Two filmmakers have been nominated for the first time this year
This was a year where theaters were closed for months due to the pandemic, but for the first time ever, the Academy Award nominations went to two filmmakers and a historically diverse cast of actors, but in the end, David took the lead. initiative. By Fincher Deficiency.
Deficiency is a black and white period drama about Citizen Kane screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, and was able to easily beat the others to top the Academy Award nominations, and finished with 10 nominations, including nominations for best picture, best director and performance for Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried, along with others for your office .
The other nominations
The other six nominations were taken by six films, all of which are also nominees for best picture: Judas and the Black Messiah, Nomadland, Minari, Sound of Metal, The Trial of Chicago 7 other The father. Emerald fennell Promising young woman he is also a contender.
The Best Director category made history this year. In the past, only a total of five women were nominated, but this year there were two. Chloé Zhao was selected for her haunting and brooding road trip drama Nomadic land along with Fennell for his dark revenge comedy. “I will never stop crying,” Fennell tweeted. The late Chadwick Boseman also received a nod for his role in Ma Rainey’s black ass.
Zhao became the first Asian woman to be nominated for best director and is currently the most nominated woman in a single year in Oscar history. It also received mentions for screenplay adapted from the film, editing and as a producer in the category of best film.
This year’s Academy Awards are eagerly awaited.