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Oscars 2023 Recap: All the Best Films, Actors, Cinematographers, and More!
Episode 26112th March 2023 • One More Thing Before You Go • Michael R Herst
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It's been a year of incredible films and outstanding performances, and the 2023 Oscars have seen only the best of the best being recognized and celebrated. From the star-studded red Champagne) carpet to the thrilling speeches, the past year of cinema has been nothing short of spectacular. The Oscars typically present a slew of brilliant films and talent and this year at the 95th annual, there were no exceptions, with a variety of award categories and nominees being honored. From the Best Picture nominees to the Best Actor and Actress awards, there will be some incredible performances from some of the industry's leading actors and directors. The Best Picture category is a tightly contested one, with a number of stand-out films being nominated. The best Actors, Actress’s Cinematographers, and more are also in a tight race to take home the golden statue.

In this episode of Over TeaCup Sunday Diane and I do not want to take up too much of your time so we just wanted to say to you thank you very much for joining us on our special series of exploring the 2023 Oscar nominated films and people they were nominated for the 95th annual Oscars and we hope that you still have an opportunity to catch up on them before they come on this evening. We’re just going to remind you of the films and the amazing talent that is displayed in this year’s Oscars. If you haven’t had a chance to catch up on one of them that you missed, maybe \you can grab it really quick today. On a further note, we also explored some shorts and animated shorts that you really should check out. Here is a Guide to follow along tonight while you cheer on your favorite:

2023 Oscar nominated films and actors


All Quiet on the Western Front,” Malte Grunert, Producer

“The Banshees of Inisherin,” Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin and Martin McDonagh, Producers

“Elvis,” Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Gail Berman, Patrick McCormick and Schuyler Weiss,

“Everything Everywhere All at Once,” Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert and Jonathan Wang,

“Top Gun: Maverick,” Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie, David Ellison and Jerry Bruckheimer, Producers

“Triangle of Sadness,” Erik Hemmendorff and Philippe Bober, Producers

“Avatar: The Way of Water,” James Cameron a new feature nd Jon Landau,

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“The Fabelmans,” Kristie Macosko Krieger, Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner, Producers

“Tár,” Todd Field, Alexandra Milchan and Scott Lambert, Producers

“Women Talking,” Produced by Emily Jade Foley, Jeremy Kleiner, Lyn Lucibello, Frances McDormand, Brad Pitt

Lead actor in a film

Best Lead Actor

Austin Butler (“Elvis”) 

Colin Farrell (“The Banshees of Inisherin”) 

Brendan Fraser (“The Whale”) not available

Paul Mescal (“Aftersun”) 

Bill Nighy (“Living”) 

Best Lead Actress

Cate Blanchett (“Tár”) 

Ana de Armas (“Blonde”) 

Andrea Riseborough (“To Leslie”)

Michelle Williams (“The Fabelmans”) 

Michelle Yeoh (“Everything Everywhere All at Once”)

Best Supporting Actor

Brendan Gleeson (“The Banshees of Inisherin”) 

Brian Tyree Henry (“Causeway”) 

Judd Hirsch (“The Fabelmans”)

Barry Keoghan (“The Banshees of Inisherin”) 

Ke Huy Quan (“Everything Everywhere All at Once”) 

Best Supporting Actress

Angela Bassett (“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”) 

Hong Chau (“The Whale”) 

Kerry Condon (“The Banshees of Inisherin”) 

Jamie Lee Curtis (“Everything Everywhere All at Once”) 

Stephanie Hsu (“Everything Everywhere All at Once”)

Best Adapted Screenplay

“All Quiet on the Western Front,” Screenplay by Edward Berger, Lesley Paterson & Ian Stokell

“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” Written by Rian Johnson

“Living,” Written by Kazuo Ishigur

“Top Gun: Maverick,” Screenplay by Ehren Kruger and Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie; Story by Peter Craig and Justin Marks

“Women Talking,” Screenplay by Sarah Polley

Best Original Screenplay

“The Banshees of Inisherin,” Written by Martin McDonagh

“Everything Everywhere All at Once,” Written by Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert

“The Fabelmans,” Written by Steven Spielberg & Tony Kushner

“Tár,” Written by Todd Field

“Triangle of Sadness,” Written by Ruben Östlund

Best Cinematography 

“All Quiet on the Western Front”, James Friend

“Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths,” Darius Khondji

“Elvis,” Mandy Walker

“Empire of Light,” Roger Deakins

“Tár,” Florian Hoffmeister

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