Oscar Nominations 2020: Surprises, Snubs, and 'Joker' Leads the Pack

An Oscar statue at the 91st Oscars nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills on 4 February 2019

Early on Monday morning, Issa Rae and Jon Cho announced the nominations for the 2020 Oscars with Joker leading the nominations with 11 nods, including ones for best actor and best picture.

Well-deserving actors and artists got their nods, while some of the finest work of the year was completely ignored per the Oscars' unadventurous prerogative, and a few weird nominations just made no sense at all.

It's time to see the list of films, actors, actresses and more who are chosen for the prestigious 92nd Academy Awards.

Non-white stars such as Lupita Nyong'o, Cynthia Erivo and Awkwafina could feature alongside best actress frontrunners Renee Zellweger and Charlize Theron, he predicted, while Eddie Murphy is in the running for best actor.

Greta Gerwig, for Little Women: It's unfortunate the best directors category this time around features all males.

The prize for best foreign language film was awarded to Parasite - which is hotly tipped as a possible Oscar contender for best picture - while Avengers: Endgame won best action film. In Hollywood and Bong Joon-Ho for Parasite.

Most glaringly, Jennifer Lopez, long considered a supporting actress front-runner for her performance in "Hustlers", was also denied her first Oscar nomination.

- In the lead acting categories, apparently the Academy members have short memories.

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The movie has been nominated for best picture, Martin Scorsese has landed an achievement in directing nod, and both Al Pacino and Joe Pesci have received nominations for best performance by an actor in a supporting role.

And the 2020 Oscar nominations are. full of some major shockers.

But the digital video pioneer has irked theatre owners by insisting that its films stream at the same time, or a few weeks after, they debut in theatres. Just 25 years old, Ronan now has four Oscar nominations.

In the category of original score the nominees are Joker, Little Women, Marriage Story, 1917 and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.

Green Book was named best picture, while Britain's Olivia Colman won best actress for The Favourite.

So "1917" bagged that screenplay nomination. Like last year, this year's ceremony will go without a host. Barack and Michelle Obama's American Factor is also likely to get a nod among the documentary nominees.

The 92nd Academy Awards will be held on on February 9 in Los Angeles. In Hollywood's 10 nods include for best original screenplay for Tarantino, best sound mixing and best production design.

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