2023 Academy Awards

Everything Everywhere All At Once, a tale of a couple struggling to keep their marriage together set against the backdrop of a disaster that could wipe out all of creation, was the big winner this morning with eleven Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Director for Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Best Supporting Actress for both Stephanie Hsu and Jamie Lee Curtis, Best Supporting Actor for Ke Huy Quan and Best Actress for Michelle Yeoh.

Yeoh’s nomination in the Best Actress nomination marks her as the first Asian actress to receive that recognition in the category.

Writer/Director Martin McDonagh’s The Banshees Of Inisherin garnered nine nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress for Kerry Condon, Best Supporting Actor for Barry Keoghan and Brendan Gleeson and Best Actor for Colin Farrell.

Also receiving nine nominations is the new adaptation of the novel All Quiet On The Western Front from Germany with Best Picture and Best International Picture among its nods.

The music biopic Elvis scored eight nominations including Best Picture and a Best Actor nod for star Austin Butler while Steven Spielberg’s fictionalized version of his own life story, The Fablemans, received seven nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress for Michelle Williams.

Rounding out the Best Picture race are Avatar, Top Gun, Women Talking, Tar and Triangle Of Sadness.

The 95th Academy Awardss will take place on Sunday, March 12.

The full list of nominees is as follows –

Best Picture

All Quiet on the Western Front
Avatar: The Way of Water
The Banshees of Inisherin
Everything Everywhere All at Once
The Fabelmans
Top Gun: Maverick
Triangle of Sadness
Women Talking

Best Directing

The Banshees of Inisherin – Martin McDonagh
Everything Everywhere All At Once – Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert
The Fabelmans – Steven Spielberg
Tár – Todd Field
Triangle of Sadness – Ruben Östlund

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Austin Butler – Elvis
Colin Farrell – The Banshees of Inisherin
Brendan Fraser – The Whale
Paul Mescal – Aftersun
Bill Nighy – Living

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Cate Blanchett – Tár
Ana de Armas – Blonde
Andrea Riseborough – To Leslie
Michelle Williams – The Fabelmans
Michelle Yeoh – Everything Everywhere All At Once

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Brendan Gleeson – The Banshees of Inisherin
Brian Tyree Henry – Causeway
Judd Hirsch – The Fabelmans
Barry Keoghan – The Banshees of Inisherin
Ke Huy Quan – Everything Everywhere All At Once

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Angela Bassett – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Hong Chau – The Whale
Kerry Condon – The Banshees of Inisherin
Jamie Lee Curtis – EVerything Everywhere All at Once
Stephanie Hsu – Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Adapted Screenplay

All Quiet on the Western Front – Screenplay by Edward Berger, Lesley Paterson & Ian Stokell
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – Written by Rian Johnson
Living – Written by Kazuo Ishiguro
Top Gun: Maverick – Screenplay by Ehren Kruger and Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie; Story by Peter Craig and Justin Marks
Women Talking – Screenplay by Sarah Polley

Best Original Screenplay

The Banshees of Inisherin – Written by Martin McDonagh
Everything Everywhere All At Once – Written by Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert
The Fabelmans – Written by Steven Spielberg & Tony Kushner
Tár – Written by Todd Field
Triangle of Sadness – Written by Ruben Östlund

Best Animated Film

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
The Sea Beast
Turning Red

Best Animated Short Film

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
The Flying Sailor
Ice Merchants
My Year of Dicks
An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It

Best Cinematography

All Quiet On The Western Front – James Friend
Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths – Darius Khondji
Elvis – Mandy Walker
Empire Of Light – Roger Deakins
Tár – Florian Hoffmeister

Best Costume Design

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Best Documentary Feature

All That Breathes
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
Fire of Love
A House Made of Splinters

Best Documentary Short Subject

The Elephant Whisperers
How Do You Measure a Year?
The Martha Mitchell Effect
Stranger at the Gate

Best Film Editing

The Banshees of Inisherin – Mikkel E.G. Nielsen
Elvis – Matt Villa and Jonathan Redmond
Everything Everywhere All at Once – Paul Rogers
Tár – Monika Willi
Top Gun: Maverick – Eddie Hamilton

Best International Feature Film

All Quiet on the Western Front – Germany
Argentina, 1985 – Argentina
Close – Belgium
EO – Poland
The Quiet Girl – Ireland

Best Live-Action Short Film

An Irish Goodbye
Le Pupille
Night Ride
The Red Suitcase

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

All Quiet on the Western Front – Heike Merker and Linda Eisenhamerová
The Batman – Naomi Donne, Mike Marino and Mike Fontaine
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Camille Friend and Joel Harlow
Elvis – Mark Coulier, Jason Baird and Aldo Signoretti
The Whale – Adrien Morot, Judy Chin and Anne Marie Bradley

Best Original Score

All Quiet on the Western Front – Volker Bertelmann
Babylon – Justin Hurwitz
The Banshees of Inisherin – Carter Burwell
Everything Everywhere All at Once – Son Lux
The Fabelmans – John Williams

Best Original Song

“Applause” from Tell It Like A Woman – Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
“Hold My Hand” from Top Gun: Maverick – Music and Lyric by Lady Gaga and BloodPop
“Lift Me Up” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Music by Tems, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler and Ludwig Goransson; Lyric by Tems and Ryan Coogler
“Naatu Naatu” from RRR – Music by M.M. Keeravaani; Lyric by Chandrabose
“This Is A Life” from Everything Everywhere All at Once – Music by Ryan Lott, David Byrne and Mitski; Lyric by Ryan Lott and David Byrne

Best Production Design

All Quiet on the Western Front – Production Design: Christian M. Goldbeck; Set Decoration: Ernestine Hipper
Avatar: The Way of Water – Production Design: Dylan Cole and Ben Procter; Set Decoration: Vanessa Cole
Babylon – Production Design: Florencia Martin; Set Decoration: Anthony Carlino
Elvis – Production Design: Catherine Martin and Karen Murphy; Set Decoration: Bev Dunn
The Fabelmans – Production Design: Rick Carter; Set Decoration: Karen O’Hara

Best Sound

All Quiet on the Western Front
Avatar: The Way of Water
The Batman
Top Gun: Maverick

Best Visual Effects

All Quiet on the Western Front – Frank Petzold, Viktor Müller, Markus Frank and Kamil Jafar
Avatar: The Way of Water – Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon and Daniel Barrett
The Batman – Dan Lemmon, Russell Earl, Anders Langlands and Dominic Tuohy
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Geoffrey Baumann, Craig Hammack, R. Christopher White and Dan Sudick
Top Gun: Maverick – Ryan Tudhope, Seth Hill, Bryan Litson and Scott R. Fisher

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