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Oscars 2019 Nominations

24 February 2019; 91st awards

Film

romaBlacKkKlansman (Spike Lee) 6 noms
Black Panther (Ryan Coogler) 7 noms
Bohemian Rhapsody (Bryan Singer) 5 noms
The Favourite (Yorgos Lanthimos) 10 noms
Green Book (Peter Farrelly) 4 noms
Roma (Alfonso Cuarón) 10 noms
A Star is Born (Bradley Cooper) 8 noms
Vice (Adam McKay) 8 noms

Direction

Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
Pawel Pawlikowski, Cold War, 3 noms
Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
Adam McKay, Vice

Cinematography

Lukasz Zal, Cold War
Robbie Ryan, The Favourite
Caleb Deschanel, Never Look Away, aka Werk ohne Autor, F. Henckel von Donnersmarck
Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
Matthew Libatique, A Star is Born

Actor

Christian Bale, Vice
Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born
Willem Dafoe, At Eternity's Gate (Julian Schnabel) 1 nom
Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
Viggo Mortenson, Green Book

Actress

Yalitzia Aparicio, Roma
Glenn Close, The Wife (Björn Runge, 2017) 1 nom
Olivia Colman, The Favourite
Lady Gaga, A Star is Born
Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Marielle Heller) 3 noms

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

Original Screenplay

Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara, The Favourite
Paul Schrader, First Reformed (Paul Schrader)
Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly, Green Book
Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
Matthew Libatique, A Star is Born

Adapted Screenplay

Joel & Ethan Coen, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Joel & Ethan Coen) 1 nom
Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) 1 nom
Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters, A Star is Born

The Hollywood Reporter predicted that the nominees would include A Star is Born, Roma, The Favourite, First Man, Bohemian Rhapsody, Vicein that order, plus these other possibilities: Green Book, BlacKkKlansman, Black Panther ... so they got First Man wrong.
The Wrap predicted these ten Best Film nominees in order of likelihood: Roma, A Star is Born, Green Book, BlacKkKlansman, The Favourite, Black Panther,Vice, If Beale Street Could Talk, Bohemian Rhapsody, First Man - getting one wrong
IndieWire predictions @ 10 Jan 2019: Frontrunners: BlacKkKlansman (Spike Lee) Black Panther (Ryan Coogler) Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Marielle Heller) The Favourite (Yorgos Lanthimos) First Man (Damien Chazelle) Green Book (Peter Farrelly) Roma(Alfonso Cuaron) A Star is Born (Bradley Cooper) Vice (Adam McKay) Contenders: Bohemian Rhapsody (Bryan Singer) Crazy Rich Asians (Jon M. Chu) If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) A Quiet Place (John Krasinski)
Long Shots: Leave No Trace (Debra Granik) Mary Poppins Returns (Rob Marshall)
Widows (Steve McQueen)

Inclusive list of possibilities for Academy awards

22 July (Paul Greengrass, 2018) aka Norway; Thorbjørn Harr, Anders Danielsen Lie, Lars Arenz-Hansen; Brevik biopic; 2Nov18

Ad Astra (James Gray, 2019) Kimmy Shields, Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland; scifi; release 11Jan19

Annihilation (Alex Garland, 2018) Natalie Portman, Jennifer Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tuva Novotny, Tessa Thompson; release 13Feb18

At Eternity's Gate (Julian Schnabel, 2018) Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac; Vincent van Gogh biopic; release 16Nov18

Bad Times at the El Royale (Drew Goddard, 2018) Chris Hemsworth, John Hamm, Dakota Johnson, Mick Offerman, Jeff Bridges; Oct18

Backseat (Adam McKay, 2018) Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Christian Bale, Bill Pullman; Dick Cheney biopic ; release 21Dec18

Ballad of Buster Scruggs, The (Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, 2018) James Franco, Liam Neeson; western

Beautiful Boy (Felix Van Groeningen, 2018) Steve Carell, Timothéee Chalamet, Maura Tierney; addiction; 12 Oct18

Bird Box (Susanne Bier, 2018) Rosa Salazar, Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, John Malkovich, David Dastmalchian, Jacki Weaver; scifi

Black Panther (Ryan Coogler, 2018) Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o; release 29Jan18

BlacKkKlansman (Spike Lee, 2018) Topher Grace, Alec Baldwin, Adam Driver; comedy; release 10Aug18

Bohemian Rhapsody (Bryan Singer, 2018) Rami Malek (Freddie Mercury), Joseph Mazzello, Mike Myers; Queen story; release 2Nov18

Boy Erased (Joel Edgerton, 2018) Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton; gay conversion; release; 2Nov18

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Marielle Heller, 2018) Melissa McCarthy, Julie Ann Emery, Christian Navarro, Richard E. Grant; release 19Oct18

Capharnaüm (Nadine Labaki, 2018) aka Capernaum; Kawthat Al Haddad, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole, Nadine Labaki; drama; released 20Sep18 Lebanon

Cold War (Pawel Pawlikowski, 2018) Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc; music romdram

Crazy Rich Asians (Jon M. Chu, 2018) Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh; romcom; released 30Aug18

Death and Life of John F. Donovan, The (Xavier Dolan) Natalie Portman, Bella Thorne, Thandie Newton; bio; release date unknown

Death of Stalin, The (Armando Iannucci, 2018) Olga Kurylenko, Tom Brooke, Paddy Considine; release 9Mar18

Destroyer (Karyn Kusama, 2018) Sebastian Stan, Nicole Kidman, Bradley Whitford; crime; release Xmas Day

Eighth Grade (Bo Burnham, 2018) Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson; dramedy

Favourite, The (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2018) Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Joe Alwyn; Queen Anne biopic; release 23Nov18

First Man (Damien Chazelle, 2018) wr. Josh Singer from book by James R. Hansen; prod. Marty Bowen, Damien Chazelle, Wyck Godfrey; Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Pablo Schreiber; Neil Armstrong biopic; release 12Oct18

First Reformed (Paul Schrader, 2017) Amanda Seyfried, Ethan Hawke, Cedric Kyles; release 18May18

Front Runner, The (Jason Reitman, 2018) Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, Molly Ephraim; Gary Hart biopic; release 7Nov18

Green Book (Peter Farrelly, 2018) Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini; comedy/musical (wtf?)

Hereditary (Ari Aster, 2018) Alex Wolff, Gabriel Byrne, Toni Collette; horror; released 7Jun18

If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins, 2018) Ed Skrein, Pedro Pascal, Dave Franco; release 30Nov18

Isle of Dogs (Wes Anderson, 2018) animation; lost dog in Japan; release 13Apr18

Jirga (Benjamin Gilmour, 2018) wr. Benjamin Gilmour, prod. John Maynard, dp Benjamin Gilmour; Sam Smith, Mohammad Mosam, Kefayat Lag Humani; war drama, Afghanistan; 78 min.; Australian entry for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

Leave No Trace (Debra Granik, 2018) Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster, Jeffery Rifflard; release 29Jun18

Loro (Paolo Sorrentino, 2018) Toni Servillo, Elena Sofia Ricci, Riccardo Scamarcio; Silvio Berlusconi biopic; released 24Apr18 Italy

Little Stranger, The (Lenny Abrahamson, 2018) Ruth Wilson, Josh Dylan, Domhnall Gleeson, Charlotte Rampling; horror; released 30Aug18

Mary Poppins Returns (Rob Marshall, 2018) Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Julie Walters, Emily Mortimer, Ben Whishaw, Angela Lansbury, Dick Van Dyke, Lin-Manuel Miranda, David Warner; family

Mary Queen of Scots (Josie Rourke, 2018) Margot Robbie, Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Chan, Joe Alwyn, Guy Pearce; biopic; release 7Dec18

Mid90s (Jonah Hill, 2018) Sunny Suljic, Lucas Hedges, Na-kel Smith; comedy

Nightingale, The (Jennifer Kent, 2018) wr. Jennifer Kent, prod. Kristina Ceyton, Bruna Papandrea, Steve Hutensky; Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin, Baykali Ganambarr, Damon Herriman, Harry Greenwood; drama set Tasmania 1829; world premiere Venice 29Aug18

Old Man and the Gun, The (David Lowery, 2018) Elisabeth Moss, Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, Keith Carradine; Forrest Tucker biopic (not this Forrest Tucker); release 28Sep18

On the Basis of Sex (Mimi Leder, 2018) Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Felicity Jones; Ruth Ginsburg biopic; release 25Dec18

Other Side of the Wind, The (Orson Welles, 2018) John Huston, Robert Random, Peter Bogdanovich, Susan Strasberg; metafilm; released 2Nov18

Outlaw King (David Mackenzie, 2018) Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh; Robert the Bruce biopic

Peterloo (Mike Leigh, 2018) Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Pearce Quigley; 1819 massacre; release 2Nov1819

Private Life (Tamara Jenkins, 2018) Kathryn Hahn, Paul Giamatti, Gabrielle Reid; drama

Quiet Place, A (John Krasinki, 2018) Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds; 6Apr18

Roma (Alfonso Cuarón, 2018) Marina de Tavira, Daniela Demesa, Yalitza Aparicio; Mexican family

Sisters Brothers, The (Jacques Audiard, 2018) Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Carol Kane, John C. Reilly, Rutger Hauer; western; 21Sep18

Star is Born, A (Bradley Cooper, 2018) Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott; 5Oct18

Suspiria (Luca Guadagnino, 2018) wr. Dario Argento ...; Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth; fantasy; 2Nov18. The original supernatural horror film Suspiria was wr. dir. Dario Argento, 1977; the original star Jessica Harper is in this one too.

Share (Pippa Bianco, 2019) Charlie Plummer, Poorna Jagannathan, Nicolas Galitzine; soc prob drama - released too late

Velvet Buzzsaw (Dan Gilroy, 2019) Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Magnussen, Natalia Dyer, Toni Collette, Rene Russo, John Malkovich; horror

Vice (Adam McKay, 2018) wr. Adam McKay; Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell

Welcome to Marwen (Robert Zemeckis, 2018) Steve Carell, Leslie Mann, Diane Kruger; biopic; release 21Nov18

Wendy (Benh Zeitlin, 2019) fantasy

Where Hands Touch (Amma Asante, 2018) Abbie Cornish, Amandla Stenberg, Christopher Eccleson; rite of passage

White Boy Rick (Yann Demange, 2018) Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt, Bel Powley; Richard Wersh biopic; release 14Sep18

Widows (Steve McQueen, 2018) Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Jon Bernthal, Liam Neeson; release 16Nov18

Wife, The (Björn Runge, 2017) Glenn Close, Christian Slater, Max Irons; released 17Aug18

You Were Never Really Here (Lynne Ramsay, 2017) Joaquin Phoenix, Dante Pereira-Olson, Larry Canady; 6Apr18

Future awards dates: 23 Feb 2020, 28 Feb 2021.


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