23 January, 2019
Prior to that, Heath Ledger won a posthumous Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in 2009 for his portrayal of one of the most notorious DC villains, the Joker, in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight. The 1937 original with Janet Gaynor scored 7 nominations, while the 1954 adaptation with Judy Garland and the 1976 remake with Barbara Streisand scored 6 and 4 nominations respectively.
"There is no downside to Academy Award nominations for films that are still available in the movie theater", Dergarabedian said.
Best supporting actor: Mahershala Ali, "Green Book"; Sam Elliott, "A Star Is Born"; Adam Driver, "BlacKkKlansman"; Richard E. Grant, "Can You Ever Forgive Me?"; Sam Rockwell, "Vice".
And with "BlacKkKlansman's" positioning in the best picture category, Lee could also win for co-producing the film with Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Raymond Mansfield and Jordan Peele.
The 91st Academy Awards are scheduled to air at 7 p.m. February 24 on ABC. While Widows initially generated early Oscars buzz due to its all-star cast and excellent storytelling, as well as Steve McQueen's directing, this film just didn't click with academy voters.
In 2008, the year before the best picture category expanded its number of potential nominees from five to 10, box office revenues amounted to $353 million. He withdrew after homophobic tweets he had written years ago sparked a crippling backlash on social media.
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It's hard to make out exactly what the woman is saying, but it sounds like, "May the good Lord only bless you". Meghan Markle reacted to being fat-shamed for her pregnancy, and her response was classy AF.
The Best Actress race is a tight one with Glenn Close, Olivia Colman, and Lady Gaga all continuing their awards season streak, though other awards season darlings like Nicole Kidman and Claire Foy did not make the cut.
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Many had predicted the first-time director would receive a nod for his acclaimed work in "A Star Is Born" behind the camera.
He definitely has a bright future behind the camera, but he'll have to wait for an Oscar nomination. The stars shared the Best Actress win there. The film, set in the fictional African nation of Wakanda, also achieved a groundbreaking degree of representation for a blockbuster movie, both in front of the camera and "below the line" (its nominations included a third costume design nod for Ruth E. Carter and the first production design nod for Hannah Beachler). Though ratings for award shows have generally been dropping, the downturn prompted the academy to revamp this year's telecast.
The Oscars past year hit a new ratings low, declining 20 percent and averaging 26.5 million viewers on ABC.
But that didn't cut much ice with the Academy, which has given Jon M Chu's film version of Kevin Kwan's best-seller precisely zero nominations.