Earlier this morning, Chadwick Boseman's first cinematic solo outing as T'Challa made history by becoming the first comic book adaptation to ever earn a Best Picture nomination at the Oscars.
- Yalitza Aparicio's nomination for "Roma" comes in her first role as an actress. And while he landed a Best Actor nod, he was left out in the cold in the Director race.
The academy attempted to address the issue in August by proposing a new popular film category.
To recap briefly, A Star Is Born was the year's first major frontrunner, scoring rave reviews and big box office when it hit theaters last fall. Jenkins is perhaps the most egregious, for the gorgeous If Beale Street Cold Talk, his follow-up to 2017's Best Picture victor Moonlight.
Genre films always have handicapped chances during awards season but after relatively weak showings at the Golden Globes and numerous professional awards, the Oscar chances of fans' favorite films seemed low.
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Annapurna's "If Beale Street Could Talk" received three Oscar nominations: Regina King for supporting actress, Barry Jenkins for adapted screenplay, and Nicholas Britell for original score. 2018 was a GREAT year for film, so for sure one of your faves didn't get nominated.
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Krzyzewski also shares insight into how he handles the "demons" in success with balance and commitment to moving forward. At that point, Virginia was shooting 63.1 percent from the field, including an eye-popping 19-of-23 in the paint.
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After comedian Kevin Hart stepped down from hosting the event, the producers for the show elected to air without a main host. He has also been nominated for this role in the British Academy Film Awards, Dorian Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Lee's nomination marks him as just the sixth black director to be nominated in the Best Picture category.
Joel and Ethan Coen did it for "No Country for Old Men". No one is scheduled to host this year's ceremony. Then as the various guilds started to weigh in, TIFF People's Choice victor Green Book surged ahead, winning not only at the Golden Globes but also the top trophy from the Producers Guild Awards. And yet, despite this change, it still took another decade before a superhero flick would lock down that coveted Best Picture nom. Why?
The season's steadiest contender - Cooper's "A Star Is Born" - looked potentially unbeatable until it got beat. Still, "A Star Is Born" was the sole film to land top nominations from virtually every guild group.
Black Panther opened in February 2018 and quickly became a critical and commercial success. Just how many people have seen "Roma", though, remains a mystery.
The "Roma" nominations should help Netflix achieve its ultimate goal of adding to its global membership of 139 million streaming customers, particularly overseas where the company is looking for growth, Feinberg said.
For the second straight year, Fox Searchlight (which released last year's victor, "The Shape of Water") topped all studios, even as it and its parent studio, 20th Century Fox are in the process of being acquired by the Walt Disney Co. If their releases counted under Disney, the new mega-studio would have dwarfed all studios with 31 nominations.