How To Watch The Oscar Nominations Online

Quentin Tarantino's 1960s Tinseltown homage "Once Upon a Hollywood", Sam Mendes' World War I odyssey "1917" and Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" each earned 10 nominations, including best picture and director.

Add to that nominations for the achievement in cinematography, costume design, film editing, production design, and visual effects awards (along with a nomination for best adapted screenplay, which it shares with Joker), and Netflix has to be feeling good about The Irishman heading into the show.

Plus, above all else, this is one of the most interesting and unpredictable Oscar races in recent years: it wouldn't be remotely surprising if 1917 or Once Upon a Time in Hollywood split Best Picture and Best Director, but it's entirely possible that The Irishman or Parasite could commit the heist of the century and run away with both.

The noms will be rolled out in two parts, beginning at 5:18 PT with the following nine categories (in no particular order): Actor in a Supporting Role, Actress in a Supporting Role, Costume Design, Film Editing, Original Score, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing.

Another actress who fans were hoping would land a nomination is Jennifer Lopez.

Greta Gerwig: At the end of the announcement of the all-male directing nominees, presenter Issa Rae said pointedly, "Congratulations to those men".

Little Women is the only film directed by a woman among the best picture contenders.

"Bombshell", the female-led drama which depicts the sexual harassment scandal that ousted Fox News co-founder Roger Ailes, was a surprise absence from the best picture list.

Britain's Florence Pugh and Anthony Hopkins are in the running for best supporting actress and actor respectively. Monday's plethora of nominations "matters" for the industry as it further validates the Netflix business model.

This year's Oscars will take place on February 9, the earliest date ever in the ceremony's 92-year history.

The five nominees for Best Director also represent the leaders in the overall nomination count. Other documentaries that have been nominated for the same category include "The Cave", "The Edge of Democracy", "For Sama" and "Honeyland".

Ever since the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite went viral in 2015, followed by the #MeToo movement initiated in 2017, Oscar nominations have faced controversy for selecting exceptionally few women and minorities in the top categories.

Some 9,000 Academy members vote for the Oscars.



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