Let’s Discuss The 2020 Oscar Nominations

On the January 13, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the 2020 Oscar Nominations.


Opening Banter


In Our Feature Presentation: 2020 Oscar Nominations: ‘Joker’ Leads the Pack With 11 Nominations


Best Picture


  • Ford v Ferrari
  • The Irishman
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • Joker
  • Little Women
  • Marriage Story
  • 1917
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Parasite


Best Director


  • The Irishman – Martin Scorsese
  • Joker – Todd Phillips
  • 1917 – Sam Mendes
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Quentin Tarantino
  • Parasite – Bong Joon-ho


  • Ht - Snub: Greta Gerwig for Directing Little Women
  • Brad - Snub: Taika Waititi for Best Director
  • Ht - Snub: Portrait of a Lady on Fire for…Also Anything at All


Best Actor


  • 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


  • Brad - Snub: Eddie Murphy for Dolemite is My Name
  • Brad - Snub: Adam Sandler for Uncut Gems
  • HT - Snub: Taron Egerton for Rocketman


Best Actress


  • Cynthia Erivo – Harriet
  • Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
  • Saoirse Ronan – Little Women
  • Charlize Theron – Bombshell
  • Renee Zellweger – Judy


  • Brad - Snub: Lupita Nyong’o for Us (mention Us getting snubbed entirely)
  • HT - Snub: The Farewell for Anything at All


2020 Oscar Snubs and Surprises: Who Landed the Unlikely Nods and Who Was Overlooked?

  • Brad - Snub: Frozen II for Best Animated Feature
  • HT - Snub: Weathering With You for Best Animated Film
  • Brad - Snub: Song Kang-ho for Parasite


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