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2024 Academy Awards Nominations: The Barbenheimer Success Might Prevail


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The nominations for the 2024 Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday. 2023 has been a huge cinematic year and the colossal success of Barbie and Oppenheimer is anticipated to prevail in the nominations as well. Apart from that, exceptional movies like Poor Things, The Holdovers, and Killers of the Flower Moon are also expected to dominate the 2024 Oscar nominations. The nominations will be announced at 13.30 GMT. Stars like Cillian Murphy, Emma Stone, Robert Downey Jr., and Da’Vine Joy Randolph are likely to score their name for excellent acting in their respective roles in 2023.

The 2023 Academy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel which will take place in Los Angeles on 10 March. The Barbenheimer phenomenon will continue its enthusiasm for the nominations as well. Both of the films were the highest-grossing films of 2023 and the impact each film has made on their respective audience has gained them an impactful place and as the nominations go, they are like to dominate it as well.

The films that will be competing as the best picture of 2023 are Oppenheimer, Barbie, Poor Things, Killers of the Flower Moon, and The Holdovers. For this event there are 10 slots for this nomination, and Anatomy of a Fall, Maestro, The Zone of Interest, Past Lives, and American Fiction are also some of the most loved movies of 2023 that might get their place in this segment. Films like The Color Purple, Society of the Snow, All of Us Strangers, and May-December might also gain their place in this prestigious segment.

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In the acting race to bag an Academy, you will find impressive works of various actors like Paul Giamatti for The Holdovers. For this movie, he has played the role of a grumpy teacher who is bound to stay in his boarding school for Christmas to supervise his students. In the same list, you might find Cillian Murphy sworn by to portray the dichotomy of theoretical physicist J Robert Oppenheimer. Bradley Cooper has put forward an impactful performance as composer Leonard Bernstein in Maestro.

Apart from them, Colman Domingo in Rustin, Jeffrey Wright in American Fiction, Barry Keoghan in Saltburn, Zac Efron in The Iron Claw, Leonardo DiCaprio in Killers of the Flower Moon, and Andrew Scott in All of Us Strangers has excelled impressively and are truly worthy for this esteemed title.

As for the Best Actress category, there will be names like Lily Gladstone for Killers of the Flower Moon, Emma Stone for Poor Things, Sandra Hüller for Anatomy of a Fall, Carey Mulligan for Maestro, and Margot Robbie for Barbie. Apart from them Greta Lee, Annette Bening, Fantasia Barrino, and Cailee Spaeny might have their position for this highly revered race.

Emily Blunt, Penélope Cruz, Julianne Moore, Robert Downey Jr., Ryan Gosling, Sterling K Brown, and Charles Melton are some of the highly anticipated artists for the supporting category. Meanwhile, Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe, and Robert De Niro might also get recognition for their brief yet impactful screen presence.


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