Oscars: Shocking Upsets

Shocking Oscar Upsets

Oscars Upsets

The Oscars have a long history of shocking surprises and upsets.

The 96-year-old Academy has seen its share of controversial moments. While some wins were anticipated by few, others left audiences and critics baffled.

From “How Green Was My Valley” (1941) topping “Citizen Kane,” which some historians consider to be the greatest film of all time, to the most recent “Parasite” (2019) managing to best the major guild sweeper “1917,” there are have been many surprising moments.

Regardless if you love watching the Oscars or hate-watch the annual ceremony, it’s a cultural staple that even casual entertainment consumers know.

Honorable mentions: “Green Book” wins best picture and original screenplay over “Roma” and “The Favourite” (2018); “Dances with Wolves” wins best picture over “Goodfellas” (1990); “Skyfall” and “Zero Dark Thirty” (2012) tie in sound.

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