‘All the things In every single place All at As soon as’ Gained All the things on the 2023 Oscars

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On March eleventh, 2022, All the things In every single place All at As soon as made its premiere at South by Southwest. A yr and a day later, that very same film, which was directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert — identified collectively because the Daniels — would have some of the historic Oscar nights of all time. 

All the things In every single place All at As soon as, which got here into the night with 11 nominations, simply received seven awards on the ninety fifth Academy Awards. This consists of all the key awards: Greatest Supporting Actor (Ke Huy Quan); Greatest Supporting Actress (Jamie Lee Curtis); Greatest Authentic Screenplay (Daniels); Greatest Movie Modifying (Paul Rogers); Greatest Actress (Michelle Yeoh); Greatest Director (Daniels); and Greatest Image. It is without doubt one of the most dominant performances from a film ever.


What made the night time extra memorable is the graciousness and bewilderment every winner showcased. Quan, who made his debut as an actor virtually 40 years in the past in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, began the night time along with his speech, saying:

“My journey began on a ship. I spent a yr in a refugee camp. And in some way, I ended up right here on Hollywood’s largest stage. They are saying tales like this solely occur within the motion pictures. I can not consider it’s taking place to me. This, this, is the American dream. Thanks a lot.”


Curtis, who has constructed a profession starring in style motion pictures like Halloween, True lies, and Freaky Friday, received subsequent. This got here even if she solely had 17 minutes of display screen time within the film. Curtis is the daughter of Hollywood stars Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis, who each by no means received an Oscar. She talked about each of them whereas crying, saying:

“My mom and my father have been each nominated for Oscars in several classes. I simply received an Oscar!”

The speech of the night time, nevertheless, may need come from Yeoh, who was the first Asian actress to win an Oscar. She accepted the award from Halle Berry, who made history in 2002 when she turned the primary Black girl to win a Greatest Actress Oscar for Monster Ball. 

“Girls, don’t let anyone ever inform you you might be previous your prime… I’ve to dedicate this to my mother — all of the mothers on the earth — as a result of they’re actually the superheroes.”

All the things In every single place All at As soon as will go down as some of the unlikely motion pictures to win Greatest Image. The superbly absurd epic is a mixture of high-octane kung-fu, mind-melting sci-fi, and wildly creative fantasy. 

Now it’s some of the ornamental motion pictures ever.