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Roma’s Alfonso Cuarón Wins Big at the Oscars, But Green Book Takes Best Picture

Best Foreign Language Film nominee for 'Roma' Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron accepts the award for Best Foreign Language Film during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on February 24, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP)        (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
Alfonso Cuarón accepts the award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Alfonso Cuarón was on stage so often at the 91st Academy Awards that he quipped about how “it doesn’t get old” while accepting awards for Best Directing, Best Cinematography, and Best Foreign Language Film, all for Roma. However, it was Green Book that ultimately eked out a Best Picture victory while also nabbing Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali.

Rami Malek winning Best Actor for Bohemian Rhapsody was no surprise, but the night did hold at least one major upset: Olivia Colman’s Best Actress win for The Favourite. Though there was no Popular Film category for Black Panther to conquer, it did win three Oscars, two of them historic.

The complete list of winners is below.

Best Picture

Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
**Green Book
A Star Is Born

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Christian Bale, Vice
Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born
Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s Gate
**Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
Viggo Mortensen, Green Book

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Yalitza Aparicio, Roma
Glenn Close, The Wife
**Olivia Colman, The Favourite
Lady Gaga, A Star Is Born
Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

**Mahershala Ali, Green Book
Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
Sam Elliott, A Star Is Born
Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Sam Rockwell, Vice

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Amy Adams, Vice
Marina de Tavira, Roma
**Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
Emma Stone, The Favourite
Rachel Weisz, The Favourite

Best Directing

Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
Pawel Pawlikowski, Cold War
Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
**Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
Adam McKay, Vice

Best Animated Feature

Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Ralph Breaks the Internet
**Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
If Beale Street Could Talk
A Star Is Born

Best Original Screenplay

The Favourite
First Reformed
**Green Book

Best Foreign Language Film

Capernaum (Lebanon)
Cold War (Poland)
Never Look Away (Germany)
**Roma (Mexico)
Shoplifters (Japan)

Best Documentary Feature

**Free Solo
Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Minding the Gap
Of Fathers and Sons

Best Original Song

“All the Stars,” Black Panther
“I’ll Fight,” RBG
“The Place Where Lost Things Go,” Mary Poppins Returns
**“Shallow,” A Star Is Born
“When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings,” The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Best Original Score

**Black Panther
If Beale Street Could Talk
Isle of Dogs
Mary Poppins Returns

Best Cinematography

Cold War
The Favourite
Never Look Away
A Star Is Born

Best Film Editing

**Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Green Book

Best Costume Design

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
**Black Panther
The Favourite
Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Queen of Scots

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Mary Queen of Scots

Best Production Design

**Black Panther
The Favourite
First Man
Mary Poppins Returns

Best Sound Editing

Black Panther
**Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man
A Quiet Place

Best Sound Mixing

Black Panther
**Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man
A Star Is Born

Best Visual Effects

Avengers: Infinity War
Christopher Robin
**First Man
Ready Player One
Solo: A Star Wars Story

Best Documentary Short

Black Sheep
End Game
A Night at the Garden
**Period. End of Sentence.

Best Animated Short

Animal Behaviour
Late Afternoon
One Small Step

Best Live Action Short


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