Recap – 91st Oscars Nominations

The 91st Oscar nominations were announced today and they gave us some doozies. Below I’ve included all of the nominations in each of the 24 categories. Roma and The Favourite each got 10 nominations, even if they weren’t all for the categories I guessed it they would get. Meanwhile, A Star Is Born and Vice each got 8 nominations. However, Bradley Cooper surprisingly missed Best Director. Vice picked up 3 acting nominations, including Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Sam Rockwell. Meanwhile, “Black Panther” became the first superhero film to receive a Best Picture nomination, despite Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan missing. Check out the nominees below!

91st Oscar Nominations

Best Picture:

  • Black Panther
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • The Favourite
  • Green Book
  • Roma
  • A Star Is Born
  • Vice

AJ went 7/9, missing Vice for First Man and If Beale Street Could Talk

Director

  • Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
  • Pawel Pawlikowski, Cold War
  • Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
  • Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
  • Adam McKay, Vice

AJ went 3/5, missing Pawel Pawlikowski and Adam McKay for Barry Jenkins & Bradley Cooper

Lead Actor

  • Christian Bale, Vice
  • Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born
  • Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s Gate
  • Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Viggo Mortensen, Green Book

AJ went 3/5, missing Willem Dafoe & Viggo Mortenson for John David Washington & Ethan Hawke

Lead Actress

  • Yalitza Aparicio, Roma
  • Glenn Close, The Wife
  • Olivia Colman, The Favourite
  • Lady Gaga, A Star Is Born
  • Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

AJ went 5/5!

Supporting Actor

  • Mahershala Ali, Green Book
  • Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
  • Sam Elliott, A Star Is Born
  • Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Sam Rockwell, Vice

AJ went 4/5, missing Sam Rockwell for Michael B. Jordan

Supporting Actress

  • Amy Adams, Vice
  • Marina de Tavira, Roma
  • Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Emma Stone, The Favourite
  • Rachel Weisz, The Favourite

AJ went 4/5 missing Marina de Tavira for Margot Robbie

Original Screenplay

  • The Favourite written by Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
  • First Reformed written by Paul Schrader
  • Green Book written by Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly
  • Roma written by Alfonso Cuarón
  • Vice written by Adam McKay

AJ went 3 for 5, missing First Reformed & Green Book for Eighth Grade and Cold War

Adapted Screenplay

  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs written by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
  • BlacKkKlansman written by Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me? written by Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty
  • If Beale Street Could Talk written by Barry Jenkins
  • A Star Is Born written by Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters

Aj went 3/5, missed The Ballad of Buster Scruggs & A Star Is Born for Black Panther and The Death of Stalin

Animated Feature

  • “Incredibles 2,” Brad Bird
  • “Isle of Dogs,” Wes Anderson
  • “Mirai,” Mamoru Hosoda
  • “Ralph Breaks the Internet,” Rich Moore, Phil Johnston
  • “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

AJ went 5 for 5

Best Documentary Feature

  • “Free Solo,” Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
  • “Hale County This Morning, This Evening,” RaMell Ross
  • “Minding the Gap,” Bing Liu
  • “Of Fathers and Sons,” Talal Derki
  • “RBG,” Betsy West, Julie Cohen

AJ went 2 for 5 missing Hale County, Of Fathers and Sons, and RBG for Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, Three Identical Strangers, Shirkers

Best Foreign Language Film:

  • “Capernaum” (Lebanon)
  • “Cold War” (Poland)
  • “Never Look Away” (Germany)
  • “Roma” (Mexico)
  • “Shoplifters” (Japan)

AJ went 3 for 5, missing Never Look Away and Capernaum for The Guilty & Burning

Original Song

  • “All The Stars” from “Black Panther” by Kendrick Lamar, SZA
  • “I’ll Fight” from “RBG” by Diane Warren, Jennifer Hudson
  • “The Place Where Lost Things Go” from “Mary Poppins Returns” by Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman
  • “Shallow” from “A Star Is Born” by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, Andrew Wyatt and Benjamin Rice
  • “When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” from “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” by Willie Watson, Tim Blake Nelson

AJ went 2 for 5, missing “I’ll Fight,” “The Place Where Lost Things Go,” and “When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” for “Revelation,” “Trip a Little Light Fantastic” and “Girl in the Movies”

Original Score

  • “BlacKkKlansman,” Terence Blanchard
  • “Black Panther,” Ludwig Goransson
  • “If Beale Street Could Talk,” Nicholas Britell
  • “Isle of Dogs,” Alexandre Desplat
  • “Mary Poppins Returns,” Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman

AJ went 4/5 missing BlacKkKlansman for First Man

Production Design

  • “Black Panther,” Hannah Beachler
  • “First Man,” Nathan Crowley, Kathy Lucas
  • “The Favourite,” Fiona Crombie, Alice Felton
  • “Mary Poppins Returns,” John Myhre, Gordon Sim
  • “Roma,” Eugenio Caballero, Bárbara Enrı́quez

AJ went 5/5!

Cinematography

  • “Cold War,” Lukasz Zal
  • “The Favourite,” Robbie Ryan
  • “Never Look Away,” Caleb Deschanel
  • “Roma,” Alfonso Cuarón
  • “A Star Is Born,” Matthew Libatique

AJ went 4/5 missing Never Look Away for First Man

Visual Effects

  • “Avengers: Infinity War”
  • “Christopher Robin”
  • “First Man”
  • “Ready Player One”
  • “Solo: A Star Wars Story”

AJ went 4/5 missing Christopher Robin for Black Panther

Costume Design

  • “Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” Mary Zophres
  • “Black Panther,” Ruth E. Carter
  • “The Favourite,” Sandy Powell
  • “Mary Poppins Returns,” Sandy Powell
  • “Mary Queen of Scots,” Alexandra Byrne

AJ went 4/5 missing Ballad of Buster Scruggs for Crazy Rich Asians

Film Editing

  • “BlacKkKlansman,” Barry Alexander Brown
  • “Bohemian Rhapsody,” John Ottman
  • “Green Book,” Patrick J. Don Vito
  • “The Favourite,” Yorgos Mavropsaridis
  • “Vice,” Hank Corwin

AJ went 2/5 missing, Bohemian Rhapsody, Green Book & Vice for First Man, Roma, A Star Is Born

Makeup and Hair

  • “Border”
  • “Mary Queen of Scots”
  • “Vice”

AJ went 1/3, missing Mary Queen of ScotsVice for Black Panther and Suspiria

Sound Mixing

  • “Black Panther”
  • “Bohemian Rhapsody”
  • “First Man”
  • “Roma”
  • “A Star Is Born”

AJ went 4/5 missing Black Panther for A Quiet Place

Sound Editing

  • “Black Panther,” Benjamin A. Burtt, Steve Boeddeker
  • “Bohemian Rhapsody,” John Warhurst
  • “First Man,” Ai-Ling Lee, Mildred Iatrou Morgan
  • “A Quiet Place,” Ethan Van der Ryn, Erik Aadahl
  • “Roma,” Sergio Diaz, Skip Lievsay

AJ went 4/5 missing Bohemian Rhapsody for Ready Player One

Animated Short

  • “Animal Behaviour,” Alison Snowden, David Fine
  • “Bao,” Domee Shi
  • “Late Afternoon,” Louise Bagnall
  • “One Small Step,” Andrew Chesworth, Bobby Pontillas
  • “Weekends,” Trevor Jimenez

AJ went 4/5, missing Late Afternoon for Age of Sail

Best Documentary Short

  • “Black Sheep,” Ed Perkins
  • “End Game,” Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
  • “Lifeboat,” Skye Fitzgerald
  • “A Night at the Garden,” Marshall Curry
  • “Period. End of Sentence.,” Rayka Zehtabchi

AJ went 2/5, missing Lifeboat, Black Sheep, Period. End of Sentence. for Zion, Women of the Gulag, 63 Boycott. 

Best Live Action Short Film

  • “Detainment,” Vincent Lambe
  • “Fauve,” Jeremy Comte
  • “Marguerite,” Marianne Farley
  • “Mother,” Rodrigo Sorogoyen
  • “Skin,” Guy Nattiv

Went 2/5 missing Fauve, Marguerite, Skin for Caroline, May Day, Wale

What do you think of the Oscar nominations? Who do you think are the worst snubs? Let us hear your thoughts below.

 

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