Saturday, June 22, 2024

Oscars 2023 Noms: Powerhouse CAA Pulls Off Last Minute Nod for Andrea Riseborough, Plus Shut Outs for Major Lead Black Actresses, Fail for “The Whale,” Netflix Strength Foreign Films


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Some major surprises: the last minute pitch by powerhouse agency CAA for client Andrea Riseborough pulled off a nomination for a movie few have seen called “To Leslie”

this resulted in no nominations for lead Black actresses Viola Davis and Danielle Deadwyler…

“The Whale” was shut out of Best Picture despite a massive, tireless campaign. The movie scored Best Actor and Supporting Actress nods…

Besides Deadwyler, “Till” was completely snubbed…

No female directors, only 2 Black actors out of 20…

Netflix had its key successes with foreign films “Bardo” and “All Quiet on the Western Front”

Diane Warren received her 14th nomination, for the song “Applause” after garnering a Lifetime Achievement Award this season after 13 strikeouts…

Best Supporting Actress- Angela Bassett, Hong Chau, Kerry Condon, Jamie Lee Curtis, Stephanie Hsu

Best Supporting Actor– Brendan Gleeson, Brian Tyree Henry, Judd Hirsch, Barry Keoghan, Ke Huy Quan

Best Adapted Screenplay — All Quiet on the Western Front, Glass Onion, Living, Top Gun Maverick, Women Talking

Best Original Screenplay — Banshees of Inisherin, Everything Everywhere., Fabelmans, TAR, Triangle of Sadness

Original Song— Applause, Hold My Hand, Lift Me Up, Naatu Naatu, This is a Life

Documentary — All that Breathes, All the Beauty, Fire of Love, House Made of Splinters, Navalny

Intl Film — All Quiet, Argentina, Close, EO, The Quiet Girl

Animated — Pinocchio, Marcel the Shell, Puss in Boots, Sea Beast, Turning Red

Editing– Banshees, Elvis, EEAAO, TAR, Top Gu Maverick

Cinematography — All Q, Bardo, Elvis, Empire of Light, TAR

Score — All Q, Avatar, The Batman, Black Panther, Top Gun Maverick

Best Actor — Austin Butler, Colin Farrell, Brendan Fraser, Paul Mescal, Bill Nighy

Best Actress– Cate Blanchett, Ana de Armas, Andrea Riseborough., Michelle Williams, Michelle Yeoh

Directing– Martin McDonagh, Daniels,. Steven Spielberg, Todd Field, Ruben Ostland

Best Picture — All Q, Avatar, Banshees, Elvis, EEAA0, The Fabelmans, TAR, Top Gun Maverick, Triangle, Women Talking

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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