2021 Oscars: Highlights, Interviews, Clips, and More

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Get to know the winners and nominees, and see all the best moments from the 2021 Oscars.

IMDb at the Oscars (2017-)

Best Moments From the 2021 Oscars Telecast | 2:54

Relive the most surprising wins, inspirational speeches, hilarious dance breaks, and more highlights from the 2021 Academy Awards.

IMDb at the Oscars (2017-)

The 2021 Oscar-Winning Films You Need to Watch | 3:05

Discover some of our favorites from the wide range of films the Academy chose to honor on Hollywood's biggest night.

No Small Parts (2014-)

The Rise of Oscar Winner Frances McDormand | 3:57

Actor Frances McDormand is known for her Oscar-winning performances in 'Fargo,' 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,' and 'Nomadland.' "No Small Parts" takes a look at her long, eclectic career in film and television.

Director's Trademarks (2017-)

The Films of Oscar-Winning Director Chloé Zhao | 1:29

From 'The Rider' to 'Nomadland', we explore the cinematic trademarks of writer, producer, and director Chloé Zhao.

No Small Parts (2014-)

The Rise of Oscar Winner Daniel Kaluuya | 3:15

Daniel Kaluuya, known for his performances in "Black Mirror," 'Get Out,' 'Black Panther,' and 'Queen & Slim,' won a 2021 Golden Globe Award for his performance in the biographical drama 'Judas and the Black Messiah.' "No Small Parts" takes a look at his rise to fame.

No Small Parts (2014-)

The Rise of Steven Yeun | 3:12

"The Walking Dead" favorite Steven Yeun has recently had a breakthrough in critically-acclaimed films by Korean directors in 'Okja,' 'Burning,' and more recently he plays an immigrant adjusting to American life with his family 'Minari.' "No Small Parts" takes a look at the evolution of his unique acting career.

No Small Parts (2014-)

The Rise of Carey Mulligan | 3:54

Carey Mulligan, who rose to fame for roles in films like 'An Education,' 'Never Let Me Go,' 'Shame,' and 'Drive,' has been nominated for her second Oscar for her performance in the dramatic thriller 'Promising Young Woman.' "No Small Parts" takes a look at her versatile acting career.

Director's Trademarks (2017-)

A Guide to the Work of Aaron Sorkin | 5:24

From 'A Few Good Men,' 'The West Wing,' and 'The Social Network' to 'Molly's Game' and 'The Trial of the Chicago 7,' we break down the storytelling trademarks of creator, writer, producer, and director Aaron Sorkin.

What to Watch (2020-)

Innovative Films the 2021 Oscars Missed for Best Picture | 3:00

While the 2021 Oscars picked diverse and poignant films for Best Picture consideration, there were inevitably a few gems they missed. We put together a short list of movies worth streaming that include a dynamic portrayal of PTSD from Delroy Lindo and a surprisingly high-stakes dairy heist.

IMDb Supercuts (2018-)

Carey Mulligan | Movie Moments | 1:02

Take a closer look at the various roles Carey Mulligan has played throughout her acting career.

No Small Parts (2014-)

The Rise of Vanessa Kirby | 3:19

British actress Vanessa Kirby, known for her performances in "The Crown" and the 'Mission: Impossible' franchise, stars in the drama 'Pieces of a Woman.' From period dramas to action-thrillers, "No Small Parts" takes a look at Vanessa's rise to fame.

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020)

The Rise of Sacha Baron Cohen | 4:00

Sacha Baron Cohen has spent years interviewing unsuspecting subjects as characters like Ali G, Brüno, and Borat, who returns to the big screen in 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.' "No Small Parts" takes a look at Sacha's origins as a television host, as well as his transition to dramatic acting work.

Director's Trademarks (2017-)

A Guide to the Films of David Fincher | 1:59

What's in the box? IMDb has the answers! From 'Se7en' and 'Fight Club' to 'Gone Girl' and 'Mank,' we explore the cinematic trademarks of director David Fincher.

Sound of Metal (2019)

Riz Ahmed Details His Intense Preparation for 'Sound of Metal' | 2:48

At the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival, star Riz Ahmed and director Darius Marder discuss the extent of their deep preparation, research, and risk in creating their music-drama about a heavy-metal drummer whose life is upended when he begins to lose his hearing.

No Small Parts (2014-)

The Rise of Riz Ahmed | 3:48

Riz Ahmed, known for his roles in "The Night Of," 'Nightcrawler,' and 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,' gives an Oscar-nominated performance as a drummer gradually losing his hearing in 'Sound of Metal.' "No Small Parts" takes a look at his groundbreaking career.

IMDb on the Scene - Interviews (2017-)

The Cast of 'Minari' Name Their Favorite Pro Wrestlers of the 1980s | 2:37

The stars and director of 'Minari' talk to us about what parts of their own lives they saw reflected in the film and who were their favorite professional wrestlers of the 1980s.

The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

Andra Day and 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday' Might Ruffle Some Feathers | 4:08

Director Lee Daniels and the cast of 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday' share how they knew Andra Day was destined to play the iconic jazz singer and why this portrayal will challenge what fans think they know about Lady Day.

No Small Parts (2014-)

The Legacy of Chadwick Boseman | 3:38

Chadwick Boseman is known for his iconic performances in '42,' 'Get On Up,' and 'Black Panther,' and his final on-screen role, the musical drama 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.' "No Small Parts" takes a celebratory look at his career in film and television.

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)

Viola Davis Shares the Importance of Unfiltered Black Characters in 'Ma Rainey' | 1:54

IMDb sits down with Viola Davis, Colman Domingo, Glynn Turman, Michael Potts, and George C. Wolfe of Netflix's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' to learn more about the film's authentic characters and how the phenomenal cast and crew made them step up their game.

IMDb on the Scene - Interviews (2017-)

Viola Davis Reflects on Chadwick Boseman's Unapologetic Authenticity | 1:42

Viola Davis, Colman Domingo, Glynn Turman, Michael Potts, and George C. Wolfe of Netflix's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' reflect on their late co-star Chadwick Boseman and how he filled up the world with his light and grace, and stood out by not trying to be anyone but himself.

IMDb on the Scene - Interviews (2017-)

Why Pete Docter and 'Soul' Creators Love Their Groundbreaking Lead Character | 1:51

IMDb talks with director and writer Pete Docter, co-director and writer Kemp Powers, and other Pixar creators to learn more about why Joe, the central character of new animated feature 'Soul' and the first-ever Black lead character of a Pixar film, will matter so much to audiences of all ages and experiences.

IMDb on the Scene - Interviews (2017-)

How Glenn Close Became Mamaw in 'Hillbilly Elegy' | 2:21

IMDb talks to Glenn Close, Amy Adams, and Ron Howard about Glenn's remarkable transformation into her character in 'Hillbilly Elegy.' Ron shares what it was like working with Glenn a second time, and why she was the best person to take on this role.

The IMDb Show (2017-)

Take 5 With Maria Bakalova of 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' | 1:57

The breakout star of 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,' Maria Bakalova shares her current TV show obsessions, the "very nice" celebrity she would love to safely get dinner with, and the TV character who she thinks would make a great bestie.

IMDbrief (2018-)

'Mank' Disputes Who Wrote 'Citizen Kane' | 3:00

On this IMDbrief, we download the classic Hollywood history of 'Citizen Kane' (1941) and uncertain origin story in David Fincher's new film 'Mank' (2020).

IMDb Originals (2015-)

'One Night in Miami' Cast Talks Representation on Screen | 8:10

Regina King, director of 'One Night in Miami,' and stars Aldis Hodge, Leslie Odom Jr., Eli Goree, and Kingsley Ben-Adir share the first time they saw themselves reflected on screen. They dive deep into the actors and roles that inspired them, and what they hope audiences will take away from their ground-breaking film.

IMDb Supercuts (2018-)

Anthony Hopkins | Movie & TV Moments | 1:35

Take a closer look at the various roles Anthony Hopkins has played throughout his legendary acting career.

IMDb Supercuts (2018-)

Gary Oldman | Movie Moments | 1:24

Take a closer look at the various roles Gary Oldman has played throughout his acting career.

IMDb Supercuts (2018-)

Frances McDormand | 1:48

Take a closer look at the various roles Frances McDormand has played throughout her acting career.

IMDb on the Scene - Interviews (2017-)

Tom Holland and Chris Pratt's Brotherly Love Is Real in 'Onward' | 2:34

'Onward' stars Tom Holland and Chris Pratt, joined by director Dan Scanlon and producer Kori Rae, explain why they were so easily able to connect to their lead characters and reflect on how their time as fellow Marvel superheroes prepared them well for their roles as brothers in Pixar's latest animated feature.

IMDb on the Scene - Interviews (2017-)

Angela Bassett, Jamie Foxx, and Tina Fey Share Life Lessons Learned From 'Soul' | 2:39

'Soul' stars Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Angela Bassett, Phylicia Rashad, and Questlove sit down with IMDb to learn the most memorable things they learned from portraying their characters in Pixar's latest drama about a musisc teacher who gets a lesson about living from his loved ones and an infant soul.

Soul (2020)

Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey Share Mutual Improv Respect, Reveal Comedy Inspirations | 2:09

IMDb sits down with 'Soul' stars Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey to learn more about how they contributed to each other's lead voice performances in Pixar's latest drama about a jazz musician who relearns his passion for life with the help of an infant soul. Also, the two comic veterans share the real-life TV personalities who helped shape their comedic futures.

Promising Young Woman (2020)

Carey Mulligan Embraces the Challenge of Playing a 'Promising Young Woman' | 2:02

At the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, stars Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, and writer-director Emerald Fennell detail the challenges and joy of creating a their funny but dark crime-drama, which follows a young woman's pursuit of vengeance against those who've transgressed her.

IMDb Originals (2015-)

'Borat' Star Maria Bakalova Had No Idea What She Was Auditioning For | 4:28

Academy Award nominee Maria Bakalova reveals how she transformed into Tutar for her role in 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.' She dives deep into how she created the character, what the hardest scene to shoot was, and why she occasionally had to carry a fish in her pocket.

IMDb Originals (2015-)

Andra Day Went to the Grocery Store as Billie Holiday | 3:41

Academy Award nominee Andra Day reveals how playing Billie Holiday changed her forever. Find out why she initially said no to the role, how the costumes amplified her performance, and why she needed to go grocery shopping in character.

IMDb Originals (2015-)

Art of the Crew | Cinematography | 1:01

From 'Mank' to 'Nomadland,' we take a look at the Oscar contenders for Best Cinematography.

IMDb Originals (2015-)

Art of the Crew | Makeup and Hairstyling | 1:01

From 'Emma.' to 'Hillbilly Elegy,' we take a look at the Oscar contenders for Best Makeup and Hairstyling.

IMDb Originals (2015-)

Art of the Crew | Costume Design | 1:10

From 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' to 'Pinocchio,' we take a look at the Oscar contenders for Best Costume Design.

IMDb Originals (2015-)

Art of the Crew | Production Design | 1:02

From 'The Father' to 'Tenet,' we take a look at the Oscar contenders for Best Production Design.

IMDb Originals (2015-)

Amanda Seyfried on 'Mank,' Marion Davies, and David Fincher | 5:40

Academy Award nominee Amanda Seyfried reveals what it was like working with David Fincher on 'Mank,' and how similar she is to her character of Marion Davies. Seyfried goes into detail on how her costumes served as a gateway into the character and how she nailed that signature Brooklyn accent.



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