2020 Bookish Oscar Winners
This week, the brightest stars in Hollywood came together to celebrate the biggest night in Hollywood, the 92nd Annual Academy Awards.
From Little Women to Joker, this year's big screen was dominated by bookish adaptations.
Check out this list of books that inspired some of this year's winners and nominees below.
Based on the iconic DC character, Joker took home two major wins for Best Actor in a leading role (Joaquin Phoenix) and Best Original Score (Hildur Guðnadóttir). It was also nominated for Best Cinematography (Lawrence Sher), Costume Design (Mark Bridges), Director (Todd Phillips), Film Editing (Jeff Groth), Makeup and Hairstyling (Nicki Ledermann and Kay Georgiou), Sound Editing (Alan Robert Murray), Sound Mixing (Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic and Tod Maitland), Best Adapted Screenplay (Written by Todd Phillips & Scott Silver), and Best Picture.
Taika Waititi took home the award for Best Adapted Screenplay for his work on Jojo Rabbit. The film also was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Scarlett Johansson), Costume Design (Mayes C. Rubeo), Film Editing (Tom Eagles), Best Production Design, and Best Picture.
Greta Gerwig's adaptation of Little Women won this year's Oscars in Costume Design (Jacqueline Durran) and was nominated for several others including Best Adapted Screenplay (Greta Gerwig), Original Score (Alexandre Desplat), Actress in a Supporting Role (Florence Pugh), Actress in a Lead Role (Saoirse Ronan), and Best Picture
Matthew A. Cherry's Hair Love became this year's Best Animated Short Film
The Irishman may not have won any Academy Awards, but it was nominated for many. Along with a Best Picture nomination, the film was also recognized in the Actor in a Supporting Role (Al Pacino), Cinematography (Rodrigo Prieto), Costume Design (Sandy Powell and Christopher Peterson), Directing (Martin Scorsese), Film Editing (Thelma Schoonmaker), Production Design, Visual Effects, and Best Adapted Screenplay (Steven Zaillian) categories.
The Two Popes received nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay (Anthony McCarten), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Anthony Hopkins), and Best Actor in a Leading Role (Jonathan Pryce).
Richard Jewell was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Kathy Bates).
Breakthrough recieved a nomination for Best Original Song, "I'm Standing With You" (Diane Warren)