The Oscars 2022 night is truly a night to remember. A night filled with Laughs, tears, emotions, feelings, and of course Will Smith’s response to Chris Rock. From vibrant live performances to Shocking appearances, from Tributes to emotional speeches, Here are Oscars 2022 Best Moments.
Beyonce setting the bars too high
Beyonce opened this year’s ceremony with “Be Alive” the Oscar-nominated song from the movie King Richard. And without a doubt, Queen Bey had set the bars too high. The theme of the set and the whole performance was decked with tennis ball color in honor of tennis legends Serena Williams and Venus Williams. Another thing that makes this performance flawless is that it was performed live from a tennis court in Venus and Serena’s hometown in Compton, California. The Grammy winner also shared her glammed-up pictures from the set on her Instagram, and within seconds her comments were flooded with praise and love.
Amy Schumer’s supremacy
Amy Schumer’s night was filled with roasts and burns, with the smart and witty performance she owned the stage. Out of the nominees, she showed mercy to none, nothing was out of bounds for her. Amy Schumer even made Leonardo Di Caprio her target, saying “Leonardo DiCaprio, what can I even say about him? He’s done so much to fight climate change and leave behind a cleaner, greener planet for his girlfriends,” The joke referred to DiCaprio’s inclination toward dating younger women. While on stage with two more co-hosts Wanda Skyes and Regina Hall, she also targeted the academy, saying “This year the academy hired three women to host because it’s cheaper than one man”.
Troy Kotsur wins Oscar for Coda
Troy Kotsur winning the 94th Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor, and becoming the second deaf person to receive an Oscar made history on the night of the Academy Awards. It was undoubtedly one of the Oscars 2022 best moments and most emotional moments of the night. Huge applause, a standing ovation from the audience, and claps using ASL – American sign language, truly a night to remember. Moreover, Try Kotsur also gave his speech using sign language, while Yajjang held his award so he could convey his gratitude. He expressed his close relationship with his father, who lost his ability to continue signing with him, due to paralysis.
Arianas Love for Rita Moreno
Ariana De Bose won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in “West Side Story” in which she plays the key role of Anita. This made history in Oscar as she is the second Latina actor, first Afro Latina, and first openly queer person of color to win an Academy Award for acting. On receiving the Award she showed gratitude to Moreno by saying “ I’m so grateful – your Anita paved the way for tons of Anitas like me, and I love you”. Ariana closed her speech with more powerful words, saying “So to anybody who has ever questioned your identity or find yourself living in the gray spaces, I promise you this – that there is indeed a place for us”
All About Encanto
The Disney animated film definitely took the show by storm, by taking home the Oscars for best-animated feature, and two live song performances. While receiving the Academy Awards producers showed much gratitude to the fans for their love for the movie. Yvett Merino also said, “I’m so proud to be a part of a film that puts beautiful diverse characters in front and center, and that people everywhere are seeing themselves in the film”. “We don’t talk about Bruno” a song that hit No.1 on the Billboard top 100 charts was performed live at the Academy Awards. By the stars Carolina (Pepa), Adassa (Dolores), Mauro Castillo (Felix), Stephanie Beatriz (Mirabel), and Diane Guerrero (Isabela) for the very first time. Later on, Megan Thee Stallion made a surprise appearance with the remix of the song, also featuring Luis Fonsi and Becky G.