Green Book, Bohemian Rhapsody Are Big Oscar Winners 

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Following a fraught road to the Academy Awards where producers fumbled everything from who would host the ceremony (the show went host-less) to an ill-fated plan to hand out some awards during commercial breaks (that didn't happen), this year's Oscars ceremony again surpassed three hours. By program's end, the Motion Picture Academy had given a little bit of love to multiple winners. Of the six major categories—Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress—five different films were honored.

Perhaps the biggest surprise of the night was the last prize of the evening: the Oscar for Best Picture. Green Book, chronicling the true story of a white chauffeur who escorts a black piano player through the Jim Crow south, took the prize. In addition to Best Picture, Green Book was honored with Oscars for Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali) and Best Original Screenplay. Going into Sunday's ceremony, the odds-on favorite to win Best Picture had been ROMA. That film's director, Alfonso Cuaron, took home three Oscars: Best Director, Best Foreign Language Feature and Best Cinematography.

Four Oscars went to Bohemian Rhapsody, including a Best Actor to Rami Malek for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury. Black Panther, Green Book and ROMA each won three Oscars.

Free Solo, a National Geographic production about free climbing, won the Best Documentary Oscar, beating out favorite RBG.

By evening's end, 24 Oscars were doled out:

Best Picture: Green Book
Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron, ROMA
Best Actor: Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
Best Actress: Olivia Colman, The Favourite
Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali, Green Book
Best Supporting Actress: Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
Best Foreign Language Film: ROMA
Best Animated Feature: Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse
Best Documentary Feature: Free Solo
Best Song: "Shallow," A Star Is Born
Best Score: Black Panther
Best Original Screenplay: Green Book
Best Adapted Screenplay: BlacKkKlansman
Best Cinematography: ROMA
Best Sound Editing: Bohemian Rhapsody
Best Sound Mixing: Bohemian Rhapsody
Best Visual Effects: First Man
Best Production Design: Black Panther
Best Film Editing: Bohemian Rhapsody
Best Costume Design: Black Panther
Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Vice
Best Animated Short: Bao
Best Live Action Short: Skin
Best Documentary Short: Period. End of Sentence.

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