Eventful evening that of the 2022 Oscars. The most striking event was Will Smith who dropped a punch to Chris Rock, one of the presenters, going up on stage: in reality it was a slap but it was a gratuitous and unnecessary act of violence. Chris’s joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved hair was unhappy because he compared her to GI Jane, but maybe he didn’t know that Smith’s wife suffered from alopecia and the shaving was dictated by her need. . Knowing Will’s background with his wife, however, I think unconsciously the actor wanted at least to regain control over something that eludes him all the time: their relationship. Will Smith laughed before her then probably noticed his wife’s annoyed face at Chris’s joke (clearly seen in the video) and decided to “avenge her”. Later Smith in his Best Actor thank you speech apologized for his behavior but not to comedian Rock.
Inclusive Oscars: focus on Coda and Ariana DeBose
Overlooking this unfortunate inconvenience, this year the Oscars have had four moments of inclusiveness in their awards: best film Coda (The signs of the heart) directed by director Sian Heder, best supporting actor the deaf Troy Kotsu of Coda, best actress supporting Ariana Debose for Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, best directed by Jane Campion with The Power of the Dog. The first film has as its protagonist the hearing daughter, Ruby Rossi (Emilia Jones), of deaf parents and the meaning of Coda is Children of Deaf Adults. Troy Kotsu is the first deaf actor to ever win an Oscar and has dedicated the award to his disabled community. You can see it on Now TV or Apple TV, it’s in the hall from Thursday 31 March. Ariana DeBose is the first openly queer African actress and singer to win an Academy statuette. In the film she plays Anita, a role that was of Rita Moreno in the first film of 1961 by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise, winner of the Oscar, which Ariana paid homage in her speech calling her “divine inspiration”. The film is on Disney + and in theaters. Ariana is a star of the Broadway theater that Spielberg discovered and decided to launch on the big screen. Director Jane Campion with her western thriller The Power of the Dog, now available on Netflix, also tells of homosexuality in the figure of Phil Burbank, an overly macho cowboy who lives in the myth of his late mentor Bronco Billy (Karl Willetts), to whom he was bound by sexual impulses. He also appears to be interested in his sister-in-law Rose Gordon’s (Kirsten Dunst) son, Peter (Kodi Smit-McPhee).
On the red carpet wins Timothée Chalamet, dressed as a rock star
The overall winner of this edition of the Oscars was Timothée Chalamet who showed up shirtless dressed as a rock star in Louis Vuitton. A tuxedo jacket with glitter and lace sleeves open at the front in a V that goes down to above the navel, the torso adorned with two necklaces, one with a pendant in the shape of a panther, bracelets and rings. A red carpet rock star. They follow in the ranking Zendaya in Valentino Haute Couture in a two-piece with a very long silver skirt and glitter and a short white shirt over the torso that is quite reminiscent of the concept of the last Miu Miu Spring / Summer 2022 fashion show. Third Kristen Stewart in dizzying black hot pants, black tuxedo jacket and white Chanel shirt, accompanied by his girlfriend Dylan Meyer in a more institutional outfit in a seventies tuxedo. Other noteworthy dresses: Lily James in Versace, Vanessa Hudgens in Michael Kors Collection, Sebastian Yatra in a powder pink Moschino suit, Kodi Smit-McPhee in a sky blue suit with platform boots in Bottega Veneta, Liya Kebede in Alaïa in a dress from teardrop neckline at the navel, beautiful mirrors of Sian Heder’s dress in Michael Kors.Cute the lemon yellow transparent tennis dress with high-waisted panties trimmed with feathers, accompanied by gloves and diamond suspender belt by David Koma worn by Beyoncé in her live performance of the Oscar-nominated song “Be Alive” from the King Richard movie from the Compton neighborhood, Los Angeles, where tennis players Serena and Venus Williams grew up. The best song award, however, went to “No Time to Die” by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell from the James Bond film of the same name. Beyoncé was present at the Oscars in the hall in a canary yellow strapless backless dresslong cloak train and tennis ball-shaped clutch bag.