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Exploring the 2024 Oscars Nominations: A Journey through Outstanding Films, Performances, and Surprising Omissions



As the glitz and glamour of the awards season reach their pinnacle, the anticipation surrounding the 2024 Oscars nominations is palpable. This year’s list is dominated by remarkable films, actors, and directors, with Oppenheimer, Poor Things, and Barbie emerging as front-runners. However, as is customary, the announcement also comes with its fair share of surprises and disappointments, sparking outrage among devoted film enthusiasts.

Best Picture Nominees:

  1. American Fiction
  2. Anatomy of a Fall
  3. Barbie
  4. The Holdovers
  5. Killers of the Flower Moon
  6. Maestro
  7. Oppenheimer
  8. Past Lives
  9. Poor Things
  10. The Zone of Interest

While these films compete for the coveted Best Picture award, each brings a unique flavor to the cinematic landscape, promising a tight race for the ultimate honor.

Best Actress in a Leading Role:

  1. Annette Bening – Nyad
  2. Lily Gladstone – Killers of the Flower Moon
  3. Sandra Hüller – Anatomy of a Fall
  4. Carey Mulligan – Maestro
  5. Emma Stone – Poor Things

These talented actresses have delivered powerful performances, portraying captivating characters that have left an indelible mark on the audience.

Best Actor in a Leading Role:

  1. Bradley Cooper – Maestro
  2. Colman Domingo – Rustin
  3. Paul Giamatti – The Holdovers
  4. Cillian Murphy – Oppenheimer
  5. Jeffrey Wright – American Fiction

The competition is fierce among these leading men, each bringing their own brilliance to the forefront of their respective films.

Best Actor in a Supporting Role:

  1. Sterling K Brown – American Fiction
  2. Robert De Niro – Killers of the Flower Moon
  3. Robert Downey Jr – Oppenheimer
  4. Ryan Gosling – Barbie
  5. Mark Ruffalo – Poor Things

These supporting actors have added depth and nuance to their movies, enriching the overall cinematic experience.

Best Actress in a Supporting Role:

  1. Emily Blunt – Oppenheimer
  2. Danielle Brooks – The Color Purple
  3. America Ferrera – Barbie
  4. Jodie Foster – Nyad
  5. Da’Vine Joy Randolph – The Holdovers

The performances of these talented actresses have not gone unnoticed, contributing significantly to the success of their respective films.

Best Director:

  1. Justine Triet – Anatomy of a Fall
  2. Martin Scorsese – Killers of the Flower Moon
  3. Christopher Nolan – Oppenheimer
  4. Yorgos Lanthimos – Poor Things
  5. Jonathan Glazer – The Zone of Interest

These visionary directors have skillfully guided their films, bringing their artistic vision to life on the big screen.

Best Writing (Original Screenplay):

  1. Anatomy of a Fall – Justine Triet, Arthur Harari
  2. The Holdovers – David Hemingson
  3. Maestro – Bradley Cooper, Josh Singer
  4. May December – Samy Burch
  5. Past Lives – Celine Song

The brilliance of these original screenplays has added depth and authenticity to the narratives, captivating audiences worldwide.

Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay):

  1. American Fiction – Cord Jefferson
  2. Barbie – Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach
  3. Oppenheimer – Christopher Nolan
  4. Poor Things – Tony McNamara
  5. The Zone of Interest – Jonathan Glazer

The adaptability and creativity showcased in these screenplays have breathed new life into their respective source materials.

Best International Feature Film:

  1. Io Capitano
  2. Perfect Days
  3. Society of the Snow
  4. The Teachers’ Lounge
  5. The Zone of Interest

These international gems have transcended cultural boundaries, captivating audiences with their universal themes and storytelling.

Best Animated Feature Film:

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As we eagerly await the 2024 Oscars ceremony, the nominations have ignited discussions, celebrations, and even a few raised eyebrows. The diverse array of films and performances highlights the richness and vibrancy of the cinematic landscape in 2024. The journey to the Oscars promises to be an exhilarating one, as these outstanding nominees vie for their well-deserved recognition on Hollywood’s grandest stage.


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