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Here are your 2019 Academy Award nominees

Abandon all hope, ye who enter here

Roma
 

Get your conspiracy theories ready, folks: it’s Academy Awards time. The nominees for the 91st installment of the Awards show were announced on Tuesday morning via livestream, and boy, are they a pretty weird group of nominees. Netflix’s Roma and Focus Features’ The Favourite led the pack with ten nominations each, closely followed by Annapurna’s Vice and Warner Bros.’ A Star is Born with eight. This year’s Oscar villains are well-represented in the Best Picture category as most expected them to be, with the surprisingly not-as-successful-as-you-might-expect Green Book and the made-lots-of-money-but-morally-bankrupt Bohemian Rhapsody taking their positions atop the category following their respective wins at the Golden Globes.

In terms of snubs, well, take your pick: Ethan Hawke, he of First Reformed fame, wasn’t nominated for Best Actor, in an award that all but seems fated to go to Rami Malek at this point, and the Mr. Rogers documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor, a financial and critical success was ignored by the Academy as well. In terms of surprises, Pawel Pawlikowski receiving a Best Director nod for Cold War over Green Book director Peter Farrelly is both good news and a cautionary tale for young directors who think it’s funny to flash their penises at young women, and Black Panther got nominated for Best Picture, which is good for nerds like us and, more importantly, ABC’s parent company.

For those disappointed with the nominees: remember, the only Academy Awards that matter are the ones you give out in your head after a long and fun year of moviegoing, and the only reason this goddamn awards show bullshit exists in the first place is to give gambling addicts something to do between the Super Bowl and March Madness. Speaking of which, we’ll have our Oscar gambling odds analysis for you closer to the show date, but be warned: it’s anybody’s race this year.

 

Here’s the full list of Academy Awards nominees:

Best Picture

Black Panther
BlacKkKlansman
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Green Book
Roma
A Star Is Born
Vice

 
 

Best Director

Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
Pawel Pawlikowski, Cold War
Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
Alfonso Cuaron, Roma
Adam McKay, Vice

Best Actress

Yalitza Aparicio, Roma
Glenn Close, The Wife
Olivia Colman, The Favourite
Lady Gaga, A Star Is Born
Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

 
 

Best Actor

Christian Bale, Vice
Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born
Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s Gate
Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
Viggo Mortensen, Green Book

Best Supporting Actress

Amy Adams, Vice
Marina De Tavira, Roma
Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
Emma Stone, The Favourite
Rachel Weisz, The Favourite

 
 

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali, Green Book
Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
Sam Elliott, A Star Is Born
Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Sam Rockwell, Vice

Best Original Screenplay

The Favourite
First Reformed
Green Book
Roma
Vice

 
 

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
BlacKkKlansman
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
If Beale Street Could Talk
A Star Is Born

Best Animated Feature Film

Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Mirai
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

 
 

Best Foreign Language Film

Capernaum
Cold War
Never Look Away
Roma
Shoplifters

Best Documentary Feature

Free Solo
Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Minding the Gap
Of Fathers and Sons
RBG

Best Documentary Short

“Black Sheep”
“End Game”
“Lifeboat”
“A Night at the Garden”
“Period. End of Sentence.”

 
 

Best Live Action Short

“Detainment”
“Fauve”
“Margureite”
“Mother”
“Skin”

Best Animated Short

“Animal Behavior”
“Bao”
“Late Afternoon”
“One Small Step”
“Weekends”

Best Original Score

Black Panther
BlacKkKlansman
If Beale Street Could Talk
Isle of Dogs
Mary Poppins Returns

 
 

Best Original Song

“All the Stars,” Black Panther
“I’ll Fight,” RBG
“The Place Where Lost Things Go,” Mary Poppins Returns
“Shallow,” A Star Is Born
“When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings,” The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Best Sound Editing

Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man
A Quiet Place
Roma

Best Sound Mixing

Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man
Roma
A Star Is Born

 
 

Best Production Design

Black Panther
The Favourite
First Man
Mary Poppins Returns
Roma

Best Cinematography

Cold War
The Favourite
Never Look Away
Roma
A Star Is Born

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Border
Mary Queen of Scots
Vice

 
 

Best Costume Design

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Black Panther
The Favourite
Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Queen of Scots

Best Editing

BlacKkKlansman
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Green Book
Vice

Best Visual Effects

Avengers: Infinity War
Christopher Robin
First Man
Ready Player One
Solo: A Star Wars Story

The 91st Academy Awards will take place on February 24 and air on ABC.

Featured image via Netflix.