16 min ago
"Parasite" makes Oscar history with best picture win
From CNN's Sandra Gonzalez
The infectious buzz around South Korean film “Parasite” has turned out to be too powerful for its Oscar competitors.
“Parasite” is now the first non-English film to win best picture at the Academy Awards.
Only 11 international feature films have ever been nominated in the category.
Earlier this month, “Parasite” made history by winning the best ensemble award at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, becoming the first foreign language film to earn the honor.
38 min ago
Bong Joon Ho makes history with best director win for "Parasite"
From CNN's Lisa Respers France
Get ready to party Bong Joon Ho!
On Sunday he became the first South Korean to ever win the best director Oscar.
After winning for best international feature film for "Parasite," he said in his acceptance speech: "I thought I was done for the day and ready to relax."
The director said he has a creed: "The most personal is the most creative."
He also paid tribute to fellow nominee, Martin Scorsese.
"When I was in school I would always study Martin Scorsese films," Bong Joon Ho said. "Just to be nominated is a huge honor. I never imagined I would win."
The audience rose to pay Scorsese honor as well.