‘Joker’ tops Oscar nominations; ‘JoJo Rabbit’, ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ and ‘The Irishman’ also strong

Niko Tavernise/© 2019 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved(NEW YORK) — Joker tops the nominations for the upcoming 92nd Academy Awards, announced live from Los Angeles Monday morning by Issa Rae and John Cho.  

The super-villain origin story starring Joaquin Phoenix scored a leading 11 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor for Phoenix, and Best Director for Todd Phillips

Other films that were well represented were Martin Scorcese‘s The Irishman, the Korean language thriller Parasite, and Quentin Tarantino‘s Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood.

Taika Waititi‘s JoJo Rabbit was also a stand-out, with nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for the New Zealand filmmaker, as well as Best Picture, and Best Supporting Actress for Scarlett Johansson, who was also nominated in the Best Actress category for Marriage Story.

The 92nd Academy Awards will be held Sunday, Feb. 9, airing on ABC.  Here are the nominees:

Best Picture1917  Ford v Ferrari The Irishman Jojo Rabbit  Joker  Little Women Marriage Story  Once Upon a Time in Hollywood  Parasite  Actor in a Leading RoleAntonio Banderas – Pain and GloryLeonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time in HollywoodAdam Driver – Marriage StoryJoaquin Phoenix – JokerJonathan Pryce – The Two PopesActress in a Leading RoleCynthia Erivo – HarrietScarlett Johansson – Marriage StorySaoirse Ronan – Little WomenCharlize Theron – BombshellRenée Zellweger – JudyActress in a Supporting RoleKathy Bates – Richard JewellLaura Dern – Marriage StoryScarlett Johansson – Jojo RabbitFlorence Pugh – Little WomenMargot Robbie – BombshellActor in a Supporting RoleTom Hanks – A Beautiful Day in the NeighborhoodAnthony Hopkins – The Two PopesAl Pacino – The IrishmanJoe Pesci – The IrishmanBrad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood DirectingBong Joon Ho – ParasiteSam Mendes – 1917Todd Phillips – JokerMartin Scorsese – The IrishmanQuentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time in HollywoodAdapted ScreenplayThe Irishman – Steven ZaillianJojo Rabbit – Taika WaititiJoker – Todd Phillips & Scott SilverLittle Women – Greta GerwigThe Two Popes – Anthony McCartenOriginal Screenplay1917 – Sam Mendes & Krysty Wilson-CairnsKnives Out – Rian JohnsonMarriage Story – Noah BaumbachOnce Upon a Time in Hollywood – Quentin TarantinoParasite – Bong Joon Ho & Jin Won HanProduction Design1917The IrishmanJojo RabbitOnce Upon a Time in HollywoodParasiteFilm EditingFord v Ferrari  The Irishman Jojo Rabbit  Joker Parasite  Cinematography1917 – Roger DeakinsThe Irishman – Rodrigo PrietoJoker – Lawrence SherThe Lighthouse – Jarin BlaschkeOnce Upon a Time in Hollywood – Robert RichardsonVisual Effects1917Avengers: EndgameThe IrishmanThe Lion KingStar Wars: The Rise of SkywalkerCostume DesignJojo Rabbit Once Upon a Time in Hollywood The IrishmanJoker Little WomenSound Mixing1917Ad AstraFord v Ferrari Joker Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Sound Editing1917Ford v Ferrari Joker Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Star Wars: The Rise of SkywalkerOriginal Score1917 – Thomas NewmanJoker – Hildur GuðnadóttirLittle Women – Alexandre DesplatMarriage Story – Randy NewmanStar Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – John Williams

Animated Feature FilmHow to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World  I Lost My Body  Klaus  Missing Link  Toy Story 4  Animated Short FilmDcera – DaughterHair LoveKitbullMemorableSister

Documentary FeatureAmerican Factory  The Cave  The Edge of Democracy For Sama Honeyland  Documentary Short SubjectIn the AbsenceLearning to Skateboard in a Warzone – If You’re a GirlLife Overtakes MeSt. Louis SupermanWalk Run Cha-ChaMakeup and Hairstyling1917BombshellJokerJudyMaleficent: Mistress of EvilLive-Action Short FilmBrotherhoodNefta Football ClubThe Neighbors’ WindowSariaA SisterOriginal Song“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” – Toy Story 4 – Randy Newman”(I’m Gonna Love Me Again” – Rocketman – Elton John & Bernie Taupin”I’m Standing With You” – Breakthrough – Diane Warren”Into the Unknown” – Frozen 2 – Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez”Stand Up” – Harriet – Joshuah Brian Campbell & Cynthia Erivo

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