Who’s picking a golden boy this year? Oscar nominations are announced

Updated on 01/24/2023 2:19 PM

  • Finally, this year’s Oscar nominations are announced.
  • The big favorites were Steven Spielbergs in advance The Fabelmans or even the biopic “Elvis”.
  • The awards will be presented on March 12th at the Dolby Theatre awarded in Hollywood.

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In Hollywood, the eagerly awaited nominations for this year’s Oscars are announced. They will be announced by British actor Riz Ahmed and his US colleague Allison Williams.

Favorites include films such as Steven Spielberg’s The Fabelmans, the tragic comedy The Banshees of Inisherin, the biopic Elvis and the sci-fi comedy Everything Everywhere All At Once. stars like Cate BlanchettMichelle Yeoh, Colin Farrell and Austin Butler can hope for a nomination.

The most coveted trophies are certainly those of the “Big Five” – ​​the most important categories of the Academy Awards.

  • Best movie
  • Best Director
  • Best Lead Actor
  • Best main actress
  • Best Screenplay

Best International Film – Germany and Austria shortlisted

The German film “Nothing New in the West” by director Edward Berger has a chance in the “International Feature Film” category. The anti-war drama made a shortlist of 15 candidates in December, with five making the final round. The film also advanced in the first selection process in the make-up & hairstyling, film music, sound and visual effects categories. The Austrian film “Corsage” is also nominated.

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Oscars 2023: Ceremony on March 12

The 95th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood is scheduled for March 12th. As early as November 2022, the Film Academy announced that talk show host Jimmy Kimmel would then lead through the evening.

Oscars 2022: A scandal for eternity

The best film of the past year? Hardly anyone can name him right away – on the other hand, all viewers will surely remember Will Smith’s slap in the face for the comedian Chris Rock. Rock had made a joke at the expense of Jada Pinkett Smith. The actress and wife of Will Smith had her head shaved. However, the background was not a fashion aspect, but the disease-related hair loss, alopecia, from which she has been suffering for a long time.

Smith, who went on to win the Best Actor category (for “King Richard”), stormed onto the stage during the live show and slapped fellow Rock in the face. (dpa/dh)