Oscars 2020: And the nominees are…

It's time for the nominees to be announced and the predictions to begin...

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Here’s the list of the major category nominees announced this morning ahead of the 9th February Academy Awards themselves… Joker may have the most nominations but it’s quite a diverse line-up with some other major contenders in the mix, so it could prove hard to predict the eventual winners ahead of the ceremony…


Best Picture: 1917, Joker, Marriage Story, The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit ,Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood , Parasite, Ford v Ferrari, Little Women

Best Actor: Antonio Banderas (Pain and Glory), Adam Driver (Marriage Story), Joaquin Phoenix (Joker), Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes), Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood)

Best Actress: Renee Zellwegger (Judy), Scarlett Johansson (Marriage Story), Saoirse Ronan (Little Women), Charlize Theron (Bombshell), Cynthia Erivo (Harriet)

Best Supporting Actress: Kathy Bates (Richard Jewell), Laura Dern (Marriage Story), Florence Pugh (Little Women), Scarlett Johansson (Jojo Rabbit), Margot Robbie (Bombshell)

Best Supporting Actor: Tom Hanks (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood), Anthony Hopkins (The Two Popes), Al Pacino (The Irishman), Joe Pesci (The Irishman), Brad Pitt (Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood)

Best Director:  Bong Joon-ho (Parasite), Sam Mendes (1917), Martin Scorsese (The Irishman), Quentin Tarantino (Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood), Todd Phillips (Joker)

Costume Design: The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, Joker, Little Women, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood

Documentary Feature: The Cave, Honeyland, American Factory, The Edge of Democracy, For Sama

Documentary Short Subject: In the Absence, Learning to Skateboard in a War Zone if You’re a Girl, Life Overtakes Me, St. Louis Superman, Walk Run Cha-Cha

Best International Film: Parasite, Pain and Glory, Les Misérables, Honeyland, Corpus Christi

Best Production Design: Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, The Irishman, 1917, Parasite, Jojo Rabbit

Film Editing: The Irishman, Ford v Ferrari, Parasite, Jojo Rabbit, Joker

Cinematography: Roger Deakins (1917), Rodrigo Prieto (The Irishman), Lawrence Sher (Joker), Robert Richardson (Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood), The Lighthouse

Visual Effects: Avengers: Endgame, The Lion King, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, The Irishman, 1917

Make-up and Hairstyling: Bombshell, Joker, Judy, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, 1917

Best Animated Film: Missing Link, Toy Story 4, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, I Lost My Body, Klaus

Best Animated Short Film: Dcera (Daughter), Hair,  Love, Kitbull, Memorable, Sister

Best Original Song: “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again,” Elton John and Bernie Taupin (Rocketman), “Into the Unknown,” Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (Frozen 2), “Stand Up,” Cynthia Erivo and Joshuah Brian Campbell (Harriet), “I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away,” Randy Newman (Toy Story 4), “I’m Standing With You (Breakthrough).

 Best Adapted Screenplay: Steven Zaillian (The Irishman), Anthony McCarten (The Two Popes), Greta Gerwig (Little Women), Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit), Todd Phillips and Scott Silver (Joker)

Best Original Screenplay: Noah Baumbach (Marriage Story), Rian Johnson (Knives Out), Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won (Parasite), Quentin Tarantino (Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood), Sam Mendes (1917)

Sound Mixing: Ad Astra, Ford v Ferrari, Joker, 1917, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood

Sound Editing: 1917, Ford v Ferrari, Joker, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Original Score: Alexandre Desplat (Little Women) Hildur Guðnadóttir (Joker), Thomas Newman (1917), Randy Newman (Marriage Story), John Williams (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker)

Live Action Short Film: Brotherhood, Nefta Football Club, The Neighbor’s Window, Saria, A Sister