April 23, 2024


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Apple’s ‘CODA’ becomes first streaming Best Picture Oscar winner (NASDAQ:AAPL)


Hollywood, CA/ USA - July 26, 2018: Oscar golden award in a souvenir store on Hollywood Boulevard. Success and victory concept

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Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) broke a Hollywood barrier as the unique drama it manufactured for Apple Television set+, CODA, became the initially streaming-originated Very best Photograph winner at any time, at the 94th Academy Awards.

That trumped its even larger-membership streaming rival, Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), which experienced led all studios in Oscar nominations for the 3rd straight calendar year – and whose The Electricity of the Pet was viewed as a favourite for the best prize.

CODA gained 3 awards in all, taking all of the types for which it was nominated.

The Power of the Puppy, meanwhile, experienced drawn a lot more nominations than every other film – 12 in all – but mostly skipped out, winning only one particular Oscar: Jane Campion, for Finest Director.

AT&T (T) is about to deliver WarnerMedia off on its have, but Warner’s Dune scored closely in the Oscars on its way out AT&T’s door, winning six Oscars of its 10 nominations.

Jessica Chastain received Greatest Actress for The Eyes of Tammy Faye – one particular of two Oscars that picture gained, including to Disney’s (DIS) whole of 5 awards.

Will Smith gained Greatest Actor for King Richard (T), immediately after shocking the viewers before by going on stage to hit Chris Rock next a joke the presenter created about Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith.

Warner Bros. (T) ended up having 7 Oscars, mostly owing to Dune.


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