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Oscars 2023: Jimmy Kimmel Zingers To Top Gun Fly-Over – 5 Highlights


Oscars 2023: Jimmy appeared onstage with a donkey. (courtesy: Myung J. Chun /Getty Images)

Everything Everywhere All at Once gained high honors on the Oscars on Sunday, claiming seven prizes together with greatest image.

Here are 5 different speaking factors from the Hollywood ceremony:

 Kimmel shines

The Academy’s choice to carry again late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel as Oscars host was broadly seen because the cautious selection of a “secure pair of palms” after final yr’s slap-shaped controversy. But Kimmel, who has twice hosted earlier than, delivered a pointy, witty efficiency, with loads of political zingers.

Topics included Fox News’ protection of the US Capitol riots, which host Tucker Carlson not too long ago tried to downplay, and beleaguered Congressman George Santos, who has been accused of constructing a litany of unbelievable boasts and lies. Introducing the presenter of the award for greatest movie enhancing, Kimmel quipped: “Editors can flip 44,000 hours of violent rebellion footage right into a respectful sight-seeing tour of the Capitol.”

Later, he joked: “Did … the final directing workforce to win an Oscar was Congressman George Santos?”

Kimmel’s try to attract Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai right into a dialogue a few latest web scandal surrounding Harry Styles fell flat, nonetheless. “I solely discuss peace,” she deadpanned.

 Top Gun flyover 

The Oscars kicked off in unforgettable trend, as two US Navy fighter jets roared over Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, in a tribute to nominated movie Top Gun: Maverick. Residents ran outdoor and took to social media to invest on what the planes have been doing above the Los Angeles skies.

The planes got here from the Flying Eagles squadron at a close-by California army air base, the Academy later revealed in a press release. “An enormous thanks to the US Navy for serving to execute a once-in-a-lifetime Oscars opening,” the present’s producers stated.

Slap jokes 

Kimmel additionally cracked a number of jokes about final yr’s stunning second when Will Smith assaulted Chris Rock on stage for cracking a joke about his spouse. “If any of you get mad at a joke and determine you wish to get jiggy with it — it is not going to be straightforward,” vowed Kimmel, referring to lyrics from one in all Smith’s hit songs. Several movie superheroes have been within the viewers and will defend him, he famous.

When the documentary part arrived, Kimmel famous that it was on the similar part of the night time “the place we had that little skirmish final yr. “Hopefully this time it goes off and not using a hitch. Or at the very least with out Hitch,” he stated. Smith starred in a 2005 romantic comedy of the identical identify.

Cocaine Bear and a donkey

Animals have been an unlikely characteristic of the ninety fifth Academy Awards broadcast. In one of many night time’s extra surreal moments, Elizabeth Banks, the director of comedy-horror hit Cocaine Bear, offered the award for greatest visible results alongside an individual in a large bear costume. Banks’ movie is predicated on a real story of a wild beast who overdosed on narcotics — and the Oscars bear pretended to sign to viewers members that he was craving cocaine.

“You want to attend until the after-party like everyone else,” she joked to her co-presenter. “The coke shouldn’t be actual. It’s visible results, proper?” Elsewhere, Kimmel appeared onstage with a donkey which he claimed was Jenny — the beloved pet of Colin Farrell’s character in greatest image nominee The Banshees of Inisherin.

Jenny had been allowed to fly from Ireland as a result of she is “a licensed emotional assist donkey, or at the very least that is what we instructed the airline,” Kimmel joked.

Indie studio reigns

From deep-pocketed streamers like Netflix to conventional Tinseltown powerhouses like Warner Bros, Disney and Universal, this award season has seen studios spend huge on their Oscars hopefuls. But small, indie arthouse distributor A24 walked away with an astonishing sweep of the highest prizes, together with all 4 appearing awards, because of Everything Everywhere All at Once and The Whale.

Everything Everywhere took greatest image, greatest director, greatest actress and 4 different prizes, whereas The Whale had greatest actor and greatest make-up and hairstyling. “This is EVERYTHING,” tweeted the studio’s official account Sunday.

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