Monday Movie Report: Oscar Nominations Announced

A preview of award season’s grand finale was released this morning with the announcement of nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards.

Earning the most nominations is “Joker,” with 11 total, including Best Picture. “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” meanwhile, also earned several nominations, including Best Picture.

Like last year, the award ceremony, set for Feb. 9, will have no host.

Here’s the full list of nominees:

Best Picture:

  • “Ford v Ferrari”
  • “The Irishman”
  • “Jojo Rabbit”
  • “Joker”
  • “Little Women”
  • “Marriage Story”
  • “1917”
  • “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
  • “Parasite”

Lead Actor:

  • Antonio Banderas, “Pain and Glory”
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
  • Adam Driver, “Marriage Story”
  • Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker”
  • Jonathan Pryce, “The Two Popes”

Lead Actress:

  • Cynthia Erivo, “Harriet”
  • Scarlett Johansson, “Marriage Story”
  • Saoirse Ronan, “Little Women”
  • Charlize Theron, “Bombshell”
  • Renee Zellweger, “Judy”

Supporting Actor:

  • Tom Hanks, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
  • Anthony Hopkins, “The Two Popes”
  • Al Pacino, “The Irishman”
  • Joe Pesci, “The Irishman”
  • Brad Pitt, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

Supporting Actress:

  • Kathy Bates, “Richard Jewell”
  • Laura Dern, “Marriage Story”
  • Scarlett Johansson, “Jojo Rabbit”
  • Florence Pugh, “Little Women”
  • Margot Robbie, “Bombshell”

Director:

  • Martin Scorsese, “The Irishman”
  • Todd Phillips, “Joker”
  • Sam Mendes, “1917”
  • Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
  • Bong Joon Ho, “Parasite”

Animated Feature:

  • “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” Dean DeBlois
  • “I Lost My Body,” Jeremy Clapin
  • “Klaus,” Sergio Pablos
  • “Missing Link,” Chris Butler
  • “Toy Story 4,” Josh Cooley

Animated Short:

  • “Dcera,” Daria Kashcheeva
  • “Hair Love,” Matthew A. Cherry
  • “Kitbull,” Rosana Sullivan
  • “Memorable,” Bruno Collet
  • “Sister,” Siqi Song

Adapted Screenplay:

  • “The Irishman,” Steven Zaillian
  • “Jojo Rabbit,” Taika Waititi
  • “Joker,” Todd Phillips, Scott Silver
  • “Little Women,” Greta Gerwig
  • “The Two Popes,” Anthony McCarten

Original Screenplay:

  • “Knives Out,” Rian Johnson
  • “Marriage Story,” Noah Baumbach
  • “1917,” Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns
  • “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Quentin Tarantino
  • “Parasite,” Bong Joon-ho, Jin Won Han

Cinematography:

  • “The Irishman,” Rodrigo Prieto
  • “Joker,” Lawrence Sher
  • “The Lighthouse,” Jarin Blaschke
  • “1917,” Roger Deakins
  • “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Robert Richardson

Best Documentary Feature:

  • “American Factory,” Julia Rieichert, Steven Bognar
  • “The Cave,” Feras Fayyad
  • “The Edge of Democracy,” Petra Costa
  • “For Sama,” Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts
  • “Honeyland,” Tamara Kotevska, Ljubo Stefanov

Best Documentary Short Subject:

  • “In the Absence,” Yi Seung-Jun and Gary Byung-Seok Kam
  • “Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone,” Carol Dysinger
  • “Life Overtakes Me,” Kristine Samuelson and John Haptas
  • “St. Louis Superman,” Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan
  • “Walk Run Cha-Cha,” Laura Nix

Best Live Action Short Film:

  • “Brotherhood,” Meryam Joobeur
  • “Nefta Football Club,” Yves Piat
  • “The Neighbors’ Window,” Marshall Curry
  • “Saria,” Bryan Buckley
  • “A Sister,” Delphine Girard

Best International Feature Film:

  • “Corpus Christi,” Jan Komasa
  • “Honeyland,” Tamara Kotevska, Ljubo Stefanov
  • “Les Miserables,” Ladj Ly
  • “Pain and Glory,” Pedro Almodovar
  • “Parasite,” Bong Joon Ho

Film Editing:

  • “Ford v Ferrari,” Michael McCusker, Andrew Buckland
  • “The Irishman,” Thelma Schoonmaker
  • “Jojo Rabbit,” Tom Eagles
  • “Joker,” Jeff Groth
  • “Parasite,” Jinmo Yang

Sound Editing:

  • “Ford v Ferrari,” Don Sylvester
  • Joker,” Alan Robert Murray
  • “1917,” Oliver Tarney, Rachel Tate
  • “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Wylie Stateman
  • “Star Wars: The Rise of SkyWalker,” Matthew Wood, David Acord

Sound Mixing:

  • “Ad Astra”
  • “Ford v Ferrari”
  • “Joker”
  • “1917”
  • “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

Production Design:

  • “The Irishman,” Bob Shaw and Regina Graves
  • “Jojo Rabbit,” Ra Vincent and Nora Sopkova
  • “1917,” Dennis Gassner and Lee Sandales
  • “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh
  • “Parasite,” Lee Ha-Jun and Cho Won Woo, Han Ga Ram, and Cho Hee

Original Score:

  • “Joker,” Hildur Guðnadóttir
  • “Little Women,” Alexandre Desplat
  • “Marriage Story,” Randy Newman
  • “1917,” Thomas Newman
  • “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” John Williams

Original Song:

  • “I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away,” “Toy Story 4”
  • “I’m Gonna Love Me Again,” “Rocketman”
  • “I’m Standing With You,” “Breakthrough”
  • “Into the Unknown,” “Frozen 2”
  • “Stand Up,” “Harriet”

Makeup and Hair:

  • “Bombshell”
  • “Joker”
  • “Judy”
  • “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”
  • “1917”

Costume Design:

  • ”The Irishman,” Sandy Powell, Christopher Peterson
  • “Jojo Rabbit,” Mayes C. Rubeo
  • “Joker,” Mark Bridges
  • “Little Women,” Jacqueline Durran
  • “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Arianne Phillips

Visual Effects:

  • “Avengers Endgame”
  • “The Irishman”
  • “1917”
  • “The Lion King”
  • “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”

Before today’s Academy Award nominations were released, the Broadcast Film Critics Association award ceremony took place Sunday.

The full list of winners from the award show was:

BEST PICTURE

  • “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

BEST ACTOR

  • Joaquin Phoenix – “Joker”

BEST ACTRESS

  • Renée Zellweger – “Judy”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • Brad Pitt – “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Laura Dern – “Marriage Story”

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS

  • Roman Griffin Davis – “Jojo Rabbit”

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE

  • “The Irishman”

BEST DIRECTOR – TIE

  • Sam Mendes – “1917”
  • Bong Joon Ho – “Parasite”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

  • Quentin Tarantino – “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

  • Greta Gerwig – “Little Women”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Roger Deakins – “1917”

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

  • Barbara Ling, Nancy Haigh – “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

BEST EDITING

  • Lee Smith – “1917”

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

  • Ruth E. Carter – “Dolemite Is My Name”

BEST HAIR AND MAKEUP

  • “Bombshell”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

  • “Avengers: Endgame”

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

  • “Toy Story 4”

BEST ACTION MOVIE

  • “Avengers: Endgame”

BEST COMEDY

  • “Dolemite Is My Name”

BEST SCI-FI OR HORROR MOVIE

  • “Us”

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

  • “Parasite”

BEST SONG – TIE

  • “Glasgow (No Place Like Home)” – “Wild Rose”
  • “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” – “Rocketman”

BEST SCORE

  • Hildur Guðnadóttir – “Joker” 

At the box office this weekend, it was Best Picture nominee “1917” taking the top spot with $36.5 million. The film was followed by the latest “Star Wars” movie, which grossed $15.2 million.

The full top five was:

1. 1917 – $36,500,000
2. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – $15,187,034
3. Jumanji: The Next Level – $14,000,000
4. Like a Boss – $10,000,000
5. Just Mercy – $10,000,000

For the upcoming weekend, new releases include the action sequel “Bad Boys For Life” and the family film “Dolittle.”

On the small screen, meanwhile, films available include:

  • Judy, my rating: 3.5 out of 5, Large Association of Movie Blogs rating: 3.63 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 83%, MetaCritic rating: 66.
  • Joker, my rating: 3 out of 5, Large Association of Movie Blogs rating: 3.55 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 69%, MetaCritic rating: 59.
  • The Lighthouse, my rating: 5 out of 5 (2019 Top 10), Large Association of Movie Blogs rating: 3.92 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 92%, MetaCritic rating: 83.
  • Maleficent Mistress of Evil, my rating: 3.0 out of 5, Large Association of Movie Blogs rating: 2.60 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 40%, MetaCritic rating: 43.
  • Gemini Man, my rating: 2.85 out of 5, Large Association of Movie Blogs rating: 2.61 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 26%, MetaCritic rating: 38.
  • Jexi, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 11%, MetaCritic rating: 39.
  • Crown Vic, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 61%, MetaCritic rating: 47.
  • The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 21%, MetaCritic rating: 28.

Author: Matthew Liedke

I'm a reporter for the Bemidji Pioneer in Minnesota, and I also have a passion for the art of film. This passion led me to start writing about film in 2008. From 2008-2016 I wrote pieces at my own website, After the Movie Reviews. Then, from 2016-May 2018, my write-ups were featured on AreaVoices, a blog network run by Forum Communications Company. Today, I write film reviews and other pieces here on Word Press. More about me: I'm a 2009 graduate of Rainy River College and a 2012 graduate of Minnesota State University in Moorhead. At MSU, I studied journalism and film. Outside of movies, I enjoy sports, video games, anime and craft beers.

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