Oscars 2022: And the nominees are…

We are one step away from the 94th Oscars celebration on March 27th, and the curiosity is growing to know who the winners will be this year. The Academy has carried out the voting among its members and closed on Thursday, February 3, in which participated people from more than 82 different countries

The official results of these votes were announced on February 8 and presented by actress Tracee Ellis Ross and actor, singer, and author Leslie Jordan.

Among the 23 categories awarded, we can see the Latino community present. “Nightmare Alley” by Guillermo del Toro was nominated for Best Feature Film and Best Production Design, Ariana DeBose for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and Raya and “The Last Dragon” nominated for Best Animated Feature Film with co-direction by Carlos Lopez Estrada.

Our two favorite movies of the year, “West Side Story” and “Encanto,” received seven and three nominations, respectively.

These are the nominees for the 94th Academy Awards:

For Best Picture:

  • Belfast
  • CODA
  • Don’t Look Up
  • Drive My Car
  • Dune
  • King Richard
  • Licorice Pizza
  • Nightmare Alley
  • The Power of the Dog
  • West Side Story

For Best Director:

  • Kenneth Branagh, “Belfast”
  • Ryusuke Hamaguchi, “Drive My car”
  • Paul Thomas Anderson, “Licorice Pizza”
  • Jane Campion, “The Power of the dog”
  • Steven Spielberg, “West Side Story”

For Best Actress in a leading role:

  • Penelope Cruz, “Parallel Mothers”
  • Nicole Kidman, “Being the Ricardos”
  • Olivia Colman, “The Lost Daughter”
  • Jessica Chastain, “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”
  • Kristen Stewart, “Spencer”

For Best Actor in a leading role:

  • Javier Bardem, “Being the Ricardos”
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Power of the Dog”
  • Andrew Garfield, “Tick, Tick … Boom!”
  • Will Smith, “King Richard”
  • Denzel Washington, “The Tragedy of Macbeth”

For Best Actress in a Supporting Role:

  • Jessie Buckley, “The Lost Daughter”
  • Ariana DeBose, “West Side Story”
  • Judi Dench, “Belfast”
  • Kristen Dunst, “The Power of the Dog”
  • Aunjanue Ellis, “King Richard”

For Best Actor in a Supporting Role:

  • Ciarán Hinds, “Belfast”
  • Troy Kotsur, “CODA”
  • Jesse Plemons, “The Power of the Dog”
  • J.K. Simmons, “Being the Ricardos”
  • Kodi Smit-McPhee, “The Power of the Dog”

For Best Animated Feature Film:

  • Encanto
  • Flee
  • Luca
  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines
  • Raya and the Last Dragon

For Best Cinematography:

  • Greig Fraser, “Dune”
  • Dan Laustsen, “Nightmare Alley”
  • Ari Wegner, “The Power of the Dog”
  • Bruno Delbonnel, “The Tragedy of Macbeth”
  • Janusz Kaminski, “West Side Story”

You can check the full list of nominees here.


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