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February 9, 2020 Update: "Parasite" Makes History - Wins Oscar for Best Picture

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Update February 9, 2020 Hollywood by Suzanne Kai "Parasite" made history tonight becoming the first non-English film to win an Oscar for Best Picture. The South Korean film won an Oscar for best picture, best director and best international film.  For the complete list of Oscar winners click here to www.oscars.org. (Photo credit: oscars.org) ++++++++++++++ Oscars 2020 - Will 'Parasite' upset '1917' to win Best Picture? February 1, 2020 Will "Parasite" by South Korean...

Awkwafina is Nominated for a Golden Globe for "The Farewell" - Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy

Posted by Suzanne Kai on Monday, 09 December 2019.

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December 9, 2019

Nora Lum, known professionally as Awkwafina is nominated for Best Actress for her role in "The Farewell" in the category of Best Performance in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The Golden Globes Awards will be broadcast on January 5, 2020. 

(Photo credit: The Farewell / A24)

If Awkwafina wins, she will become the first Asian American to win the Golden Globe award.

Her role in 2019's "The Farewell" follows her breakout role as Peik Lin in 2018's 'Crazy Rich Asians' which made her a globally known actress to watch. 'Crazy, Rich Asians' also catapulted her into another Hollywood movie, "Ocean's Eight' with cast mates Cate Blanchette, Anne Hathaway and Rihanna. 

(Photo credit: Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Pictures)

After her 2018 breakout role in Warner Bros feature film "Crazy, Rich Asians," the first Hollywood movie with an all Asian cast in 26 years since "Joy Luck Club" Awkwafina played a pick pocket in Ocean's 8 with cast mates

(Photo credit: Warner Bros/Barry Wetcher)

Prior to her breakout role in "Crazy, Rich Asians" she was best known as a popular Youtube star where she posted her rap videos and comedic routines. 

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