“A Star Is Born” : best film, best actor (Bradley Cooper) and best actress (Lady Gaga)
First film of Bradley Cooper behind the camera, “A Star Is Born” may well walk off with several statuettes. The actor has been nominated twice in the category best actor in 2013 for “Happiness Therapy” and in 2015 “American Sniper”. Lady Gaga has never been nominated for Oscars.
“Green Book : On the roads of the South” : best film, best actor (Viggo Mortensen), best actor in a supporting role (Mahershala Ali)
“Green Book” was awarded the audience award at the last Toronto Festival. A reward of good omen for the season of the Oscars.
Viggo Mortensen has been nominated in the category of best actor in 2008 for “The Promises of the shadow”, and in 2017 for “Captain Fantastic”.
Mahershala Ali had already been awarded in 2017 for her performance in “Moonlight”.
“First Man” : best film, best director (Damien Chazelle) and best actor (Ryan Gosling)
With his biopic intimate on Neil Armstrong, Damien Chazelle could win a second statuette. He had already been crowned best director in 2017 for “La La Land”.
Ryan Gosling has already been nominated twice in the category best actor in 2006 for “Half Nelson” and in 2017 for “La La Land”.
“Roma” : best film, best director (Alfonso Cuaron) and best actress (Yalitza Aparicio)
Golden Lion at the Venice film Festival last September, “Roma” is part of the big favourites for the Oscars – and this despite that the movie will be produced by Netflix.
Alfonso Cuaron had already been crowned best director in 2014 for “Gravity”.
“The Favorite” : best film, best actress (Olivia Colman), best actress in a supporting role (Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz).
Cannes, Venice, Los Angeles … Yorgos Lanthimos has been collecting awards for a few years but has never received the statuette.
The performance of Olivia Colman in The Favorite won the Coupe Volpi for best actress at the Venice film Festival 2018.
Emma Stone has been nominated as best actress in 2017 for his performance in “La La Land”.
Rachel Weisz won the award for best actress in a supporting role in 2006 for “The Constant Gardener”.
“Black Panther” : best film, best supporting actor (Michael B. Jordan), best director (Ryan Coogler).
Cardboard for the planet, “Black Panther” will be waiting at the turn at the next academy awards ceremony.
Neither Michael B. Jordan nor Ryan Coogler have been nominated for Oscars – for the moment.
“The Front Runner” : best actor (Hugh Jackman)
Those of you who were already able to see the film salutes the service of Hugh Jackson, who plays Gary hart, u.s. senator, a favorite for the nomination for Democratic party in the presidential election of 1988.
The actor has been nominated once for the Oscars. It was in 2013 for her role in the musical “Les Miserables”.
“Can You Ever Forgive Me ?” : best film, best director (Marielle Heller), best actress (Melissa McCarthy), best actor in a supporting role (Richard E. Grant)
Rather accustomed to comedies, popular dramas, Melissa McCarthy surprised everyone with his performance in “Can You Ever Forgive Me ?”. It embodies a biographer who launches out in the manufacture of fake.
Melissa McCarthy was nominated in the category of best actress in a supporting role for “My Best friends” in 2012.
“Can You Ever Forgive Me ?” is the second feature film by Marielle Heller, director, american almost unknown to the battalion. At least for the moment.
“Vice” : best actor (Christian Bale)
Christian Bale is unrecognizable in ‘Vice’, the biopic on Dick Cheney, vice-president of the United States alongside George W. Bush.
He was awarded best actor in a supporting role for “The Fighter” at the Oscars 2011.
“Beautiful Boy” : best actor (Steve Carell), best actor in a supporting role (Timothy Chalamet)
Steve Carell has never been nominated for an academy award despite his performances in “Foxcatcher” and “Last Flag Flying”.
Timothée Chalamet was named this year in the category of best actor for his role in “Call Me By Your Name”.
“If Beale Street could talk” : best film, best director (Barry Jenkins), best actress in a supporting role (Regina King)
“Moonlight”, the previous film by Barry Jenkins, had been nominated 5 times for an Oscar in 2017, where it had won 3 awards, including best film and best adapted screenplay for Jenkins. Will he do as well with “If Beale Street could talk” ?
“BlacKkKlansman” : best film
Grand prize of the Cannes film Festival 2018, “BlacKkKlansman” could create the event to the Oscars 2019. Spike Lee has never “won” an Oscar, strictly speaking, but he was awarded an Oscar of honor in 2015.
“Ben Is Back” : best actress (Julia Roberts)
Awarded in 2001 in the category of best actress for “Erin Brockovich, alone against all”, Julia Roberts could renew the feat with his performance touching in Ben Is Back. She played the mother of a family disrupted by the return of his son, a drug addict.
And also Favorite, Black Panther, Can You Ever Forgive Me ? …
Rumours were rife a few months of the Oscars. The nominees are not yet known, but a few favorites stand out already. Here is a small overview image of the films, directors and actors that could be awarded during the 91st ceremony of the Oscars.
In the category of best film, A Star Is Born, Green Book, First Man, Roma, The Favorite, Can You Ever Fogive Me ?, Black Panther and BlacKkKlansman are well gone. But nothing is played yet. Alfonso Cuaron (Roma), Damien Chazelle (First Man), Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk), Ryan Coogler (Black Panther) and Mariane Heller (Can You Ever Forgive Me ?) have their chance to be nominated in the category best director.
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Side actors, Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born), Ryan Gosling (First Man), Viggo Mortensen (Green Book), Steve Carell (Beautiful Boy), Hugh Jackman (Front Runner) and Christian Bale (Vice) already take their pin of the game. Timothy Chalamet (Beautiful Boy), Mahershala Ali (Green Book), Michael B. Jordan (the Black Panther) and Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me ?) could be distinguished in the category of best actor in a supporting role.
Side actresses, the names of Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born), Olivia Colman (The Favorite), Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me ?), Yalitza Aparicio (Roma) and Julia Roberts (Ben Is Back) run. Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz (The Favorite), and Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk) could compete in the category best actress in a supporting role.
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The official list of the named will probably not be known until next January. This leaves us still a little time to speculate. The Oscars will take place on Sunday 24 February 2019.