After being interrupted by the pandemic, the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, showcased its strength with one of the Most Galas are Hispanic in its historyamong the nominations for Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem and musical performances Sebastian Yatra, Becky G and Luis Fonsi.
The SpanishWithout a doubt, many will be heard in red carpet as well as statements against Ukrainian warwho will appear at a celebration whose main function is to celebrate cinema, but realizing that it focuses the attention of half the world, he is always Get into politics.
In fact, one of its presenters was, Amy Schumer He recently admitted that he suggested to producers that President of UkraineVolodymyr Zelensky, via video call.
Her attendance has not been confirmed though she confirmed that she will include some comments on “current conditions” at the ceremony.
Schumer will bear the brunt of the party but will share that burden with two comedians, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes. It would be the first time the Academy Awards were hosted again after three consecutive years without a ceremonial boss.
These three comedians will try Party Update whose audience’s decline is starting to raise serious concerns about Hollywood Academy.
Festival 2021, decaffeinated due to the pandemic, I collected 10 million from direct viewers. It was its lowest historical level, a By nearly 60% compared to the previous year.
It was too I made a great decoration For the party’s return to the Dolby Theater after last year’s celebration at Union Station Los Angeles, limited by the pandemic.
Ringtones white and blue They will surround the stage and the first tables that will surround it, similar to the traditional arrangement of the Golden Globes. “A magical gateway to the future,” officials said, according to People magazine.
And while everything is ready and both parties will be back as normal after the party, the specter of Covid still threatens the party and the race. Hollywood Academy Hectare Reinforce her protocol Kiss increase in cases subordinate Variable BA.2 In the Los Angeles area in recent days.
will be required PCR tests Those who test positive between 0 and 5 days before the ceremony will not be able to attend. The procedures reached the rehearsals, which were closed to the media.
Lots of music and lots of Spanish to raise the crowd
But with the confidence that all is well, the concert is expected, in addition to humor, plenty of music to set the tone for more than three hours of concert.
Sebastian Yatra, Beyoncé, Reba McIntyre, Billie Eilish His brother Phineas will perform the songs nominated for Best Original Song. He will only miss Van Morrison, who was also nominated but he is not going to LA because he is on tour.
It will be special unforgettable look Colombian Yatra withtwo caterpillarsFrom the movie Charmas not many times that the Oscars had a song in Spanish.
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last in 2017when Natalia LaforcadeAnd the Gael Garcia Bernal And the Mikhail They sang in English and Spanish “Remember Me – Recuérdame”, which is the theme of the film Coco.
To the previous state, you must return to it 2005when Antonio Banderas and Carlos Santanta They performed the song “Al otro lado del río” by Jorge Drexler which will win an Oscar.
But in addition to that, there will be a greater Latin representation since then Becky G, Luis Fonsi, Mauro Castillo, Carolina Gaitan, Diane Guerrero, Adassa and Stephanie Beatriz She will perform the song “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”, also from “Encanto” and one of the biggest hits Disney from past decades.
Eight awards outside the ceremony
And as a negative point, the party is already stirring controversy without even starting. subordinate 23 categories Of which the Academy Awards are made up, eight of them will be announced before the start of television broadcasts.
The affected groups are Best Documentary, Best Editing, Best Makeup and Hairstyle, Best Production Design, Best Sound, Best Short Film, Best Animated Short Film, Best Original Score.
Change will reduce Hispanic presence At the party, because it includes sections in which the Spaniards compete Alberto Iglesias (for “Madres Paralelas” soundtrack) and Alberto Melgo (Looking forward to the Best Animated Short Film for “Windshield Wiper”), Chile Hugo Covarrubias (nominated for the same award with “Best”).
The decision was received as a jug of cold water among some of the candidates who They even threatened to boycott the party.
On the contrary, the The ceremony will take a few minutes to honor the “most popular” movie of the yearaccording to a vote on social networks.
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