What does an actor always dream of receiving? If you guessed an Oscar then you’re right. The Oscar nominations 2021 is creating a rippling buzz since it has been announced. We all know how the Oscars 2020 went with Janelle Monáe kick-starting the show. The 92nd Academy Awards saw performances from various celebrities Elton John, Billie Eilish, Cynthia Erivo, Randy Newman and Eminem with his Lose yourself performance. We also saw the first foreign film ‘Parasite’ winning The Best Picture.
Now, the prominent Academy awards have returned for the 93rd year, maintaining their embellishment and extravagance with its list of Oscar nominations 2021 announced by Nick Jonas and his wife Priyanka Chopra Jonas. The academy had to make critical changes to the eligibility and rules and allowed movies that had planned theatrical release but could only debut on streaming services. Let’s get a look at some of our categories and nominees.
Best Picture: The Father, Sound of Metal, Mank, Minari, Nomadland, Judas and the Black Messiah, Promising Young Woman, and The Trial of the Chicago 7 constitute the big prize of the Oscar nominations 2021
Best Directing: Thomas Vinterberg (for Another Round), David Fincher, (for Mank) Lee Isaac Chung (for Minari), Chloe Zhao (for Nomadland), Emerald Fennell (for Promising Young Woman)
Best Actor in a leading role:
Carey Mulligan(for Promising Young Woman)
Best Original Screenplay: Minari, Sound of Metal,
Judas and the Black Messiah, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Promising Young Woman
Best Actor in a supporting role: Daniel Kaluuya(for Judas and the Black Messiah), LaKeith Stanfield(for Judas and the Black Messiah), Leslie Odom Jr(for One Night in Miami), Paul Raci(for Sound of Metal), Sacha Baron Cohen(for The Trial of the Chicago 7)
Best Actress in a supporting role: Maria Bakalova(for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm), Glenn Close(for Hillbilly Elegy), Olivia Colman(for The Father), Amanda Seyfried(for Mank), Yuh-Jung Youn(for Minari)
Best International feature film: Another Round, Better Days, The Man Who Sold His Skin, Quo Vadis, Aida?, Collective.
Best Animated Feature film: Onward, Over the Moon, A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, Soul, Wolfwalkers
Best Original Song: Husavik- My Hometown (for Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, Fight for You(for Judas and the Black Messiah), Io Se-Seen(for The Life Ahead), Speak Now(for One Night in Miami…), Hear My Voice(for The Trial of the Chicago 7)
Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Marese Langan, Laura Allen, Claudia Stolze(for Emma); Sergio López-Rivera, Mia Neal, Jamika Wilson( for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom); Eryn Krueger Mekash, Patricia Dehaney, Matthew Mungle(for Hillbilly Elegy); Dalia Colli and Francesco Pegoretti(for Pinocchio); Kimberley Spiteri, Gigi Williams, Colleen LaBaff(for Mank)
Best Film editing: Nomadland, The Father, Sound of Metal, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Promising Young Woman
Best Original Score: Mank, Da 5 Bloods, News of the World
Best Original Screenplay: Minari, Promising Young Woman, Judas and the Black Messiah, Sound of Metal, The Trial of the Chicago 7
Best Costume Design: Emma, Mulan, Mank, Ma Rainey’s Black bottom, Pinocchio
Best Production Design: The Father, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Mank, News of the World, Tenet
Best Cinematography: Sean Bobbitt(for Judas and the Black Messiah), Erik Messerschmidt(for Mank), Dariusz Wolski(for News of the World), Joshua James Richards(for Nomadland), Phedon Papamichael (for The Trial of the Chicago 7)
Best Adapted Screenplay: The Father, Borat Subsequent Movie Film, Nomadland, One Night in Miami, The White Tiger
Best Live Action Short Film: Feeling Through, Two Distant Strangers, The Letter Room, The Present, White Eye
Best Visual Effects: Love and Monsters, The One and Only Ivan, Mulan, The Midnight Sky, Tenet
Best Documentary Feature: Crip Camp, My Octopus Teacher, The Mole Agent, Time, Collective
Best Documentary Short Subject: A Concerto is a Conversation, A Love Song For Latasha, Do Not Split, Colette, Hunger Ward
Best Sound: Mank, Greyhound, Soul, News of the World, Sound of Metal
Fingers crossed for all of our Oscar nominations 2021. Catch it live on Monday, 26 April 2021 on ABC at 8 pm ET. May the best talent win!