QT-Online / Monday, January 13, 2020 / Categories: Top News, Cinema/Showbiz Oscar Nominations: ‘Joker’ leads the pack With 11 nominations Nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards has been announced, with Joker leading the pack with 11 nods in the Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor categories, while Netflix’s The Irishman and Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood tied with 10 nominations each. In the Best Picture category: Ford v Ferrari, The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, Joker, Little Women, Parasite, Marriage Story, 1917 and Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood Up for Best Actor: Antonio Banderas Pain And Glory, Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood, Adam Driver Marriage Story, Joaquin Phoenix Joker, Jonathan Price The Two Popes. Competing for Best Actress: Cynthia Erivo Harriet, Scarlett Johansson Marriage Story, Saoirse Ronan Little Women, Charlize Theron Bombshell, and Renee Zellweger Judy In the all-male Best Director category: Martin Scorsese, The Irishman, Todd Phillips, Joker, Sam Mendes, 1917, Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood, and Bong Joon Ho, Parasite Best Animated Film: How To Train Your Dragon: Hidden World, I Lost My Body, Klaus, Missing Link, Toy Story 4 Up for Best Screenplay: Knives Out, Marriage Story, 1917, Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood, and Parasite The Academy Awards are the premiere awards ceremony for Hollywood films. In recent years, movements to include more women in the Best Director category—and more people of color throughout all of the awards categories—have moved to the forefront of the conversation, sparking social media hashtags like #OscarsSoWhite. The 92nd Academy Awards will be held February 9 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Previous Article Death penalty for ex-Pakistan president Musharraf thrown out Next Article UK summons Iran ambassador over diplomat’s ’unacceptable’ arrest Print 1657 Rate this article: No rating Please login or register to post comments.