On the March 15, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including this morning’s Academy Award nominations.

Opening Banter

In The News:

    • 2021 Academy Award Nominations Announced: ‘Mank’ Leads with 10 Nods
      • HT: Best Actor
        • Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal
        • Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
        • Anthony Hopkins, The Father
        • Gary Oldman, Mank
        • Steven Yeun, Minari
        • Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
        • Andra Day, The United States vs. Billie Holiday
        • Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman
        • Frances McDormand, Nomadland
        • Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman
        • Thomas Vinterberg, Another Round
        • David Fincher, Mank
        • Lee Isaac Chung, Minari
        • Chloe Zhao, Nomadland
        • Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman

         

        • Judas and the Black Messiah
        • Minari
        • Promising Young Woman
        • Sound of Metal
        • The Trial of the Chicago 7

         

            • Jacob: Best Picture

             

            • The Father
            • Judas and the Black Messiah
            • Mank
            • Minari
            • Nomadland
            • Promising Young Woman
            • Sound of Metal
            • The Trial of the Chicago 7

             

              • HT: Best Adapted Screenplay
                • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
                • The Father
                • Nomadland
                • One Night in Miami
                • The White Tiger
                • Onward
                • Over the Moon
                • A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
                • Soul
                • Wolfwalkers
                • Da 5 Bloods
                • Mank
                • Minari
                • News of the World
                • Soul
                • Sacha Baron Cohen, The Trial of the Chicago 7
                • Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah
                • Leslie Odom, Jr., One Night in Miami
                • Paul Raci, Sound of Metal
                • LaKeith Stanfield, Judas and the Black Messiah
                • Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
                • Glenn Close, Hillbilly Elegy
                • Olivia Colman The Father
                • Amanda Seyfried, Mank
                • Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari
                • HT: First Cow
                • Chris: Delroy Lindo
                • Brad: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
                • Ben: Judas and the Black Messiah
                • Jacob: Paul Raci
                • Chloe Zhao and Emerald Fennell: first time two women have been nominated for Best Director in the same year; there are now seven women who have been nominated for Best Director in the history of the Oscars.
                • Minari’s Steven Yeun and Youn Yuh-jung become the first actors born in Korea to earn nominations.
                • Minari producer Christina Oh is the first Asian American woman to receive a nomination for Best Picture.
                • Judas and the Black Messiah marks the first time an all-Black producing lineup earned a nomination for Best Picture (Shaka King, Charles D. King, and Ryan Coogler).

                 

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