The Golden Globes made it fairly clear that unexpected upsets weren’t out of the query throughout this 12 months’s leisure awards season, and the 2024 Oscars are going to be full of alternatives for the Academy to shock us with its votes.
Throughout a short livestream this morning, actors Zazie Beetz and Jack Quaid introduced the nominees for this 12 months’s Academy Awards, and whereas the presentation started with an surprising Finest Supporting Actor nomination for Sterling Ok. Brown’s efficiency in American Fiction, this 12 months’s crop of buzzy frontrunners nonetheless loomed massive within the general pool of potential winners. The nomination for Brown, Jeffrey Wright’s Finest Actor nod, and nominations for Finest Tailored Screenplay, Unique Rating, and Finest Image finally introduced American Fiction’s potential Oscar tally as much as 5.
However awards season juggernauts like Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer, Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things, and Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon are poised to make a fairly good displaying at this 12 months’s Oscars with their 13, 11, and 10 nominations, respectively. All three movies are up for each Finest Image and Directing and it appears very very similar to both Lily Gladstone or Emma Stone might take dwelling a Finest Actress statue. Regardless of Oppenheimer’s dominance this 12 months, Cillian Murphy — who’s up for Finest Actor — is dealing with robust competitors within the class from Wright, Paul Giamatti for his flip in The Holdovers, Colman Domingo’s efficiency in Rustin, and Bradley Cooper’s in Maestro.
And whereas Da’Vine Pleasure Randolph has appeared to be an odds-on favourite for Finest Supporting Actress up up to now, Emily Blunt, Danielle Brooks, America Ferrera, and Jodie Foster might additionally find yourself taking the class. With its 9 nominations together with Finest Image, Manufacturing Design, Costume Design, and Tailored Screenplay, Barbie’s additionally going to be one to look at, and with the movie’s “I’m Simply Ken” and “What Was I Made For?” each being up for awards, we are able to count on to listen to some moderately impressed performances of the songs when the Oscars airs on March tenth.