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Oscars 2021 Nominees: David Fincher’s Mank Leads The Race With 10 Nominations

The nominations for the 2021 Oscars have been announced as the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony approaches.

David Fincher’s latest movie Mank leads the race with a total of ten nominations including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor.

In its footsteps with six nominations each are Judas And The Black Messiah, Minari, Nomadland, Sound Of Metal, The Father and The Trial Of The Chicago 7.

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The late Chadwick Boseman has been posthumously nominated for Best Actor for his stunning performance in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, whilst fans of Borat Subsequent Moviefilm will be delighted to see actor Maria Bakalova get the Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress that she deserved.

Two women were nominated for best director – Chloe Zhao for Nomadland and Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman – marking the first time more than one woman has been nominated in the category in the Oscars’ long history.

Here’s all the Oscar nominations in full:

Best Picture

Universal Pictures

The Father
Judas And The Black Messiah
Mank
Minari
Nomadland
Promising Young Woman
Sound Of Metal
The Trial Of The Chicago 7

Best Director

Searchlight Pictures

Thomas Vinterberg – Another Round
David Fincher – Mank
Lee Isaac Chung – Minari
Chloe Zhao – Nomadland
Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman

Best Actor

Netflix

Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Anthony Hopkins – The Father
Riz Ahmed – Sound Of Metal
Gary Oldman – Mank
Steven Yeun – Minari

Best Actress

Netflix

Viola Davis – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Andra Day – The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Vanessa Kirby – Pieces Of A Woman
Frances McDormand – Nomadland
Carey Mulligan – Promising Young Woman

Best Supporting Actor

Warner Bros. Pictures

Daniel Kaluuya – Judas And The Black Messiah
Sacha Baron Cohen – The Trial Of The Chicago 7
Leslie Odom Jr. – One Night In Miami
Paul Raci – Sound Of Metal
Lakeith Stanfield – Judas And The Black Messiah

Best Supporting Actress

Lionsgate

Maria Bakalova – Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Glenn Close – Hillbilly Elegy
Olivia Colman – The Father
Amanda Seyfried – Mank
Yuh-Jung Young – Minari

Best Original Screenplay

Netflix

Judas And The Black Messiah
Minari
Promising Young Woman
Sound Of Metal
The Trial Of The Chicago 7

Best Adapted Screenplay

Amazon Prime

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
The Father
Nomadland
One Night In Miami
The White Tiger

Best Animated Feature

Cartoon Saloon

Onward
Over The Moon
A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
Soul
Wolfwalkers

Best Production Design

Netflix

The Father
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Mank
News Of The World
Tenet

Best Cinematography

Netflix

Judas And The Black Messiah
Mank
News Of The World
Nomadland
The Trial Of The Chicago 7

Best Costume Design

Universal Pictures

Emma
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Mank
Mulan
Pinocchio

Best Film Editing

Amazon Studios

The Father
Nomadland
Promising Young Woman
Sound of Metal
The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Makeup And Hairstyling

Netflix

Emma
Hillbilly Elegy
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Mank
Pinocchio

Best Sound

AppleTV

Greyhound
Mank
News of the World
Sound of Metal
Soul

Best Visual Effects

Walt Disney Studios

Love and Monsters
The Midnight Sky
12:35
Mulan
The One and Only Ivan
Tenet

Best Original Score

Disney/Pixar

Da 5 Bloods
Soul
Mank
News Of The World
Minari

Best Original Song

Netflix

Fight For You – Judas And The Black Messiah
Hear My Voice – The Trial Of The Chicago 7
Husavik – Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga
Io Si – The Life Ahead
Speak Now – One Night in Miami

Best Documentary Feature

Amazon Prime

Collective
Crip Camp
The Mole Agent
My Octopus Teacher
Time

Best International Feature

StudioCanal

Another Round
Better Days
Collective
The Man Who Sold His Skin
Quo Vadis, Aida?

Best Animated Short

Disney+

Burrow
Genius Loci
If Anything Happens I Love You
Opera
Yes-People

Best Documentary Short

Breakwater Studios

Colette
A Concierto Is A Conversation
Do Not Split
Hunger Ward
A Love Song For Latasha

Best Live-Action Short

Dirty Robber

Feeling Through
The Letter Room
The Present
Two Distant Strangers
White Eye

The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony will take place on 25th April. In the UK you can tune at 1am Monday morning.

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Emily Murray

Emily Murray

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Emily is a journalist and film critic who unashamedly cries at most movies having got too emotionally attached. When not at the cinema, she is at home cuddling her cat Holmes, whilst binge watching New Girl.