The 88th Academy Awards is over and finally, the wait of Leonardo DiCaprio is over and this year he received his first Academy Award after being nominated for several times. But this year Caprio’s win was just not the highlight of Oscars.
There were several fascinating things which are associated with this year’s nominees. So roll the red carpet out and be ready to go on a roller coaster ride through the unknown world of this year’s Academy Awards.
Leonardo DiCaprio Appeared In Two Best Picture Nominees
You most probably knew about DiCaprio starrer The Revenant was nominated for the Best Picture category but there is one another film of DiCaprio which was also nominated in the same category and i.e Room. If you have a close look at Joy’s bedroom you may find DiCaprio’s face hanging on a wall. Yes in the movie Joy just like many teens had a crush on the Titanic heartthrob.
Three Nominated Movies Featured A Character Named “Joy”
“Joy” is reported to be the 374th most popular name in America this year and also the most popular name in this year’s Oscar. This name was featured in 3 nominated movies: Room, Inside Out and Oscar race. Both Brie Larson ad Jennifer Lawrence were in the race for the Best Actress so there were two out of five chances of someone playing a women character named “Joy” would win the awards. According to prediction Brie Larson got home with the Oscar for “Joy”.
Sylvester Stallone’s Sets A Record
This year Sylvester Stallone has set a record for getting nominated for the same character twice in the Academy Awards. This year Stallone was nominated for The Best Supporting Actor for the movie Creed in which he has once again portrayed the character of Rocky Balboa 39 years after he had originally portrayed the same character in the 1976 film Rocky.
These facts must have definitely impressed you and raised your interest more in this prestigious awards which are a dream of every person in the film industry.