This year's Oscars already have made history

(CNN) Welcome to the Oscars edition of Pop Life Chronicles.
Even before the envelopes are opened, the 93rd Academy Awards already have made their mark with some historic firsts.
The show is this Sunday -- but keep reading to find out why you should get out the popcorn and start celebrating now.
Women in directing: There have been many a year when not a single woman has been nominated for best director.
Emerald Fennell attends the BAFTA Los Angeles + BBC America TV Tea Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in LA, September 21, 2019.
All-Black producing team: For the first time ever, one of the movies up for best picture has an all-Black producing team.
Both Kaluuya and Stanfield are nominated for best supporting actor, along with another Black man, Leslie Odom Jr., for his role in " One Night in Miami ."
Steven Yeun, a South Korean-born American actor, is the first man of Asian descent to secure a best actor nom for his work in " Minari " -- which, in a welcome trend, is also up for best picture.
Steven Yeun (center) is shown in a scene from "Minari" with (from left) Alan S. Kim, Noel Cho and Yeri Han.
Yeun's costar Yuh-jung Youn is the first Korean woman nominated for best supporting actress.
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And if anyone ever tries to make a hologram of the Purple One, they will have to deal with me.