As a jolly prelude of the 91st Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 24, 2019 the country is proudly celebrating that Yalitza Aparicio, a 25-year-old primary school teacher, nabbed a Best Actress nomination alongside Glenn Close, Lady Gaga, Olivia Colman and Melissa McCarthy. The win comes for his performance in "Green Book".
Mahershala Aliis the victor of the Academy Award for best supporting actor.
Yalitza Aparicio, who is nominated in the Best Actress category in Sunday's Academy Awards, has appeared on the cover of "Vogue", attracted over a million Instagram followers and been celebrated with a towering mural in her likeness over a humble district in Mexico City.
She is the first indigenous woman nominated for Best Actress, second Mexican woman nominated and fourth Latina woman nominated.
Pelicans to continue playing Anthony Davis but cut his minutes
According to Shams Charania of The Athletic , Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis will rest against the Lakers. Danny Ferry is the interim general manager. "League rules made it clear Anthony has to play", Ferry added.
Spike Lee, a first-time best director nominee for "BlacKkKlansman", was one of the first on the sunny but unseasonably cool red carpet in Hollywood, dressed in a purple suit, matching chauffeur's cap, gold-coloured sneakers and knuckle rings spelling "Love" and "Hate". On Sunday, the pop diva became an Oscar victor, taking the trophy for best original song for her power ballad Shallow from A Star Is Born.
Taking the Oscars stage for the third time after winning Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography, Cuarón told the audience, "Thank you so much".
But then he got serious with an impassioned tribute to his grandmother and a plea for voters to be "on the right side of history" in the 2020 USA presidential election.