Bing Liu’s brilliantly-crafted film, “Minding the Gap” yielded the Oscar for “Best Documentary Feature” to “Free Solo,” a documentary by husband-and-wife filmmaking team Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin.
Filmed by the Asian American director between 2012 and 2017, “Minding the Gap” is about the lives of three skateboard-loving friends — Kiere Johnson, Zack Mulligan, and filmmaker Bing Liu himself — growing up into adulthood in the midst of domestic violence in Rockford, Illinois.
Pixar’s “Bao” is now an official nominee for the 91st Academy Awards.
Directed by Domee Shi, the eight-minute animation that played before “Incredibles 2” received a nomination for Best Short Film on Tuesday.
After five nominations and 25 years of acting his heart out, Leonardo DiCaprio has won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in “The Revenant” and the world can rest easier knowing a great artist has officially (and finally) been recognized.
But let’s say, for whatever reason, he wanted to sell that award — how much would it be worth? Not much. In fact, you probably have more cash in your wallet than the award is worth.