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Nominations for the 91st annual Academy Awards are pretty much as expected, with a couple of omissions. Australians, screenwriter Tony McNamara and production designer Fiona Crombie have been nominated in their respective categories - for The Favourite, which received 10 nominations, along with Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma.

The Oscars will be held in Hollywood on Sunday February 24, 2019 at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood (Monday February 25 AEST).


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

Actress in a leading role:
Yalitza Aparicio (Roma)
Glenn Close (The Wife) - Review
Olivia Colman (The Favourite)
Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born)
Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?) - Review

Actor in a leading role:
Christian Bale (Vice)
Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)
Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate)
Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)
Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)

Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman)
Paweł Pawlikowski (Cold War) - Review
Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite)
Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)
Adam McKay (Vice)

Actor in a supporting role:
Mahershala Ali (Green Book)
Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman)
Sam Elliott (A Star Is Born)
Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)
Sam Rockwell (Vice)

Actress in a supporting role:
Amy Adams (Vice)
Marina de Tavira, (Roma)
Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)
Emma Stone (The Favourite)
Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

Adapted screenplay:
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Joel Coen and Ethan Coen) BlacKkKlansman (Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott and Spike Lee)
Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty)
If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)
A Star Is Born (Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters)

Original screenplay:
The Favourite (Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara)
First Reformed (Paul Schrader)
Green Book (Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly)
Roma (Alfonso Cuaron)
Vice (Adam McKay)

Cold War (Lukasz Zal)
The Favourite (Robbie Ryan)
Never Look Away (Caleb Deschanel)
Roma (Alfonso Cuarуn)
A Star Is Born (Matthew Libatique)

Production design:
Black Panther (Hannah Beachler)
First Man (Nathan Crowley, Kathy Lucas) - Review
The Favourite (Fiona Crombie, Alice Felton)
Mary Poppins Returns (John Myhre, Gordon Sim) - Review
Roma (Eugenio Caballero, Bбrbara Enrı́quez)

Costume design:
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Mary Zophres)
Black Panther (Ruth E. Carter)
The Favourite (Sandy Powell)
Mary Poppins Returns (Sandy Powell)
Mary Queen of Scots (Alexandra Byrne) - Review

Makeup and hairstyling:
Border (Gцran Lundstrцm and Pamela Goldammer)
Mary Queen of Scots (Jenny Shircore, Marc Pilcher, Jessica Brooks)
Vice (Greg Cannom, Kate Biscoe, and Patricia Dehaney)

Original score:
BlacKkKlansman (Terence Blanchard)
Black Panther (Ludwig Goransson)
If Beale Street Could Talk (Nicholas Britell)
Isle of Dogs (Alexandre Desplat) - Review
Mary Poppins Returns (Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman)

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)

Foreign language film:
Capernaum (Lebanon)
Cold War (Poland)
Never Look Away (Germany)
Roma (Mexico)
Shoplifters (Japan)

Documentary, feature:
Free Solo (Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi)
Hale County This Morning, This Evening (RaMell Ross)
Minding the Gap (Bing Liu)
Of Fathers and Sons (Talal Derki)
RBG (Betsy West, Julie Cohen) - Review

Documentary, short subject:
Black Sheep (Ed Perkins)
End Game (Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman)
Lifeboat (Skye Fitzgerald)
A Night at the Garden (Marshall Curry)
Period. End of Sentence. (Rayka Zehtabchi)

Animated, feature film:
Incredibles 2 - Review
Isle of Dogs - Review
Ralph Breaks the Internet - Review
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Animated, short film:
Animal Behaviour (Alison Snowden, David Fine)
Bao (Domee Shi), Late Afternoon (Louise Bagnall)
One Small Step (Andrew Chesworth, Bobby Pontillas)
Weekends (Trevor Jimenez)

Live-action short film:
Detainment (Vincent Lambe)
Fauve (Jeremy Comte)
Marguerite (Marianne Farley)
Mother (Rodrigo Sorogoyen)
Skin (Guy Nattiv)

Visual effects:
Avengers: Infinity War (Dan DeLeeuw, Kelly Port, Russell Earl, and Dan Sudick) - Review
Christopher Robin (Christopher Lawrence, Michael Eames, Theo Jones, and Chris Corbould) - Review
First Man (Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles, and J. D. Schwalm)
Ready Player One (Roger Guyett, Grady Cofer, Matthew E. Butler, and David Shirk) - Review
Solo: A Star Wars Story (Rob Bredow, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan, and Dominic Tuohy) - Review

Film editing:BR> BlacKkKlansman (Barry Alexander Brown)
Bohemian Rhapsody (John Ottman)
Green Book (Patrick J. Don Vito)
The Favourite (Yorgos Mavropsaridis), Vice (Hank Corwin)

Sound editing:
Black Panther (Benjamin A. Burtt, Steve Boeddeker)
Bohemian Rhapsody (John Warhurst)
First Man (Ai-Ling Lee, Mildred Iatrou Morgan)
A Quiet Place (Ethan Van der Ryn, Erik Aadahl - Review
Roma (Sergio Diaz, Skip Lievsay)

Sound mixing:
Black Panther (Steve Boeddeker, Brandon Proctor and Peter Devlin)
Bohemian Rhapsody (Paul Massey, Tim Cavagin and John Casali)
First Man (Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaсo, Ai-Ling Lee and Mary H. Ellis)
Roma (Skip Lievsay, Craig Henighan and Josй Antonio Garcнa)
A Star Is Born (Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic, Jason Ruder and Steve Morrow)

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