The Latest: Oscar nominations presentation about to begin


BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards, which are being announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, California (all times local):

5:50 a.m.

Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” and Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” have led all films with 10 nominations each heading to the 91st Academy Awards.

The nominees for best picture are: “A Star Is Born,” ”Roma,” ”Green Book,” ”The Favourite,” ”Black Panther,” ”BlacKkKlansman,” ”Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Vice.”

With “Roma,” Netflix has scored its first best picture nomination, something the streaming giant has dearly sought. Marvel, too, joined the club with “Black Panther,” the first superhero movie ever nominated for best picture.

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Spike Lee has been nominated for his first directing Oscar 30 years after a writing nod for 1989’s “Do the Right Thing.”

The Oscars are Feb. 24. Following Kevin Hart’s exit as emcee, the telecast is currently host-less.


5:45 a.m.

The Oscar nominees for best director have been announced.

The nominees are: Alfonso Cuaron, “Roma”; Spike Lee, “BlacKkKlansman”; Pawel Pawlikowski, “Cold War”; Yorgos Lanthimos, “The Favourite”; Adam McKay, “Vice.”


5:42 a.m.

The Oscar nominees for best actor and best actress have been announced.

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The best actor nominees are: Christian Bale, “Vice”; Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born”; Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”; Viggo Mortensen, “Green Book”; Willem Dafoe “At Eternity’s Gate.”

The best actress nominees are: Yalitza Aparicio, “Roma”; Glenn Close, “The Wife”; Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”; Lady Gaga, “A Star Is Born”; Melissa McCarthy, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”


5:40 a.m.

The Oscar nominees for best picture have been announced. Eight films are vying for the top honors at February’s Academy Awards.

The nominees are: “Black Panther,” ”BlacKkKlansman,” ”Bohemian Rhapsody,” ”The Favourite,” ”Green Book,” ”Roma,” ”A Star Is Born,” ”Vice.”  


5:38 a.m.

The Oscar nominees for best original song have been announced.

The nominees are: “When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” from “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”; “All The Stars” from “Black Panther”; “I’ll Fight” from “RBG”; “The Place Where Lost Things Go” from “Mary Poppins Returns”; “Shallow” from “A Star Is Born.”


5:35 a.m.

The Oscar nominees for best animated film have been announced.

They are: “Incredibles 2,” ”Isle of Dogs,” ”Mirai,” ”Ralph Breaks the Internet,” ”Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.”


5:30 a.m.

The Oscar nominees for best foreign language film have been announced.

The nominees are: Germany’s “Never Look Away”; Japan’s “Shoplifters”; Lebanon’s “Capernaum”; Mexico’s “Roma”; Poland’s “Cold War.” 


5:28 a.m.

The Oscar nominees for best supporting actor have been announced.

The nominees are: Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”;  Sam Elliott, “A Star Is Born”; Adam Driver, “BlacKkKlansman”; Richard E. Grant, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”;  Sam Rockwell, “Vice.”


5:25 a.m.

The Oscar nominees for best original score have been announced.

They are: “Black Panther,” ”BlacKkKlansman,” ”If Beale Street Could Talk,” ”Isle of Dogs,” ”Mary Poppins Returns.”


5:20 a.m.

The reading of the nominations for the 91st annual Academy Awards has begun.

The nominees for best supporting actress have been announced.

They are: Amy Adams, “Vice”; Marina de Tavira, “Roma”; Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”; Emma Stone, “The Favourite”; Rachel Weisz, “The Favourite.”


5 a.m.

The reading of this year’s Oscar nominations are about to begin.

Tracee Ellis Ross and Kumail Nanjiani will announce nominees in 24 categories highlighting everything from the best picture and acting performances to production and costume design beginning at 5:20 a.m.

The entire announcement can be watched at and .

The presentation by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills, California.

The Oscars will be broadcast live on Feb. 24 on ABC.


3 a.m.

The Oscars may not have a host for their main ceremony, but they’ll have two when nominees for the 91st Academy Awards are read Tuesday morning.

Actors Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross will emcee the announcement of nominees for the best in film in 24 categories.

It could be a big morning for films like “A Star Is Born,” ”Black Panther,” ”The Favourite” and “Roma.” A best picture nomination for “Roma” would Netflix’s first, and Spike Lee could finally get his first best director nomination.

Another film likely to be a best picture contender is “Green Book,” which won the top award at Saturday’s Producer Guild Awards, which is a reliable Oscar barometer.

The Oscars will be broadcast on ABC on Feb. 24.

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