And (another) Oscar goes on… ‘Oppenheimer’


Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer was the big winner at the 96th Academy Awards in Hollywood on Sunday night. The film won seven Oscars while Poor Things – a female version of the Frankenstein story – grabbed four.

Emma Stone won the Oscar for best actress for her role Poor Things honored while Cillian Murphy won the Oscar for best actor for his role in Oppenheimer – a film about the design and construction of the atomic bomb.

Barbie walked away with an Oscar in only one of the eight categories for which this pink movie was nominated – best original song.

Here is a list of winners in the main categories:

Best movie


Best director

Christopher Nolan, Oppenheimer

Best actress

Emma Stone, Poor Things

Best actor

Cillian Murphy, Oppenheimer

Best actor in a supporting role

Robert Downey Jr. Oppenheimer

Best actress in a supporting role

Da’Vine Joy Randolph, The Holdovers

Best Original Screenplay

Justine Triet and Arthur Harari, Anatomy of a Fall

Best Adapted Screenplay

Cord Jefferson, American Fiction

Best documentary

20 Days in Mariupol

Best Animated Picture

The Boy and the Heron

Best Original Song

Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell, “What Was I Made For?” of the Barbie-soundtrack

Best cinematography

Hoyte van Hoytema, Oppenheimer

Best Foreign Movie

The Zone of Interest (United Kingdom)