The Power Of The Dog leads Oscar race with Dune in hot pursuit

Full set of nominations revealed

by Jennie Kermode


After a great run at the Golden Globes, The Power Of The Dog has come out on top again in this year's Oscar nominations, with no fewer than 12. There's a surprise runner-yup in the form of Dune, with 10 - science fiction films traditionally struggle at the Oscars but this year it's one of two in the running for Best Picture - joined by Don't Look Up despite that film have had a rough ride with many critics.

The nominations, which were announced by hosts Tracee Ellis Ross and Leslie Jordan, also saw strong showings from Belfast and King Richard.

This year's winners are due to be announced at the at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on 27 March. California has just begun to open up public events again as Covid numbers are falling there, so this may mark a return to full on Hollywood glamour and a welcome turning point for an industry which has struggled over the past two years.

Those nominations in full:-

Best Picture

Best Director – Motion Picture

Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture

Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture

Best Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role

Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role

Best Animated Feature Film

Best International Feature Film

Best Documentary Feature

Best Documentary Short Subject

Best Animated Short Film

Best Live Action Short Film

Best Original Screenplay

Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Cinematography

Best Editing

Best Production Design

Best Visual Effects

Best Costume Design

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Best Sound

Best Original Score

Best Original Song

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