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Academy Award 'Favourites' - Oscar Nominations 2019

The Oscars 2019

The morning’s announcement of the 2019 Academy Award nominations showed that The Favourite is certainly a film favorite among academy voters. It is leading the way with an incredible 10 nominations, alongside Netflix’s Roma. Yorgos Lanthimos received a nod for Best Director, with each of the film’s stars – Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone – each receiving nominations as well. The film also picked up a nomination for Best Picture, as did Golden Globe winners Vice and Bohemian Rhapsody, as well as A Star is Born, Roma, Black Panther, Green Book and BlacKkKlansman.

A Star is Born was an early front-runner, having received non-stop acclaim from audiences and critics alike since its initial screenings. The musical love story received a total of 8 nominations, tied with Adam McKay’s Vice. Both films received Best Actor nominations – for Bradley Cooper and Christian Bale, respectively – and Lady Gaga received a nod for Best Actress.

Marvel’s Black Panther received an incredible 7 nominations, marking the first time that a superhero film has ever received a Oscar nomination for Best Picture.

Green Book received 5 nominations, including Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali, who won the Golden Globe in that category; as well as nods for Best Picture, Best Actor – Viggo Mortensen, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Film Editing.

Golden Globe winners Glenn Close for The Wife and Rami Malek for Bohemian Rhapsody were both nominated in their respective categories. For Close, this marks her 7th nomination, while it is a first for Malek.

Spike Lee received a Best Director nod for BlacKkKlansman, along with nominations for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor – Adam Driver, Best Film Editing and Best Original Score.

View the full list of nominees here:

Best Picture

“Black Panther”

“A Star Is Born”

“Roma”

“The Favourite”

“Vice”

“Bohemian Rhapsody”

“Green Book”

“BlacKkKlansman”

Best Actress

Glenn Close, “The Wife”

Lady Gaga, “A Star Is Born”

Yalitza Aparicio, “Roma”

Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”

Melissa McCarthy, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Best Actor

Christian Bale, “Vice”

Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born”

Viggo Mortensen, “Green Book”

Willem Dafoe, “At Eternity’s Gate”

Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Best Supporting Actress

Amy Adams, “Vice”

Marina de Tavira, “Roma”

Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”

Emma Stone, “The Favourite”

Rachel Weisz, “The Favourite”

Best 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”

Best Director

Spike Lee, “BlacKkKlansman”

Pawel Pawlikowski, “Cold War”

Yorgos Lanthimos, “The Favourite”

Alfonso Cuarón, “Roma”

Adam McKay, “Vice”

Best Original Screenplay

“First Reformed”

“Green Book”

“Roma”

“The Favourite”

“Vice”

Best Animated Film

“Incredibles 2”

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

“Mirai”

“Ralph Breaks the Internet”

“Isle Of Dogs”

Best Cinematography

“Cold War”

“The Favourite”

“Never Look Away”

“Roma”

“A Star Is Born”

Best Visual Effects

“Avengers: Infinity War”

“Christopher Robin”

“First Man”

“Ready Player One”

“Solo: A Star Wars Story”

Best Foreign Language Film

“Capernaum”

“Cold War”

“Never Look Away”

“Roma”

“Shoplifters”

Best Documentary Feature

“Free Solo”

“Minding The Gap”

“Of Fathers and Sons”

“RBG”

 “Hale County This Morning, This Evening”

Best Documentary Short Subject

“Black Sheep”

“End Game”

“Lifeboat”

“A Night at the Garden”

“Period. End of Sentence.”

Best Costume Design

“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”

“Black Panther”

“The Favourite”

“Mary Poppins Returns”

“Mary Queen of Scots”

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

“Border”

“Mary Queen of Scots”

“Vice”

Best Film Editing

“BlacKkKlansman”

“Bohemian Rhapsody”

“Green Book”

“The Favourite”

“Vice”

Best Sound Mixing

“Black Panther”

“Bohemian Rhapsody”

“First Man”

“Roma”

“A Star Is Born”

Best Sound Editing

“A Quiet Place”

“Black Panther”

“Bohemian Rhapsody”

“First Man”

“Roma”

Best Animated Short Film

“Animal Behaviour”

“Bao”

“Late Afternoon”

“One Small Step”

“Weekends”

Best Live Action Short Film

“Detainment”

“Fauve”

“Marguerite”

“Mother”

“Skin”

Best Original Score

“Black Panther”

“BlacKkKlansman”

“If Beale Street Could Talk”

“Isle of Dogs”

“Mary Poppins Returns”