that conversation once they're 18. And then listen, I want them to follow their bliss, you know, follow their passions -- whatever, whatever they're most interested in. And then it's -- then I think it's about, you know, guiding as you can, but that they get to try everything on and find what what -- where their passion lies. So, sure, why not?"

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SCARLETT JOHANSSON CALLS OSCAR NOMINATIONS "SURREAL"

Scarlett Johansson showed up Sunday (9 FEB. 2020) for her two-nomination night at the Oscars every bit the bombshell in a Champagne-colored Oscar de la Renta strapless gown embellished to the rafters. Johansson walked the red carpet with fiancée, Colin Jost of "Saturday Night Live" fame.

"Very surreal. I'm still processing it," the actress said of her double nomination.

Johansson was nominated for best supporting actress for "Jojo Rabbit" and best actress for "Marriage Story."

"I need a bit of time to be able to completely absorb it all, but very, very humbling and very exciting," Johansson added.

Also nominated for best supporting actress for her role in "Little Women" is 24-year-old Florence Pugh.

Pugh wore a tiered gown in a standout shade from Louis Vuitton.

"It changes in different light," she said. "Sometimes it's green, sometimes it's blue. I feel like a Tinkerbell fairy. It's great."

Pugh went on to credit "Little Women" director Greta Gerwig.

"I think as a young woman working with someone like that, that was just so wonderful. And every single time we did a group scene, it felt like we were doing it for the first time again. And that was purely because of her and her energy. So, even if she's not nominated, everybody knows she's amazing," Pugh explained.

Geena Davis was recognized during the ceremony with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her work combating gender inequality. An Oscar winner for "The Accidental Tourist" in 1989, Davis founded the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media in 2004. On the red carpet, she touted improvements made in gender representation for children's TV and movies while noting "we still have a lot of work to do with the world of the movie, and also other types of diversity."

Director Pedro Almodovar said it was good news the Academy is including a non-English film in the Best Picture category.

"You know, I mean, I suppose that the Oscars are like the Goya Awards in Spain, like BAFTAs in England and Cesar in France. They celebrate the art industry. So there is you know, there is a category for international movies, so I feel that is why. But I like the idea that they are a little more open to welcome movies from other countries I mean in the same level they see the American. So perhaps this year there will be a surprise. We don't know. Not for me because I am not, you know, I don't have a nomination in that category but there is someone," Almodovar said referencing Bong Joon-Ho and his film "Parasite."

Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Geena Davis talking to reporter

2. SOUNDBITE (English) Geena Davis, Actress:

"Right. Well, it's been about 15 years that I've been working on improving the female characters of what kids see in TV and movies, but very exciting thing is very recently we have some major historic news, which is that for lead characters in both children's TV and children's movies. We've reached gender parity. So that's during the 15 years that I've been working on this. So, as you can imagine, it's thrilling. We still have a lot of work to do with the world of the movie and also other types of diversity, of course. But it's really big news."

3. SOUNDBITE (English) Taika Waititi, Director - on whether wildfires will affect the upcoming production of 'Thor: Love and Thunder':

"We're not going to be able to shoot until August. I'm moving there in March and will start prep. I see when I get down there, we're in Sydney so we are gonna be on the stages so it (the wildfires) probably won't affect how we're working. But I mean, I just yeah, it's pretty devastating what's going on down there. And a lot of the smoke is going across to New Zealand as well. So yeah, it's not good."

4. Taika Waititi posing for photos on red carpet

5. SOUNDBITE (English) Taika Waititi, Director - on climate change:

"Well, here's what you do. You don't just rely on the 16-year-old to have to save the world. You've got to get up and actually do something. And, you know, it's not even about pressing 'like' on twitter. You've got to get outside and do something. Go to a beach, pick up rubbish. You've got to get everyone involved. And also, it's not considered a cool thing to be into the environment, you know, and we can make it cool because, you know, I think living and breathing is pretty cool. I want to continue doing it. I want my kids to continue living and breathing."

4. Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost on red carpet

5. SOUNDBITE (English) Scarlett Johansson, Actress:

"Very surreal. I'm still processing it. I need a bit of time to be able to completely absorb it all, but very, very humbling and very exciting."

6. Johansson and Florence Pugh hugging

7. SOUNDBITE (English) Florence Pugh, Actress:

"Louis Vuitton, in the most bizarre, wonderful color ever. It changes in different lights. Sometimes it's green, sometimes it's blue. I feel like a Tinkerbell fairy. It's great."

8. Florence Pugh posing for photos on red carpet

9. SOUNDBITE (English) Florence Pugh, Actress:

"This is crazy. I mean, I think every young person, actor, performer sometimes wishes that maybe they'll be on this carpet one day. I suddenly didn't think that it was gonna be now, and I certainly didn't think that it was gonna be when I was 24. So I'm just soaking it all in. And as my dad says, I'm smelling the roses because this is crazy. This doesn't happen and maybe it'll never happen again. So, here we are."

10. Florence Pugh posing for photos on red carpet

11. SOUNDBITE (English) Florence Pugh, Actress - on Greta Gerwig:

"I think as a young woman working with someone like that, that was just so wonderful. And every single time we did a group scene, it felt like we were doing it for the first time again. And that was purely because of her and her energy. So, even if she's not nominated, everybody knows she's amazing."

12. SOUNDBITE (English) Pedro Almodovar, Director:

"You know, I mean, I suppose that the Oscars are like the Goya Awards in Spain, like BAFTAs in England and Cesar in France. They celebrate the art industry. So there is you know, there is a category for international movies, so I feel that is why. But I like the idea that they are a little more open to welcome movies from other countries I mean in the same level they see the American. So perhaps this year there will be a surprise. We don't know. Not for me because I am not, you know, I don't have a nomination in that category but there is someone."

13. Wide of red carpet

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Date: 02/10/2020 12:51 AM
People: Leonardo Dicaprio , Louis Vuitton , Margot Robbie , Oscar de la Renta , Adam Driver , Charlize Theron , Scarlett Johansson , Colin Jost , Rooney Mara , Gal Gadot , Lea Seydoux
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MARGOT ROBBIE, GAL GADOT, SCARLETT JOHANSSON, CHARLIZE THERON, LEONARDO DICAPRIO, ROONEY MARA POSE ON OSCARS RED CARPET

Scarlett Johansson showed up Sunday (9 FEB. 2020) for her two-nomination night at the Oscars every bit the bombshell in a Champagne-colored Oscar de la Renta strapless gown embellished to the rafters.

Charlize Theron wore a one shoulder black Dior Haute Couture dress with a thigh-high slit on one side.

Gal Gadot turned heads in a Givenchy dress with a sheer black top and pink poofy skirt. She paired it with a red lip.

Rooney Mara wore a McQueen gown with black lace details and cutouts.

Lea Seydoux walked the red carpet in a white Louis Vuitton dress.

Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Various of Margot Robbie

2. Various of Gal Gadot

3. Colin Jost, left and Scarlett Johansson, right

4. Scarlett Johansson poses solo

5. Various of Charlize Theron

6. Wide of Adam Driver, left, and Joanne Tucker

7. Wide, zoom in on Leonardo DiCaprio

8. Various of Rooney Mara

9. Various of Lea Seydoux

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Date: 02/10/2020 12:38 AM
People: Brad Pitt , Brie Larson , Renee Zellweger , Cynthia Erivo , Keanu Reeves , Rami Malek , Joaquin Phoenix , Anthony Vaccarello
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BRAD PITT, BRIE LARSON, JOAQUIN PHOENIX, CYNTHIA ERIVO, RENEE ZELLWEGER, RAMI MALEK AND LUCY BOYNTON POSE ON OSCARS CARPET

Brad Pitt looked dapper on Sunday's (9 FEB. 2020) Oscars red carpet in a velvet, shawl-collar tuxedo by Brioni.

Another standout was Brie Larson in a shimmering rose gold cape dress by Celine.

Cynthia Erivo went for blonde bombshell in a white gown that hugged her up top and fell to a full skirt. Her short hair matched the one-strap look. Nominee for "Judy," Renee Zellweger, also went for white. Her body hugger had one shoulder with a long sleeve and ample sparkle.

"Joker" star, Joaquin Phoenix, accessorized his black tux with something he seems quite fond of _ dark sunglasses.

Hollywood couple Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton stepped out on the Oscars carpet together. Malek, who won the best actor award last year for "Bohemian Rhapsody" wore all black by YSL by Anthony Vaccarello. Boynton wore a black and white dress by Chanel.

Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Wide, zoom in on Brad Pitt

2. Various Wide, zoom in on of Brie Larson

3. Medium of Keanu Reeves and Patricia Taylor

4. Wide, zoom in to medium of Joaquin Phoenix

5. Various of Cynthia Erivo

6. Various of Renee Zellweger

7. Medium of Rami Malek; he's joined by Lucy Boynton, zoom out to wide

8. Fashion shot, zoom out on Lucy Boynton posing solo

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Date: 02/10/2020 12:24 AM
People: Bong Joon-ho , Agatha Christie , Idina Menzel , Questlove , Rian Johnson
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IDINA MENZEL, RIAN JOHNSON AND QUESTLOVE ARRIVE AT THE OSCARS

This isn't actress Idina Menzel's first time at the Oscars, but the excitement is still there.

"I'm still a little girl that I always dreamt of being here and taking that in is exciting and exhilarating," said the "Frozen II" actress.  "And tonight, I am joined by women who play Elsa in the other languages all over the world. So it's a very powerful moment for me."

Deejay and recording artist Questlove was also excited about the night, so much so that he prepared a year and a half ahead of time.

"I've prepped for this moment for the last year and a half. Year and a half! So that means kind of like C.S.I.—I have tape on my wall and all these diagrams," said The Roots band leader. "That's how I conduct music. So hopefully it'll go off without a hitch."

And "Knives Out" director Rian Johnson touched getting a sequel for his popular film.

"I've got a wish-list in my head of so many different people I want to work with. That's what's really funny about this type of movie: you're putting together an all-star ensemble so you can really, first of all, just go for the stars and say, 'Oh my God. Can we actually get that person?'But also, it means I can work with a ton of actors that I'm excited to work with."

Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Idina Menzel speaking with reporter

2. SOUNDBITE (English) Idina Menzel, actress, on having an opportunity to enjoy the show:

"It's nice to have a little bit of the experience, but they're still nerve wracking. And I'm still a little girl that I always dreamt of being here and taking that in is exciting and exhilarating. And tonight, I am joined by women who play Elsa in the other languages all over the world. So it's a very powerful moment for me."

3. Extreme wide of carpet

4. SOUNDBITE (English) (speaking order) Ljubo Stefanov, director (1), Tamara Kotevska (2), director, unidentified person (3), on entire country of Macedonia supporting 'Honeyland':

Stefanov: "Yeah, there is a public screening of awards ceremony and people are happy because this is probably the biggest achievement in Macedonia cinema until now (unintelligible).

Kotevska: "There's not a person who doesn't watch it and they make like a Macedonian type of Oscar (ceremony) today to watch it all together."

Unidentified person: "Public screening with a red carpet that I wish I was there as well. But this is also awesome."

5. Questlove taking pictures with his phone

6. SOUNDBITE (English) Questlove, recording artist, on his documentary project:

"I think anyone who kind of knows anything about me or at least follows me on social media knows that my IG (Instagram) is basically one giant music documentary where I do these gargantuan paragraphs about music history. I think at this stage in my life about to cross that 5 in the left digit pretty soon (turning 50 years old) I think the next_the third act of my life is going to be preserving history. You know, having already taught at NYU and now I have my own podcast and I think the next step is_I just want to tell music stories through documentaries, so that's what's next for me."

7. Questlove taking pictures with his phone

8. SOUNDBITE (English), Questlove, recording artist, on his documentary project:

"I'm super meticulous, like very sort of—I'll say meticulous, but I like to say anal retentive. I've prepped for this moment for the last year and a half. Year and a half! So that means kind of like C.S.I.— I have tape on my wall and all these diagrams of_that's how I conduct music. So hopefully it'll go off without a hitch."

9. Rian Johnson embracing Bong Joon-ho on carpet

10. SOUNDBITE (English), Rian Johnson, director, on 'Knives Out' sequel:

"I've got a wish-list in my head of so many different people I want to work with. That's what's really funny about this type of movie: you're putting together an all-star ensemble so you can really, first of all, just go for the stars and say, 'Oh my God. Can we actually get that person?' But also, it means I can work with a ton of actors that I'm excited to work with. So I dunno, we'll see what happens."

11. Rian Johnson speaking with reporter on carpet

12. SOUNDBITE (English), Rian Johnson, director, on 'Knives Out' sequel:

"'Knives Out' was sort of an Agatha Christie-inspired murder mystery. And so from the very start, I've always thought, you know, if this takes—if we could just do another mystery with the same detective, the same way she wrote a bunch Poirot novels, that would be a blast. So, so yeah, it took and it's gonna be a blast."

13. Sergio Pablos speaking with reporter

14. SOUNDBITE (English), Sergio Pablos, animator/director, on opportunities provided by streaming services:

"I think competition is healthy. I think it's a good thing and it's true that people like me, you know, the only way we can get our films made is through the streaming service. I mean, we went everywhere with this film. We got turned down; it only exists because of Netflix. So, you know, I think we're not the only ones. I mean, you'll hear Cuarón or Scorsese to say the same things. So it's an outlet for other kinds of films, then all the better, the merrier."

15. Wide of carpet

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Date: 02/10/2020 12:23 AM
People: Benjamin Millepied , Lorene Scafaria , Natalie Portman , Taika Waititi , Penelope Cruz , Saoirse Ronan , Louis Vuitton , Salma Hayek , Al Pacino , Greta Gerwig , Florence Pugh , Mati Diop , Robert De Niro , Margaret Qualley , Alma Har'el , Melina Matsoukas , Lulu Wang
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PENELOPE CRUZ, TAIKI WAITITI, MARGARET QUALLEY, ROBERT DE NIRO AND AL PACINO, FLORENCE PUGH POSE ON OSCARS CARPET

Two acting legends, "The Irishman" co-stars, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, hit the Oscars red carpet together on Sunday (9 FEB. 2020).

Another queen of the carpet: "Little Women" nominee Florence Pugh in a tiered gown in a standout shade from Louis Vuitton.

Natalie Portman went in another direction. Her Dior cape look was embroidered with the names of women who directed movies last year but were not nominated at the 92nd Academy Awards. Who are they? The names included Lorene Scafaria ("Hustlers"), Lulu Wang ("The Farewell"), Greta Gerwig ("Little Women"), Marielle Heller ("A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"), Melina Matsoukas ("Queen & Slim") Alma Har'el ("Honey Boy"), Céline Sciamma ("Portrait of a Lady on Fire") and Mati Diop ("Atlantics")

Saoirse Ronan's Gucci gown had a purple skirt with a black and white top with an abundance of fabric at the waist.

Salma Hayek also wore Gucci. She chose an all white silk georgette one-shoulder gown with a bodice and sleeve that draped.

Penelope Cruz was elegant in a custom black silk Chanel dress. The gown had a pearl belt and a white flower and bow on the neckline. It was inspired by Chanel's Haute Couture collection from 1995.

Margaret Qualley also wore black Chanel. The "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" actress was dressed in a black satin and tulle dress with black and white feathers at the bottom.

Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Various of Penelope Cruz

2. Various of Taiki Waititi posing alone and with producer Carthew Neal

3. Various of Margaret Qualley

4. Various of Robert De Niro, left, and Al Pacino, right

5. Fashion shot of Salma Hayek

6. Various of Florence Pugh

7. Various of Saoirse Ronan

8. Various of Natalie Portman with husband Benjamin Millepied

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Summary: Jonathan Pryce talks being nominated later in life and Laura Dern on why she cried when she read 'Marriage Story'
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Date: 02/10/2020 12:07 AM
People: Sigrid , Jonathan Pryce , Wolfgang Puck , Laura Dern , Diane Ladd
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LAURA DERN REMEMBERS HER FIRST TIME AT THE OSCARS

Nearly three decades after her first Oscar nomination for "Rambling Rose," Laura Dern walked the red carpet at the 92nd Academy Awards Sunday (9 FEB. 2020) in a similar fashion, wearing a dress by the same designer and bringing along the same date, her mother Diane Ladd.

"I have the privilege of wearing Mr. Armani, who is the first person who dressed me when I came to the Academy Awards with my mother in the early 90s, and now she is my date. And we're back here together wearing him. So it feels really special," Dern explained.

"I think it's the best script I had read." Dern said of "Marriage Story" ahead of the ceremony. "I mean, it is a flawless script. Every moment is scripted, the way I took my shoes off for Ray. The boy lays on the floor to play. Noah's (Baumbach, writer/director) meticulous like one of our master playwrights. And you don't see writing like that. And then in addition, it just it holds everything we long for. In a story about family and heartbreak and true love. I find it just a gorgeous movie. I feel privileged to be part of it. And 'Little Women' also nominated tonight."

The night was also special for 72-year-old, Jonathan Pryce. He received his first nomination for the best actor for his role in "The Two Popes."

"I think it would be sweet anytime," Pryce said of being nominated later in life. "But it's great. I hope it isn't my retirement present. But no, it's a good feeling. Yeah."

Pryce sported a "Choose Love" pin on his classic, black tuxedo.

"The pin is a charity which helps refugees throughout the world," he explained.

Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Jonathan Pryce talking to reporter

2. SOUNDBITE (English) Jonathan Pryce, Actor:

"I think it would be sweet anytime, but it's great. I hope it isn't my retirement present. But no, it's a good feeling. Yeah."

3. Jonathan Pryce talking to reporter

4. SOUNDBITE (English) Jonathan Pryce, Actor:

"The pin is a charity which helps refugees throughout the world. It's called 'Choose Love.' And it's run by one of our producers."

Reporter: "And why is that cause so important to you?"

Pryce: "Well, it's an important cause to everybody. Economic refugees or people fleeing war torn countries. And yes, there's also a documentary which everybody should watch, and that's 'For Sama' which is about Syria. An extraordinary film."

3. SOUNDBITE (English) Armani Ballour, Doctor featured in "The Cave:"

"I'm a human, I do that because I believe in the humanity but there is still help there that needs international efforts to help other people who are suffering now."

4. Ballour talking to reporter

5. SOUNDBITE (English) Sigrid Dyekjær, Producer "The Cave" :

"In Syria and in the Middle East. And she's (Ballour) a heroine. She is a woman we all look up to, and she's really here to inspire other women to be strong and pursue their own happiness. So the film has two purposes. It's also to stand up for women and women's rights."

6. SOUNDBITE (English) Bruce Franks Jr, "St. Louis Superman" subject:

"So Black Lives matter. Yes. That's the statement. Right. And getting folks to understand that our lives matter just as much as everybody else's. We're not asking for anything else. You know, anything extra. We're just asking to be to be recognized just as much as everybody else. And then a top pin is Al Jazeera. Who, if it wasn't for them, this film, we wouldn't even have this film. They were the first to commission it, they were first to to just put it out there. And so this is appreciation to them, as well."

7. Laura Dern talking to reporter

8. SOUNDBITE (English) Laura Dern, Actress:

"I think it's the best script I had read. I mean, it is a flawless script. Every moment is scripted, the way I took my shoes off for Ray. The boy lays on the floor to play. Noah's (Baumbach, writer/director) meticulous like one of our master playwrights. And you don't see writing like that. And then in addition, it just it holds everything we long for. In a story about family and heartbreak and true love. I find it just a gorgeous movie. I feel privileged to be part of it. And 'Little Women' also nominated tonight."

9. CU then zoom out, Dern talking to reporter

10. SOUNDBITE (English) Laura Dern, Actress:

"I have the privilege of wearing Mr. Armani, who is the first person who dressed me when I came to the Academy Awards with my mother in the early 90s, and now she is my date. And we're back here together wearing him. So it feels really special."

11. SOUNDBITE (English) Wolfgang Puck, Chef:

"We still have the best meat, the miyazaki beef right here. So we gonna grill it, with black truffle, some vegetables and a little beet puree. And we're going to have our chicken pot pie and we're gonna have a beautiful Dover sole. So we have for everything for the meat eaters and the fish eaters. But then look at the beautiful sushi all vegan. (Laughs) Don't look like that. It's okay. And then I made a pizza, I got inspired by this Korean movie. What was the name?"

Reporter: "Parasite."

Puck: "Parasite. So we made a Korean pizza. With grilled vegetables and there's spicy Korean dressing. Obviously all the desserts right here, we have a lot of the things we do every year. That chicken pot pie, macaroni and cheese, smoked salmon, and so on. But then we also have more vegans and more vegetarians this year."

12. Wide of red carpet

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Summary: Olivia Colman, Pedro Almodovar, Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, Rebel Wilson, Sandra Oh arrive at Oscars
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Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Date: 02/09/2020 11:59 PM
People: Oscar Isaac , Alfie Allen , Sandy Powell , Jason Wu , Elie Saab , Stella McCartney , Sandra Oh , Rebel Wilson , Noah Baumbach , Greta Gerwig , Pedro Almodovar , Olivia Colman
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OLIVIA COLMAN, PEDRO ALMODOVAR, GRETA GERWIG AND NOAH BAUMBACH AND MORE ARRIVE AT OSCARS

Olivia Colman showed off a new blonde hair style on Sunday's (9 FEB. 2020) Oscars red carpet.

She complimented the platinum color with a bejeweled velvet navy Stella McCartney gown with dramatic sleeves with cut-outs. Each shoulder also had jewel details.

Sandra Oh stunned in a sheer dusty pink Elie Saab gown. The dress had puffy tulle sleeves, a deep neckline and an oversized bow at the waist with crystal detail throughout to add sparkle. It also had a ruffled tulle train.

Rebel Wilson glittered in a gold Grecian-style custom Jason Wu dress.

"The Irishman" costumer, Sandy Powell, wore a toile suit with signatures from many of the season's nominees. She plans to auction it off with the money going to an effort to preserve a cottage in England once owned by the late -filmmaker and artist, Derek Jarman. The cottage is in danger of being sold to private owners.

Greta Gerwig wore a strapless olive green gown by Dior. She walked the carpet with her partner, "Marriage Story" director Noah Baumbach.

Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Various of Olivia Colman

2. Various of Pedro Almodovar

3. Various of Alfie Allen

4. Various of costume designer Sandy Powell

5. Various of Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach

6. Various of Rebel Wilson

7. Various of Sandra Oh

8. Various of Elvira Lind, left, and Oscar Isaac, right

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Date: 02/09/2020 11:39 PM
People: Roman Griffin Davis , Stella Banderas , Janelle Monae , Kelly Marie Tran , Julia Louis-Dreyfus , Beanie Feldstein , Vera Wang , Melanie Griffith , Kaitlyn Dever , Antonio Banderas
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BILLIE EILISH, LIN MANUEL MIRANDA, BEANIE FELDSTEIN, ANTONIO BANDERAS, JULIA LOUIS DREYFUS, MORE POSE ON OSCARS RED CARPET

On Sunday's (9 FEB. 2020) Oscars red carpet, Billie Eilish, her hair bright green, was all about Chanel in a fuzzy white button down and pants, not breaking with her tradition of wearing oversize looks.

Catriona Balfe posed in a Valentino Haute Couture gown with a black mermaid silhouette and a sheer pink overlay that tied at the neck in a oversized bow.

Balfe, who stars in the popular series "Outlander," had a role in "Ford v Ferrari."

Janelle Monae stunned in silver. The shimmering long sleeve, open back and draped hood gown by Ralph Lauren was made with 168,000 Swarovski crystals.

"Booksmart" actress Beanie Feldstein wore a sparkly white and black gown by Miu Miu.

Antonio Banderas walked the carpet with his two leading ladies, girlfriend Nicole Kimpel and 23-year-old daughter Stella, whose mom is Melanie Griffith.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus wore a fitted navy dress by Vera Wang. She posted a photo of herself from the red carpet on her Instagram account with the caption "calm and relaxed in my everyday wear..."

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Los Angeles, 9 February 2020

1. Various of Billie Eilish

2. Various of Lin Manuel Miranda

3. Various of Beanie Feldstein

4. Various, left to right, Nicole Kimpel, Antonio Banderas and daughter Stella Banderas

5. Various of Julia Louis Dreyfus

6. Various of Catriona Balfe

7. Various, left to right, Roman Griffin Davis and Archie Yates

8. Various of Janelle Monae

9. Various of Kelly Marie Tran

10. Various of Janelle Monae showing the back of her dress

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