Here are your 2020 Academy Awards nominees

The smooth nude man sheepishly covering his own genitals with a sword; the pinnacle of achievement in both film and shorn, warlike modesty.

Note: all categories presume to be dubbing something “best.”

Also note: weird to have a list of Oscar nominees that makes you think, “Where the hell’s Adam Sandler? Or even Eddie Murphy.” Yet here it is.



Ford v Ferrari

The Irishman

Jojo Rabbit


Little Women

Marriage Story

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood



Bong Joon-ho, Parasite

Sam Mendes, 1917

Todd Phillips, Joker

Martin Scorsese, The Irishman

Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Actress in a Leading Role

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story

Saoirse Ronan, Little Women

Charlize Theron, Bombshell

Renée Zellweger, Judy

Actor in a Leading Role

Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory

Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Adam Driver, Marriage Story

Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Actress in a Supporting Role

Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell

Laura Dern, Marriage Story

Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit

Florence Pugh, Little Women

Margot Robbie, Bombshell

Actor in a Supporting Role

Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes

Al Pacino, The Irishman

Joe Pesci, The Irishman

Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Original Screenplay


Knives Out

Marriage Story

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood


Adapted Screenplay

The Irishman

Jojo Rabbit


Little Women

The Two Popes

Animated Feature

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

I Lost My Body


Missing Link

Toy Story 4


Jarin Blaschke, The Lighthouse

Roger Deakins, 1917

Rodrigo Prieto, The Irishman

Robert Richardson, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Lawrence Sher, Joker

Costume Design

Sandy Powell & Christopher Peterson, The Irishman

Mayes C. Rubeo, Jojo Rabbit

Mark Bridges, Joker

Jacqueline Durran, Little Women

Arianne Phillips, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Documentary Feature

American Factory

The Cave

The Edge of Democracy

For Sama


Documentary Short

In the Absence

Learning To Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)

Life Overtakes Me

St. Louis Superman

Walk Run Cha-Cha

Animated Short


Hair Love




Live-Action Short


Nefta Football Club

The Neighbors’ Window


A Sister

Film Editing

Michael McCusker & Andrew Buckland, Ford v Ferrari

Thelma Schoonmaker, The Irishman

Tom Eagles, Jojo Rabbit

Jeff Groth, Joker

Yang Jinmo, Parasite

International Film

Corpus Christi (Poland)

Honeyland (North Macedonia)

Les Misérables (France)

Pain and Glory (Spain)

Parasite (South Korea)

Original Score

Hildur Guðnadóttir, Joker

Alexandre Desplat, Little Women

Randy Newman, Marriage Story

Thomas Newman, 1917

John Williams, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Original Song

“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away,” music and lyrics by Randy Newman (Toy Story 4)

“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again,” music by Elton John, lyrics by Bernie Taupin (Rocketman)

“I’m Standing with You,” music and lyrics by Diane Warren (Breakthrough)

“Into the Unknown,” music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (Frozen 2)

“Stand Up,” music and lyrics by Joshuah Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo (Harriet)

Makeup & Hairstyling

Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan, and Vivian Baker, Bombshell

Nicki Ledermann and Kay Georgiou, Joker

Jeremy Woodhead, Judy

Paul Gooch, Arjen Tuiten, and David White, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Naomi Donne, Tristan Versluis, and Rebecca Cole, 1917

Visual Effects

Avengers: Endgame

The Irishman

The Lion King


Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Sound Editing

Donald Sylvester, Ford v Ferrari

Alan Robert Murray, Joker

Oliver Tarney and Rachael Tate, 1917

Wylie Stateman, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Matthew Wood and David Acord, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Sound Mixing

Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson, and Mark Ulano, Ad Astra

Paul Massey, David Giammarco, and Steven A. Morrow, Ford v Ferrari

Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic, and Tod Maitland, Joker

Mark Taylor and Stuart Wilson, 1917

Michael Minkler, Christian P. Minkler, and Marfk Ulano, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

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