Black Panther, Roma, The Favourite: Meet the Oscar nominees of 2019

It's that time of the year when the Academy awards and honours the best of the best in Hollywood. As Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross announced the nomination for the 91st Oscar awards on Tuesday morning, the list comprised of some predictable names but also had a few surprises tucked in. Alfonso Cuaron's poetic 'Roma' got the maximum nods and Marvel's 'Black Panther' and 'Bohemian Rhapsody' also got several nominations at the this year's edition of the awards. 

Here is a look at the nominees in the major categories. 

Black Panther

It had created history when it released in 2018 and now Marvel's 'Black Panther' is has become the first superhero film to have gotten a Best Picture nomination at the Oscars. The film also in costume, original score and song and sound mixing categories. 



Christian Bale literally transformed himself to look like former Vice-President of US Dick Cheney in 'Vice'. The film got nominated in Best Picture category along with Best Director nod for director Adam McKay. Bale has been nominated in Best Actor category and Amy Adams has been nominated in Best Supporting Actress category. 

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Along with a Best Picture nod for 'Blackkklansman', the film's director Spike Lee has been nominated in Best Director category along with editing and supporting actor nod for Adam Driver


A Star Is Born

Bradley Cooper's 'A Star Is Born' has been a favourite this awards season so its Best Picture nod did not come as a suprise to anyone. The film also fetched Lady Gaga a Best Actress nomination, Cooper a Best Actor nomination along with editing, original song and sound mixing nominations. 

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Netflix created history as for the first time one of its film's got Oscar nod in Best Picture category. Alfonso Cuarón also got nominated in the Best Director category while  the film's actors- Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira- got nominated in Best Actress and Best Supporting actress category respectively. The film leads the nomination list with 10 nominations.  


Bohemian Rhapsody

Biopic on Queen frontman Freddie Mercury's biopic may have received mixed reviews but the Academy gave 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Best Picture nod along with Best Actor nomination for its lead actor Rami Malek. 

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The Favourite

'The Favourite' got nominated in Best Picture category. The film's director Yorgos Lanthimos also fetched a Best Director nomination along with the film's three leading ladies- Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz getting nominated in Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress categories. The film, along with 'Roma' leads the nomination list with 10 nods. 


Green Book

Another favourite this awards season, 'Green Book' got nominated in Best Picture category while its actors Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali got nominated in Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor category. 


Cold War

Director Pawel Pawlikowski got nominated in the Best Director category for his film 'Cold War'. Pawlikowski had earlier won the Best Foreign Language film Oscar for his film 'Ida'. 


At Eternity's Gate

Willem Dafoe's performance in 'At Eternity's Gate' fetched him a Best Actor nomination- the only nomination for the film this year. 


The Wife

Glenn Close portrayal of a wife of a Nobel laureate in 'The Wife' got her Best Actress nod.

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Melissa McCarthy fetched a nomination in the Best Actress category for her performance in 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?'. 

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