when nominated 2021 Oscars announced Tuesday morning, Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett and Elvis Presley Among them, stars and movies set new records or create unique positions in Oscar history.
Yeoh and Bassett both get historic nominations, Everything Everywhere All at Once star paves way for Asian women breaks new ground in the heroine category, while the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever star shattered her own glass ceiling for Marvel performers. Meanwhile, Elvis may have missed out on a Best Director nomination for Helmer Baz Luhrmann, but one of the female producers The Man joins a rare club of multi-category nominees whose female DP also made history for her cinematography nominations.
Steven Spielberg, Jerry Bruckheimer, Todd Field, Alfonso Cuarón, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Shanat, among others Notable filmmakers have all left their mark – building on existing achievements, proving that sequels can be successful decades after earlier films, showing that even with Hollywood’s biggest names, first-time nominations can still be exciting . Actors including Cate Blanchett, Ana de Armas and Judd Hirsch set records across categories, races and ages, while composers John Williams continues his reign as the Oscar most nominated living person.
Several international films this year, including Ireland’s The Quiet Girl and Germany’s All All Quiet on the Western Front , made a historic performance for their country. These honors came in the same year as Best Picture nominees also set records for box office receipts.
The 24 The annual Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will be Live on ABC Sunday, March , Dolby in Hollywood theater. Some notes and fun facts about Oscar nominations.
This year’s first-time nominees include breakthrough talent and industry veterans
Among this year’s acting nominations, 13 yesfirst-timers include Austin Butler for Elvis, Hong Chau for The Whale, Kerry Condon for The Banshees of Inisherin, Jamie Lee Curtis for Everything Everywhere All at Once, Ana de Armas for Blonde, Colin Farrell for The Banshee of Inisherin, Brendan Fraser’s The Whale , Brendan Gleeson’s The Banshee of The Inisherin , Brian Tyree Henry
Causeway , Stephanie Hsu Everything Everywhere All at Once, Barry Keoghan for The Banshees of Inisherin, Paul Mescal for Aftersun, Bill Nighy for Living, Ke Huy Quan for Everything Everywhere All Once, supported by Andrea Riseborough to Leslie and Michelle Yeoh Everything Everywhere All Once .
This2021 The best picture nominees are all moneymakers
Overall, no Adjusted for inflation, 2018 The Best Picture contender grossed more at the U.S. box office than any group of nominees in history at the time of nomination. Best Picture nominees include: All Quiet on the Western Front, Avatar: Way of Water, Enisherin, Elvis, Everything Is Ready, The Fabermanns”, “Tár”, “Top Gun: Maverick”, The Sad Triangle and Women Speak . Steven Spielberg continues his campaign as one of Hollywood’s most acclaimed directors
With The Fabelmans for best picture nod, Steven Spielberg fulfills his nominated in the Best Picture category, extending his record to an individual producer – a producer first recognized by Nominated as 1941 – From arrive. and Producer and Director nominations 53 Best Picture Nominee
Jaws , Spielberg Now Directing best picture nomination, tying William Wyler for best picture nomination for director. At the same time, Spielberg was nominated for the Best Director Award for the ninth time, with Martin Scorsese is tied for the most nominations for a living director. Wheeler Judd Hirsch nominated for Fabelmans
Steven proves acting has no age limit Spielberg’s autobiographical feature film The Fabelmans Seven nominations this year , including a supporting actor nomination for Judd Hirsch. With his nomination, Hirsch is now recognized as 87 years old, behind in his nomination when all the money in the world. Hirsch was previously nominated in the support category of for ordinary people , plus this year’s nod 11 It has been many years since he was first nominated, and Beats Henry Fonda’s record for longest interval between acting nominations (Grapes of Wrath at 50 and Jinchi in 1978.)
Tom Cruise & Jerry Bruckheimer soar to first nominations Top Gun: Maverick
Among the many first-time nominees are two notable newcomers: Jerry Bruckheimer and Tom Cruise. Both join the Oscar-nominated producers club with Best Picture nominations for Top Gun: Maverick, marking Bruckheimer’s first Oscar nomination and first Best Picture Nominee Cruise.
Headshot and Top Gun proves that sequels are forever
While franchise sequels abound in today’s film industry IP frenzy, more than a dozen A story released years ago rarely gets a second chance to tell a new one. It is rare to see two such films nominated for Best Picture. Thanks Tom Cruise for the Top Gun: Maverick, the sequel years in the making, and James Cameron’s
Avatar: Way of Water , comes out After the first headshot , the best picture category now has two movies to follow – there is an anomaly between the sequel and the original movie big gap. Black Panther Sequel Makes Marvel History With Angela Bassett
While Marvel movies may dominate at the box office, they have struggled to gain attention in the top Oscar categories – until Black Panther. The first film, starring the late Chadwick Boseman, not only won two Oscars for Best Score and Best Costume Design, but was also nominated for Best Picture. Although2017 The film’s sequel, Wakanda Forever , didn’t get the same coveted Best Picture nomination, it did create a creation for Marvel Historical moment performance category. Angela Bassett becomes the first person to be nominated for a role in a Marvel film for Lamonda was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Queen.
Ryan Coogler Joins Best Picture and Best Song Oscar Nominees
Angela Bassett isn’t the only Black Panther creative to get a notable nomination. Director and co-writer Ryan Coogler was nominated for his own Oscar for Original Song for “Lift Me Up,” sung by Rihanna. That puts him among the exclusive Oscar nominees to be nominated in the Best Picture and Best Original Song categories, though not necessarily from the same film.
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert do double duty in the best director category
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert’s Everything Everywhere All At Once may lead this year’s Oscar nominations, but the filmmaker’s directing nod also marks the fifth time for the two famous directors Get nominated for the same movie. Past directing duo nominees include Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins West Side Story (1917); Warren Beatty and Buck Henry for Heaven Can Wait (1936); and Joel and Ethan Coen, with No Country for Old Men (1982) and get True Grit (2012).
Michelle Yeoh’s Oscar nomination is already a win for Asian women
Michelle Yeoh also got her after winning the Golden Globes First Oscar nomination for Best Actress for her role in A Everything is everywhere . The Malaysian-born actor’s nomination is not only her first, but also the first for an Asian woman at the Oscars for Best Actress – Merle Oberon for Dark Angel NOMINATED () but reportedly conceals her ancestry (her mother is reported to have part Sri Lankan ancestry) and are considered white. “It took a long time. But I think it’s not just me,” Yeoh told The Hollywood Reporter her accomplishments since the nominations were announced. “Right now, all the time, I have Asians coming up to me and saying, ‘You can do this, you’re doing it for us.'” It’s like, ‘I get it. I totally understand. All the while, they were not recognized, and their voices were not heard. ”
Nominations for Asian acting hit a record high
Everything Everywhere All At Once lead in this year’s competition nominations, including Best Picture nominations, Asian actors get historic four nominations in one year. Best Actress nominee Michelle Yeoh is joined by Supporting Actor nominee Chuan Ka Fai, the first Vietnamese actor to be recognized by the Academy and the second Chinese-American supporting actor nominated after Haing S. Ngor Killing Fields (1978). Also in the supporting actress competition are Seo Soo Yeon and Whale ‘s Zhou Hong, this is the first time that two Asian women are tied for the award in the same year. All good things come in threes for Elvis’ Catherine Martin
Catherine Martin, Elvis Director Baz Luhrmann’s wife and longtime collaborator aborator is the seventh woman to be nominated in three or more award categories, after Elvis Nominated for Best Picture, Best Costume Design and Production Design. Previously nominated multiple times in the same year included Chloé Zhao and Barbra Streisand, Sofia Coppola, Fran Walsh, Emerald Fennell and Jane Campion, who were nominated for four. With the nominations, Martin is the first person to win Best Picture and Costume Design in the same year category, and only the second person to win the Best Picture and Best Production Design categories after Kristi Zea, who was nominated in a different year.
Mandy Walker for Women in photography made history
Mandy Walker, cinematographer for Baz Luhrmann Elvis , just One of three women was nominated for Best Cinematography.previously nominated Female photographers include Rachel Morrison of Mudbound in and Ari Wegner of Dog Power , was nominated last year. A woman has yet to win an Oscar for Best Cinematography. Cate Blanchett is a best picture darling
Following ) Best Picture nomination for Tár’, starring Cate Blanchett Best Picture nominations continue to expand Her record is nine years old this year, surpassing Olivia de Havilland. Thanks for her role in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button , Babel , Pilot , Lord of the Rings all trilogy of the trilogy, Elizabeth, Nightmare Lane and Don’t Look Up, two-time Oscar winner Blanchett is now the most acclaimed actress nominated for Best Picture. That record is held by de Havilland, who has been nominated for best picture in eight different films. Meanwhile, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jack Nicholson appear in Best Picture nominee, Robert De Niro starred in . Todd of Tár’ Todd Field is in a long race with the Oscars
Filmmaker Todd Field with Tár( honor is proof that his creativity and industry influence knows no time limit. Cate Blanchett’s Best Actress nomination and the film’s Best Original Screenplay nomination, for Field’s writing, means he Between his latest movie and his previous movie Little Kids , already successfully garnered writing and acting nominations for all three of his feature films. These include In the Bedroom — Sissy Spacek nominated for Best Actress and Best Adapted Screenplay — and Little Children and Best Actress (Kate Winslet) nods.
Ana de Armas nods for Cuba representative
Ana de Armas is also making history as First Cuban ancestry to be nominated for Best Actress. Andy Garcia was initially the only Cuban to win an acting award after being nominated for Best Supporting Actor for The Godfather, Part III . With his nomination, de Armas is now also the No. Five Latinas Nominated for Best Actress), Salma Hayek for Frida (1978) , Catalina Sandino Moreno for Maria Full of Grace (2007) and Yalitza Aparicio for Roma (2017). De Armas was nominated for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in Andrew Dominik’s Blonde. Her performance nomination follows Michelle Williams’ Best Performance for My Week with Marilyn in Second nomination for the role of Marilyn Monroe after leading actress nomination .
Alfonso Cuarón has won several cross-category Nominated
An Oscar nomination means a lot For many industry members, it is a major achievement, but Alfonso Cuarón Outstanding nominees. The Mexican filmmaker is now tied with Kenneth Branagh for Oscar nominations in seven different categories, or six.
Cuarón, for Best Foreign Language Film 2012’s Roma technically went to the Mexican country and has been due to Awarded for writing, editing, directing, cinematography and production. His most recent nomination was for his work as a producer on Alice Rohrwacher’s short film Le Pupille. Four of Cuarón’s films have been nominated for Oscars – Y Tu Mamá También, Children of Men, Gravity and Roma — Nominated for Best Picture, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Film Editing, Directing, Cinematography and now Disney+’s first live-action short.
John Williams remains the most nominated living person in Oscar history
With With news that John Williams will not be retiring , the door remains open for him to catch up and even surpass records (Partial credit to his 1235294889 Oscar nominated) has long been dominated by Walt Disney. This composer has accumulated total nominations — making him the most nominated person in Oscar history, just shy of Disney’s record by six nominations. His most recent credit goes to his work on Steven Spielberg The Fabelmans .
Andy Nelson Extends Oscar Nominated Pretty Voice
When Andy Nelson Attends Academy Award Ceremony In March, he will be one of the Oscar’s most respected individuals One in and one out – win or lose. Batman and Elvis Mixer becomes 3rd most Oscar nominated living person , both movies honored. He now has a total of 13 nominated, won Saving Private Ryan and Les Miserables , broke their previous tie with Randy Newman for the third most nominations.
Roger Deakins’ Historic Cinematography Nominations Rise
95 and Blade Runner 2019 Cinematographer adds to his total Oscar nominations and him in Sam Mendes’ Empire of Light . This nomination was previously done in collaboration with Mendes 95, Deakins for This won his first Oscar.
The Quiet Girl is part of the wave of Irish nominations
Ireland will be in 2019 The Oscars are due to movies like Aftersun and The Banshees of Inisherin. But it may be Colm Bairéad’s The Quiet Girl that has the loudest (historic) voice in this year’s nominations. The film marks the country’s first Oscar nomination for Best International Film.
except for Quiet Girls , Martin McDonagh’s Inishering’s Banshee — starring Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Keri Condon and Barry Keoghan — is helping Ireland create history. Thanks to the film’s nine nods, and a Best Actor nomination for Paul MezcalAftersun, the country has the right to brag about a bigger record
more than. All Quiet On The Western Front Shines In International Films
Edward Berger’s WWI film, All Quiet on the Western Front, was nominated for nine Oscars, Second most mentions of non-English movies behind Roma and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’s per nomination. This year, All Quiet is also the only non-English-language film to be nominated for Best Picture. The Netflix series is the eighth non-English-language film to be nominated for an international feature film and best picture in the same year. Previous films nominated in both categories include Z (1969); life is Beautiful (1969); Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon(1961); Love (2002); Rome (2018); Parasite (2007); and drive my car (2017). To date, Parasite is the only non-English film to win Best Picture. 1235308034