New from Al and Linda Lerner on Movies and Shakers: MoviesandShakers Oscar Nominations – 2020

Who will win this year’s Academy Awards?  We are about to show you our Oscar Picks and we don’t also agree with each other. Watch this space.

Best Picture
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman 
Jojo Rabbit
Little Women
Marriage Story
Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood

Best Director
Martin Scorsese – The Irishman
Todd Phillips – Joker
Sam Mendes – 1917
Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
Bong Joon Ho – Parasite

Best Actor
Antonio Banderas – Pain and Glory
Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
Adam Driver – Marriage Story
Joaquin Phoenix – Joker
Jonathan Pryce – The Two Popes

Best Supporting Actor
Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Anthony Hopkins – The Two Popes
Al Pacino – The Irishman
Joe Pesci – The Irishman
Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood

Best Actress
Cynthia Erivo – Harriet
Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan – Little Women
Charlize Theron – Bombshell
Renée Zellweger – Judy

Best Supporting Actress
Kathy Bates – Richard Jewell
Laura Dern – Marriage Story
Scarlett Johansson – Jojo Rabbit
Florence Pugh – Little Women
Margot Robbie – Bombshell

Foreign Language Film
Corpus Christie – Poland
Lebanon, Capernaum
Les Miserables – France
Pain and Glory – Spain
Parasite – South Korea

Best Animated Features
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
I Lost My Body
Missing Link
Toy Story 4

Best Documentary
American Factory
The Cave
The Edge of Democracy
For Sama

Best Editing
Michael McCusker, Andrew Buckland – Ford v Ferrari
Thelma Schoonmaker – The Irishman
Tom Eagles – Jojo Rabbit
Jeff Roth – Joker
Yang Jinmo – Parasite

Best Visual Effects
Avengers: End Game
The Irishman
The Lion King
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Screenplay (Adapted)
The Irishman – Steven Zaillian
Jojo Rabbit – Taika Waititi
Joker – Todd Phillips and Scott Silver
Little Women – Greta Gerwig
The Two Popes – Anthony McCarten

Screenplay (Original)
Knives Out – Rian Johnson
Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach
1917 – Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns
Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood – Quentin Tarantino
Parasite – Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won

Best Cinematography
The Irishman – Rodrigo Prieto
Joker – Lawrence Sher
The Lighthouse – Jarin Blaschke
1917 – Roger Deakins
Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood – Robert Richardson

Best Production Design
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood

Costume Design
The Irishman – Sandy Powell and Christopher Peterson
Jojo Rabbit – Mayes C. Rubeo
Joker – Mark Bridges
Little Women – Jacqueline Durran
Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood – Arianne Phillips

Makeup and Hairstyling

Music (Original Score)
Joker – Hildur Guonadóttir
Little Women – Alexandre Desplat
Marriage Story – Randy Newman
1917- Thomas Newman
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – John Williams

Music (Original Song)
“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” Randy Newman, Toy Story 4
“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” – Elton John and Bernie Taupin, Rocket Man
“I’m Standing With You” – Diane Warren, Breakthrough
“Into the Unknown” – Kristen Anderson Lopez and Robert Lopez, Frozen II
“Stand Up” – Joshua Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Sound Editing
Ford v Ferrari – Donald Sylvester
Joker – Alan Robert Murray
1917 – Oliver Tarney and Rachel Tate
Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood – Wylie Stateman
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker- Matthew Wood and David Acord

Best Sound Mixing
Ad Astra
Ford V Ferrari
Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood

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