But for anyone looking for a change in the makeup of nominees from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, that just means we can get this one over with sooner, and look forward (again) to next year. Not only is Joker up for best picture, but it's also been nominated for the achievement in directing, film editing, costume design, cinematography, makeup and hairstyling, sound editing, and sound mixing awards. You can see John Cho and Issa Rae announce all of the nominees for this year's awards in the video embedded above. The Academy didn't even consider Beyonce for her lead song in The Lion King, nor JLo for her role in Hustler.
Martin Scorsese, up for best director for "The Irishman", is the most nominated living director with nine. Additionally, Lulu Wang was not nominated for her direction of The Farewell, despite receiving critical acclaim throughout the 2020 awards season.
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Britain's Florence Pugh and Anthony Hopkins are in the running for best supporting actress and actor respectively.
"Parasite", from South Korea, is the sixth film to be nominated for best global film - before this year known as best foreign language film - and for best picture in the same year. The 71-year-old was last nominated 17 years ago for a supporting role in About Schmidt, and was a leading-actress victor in 1991 for Misery.
"Honeyland", a documentary about a keeper of wild bees in North Macedonia, achieved the rare double of being nominated for best worldwide film and best documentary feature. The 92nd annual Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 9.