Cynthia Erivo’s Potential EGOT and 28 Other Oscar Records and Milestones to Watch for This Sunday

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Cynthia Erivo’s Potential EGOT and 28 Other Oscar Records and Milestones to Watch for This Sunday
Regardless of what happens on Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre, it’s likely that we’ll see a few landmark wins and some new Oscar records. Here are some of the notable ones that could happen:

• If 16 of the 62 nominated women win, this year’s Oscars will break the record set last year for the most female winners ever.

• If “Parasite” wins in any of the six categories in which it is nominated, it’ll be the first Korean film ever to win in that category.

• If “Parasite” wins Best Picture, it’ll be the first non-English film to win that award.

•It will also be the first Palme d’Or winner from the Cannes Film Festival to take Best Picture since 1955’s “Marty,” the only previous film to score those two awards.

• If Bong Joon Ho wins Best Director for “Parasite,” he’ll be the second director of a non-English film to win — and also the second in a row, after Alfonso Cuaron for “Roma” last year.
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