The 95th Oscars Announced Their Nominees
The 95th Oscar Academy awards have announced their nominees in 23 different categories. From 301 movies in contention the one that got the most number of nominations is Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert's Everything Everywhere All at Once.
The film is up for picture, director, costume design, editing, original song, original score and original screenplay along with the nomination for Michelle Yeoh as the Best Actress in the leading role as well as her co-starts Jamie Lee Curtis, Stephanie Hsu and Ke Huy Quan for supporting roles.
The Banchees of Inisherin by Martin McDonagh received ten nominations, including for best picture, directing, editing, original screenplay, leading actor (Colin Farrell), supporting actor (for both Brendan Gleeson and Barry Keoghan), supporting actress (Kerry Condon), production design and original score.
All Quiet On The Western Front by a German director Edward Berger has surprised gaining the nomination not only in the best international feature film category but in the main best picture category, too.
So the following ten films entered the competition for the best picture:
All Quiet on the Western Front
Avatar: The Way of Water
The Banshees of Inisherin
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Top Gun: Maverick
Triangle of Sadness
Meanwhile the following five directors line up in the best director category:
Martin McDonagh (The Banshees of Inisherin)
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Steven Spielberg (The Fabelmans)
Todd Field (Tár)
Ruben Östlund (Triangle of Sadness)
Kate Blanchett took the nomination for the best actress in a leading role in Tár along with Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All at Once), Ana de Armas (Blonde), Michelle Williams (The Fabelmans) and Andrea Riseborough (To Leslie). Colin Farrell was nominated as the best actor in a leading role for his performance in the already mentioned The Banshees of Inisherin together with Austin Butler (Elvis), Brendan Fraser (The Whale), Paul Mescal (Aftersun) and Bill Nighy (Living).
It will be interesting to know if Netflix will make the history and win in the animated feature film category for the first time, as its Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio is on the list to compete with Marcel The Shell With Shoes On, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, The Sea Beast and Turning Red.
The nominees of the best international feature film include the mentioned above All Quiet on the Western Front, Argentina, 1985, Close, EO, and The Quiet Girl.
See the full list of nominees in all categories here.
The winners will be announced on Sunday, March 12.