“Mank” won Oscar nominations with ten nods

Nominations have been announced for the 93 next month’s Academy Awards. During a live show this morning, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and her husband Nick Jonas announced the contestants. While David Fincher “Mank” led the Academy Awards nominations with 10 nominations, two women, Chloe Zhao and Emerald Fennell, were nominated for Best Director for the first time.

Candidates for Best Picture are: “the father”; “Judas and the Black Christ”; “Mank”; Minary; “Nomadland”; “The Most Promising Young Woman”; Sound of Metal; The “Chicago Trial 7.”

Nominees for Best Actress are Carrie Mulligan, for “Promising Young Woman”. Frances McDormand “Nomadland”; Viola Davis “Bottom of what renny black”; Vanessa Kirby ‘Cut from a woman’; Andra Day “The United States v. Billy Holiday.” Nominees for Best Actor are Chadwick Bosman, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”; Riz Ahmed, “The Sound of Metal.” Anthony Hopkins, “the father”; Gary Oldman, “Mank”; Stephen Yoon, Minary.

Olivia Coleman (right) and Anthony Hopkins in a scene from the movie
Olivia Coleman (right) and Anthony Hopkins in a scene from “The Father.”

Nominees for Best Director are Zhao, “Nomadland”; Lee Isaac Chung, “Minary”; David Fincher “Mank”; Vinyl, a “promising young woman”; Thomas Winterberg “Another round.”

Maria Bacalova, “Borat Later Movifilm”; Glenn Close, Hillbilly elegy; Olivia Coleman, “The Father”; Amanda Seyfried, “Mank”; Yoh Jung-yeon, “Minari” are nominees for Best Supporting Actress. Nominees for Best Supporting Actor are Sacha Baron Cohen, “Chicago Trial 7”; Leslie Odom, Jr., “One Night in Miami”; Daniel Kaluuya, “Judas and the Black Christ”; Paul Racey, “Sound of Metal”; Lakeith Stanfield, “Judas and the Black Christ.”

The nominees for the best documentary are “Collective”. “Krib camp: The Disability Revolution”; “Mole Agent”; “My octopus teacher”; “time.” “Ko Fades, Aida?”, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Denmark, “Another Tour”; Better Days, Hong Kong; “Collective” Romania; Tunisia, The Man Who Sold His Skin, are nominees for the best international film.

Static shot of
Static shot of “Quo Vadis, Aida?”

Nominees for Best Original Song are “Husavik” from the Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga. “Fight for You” from “Judas and the Black Christ”; “Io Sì (Seen)” from “The Life Ahead (La Vita Davanti a Se)”; “Speak Now” from “One Night in Miami …”; And “Hear My Voice” from “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”

Onwards; “Over the moon”; Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon; “Soul”; “Wolfwalkers” are nominees for Best Animated Feature.

Nominees for Best Original Screenplay are “Judas and the Black Christ” Shaka King and Will Pearson. Minary, Lee Isaac Chung; “Promising young woman”, Emerald Fennell; “The Sound of Metal”, Darius Marder and Abraham Marder; “The Chicago Trial 7”, Aaron Sorkin.

Among the nominees for best costume design is Alexandra Byrne, “Emma”; Anne Roth, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”; Trish Summerville, “Mank”; Bina Daigler ‘Mulan’; Massimo Cantine Parini Pinocchio.

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Still shot of “Pinocchio”.

After a year of a pandemic that shut down most cinemas, potential best picture candidates won’t have any box office to talk about. The Oscars will be not only without the blockbuster movies but with many films that are barely shown on the big screen. Live Streaming Services are set to dominate the Biggest and Most Popular Hollywood Awards.

The Academy of Film and ABC, which will be broadcasting the Oscars on April 25 (delayed two months due to the pandemic), hope the nominees can spark more excitement than they have anywhere else. Interest in small golden statues decreased during the pandemic. Hypothetical Golden Globe ratings have fallen dramatically, with letters of acceptance from Zoom, to 6.9 million viewers – a 64% drop from 2020 – last month.

Gary Oldman as Hermann Mankiewicz, Arles Howard as Lewis B Mayer and Tom Belfry as Joe Mankiewicz in a scene from the movie
Gary Oldman as Hermann Mankiewicz, Arles Howard as Lewis B Mayer and Tom Belfry as Joe Mankiewicz in a scene from the movie “Mank”.

With the notable exception of an increasing number of streaming subscribers, the pandemic has been punishing the movie industry. Production has slowed considerably, blockbuster films have been postponed or diverted to the stream and thousands have been laid off or on leave.

But the outlook for Hollywood has gotten brighter lately, with fewer cases of coronavirus and more vaccines. Cinemas are reopening in the two largest markets in the United States, New York and Los Angeles. Several big movies – including The Walt Disney Company “Black Widow” (May 7) – are due to be shown in May and beyond.

Film Academy President David Rubin said Monday that the April 25 show will be held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles as well as the transportation hub, Union Station. Expect broadcasters to do their best to entice viewers back into the cinema.

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