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Oscars Show 2019 Recap: Highlighting the Best Moments

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The 2019 Oscars had had its share of twisted events, before the awards were handed out. Starting from the Best Popular Film category that was supposed to happen, then it didn’t, to Kevin Hart who was going to host the event, but then he didn’t.

And also, the four awards that were supposed to be announced during the commercial breaks… but then they didn’t.

It actually turns out, watching the Oscar even without a host, wasn’t as bad as expected! In fact, the evening went very smoothly for the three hours that it clocked. It was definitely a nice save when they had Adam Lambert perform for the audience.

So in case you have missed the show, here is a full recap on all that went on during the Academy Awards, and its highlights.

First the winners list:

Best Picture: Green Book

Original Song: “Shallow” – A Star Is Born

Animated Feature Film: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Actor in a leading role: Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Actress in a leading role: Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”

Director: Alfonso Cuarón, “Roma”

Production Design: Black Panther

Costume Design: Black Panther

Sound editing: “Bohemian Rhapsody”

And for the best moments:

Lambert’s Performance  

Adam Lambert performing ‘We Are the Champions’ by Queen, this entry surely made it up to the crowd who had no host for the show! They were up on their feet, as the tunes of Queen came blasting through the speakers.

Best Emotional Moment

When Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga locked eyes during their brilliant performance of ‘Shallow‘, together they delivered a very emotional performance which was the perfect celebration for Gaga’s win for Best Original Song. Proving once again, that if there is anyone who’s capable of making a crowd tear up, it is definitely Lady Gaga.

The worst follow up is them not kissing, and I believe all fans agree!

Best Speech and Quickest Cry 

Another emotional moment by once again Lady Gaga, as the announcement came for “Shallow” as the Best Original Song, Gaga bursts into sobs, once she composed herself, she blessed us with yet another inspiring speech “It is not about winning, but it’s about not giving up. If you have a dream, fight for it,” she said. “There’s a discipline for passion, and it’s not about how many times you get rejected or you fall down or beaten up, it’s about how many times you stand up and are brave.”

History Makers 

Ruth Carter won Best Costume Design in Black Panther, Hannah Beachler won Best Production Design, prior to their win, only one African-American had won an Oscar for a category other than acting, and after their victory, they have tripled that statistic.

“Marvel may have created the first black superhero, but through costume design, we turned him into an African king,” Carter said. “I give the strength to all of those who come next, to keep going, to never give up,” Beachler said shortly after.

And Rami Malek’s win, makes him the first actor of an Egyptian descent to win the prestigious award, which is another breakthrough for Arabs.

 

Most Awkward Moment 

Rami Malek falling off the stage is definitely in the category, after winning the award for the Best Actor for his role in Bohemian Rhapsody, but shortly after he slipped off the stage and clumsy people everywhere are totally relating. 

 

 

 

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The Kingdom is Getting Its Very Own Version of Coachella!

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Leave everything that you’re doing because this is news you don’t want to skip! The Kingdom has announced that AlUla Desert will host its very own version of Coachella.

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is an annual music and arts festival held in California’s Coachella Valley, and now this major event is coming your way to the Arabian desert, AlUla.

Desert X is collaborating with the Royal Commission for AlUla to present Desert X AlUla, which will take place in the historically significant place AlUla and with its stunning beauty and cultural heritage, the event will certainly captivate visitors.

“Desert X is expanding beyond the borders of the California desert and going international,” the organizers announced on Instagram. “Furthering our mission to connect desert communities and cultures around the world through contemporary art, Desert X is collaborating with the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) to present Desert X AlUla, which will take place in the desert of AlUla in northwest Saudi Arabia, a historically significant place of outstanding beauty and cultural heritage, and home to the country’s first UNESCO world heritage site, Hegra.”

The event is coming faster than you might think, as it scheduled for next year in January.

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International Celebrities Rock the Red Carpet During the Joy Forum19

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The Joy Forum19 is a major industry event organized by the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), the event plays a huge role in placing the Kingdom on the global entertainment map.

Yesterday, the event witnessed a number of mega stars and entertainment pioneers from across the world, such as Indian actor and film producer Shah Rukh Khan; Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director Jackie Chan and Belgian actor and martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme.

Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director Jackie Chan

martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme.

More celebrities from the across the world walked the red carpet, including American actor Jason Momoa, star of Aquaman; Amr Adeeb, Balqis Fathi, Yusra, Boosy Shalabi, Lojien, Aseel Omran, Mohammed Hamaki, Nawal AlZoghbi, Talal Salama, Ahlam Al-Shamsi, Hussain AlJismi, Suad Abdulla, Ibrahem Alharbi, Tariq Alali and Abdulnaser Darweesh.

Jason Momoa, star of Aquaman along Egyptian comedian Mohamed Henedy

During yesterday’s event, the GEA took the opportunity and signed a number of important agreements that included a financing guarantee program for small and medium-sized enterprises.

“Our message is for both, locally and internationally. Me and my generation suffered a lot, we had lots of time on our hands,” GEA chairman Turki Al-Sheikh stated at the event.

“Today you are witnessing things we have never had in Saudi Arabia. We have 300,000 visitors to our events, and our sales have hit 80 percent.” Al-Sheikh added.

During the event, co-founder and CEO of the Saudi Arabian Myrkott Animation Studio, Abdulaziz AlMuzaini expressed his gratitude to King Salman and the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

“If it wasn’t for them, I wouldn’t have dreamed of this moment or this panel.” He said.

The private gala dinner hosted 500 guests while the red carpet elegantly showcased where Saudi Arabia is heading in terms of the entertainment industry.

 

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Saudi Film ‘The Perfect Candidate’ Is Now An Oscar Contender

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Saudi director Haifaa Al-Mansour just made history once again with her feature film ‘The Perfect Candidate‘ becoming the first ever Saudi Arabian Oscar contender.

The movie is produced by Los Angeles based Al-Mansour and Brad Niemann and for the first time, the Saudi Film Council showed tremendous support to the movie.

Now, the movie is competing for the award of Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards. 

The film has also been screened in several prestigious international festivals including the Venice Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival and just recently, the movie has been chosen to be distributed in the UK by ‘Modern Films’.

The movie revolves around a young doctor called Maryam who decides to run for public office and in doing so, she starts to face obstacles along the way that are of course related to gender. The movie takes us on a journey of how the heroine, played by Mila Alzahrani, is trying to break stereotypes and gender inequality.

Saudi Arabia continues to diversify its economy and open to new cultural opportunities and that’s why having a Saudi film submitted by the Saudi Academy Awards Committee to the Oscars is considered a milestone.

 

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