A Sci-Fi Indie Film Leads Oscar Nominations

'Everything Everywhere All at Once' leads with 11
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jan 24, 2023 8:16 AM CST
The Oscar Nominations Are Out
A view of the stage appears before the start of the 95th Academy Awards nomination ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at the Academy Museum in Los Angeles. The 95th annual Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Oscar nominations are out, and the sci-fi indie hit Everything Everywhere All at Once leads the way with 11 nominations. We won't know the big winners until the March 12 awards show, but here are the contenders in the main categories, per the AP and People:

  • Best film: All Quiet on the Western Front; Avatar: The Way of Water; The Banshees of Inisherin; Elvis; Everything Everywhere All at Once; The Fabelmans; Tár; Top Gun: Maverick; Triangle of Sadness; Women Talking.
  • Best director: Martin McDonagh, The Banshees of Inisherin; Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once; Steven Spielberg, The Fabelmans; Todd Field, Tár; Ruben Ostlund, Triangle of Sadness.
  • Best actress: Ana de Armas, Blonde; Cate Blanchett, Tár; Andrea Riseborough, To Leslie; Michelle Williams, The Fabelmans; Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once.
  • Best actor: Brendan Fraser, The Whale; Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin; Austin Butler, Elvis; Bill Nighy, Living; Paul Mescal, Aftersun.

  • Best supporting actress: Angela Bassett, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever; Hong Chau, The Whale; Kerry Condon, The Banshees of Inisherin; Jamie Lee Curtis, Everything Everywhere All at Once; Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All at Once.
  • Best supporting actor: Brian Tyree Henry, Causeway; Judd Hirsch, The Fabelmans; Brendan Gleeson, Banshees of Inisherin; Barry Keoghan, Banshees of Inisherin; Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once.
  • Best original screenplay: The Banshees of Inisherin, Martin McDonagh; Everything Everywhere All at Once, Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert; The Fabelmans, Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner; Tár, Todd Field; Triangle of Sadness, Ruben Ostlund.
  • Best original song: "Applause" from Tell It Like a Woman; "Hold My Hand" from Top Gun: Maverick; "Lift Me Up" from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever; "Naatu Naatu" from RRR; "This Is a Life" from Everything Everywhere All at Once.
  • International film: All Quiet on the Western Front (Germany); Argentina, 1985 (Argentina); Close (Belgium); EO (Poland); The Quiet Girl (Ireland).
  • Animated film: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio; Marcel the Shell With Shoes On; Puss in Boots: The Last Wish; The Sea Beast; Turning Red.
  • Best original score: Volker Bertelmann, All Quiet on the Western Front; Justin Hurwitz, Babylon; Carter Burwell, The Banshees of Inisherin; Son Lux, Everything Everywhere All at Once; John Williams, The Fabelmans.
(More Oscar nominations stories.)

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