2024 Oscar Nominations: ‘Oppenheimer,’ ‘Barbie,’ Lead The Pack

The 2024 Oscar nominations have been revealed, featuring standout films in the spotlight – check out the list of nominees!

The 2024 Oscar nominations have taken the spotlight, setting the stage for the 96th Academy Awards. 

The list boasts an array of diverse films, each vying for recognition in various categories.

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Spotlight on Excellence

Photo via Instagram @oppenheimermovie

Leading the pack is Oppenheimer, a riveting exploration of the Atomic Age, garnering an impressive 13 nominations. 

As per People, close on its heels is the feminist fantasy Poor Things, securing 11 nods. 

Meanwhile, Killers of the Flower Moon, a historical crime drama revealing a conspiracy to rob the Osage Nation of its oil wealth, follows closely with 10 nominations. 

In a nod to the industry’s ever-evolving landscape, last year’s sweeping success, Everything Everywhere All at Once, claimed seven wins, including Best Picture according to Variety

Let’s take a glance at the nominations:

Best Picture:

– American Fiction

– Anatomy of a Fall

– Barbie

– The Holdovers

– Killers of the Flower Moon

– Maestro

– Oppenheimer

– Past Lives

– Poor Things

– The Zone of Interest

Photo via Instagram @pastlivesmovie

Best Actress

– Annette Bening, Nyad

– Lily Gladstone, Killers of the Flower Moon

– Sandra Hüller, Anatomy of a Fall

– Carey Mulligan, Maestro

– Emma Stone, Poor Things

Best Actor

– Bradley Cooper, Maestro

– Colman Domingo, Rustin

– Paul Giamatti, The Holdovers

– Cillian Murphy, Oppenheimer

– Jeffrey Wright, American Fiction

The vibrant mix of nominees includes unexpected highlights, such as America Ferrera’s standout performance in Barbie. She earned her a surprise best supporting actress nod. 

Photo via Instagram @americaferrera

Similarly, Sterling K. Brown from American Fiction secures an unexpected best supporting actor nomination.

Photo via Instagram @letterboxd

According to Variety, the Oscars come at a challenging time for the movie business, grappling with the changing landscape of how audiences consume films. 

The industry faces economic uncertainties, with streaming platforms like Netflix reshaping viewer habits. This leaves traditional media companies to reassess their strategies. 

As we eagerly await the 96th annual Academy Awards on Sunday, March 10, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the cinematic world holds its breath to see which film will emerge victorious in this thrilling race for recognition. 

So, mark your calendars, and let the countdown to Hollywood’s grandest night begin!

Photo via Instagram @jimmykimmel

Banner photo via Instagram @florencepugh and @oppenheimermovie.

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