Spike Lee with his first competitive Oscar, for best adapted screenplay for his film BlacKkKlansman, at the post-Academy Awards Governors Ball in Hollywood. Photo: AFP Spike Lee with his first competitive Oscar, for best adapted screenplay for his film BlacKkKlansman, at the post-Academy Awards Governors Ball in Hollywood. Photo: AFP
Spike Lee with his first competitive Oscar, for best adapted screenplay for his film BlacKkKlansman, at the post-Academy Awards Governors Ball in Hollywood. Photo: AFP
Academy Awards

In an upset, Green Book wins best picture at Oscars on a night of firsts

  • Best picture Oscar eluded Netflix and Marvel, but Spike Lee won his first competitive Oscar, and Alfonso Cuarón won best director and cinematography
  • Bohemian Rhapsody took home four Academy Awards and Roma and Green Book three each; Glenn Close lost out to The Favourite’s Olivia Colman

Topic |   Academy Awards
Spike Lee with his first competitive Oscar, for best adapted screenplay for his film BlacKkKlansman, at the post-Academy Awards Governors Ball in Hollywood. Photo: AFP Spike Lee with his first competitive Oscar, for best adapted screenplay for his film BlacKkKlansman, at the post-Academy Awards Governors Ball in Hollywood. Photo: AFP
Spike Lee with his first competitive Oscar, for best adapted screenplay for his film BlacKkKlansman, at the post-Academy Awards Governors Ball in Hollywood. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE