OSCAR 2020: ‘Joker’ makes history , receives 11 nominations

by on January 14, 2020
The organisers of the 92nd Oscar Academy Awards have revealed nominees for this year’s edition of the movie awards set to be staged on February 9, 2020 in Hollywood. Leading the pack of nominated movies is ‘Joker’ with 11, followed by “The Irishman,” “1917” and “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood,” tied in joint second, with 10 nominations each. The success of “Joker” is notable for a few reasons. First, Phillips scooped up double nominations for both the screenplay category and directing. Also, the film is now the most nominated “comic book movie” in Oscars history, according to IndieWire. Listed below are the nominees in key categories for the 92nd Academy Awards.
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Best picture: “Ford v Ferrari” “The Irishman” “Jojo Rabbit” “Joker” “Little Women” “Marriage Story” “1917” “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” “Parasite” Best director: Bong Joon-ho, “Parasite” Todd Phillips, “Joker” Sam Mendes, “1917” Martin Scorsese, “The Irishman” Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood” Best 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” Best actress: Cynthia Erivo, “Harriet” Saoirse Ronan, “Little Women” Scarlett Johansson, “Marriage Story” Charlize Theron, “Bombshell” Renee Zellweger, “Judy” Best supporting actor: Tom Hanks, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” Anthony Hopkins, “The Two Popes”
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Al Pacino, “The Irishman” Joe Pesci, “The Irishman” Brad Pitt, “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood” Best supporting actress: Laura Dern, “Marriage Story” Scarlett Johansson, “Jojo Rabbit” Florence Pugh, “Little Women” Margot Robbie, “Bombshell” Kathy Bates “Richard Jewell” Best foreign language film: “Corpus Christi” (Poland) “Honeyland” (North Macedonia) “Les Miserables” (France) “Pain and Glory” (Spain) “Parasite” (South Korea) Best animated feature: “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” “I Lost My Body” “Klaus” “Missing Link” “Toy Story 4” Best documentary feature: “American Factory” “The Cave” “The Edge of Democracy” “For Sama” “Honeyland” Best original screenplay: “Knives Out” – Rian Johnson
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“Marriage Story” – Noah Baumbach “1917” – Sam Mendes & Krysty Wilson-Cairns “Once upon a Time… in Hollywood” – Quentin Tarantino “Parasite” – Bong Joon-ho, Han Jin-won Best adapted screenplay: The Irishman” – Steven Zaillian “Jojo Rabbit” – Taika Waititi “Joker” – Todd Phillips & Scott Silver “Little Women” – Greta Gerwig “The Two Popes” – Anthony McCarten Best original score: “Joker” – Hildur Gudnadottir “Little Women” – Alexandre Desplat “Marriage Story” – Randy Newman “1917” – Thomas Newman “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” – John Williams Best original song: “I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” from “Toy Story 4” “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from “Rocketman” “I’m Standing With You” from “Breakthrough” “Into The Unknown” from “Frozen II” “Stand Up” from “Harriet”

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