The nominations are in for the 92nd annual Academy Awards and genre films have made their presence known in 2020!
The nominations were announced Monday morning, hosted by actress Issa Rae and John Cho. The Academy Awards air Sunday, Feb. 9 — with no host — on ABC.
With nominations for such films as ‘Joker,’ ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,’ ‘Parasite,’ and ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ provided a healthy dose of genre films. Check out the full list below.
Quentin Tarantino, ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’
Bong Joon-ho – ‘Parasite’
Todd Phillips – ‘Joker’
Joaquin Phoenix – ‘ Joker’
BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Brad Pitt – ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’
BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE
South Korea – ‘Parasite’
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’
‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ – Robert Richardson
‘Joker’ – Lawrence Sher
‘The Lighthouse’ – Jarin Blaschke
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
BEST MAKEUP & HAIR STYLING
‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
‘Joker’ – Hildur Guðnadóttir
‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ – John Williams
BEST FILM EDITING
BEST SOUND MIXING
BEST SOUND EDITING
So there you have it. The 2020 genre films that received Oscar Nominations in 2020. What were some of your snubs? I personally thought Jennifer Kent’s ‘The Nightingale,’ Ari Aster’s ‘Midsommar’ and ‘Us’ should have received some nominations and specifically Lupita Nyong’o for her fantastically creepy performance.
What films do you think might have been overlooked? Which films do you think will take home the Oscar? Let us know in the comment section and on social.