Christopher Nolan, Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper Earned Multiple Oscar Nominations

The 96th Academy Awards nominations are finally here. Big-league players of the film industry like Christopher Nolan, Bradley Cooper, Martin Scorsese, and Emma Stone bagged multiple nominations. Let’s dive deeper into the details of the nominations that boast of noteworthy cinematic gems like ‘Oppenheimer’, ‘Poor Things’, and ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ dominating the categories.

Hogging the Limelight: ‘Oppenheimer’

Christopher Nolan’s craftmanship in ‘Oppenheimer’ proved to be a resounding success as it led the Oscar nomination pack with a total of 13. The movie earned Nolan nominations in the Best Picture, Director, and Adapted Screenplay categories, making it the most talked-about film of the season.

A Close Run: ‘Poor Things’ and ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’

While ‘Oppenheimer’ dominated, Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘Poor Things’ made a substantial splash with 11 nominations tally. Emma Stone, one of the leading ladies of the film, received recognition for Best Picture and Actress. Hot on the heels, Martin Scorsese’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ got 10 nods, with Scorsese nominated for the Best Picture and Director categories.

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Heartwarming Performances: ‘Maestro’ and Other Cinematic Hits

Bradley Cooper’s exceptional performance in ‘Maestro’ earned its own spotlight, garnering seven nominations including the Best Picture, Actor, and Original Screenplay. Cord Jefferson’s ‘American Fiction’ and Jonathan Glazer’s ‘The Zone of Interest’ were also acknowledged with five nominations each. Jefferson got nods for Best Picture and Adapted Screenplay, while Glazer entered the Best Director and Adapted Screenplay categories.

Technical Achievements: The Creators behind the Magic

In the realm of visual effects, the special effects supervisor Neil Corbould marked his prowess with three major film projects – ‘The Creator’, ‘Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One’ and ‘Napoleon’. Simone Coco, too, received a nomination for her impressive visual effects work on both ‘Napoleon’ and ‘Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One’. On the sound front, Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic, and Richard King left their mark with ‘The Creator’, ‘Maestro’, ‘Oppenheimer’ bagging nominations in sound categories.

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Looking Forward to the 96th Academy Awards

With such an impressive lineup, all eyes are set on the coveted ceremony airing live on Sunday, March 10, on ABC. The complete list of 2024 Oscar nominees can be seen here. Stay tuned to THR’sawards hub for up-to-the-minute news and analysis on this grand event.

Wrapping Up

It’s a season of celebration for movie lovers around the globe as we await the granting of these prestigious accolades. With an impressive list of nominees, it’s undoubtedly going to be a memorable night, as this year’s Oscar race promises a true celebration of incredible filmmaking. For further updates, reviews, and an in-depth look at your favorite films and filmmakers, tune in to HitPlay.

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