“Green Book” Triumphs At 2019 Academy Awards

By Creative Media Times

Universal Pictures

Biographical comedy-drama “Green Book” from director Peter Farrelly walked away with the top prize on Sunday’s Academy Awards, winning Best Picture along with trophies for its original screenplay and supporting actor to Mahershala Ali.

The win was somewhat a surprise, with Roma and “The Favourite” leading the nominations with 10 each heading into the evening.

Other big winners were Rami Malek for best lead actor and Olivia Colman for best actress for playing Anne, Queen of Great Britain in “The Favourite.”

It was however, “Bohemian Rhapsody” which earned the most Oscars, winning four. In addition to Malek’s win for playing Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, the film also took home Best Film Editing, Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing.

Here is the full list of winner’s at Sunday’s 2019 Academy Awards.

Best picture
“Green Book”

Best actress in a leading role
Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”

Best actor in a leading role
Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Best director
Alfonso Cuarón, “Roma”

Actress in a supporting role
Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”

Actor in a supporting role
Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”

Best animated feature film
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”

Best original song
“Shallow,” “A Star Is Born”

Best original screenplay
“Green Book,” Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie and Peter Farrelly

Best adapted screenplay
“BlacKkKlansman,” Spike Lee, Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott

Best foreign language film
“Roma” (Mexico)

Best documentary
“Free Solo”

Best visual effects
“First Man”

Best cinematography
“Roma,” Alfonso Cuarón

Best production design
“Black Panther”

Best costume design
“Black Panther,” Ruth Carter

Best makeup and hair styling
“Vice”

Best film editing
“Bohemian Rhapsody,” John Ottman

Best original score
“Black Panther,” Ludwig Goransson

Best sound editing
“Bohemian Rhapsody”

Best sound mixing
“Bohemian Rhapsody”

Best documentary short subject
“Period. End of Sentence.”

Best animated short film
“Bao”

Best live action short film
“Skin”