Crikey, it’s that time again. The Pronoia Oscar Nominations are here. Yay, I hear countless millions cry.

Obviously this only includes the films I have personally seen over the past 12 months or so, and therefore may not include recent films the US have yet to allow us backward Europeans to watch.

so here are the nominations….

Best Film
Avengers: Infinity Wars
Green Book
Sorry to Bother You
The Wife
Mary Poppins Returns

Best Director
Damien Chazelle – First Man
Anthony Russo and Joe Russo – Avengers: Infinity Wars
Peter Farrelly – Green Book
Ryan Coogler – Black Panther
Pawel Pawlikowski – Cold War
Jim Hosking – An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn
Peter Jackson – They Shall Not Grow Old

Best Actor
Viggo Mortensen – Green Book
Brady Jandreau – The Rider
Ethan Hawke – First Reformed
Rami Malek – Bohemian Rhapsody
Lakeith Stanfield – Sorry to Bother You
Christian Bale – Vice
Steve Carell – Beautiful Boy

Best Actress
Glenn Close – The Wife
Maxine Peake – Funny Cow
Siobhan Finneran – Apostasy
Claire Foy – Unsane
Diane Kruger – In the Fade
Kiera Knightley – Colette
Lily Newmark – Pin Cushion
Yalitza Aparicio – Roma

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali – Green Book
Timothee Chalamet – Beautiful Boy
Alessandro Nivola – Disobedience
Sam Rockwell – Vice
Sheldon Shepherd – Yardie
Ben Kingsley – Operation Finale
Michael Sheen – Apostle
Jonathan Pryce – The Wife
Richard E. Grant – Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Supporting Actress
Joanna Scanlan – Pin Cushion
Emma Stone – The Favourite
Rachel Weisz – The Favourite
Laura Harrier – Blackkklansman
Thomasin McKenzie – Leave No Trace
Anne Hathaway – Ocean’s Eight

Best Visual Effects
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
Mary Poppins Returns
Peter Rabbit
Avengers: Infinity Wars
Black Panther

Best Cinematography
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
The Favourite
The House That Jack Built
Bad Times at the El Royale
Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Cold War

Best Animated Film
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Isle of Dogs
Mary and the Witch’s Flower
The Breadwinner
Incredibles 2

Best Documentary
Three Identical Strangers
Fahrenheit 11/9
They Shall Not Grow Old
New Town Utopia

Best Foreign Language Film
The Guilty
Under the Tree
The Third Murder
Cold War
Sicilian Ghost Story

Worst Film
Mortal Engines
Robin Hood
Holmes & Watson
The Meg
The Nun
Slaughterhouse Rulez