The Oscars ceremony, the awards for North American cinema, is scheduled for this Sunday, with “dog power“, from Jeanne Campionat the top of the nominations, in an edition where Hollywood trying to return to pre-pandemic normalcy.
Jane Campion’s film, a psychological western with Benedict Cumberbatch and premiered on the Netflix platform, it has 12 nominations and arrives at the Oscars with a series of awards, namely the Golden Globes, the BAFTAs (United Kingdom), the association of directors and several associations of critics in United States.
However, this unanimity was broken last week with the association of producers awarding the maximum price to “CODA – To the rhythm of the heart“, from Sian Heder for the Apple TV platform, which tells the story of a deaf family in which the teenager Ruby is the only member who can hear.
Both are nominated for the Best Picture Oscar, with “Belfast“, “do not look“, “drive my car“, “King Richard: Beyond the Game“, “the“, “Licorice Pizza“, “West Side Story“e”Nightmare Alley – Alley of Lost Souls“.
For the Best Leading Actor Oscar are nominated Javier Bardem (“Be the Ricardos“), Benedict Cumberbatch, Andrew Garfield (“Tick, tick… Boom!“), Will Smith (“King Richard: Beyond the Game“) th Denzel Washington (“Macbeth’s Tragedy“).
After an edition full of constraints due to Covid-19, the 94th edition will take place today relieved of certain restrictions, although PCR tests are required for all who enter the Dolby Theaterem Angels (California).
To speed up the ceremony and improve the audiences, despite protests in Hollywoodsome prizes will be awarded later, notably in the Art Direction, Sound and Original Soundtrack categories.