LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday that Netflix’s “The Power of Dog” is leading the list of nominees for the 94th Academy Awards, including 12 nominations.
The Western Psychological Drama has been nominated in several notable categories, including Best Picture, Best Director for Jane Campion, Best Actor for Benedict Cumberbatch, Best Supporting Actor for Jesse Plemons and Cody Smith McPhee, and Best Supporting Actress for Kirsten Dunst. .
Based on the 1967 novel of the same name, “The Power of the Dog” follows an oppressive but charismatic peasant who waged a war of terror against his new granddaughter and teenage son until a long-standing secret was revealed.
Science fiction film Warner Bros. Busy Pictures and Legendary Pictures “Dune” has been runner-up with 10 nominations for this year’s Academy Awards, followed by romantic musical drama “West Side Story” and comedy-drama “Belfast” with seven nominations. Everyone.
“The Power of the Dog” will compete with “Doon”, “West Side Story”, “Belfast”, “CODA”, “Don’t Look Up”, “Drive My Car”, “Licorice Pizza” and “King Richard”. . “Nightmare Ally 6 for Best Picture of the Year
Campion will face Kenneth Branagh (“Belfast”), Raisuke Hamaguchi (“Driving My Car”), Paul Thomas Anderson (“Licorice Pizza”) and Steven Spielberg (“West Side Story”) in the Best Director category. The New Zealand director is the first woman to be nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Director. He was first nominated for “The Piano” in 1994.
The Best Actor fight will be Cumberbatch, Javier Bardem (“Being the Ricardos”), Andrew Garfield (“Tick, Tick … Boom!”), Will Smith (“King Richard”) and Denzel Washington (“The Tragedy”). Of which Macbeth’s “).”).
Nominated are Jessica Chastain (“The Ice of Tommy Faye”), Olivia Coleman (“The Lost Daughter”), Penelope Cruz (“Parallel Mothers”), Nicole Kidman (“Being Ricardos”) and Kristen Stewart (“Spencer”). For Best Actress.
In the Best Supporting Actor category, Plemons and Smith-McPhee will face Ciaran Hinds (“Belfast”, Troy Kotsur (“CODA”) and JK Simmons (“Being the Ricardos”). ), Ariana Debuss (“West Side Story”), Judy Dench (“Belfast”) and Unganaye Alice (“King Richard”).
A favorite of this season’s Hollywood awards, the Japanese drama “Drive My Car” made history by becoming the first Japanese film to win an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture. The film will compete for Best International with “Flea” (Denmark), “The Hand of God” (Italy), “Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom” (Bhutan) and “The Worst Person in the World” (Norway). Feature Film Category, formerly known as Best Foreign Language Film.
Disney and its Pixar subsidiary have dominated the best animation category this year, receiving three nominations for “Encanto”, “Raya and the Last Dragon” and “Luca”. The other two were nominated “The Mitchells vs. Machines “and” escape “.
“Flea” became the first film to be nominated for Best Animated Film, Best International Film and Best Documentary at the Oscars.
“Art Affair”, “Beast”, “Boxbalet”, “Robin Robin” and “The Windshield Viper” are on the list of the best animated short films.
His other nominations were for Documentary Short, Short Film, Photography, Screenplay, Costume Design, Film Editing, Original Score, Set Design, Visual Effects, Sound Editing and Audio Mixing.
The organization said in a press release that active members of the academy will be able to vote for the winners in 23 categories from March 17 to March 22.
The 94th Academy Awards will be held March 27 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, Western California, USA.