Less than a month before the 92nd Academy Awards are scheduled at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, the nominations were announced. The star-studded award show will air on February 9 and on January 13. actors John Cho and Issa Rae took the stage to announce the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' selections for this year's ceremony. While fan favorite films like The Two Popes, Joker and Once Upon A Time in Hollywood scored nods, several other movies didn't win any nominations.
Women directors were shut out of the Best Directing category. Little Women filmmaker Greta Gerwig, The Farewell’s Lulu Wang and Hustlers’ Lorene Scafaria did not secure any nominations.
Hustlers star and producer Jennifer Lopez got nominations for the Golden Globes and SAG Awards but she failed to receive a nod for Best Supporting Actress Oscar.
The award Best Original Song didn't carry a big enough tune for Beyonce's song “Spirit” from her Disney flick The Lion King.
Although Rocketman lead Taron Egerton won a Golden Globe for his role as Elton John, he was left out of the Oscars race for Best Leading Actor. However, the musical fantasy film won a Best Original Song nod for the film's theme, "I'm Gonna Love Me Again."
Comedian Adam Sandler surprised viewers with his dramatic turn in Uncut Gems. But he failed to scored a nomination for his work.
The Farewell's Awkwafina had fans going wild when she made history as the first woman of Asian descent to win a lead actress Golden Globe this year. But the Oscars failed to include her this time around.
Christian Bale was nominated for his part in Vice as former Vice President Dick Cheney at the 2019 awards show. But his role in James Mangold's sports drama Ford v Ferrari didn't lead to an award nod this year.
The Academy also left Jamie Foxx out from this year's categories for his drama Just Mercy. The Oscar winner missed his shot to add another Best Actor award to his shelf.
The 2020 Oscars will go hostless for the second year in a row after the 2019 show. Brad Pitt and Once Upon A Time in Hollywood costar Leonardo DiCaprio both woke up to nominations today. Scarlett Johansson won two Oscar nominations for her roles in A Marriage Story and Jojo Rabbit. Cynthia Erivo wowed fans with her acting and singing skills in the biopic Harriet where she portrayed American icon Harriet Tubman. She received two award nominations; one for Best Actress and one for Best Original Song.
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