Oscars 2023: Highlights, history makers and more from Hollywood's biggest night

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Monday, March 13, 2023
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2023 OscarsFrom history-making Oscar wins to Jimmy Kimmel addressing last year's infamous slap, here's what you might have missed from the biggest night in Hollywood.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- "Everything Everywhere All at Once" dominated at the 95th Oscars on Sunday. The film won best picture and six other categories. Jimmy Kimmel hosted for a third time. Below, you'll find a recap of everything to know - from a list of winners, red carpet fashion and who made history.

Who won?

Here's a list of all the 2023 Oscars winners.

'Everything Everywhere All at Once' dominates at Oscars, wins best picture

"Everything Everywhere All at Once" dominated at the Oscars. The film won best picture and six other Academy Awards. Here's more on the film's incredible night.

Michelle Yeoh makes Oscars history

Much like her "Everything Everywhere All at Once" character, Michelle Yeoh has become an unstoppable force. She headed into Oscars Sunday as the first best actress nominee to openly identify as Asian. More on history being made here.

Brendan Fraser wins best actor, rounding out his epic return to big screen

Brendan Fraser won the Oscar Sunday night for best actor Sunday night for his performance in "The Whale," kicking off a new era for the once ubiquitous '90s star who became largely absent from the big screen for much of the last decade. Here's more on his big win.

Lady Gaga removes gown, makeup in emotional performance

Lady Gaga stunned audiences Sunday night with a costume change, in which she shed her Donatella Versace runway gown for a black graphic tee, ripped jeans and some Chucks to perform "Hold My Hand," her Oscar-nominated original song from "Top Gun: Maverick." The dramatic reveal followed a back-and-forth earlier Sunday as to whether the pop superstar would even perform, after producers said her schedule wouldn't allow it just days ago. Go here for more on her performance.

1st Black woman to win 2 Oscars

Ruth E. Carter made history: The costume designer behind the "Black Panther" films has become the first Black woman to win two Oscars.

Carter took home best costume design for the Marvel sequel "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever." Carter also won an Academy Award in 2018 for "Black Panther," which made her the first African American to win in the category. Get the full story here.

Where can I see all the fashion?

You can find all 2023 Oscar red carpet looks here when stars arrive.

How were the winners decided?

The road to an Oscar winds through a long awards season, which finally culminates Sunday at the Academy Awards. We take you through the process of getting that golden statuette into a winner's hand here - this is how Oscar voting works.

How to watch the 10 best picture nominees

The clock is ticking to catch up on all the nominees before the ceremony. Go here to find out how to watch them.

What happened to the red carpet?

For the first time in more than six decades, the carpet at the Oscars will be a "champagne" color. Go here for details about why this change was made and what Jimmy Kimmel had to say (joke) about it.

But Jimmy Kimmel swore he'd never host again

He told ABC entertainment reporter Sandy Kenyon, tongue in cheek, "I lie a lot!" Go here for the full interview in which he revealed the lessons and hosting skills he's learned over the years.

So... about that slap heard 'round the world

One year after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars, the comic has responded in the best way he knows how: through a comedy special. Go here for details on what he had to say.

Jimmy Kimmel parachutes in to start 95th Oscar ceremony, references Will Smith slap

Tom Cruise and Jimmy Kimmel opened the 95th Oscars with a nod to Cruise's "Top Gun: Maverick," which is nominated for best picture. He also addressed one of last year's most talked about moments, when Will Smith slapped Chris Rock. Get the details here.

A look at 'The Little Mermaid'

The stars of Disney's "The Little Mermaid" took the stage at the 95th Oscars ceremony to share a new look at the upcoming live-action film. More details here.

"My mother (Janet Leigh) and my father (Tony Curtis) were both nominated for Oscars in different categories," Curtis said, beginning to cry as she accepted the award. "I just won an Oscar!" Watch her full acceptance speech here.

Making history

The 95th Oscars is also being hailed as historic for Asians in Hollywood because "Everything Everywhere All at Once" leads the field with 11 nominations. Go here to hear from co-director and co-writer Daniel Kwan, actress Michelle Yeoh and actor Ke Huy Quan.

A little 'more' conversation with artists behind Oscar nominated 'Elvis'

Oscar voters couldn't help but fall in love with 'Elvis.' As the film struts into Oscar Sunday with eight Oscar nominations, director Baz Luhrmann says the whole team gave it their absolute all. Go herefor an interview with star Austin Butler and director Luhrmann.

RiRi is back!

Rihanna followed her soaring Super Bowl halftime show with a performance at the Super Bowl of movies -- the Oscars. The music superstar sang "Lift Me Up" from "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" at the ceremony. Learn more about her performance here.

'Everything Everywhere All at Once' expected to have a big night

With 11 nominations, the award-show universe belongs to "Everything Everywhere All at Once." It was the favorite to win best picture, best director, best actress for Michelle Yeoh and best supporting actor for Ke Huy Quan.

Michelle Williams heads to the Oscars for a 5th time

Most of us first got to know Michelle Williams as one of the stars of TV's "Dawson's Creek." Hard to believe but that was 25 years ago. Since then, she has carved a great career in movies, earning five Oscar nominations along the way. The latest is for "The Fabelmans." Go here for an interview with her ahead of the show.

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai arrives at Oscars to support 'Stranger at the Gate' documentary

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, 25, was an executive producer on "Stranger at the Gate," a nominee for short documentary film.

"It is such a powerful message about the power of compassion and kindness and forgiveness," Yousafzai said in a red carpet interview. "And this is something that anyone can relate to, from any corner of the world."

More on her interview here.

'Navalny' wins Oscar for best documentary feature

"Navalny," a film that explores the plot to kill Russian anti-corruption campaigner and former presidential candidate, Alexey Navalny, has won the Oscar for best documentary feature at Sunday's Academy Awards.

Director David Roher dedicated the win to Navalny and "to all other political prisoners around the world."

"Alexei, the world has not forgotten your vital message to us all," Roher said. "We must not be afraid to oppose dictators and authoritarianism wherever it rears its head." Watch acceptance speech here.

'Avatar' Oscars: Sequel wins Oscar for best visual effects

"Avatar: The Way of Water" took home the Oscar for best visual effects Sunday night. The film already had a lot to celebrate: It is the third highest-grossing movie of all time. More here.

'Cocaine Bear' helps Elizabeth Banks present the Oscar for best visual effects

Elizabeth Banks had an unusual co-presenter for the best visual effects Oscar -- "Cocaine Bear," her co-star in the new comedic thriller of the same name.

But unlike the movie, which featured an entirely CGI bear, this was clearly some guy in a suit. Here's what happened.

Who were oddsmakers betting to win it all?

For those who don't want to wait, go ahead and offer congratulations to "Everything Everywhere All at Once." Oddsmakers say it'll win at least six Oscars this year. Learn more here.

Storytellers Spotlight

ABC's On The Red Carpet Storytellers Spotlight highlights some of the esteemed Oscar nominees as they speak to the impact of being seen and heard.

For the latest stories and videos on the Oscars, go here.

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