2020 Oscar Nominations

The 2020 Oscars are up again, and they sure look exciting. As usual the majority of the nominees of the same for the top few big movies. 2019 was a big year for movies and should be well awarded. 

Starting out with best picture:

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  • Ford Vs Ferrari, with Matt Damon, Christian Bale, and director James Mangold. 
  • The Irishman, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci, Directed by Martin Scorsese.
  • Joker, Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro and Zazie Beetz, Directed by Todd Phillips. 
  •  Little Women, Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Timothee Chalamet, Laura Dern and Eliza Scanlen, directed by Greta Gerwig. 
  • Marriage Story, Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Julia Greer, Directed by Noah 
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  • 1917, Dean-Charles Chapman, George Mackay, Daniel Mays, directed by Sam Mendes. 
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, with Leonardo Dicaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, directed by Quentin Tarantino. 
  • Parasite, staring Kang-ho Song, Sun kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo, directed by Boon Joon Ho. 

What would be a movie without out best actors and actresses, here are the leading actors nominated for lead Actor. 

Lead Actors:

  •  Antonia Banderas, “Pain and Glory” 
  • Leonardo Dicaprio, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” 
  • Adam Driver, “Marriage Story

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  • Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker”
  • Jonathan Pryce, “The Two Popes” 

Now since we have talked about them actors let’s talk about the actress, 

Lead Actress:

  • Cynthia Erivo, “Harriet
  • Scarlett Johansson, “Marriage Story
  • Saoirse Ronan, “Little Women”

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  • Charlize Theron, “BombShell” 
  • Renee Zellweger, “Judy”

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” 



Supporting Actress: 

  • Kathy Bates, “Richard Jewell”

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  • Laura Dern “Marriage Story” 
  • Scarlett Johansson “Jojo Rabbit” 
  • Florence Pugh, “Little Women” 
  • Margo Robbie “Bombshell” 

Those are all the main nominations for actors. There has been a lot of talk about the following category, since the Director category is all male. All female directors were shut out. 

The all men Directors: 

  • Martin Scorses, “The Irishman” 
  • Todd Phillips, “Joker” 
  • Sam Mendes, “1917”
  • Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

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  • Boon Joon Ho, “Parasite”

In 2019 two very big sagas have ended Star Wars The rise of sky walker and Avengers End Game. Star wars is up for three Oscars for Original Score, and Visual Effects, and best sound editing. Avengers is up for Visual effects as well. Disney has a nomination this year as well, Toy Story 4 is up for Best Animated films. Maleficent: Mistress of evil is nominated for best makeup and hairstyles. The Oscars are February 9 2020 at 8:00 Est. 

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