Jennifer Lopez, Taron Egerton fail to secure Oscars nominations 2020

By Arhama Altaf - Web Editor

14th January, 2020

The 2020 Oscars nominations have finally been announced with a lot of snubs and surprises.

The female filmmakers once again overlooked in the Best Director category in the Oscars nominations.

Taron Egerton and Jennifer Lopez, who highly expected to get nod from the awards giving jury, failed to secure nominations in their respective categories.

On the other hand, Greta Gerwig getting notably snubbed for her lauded adaptation of Little Women.

Meanwhile, Tom Hanks has achieved his first Academy Award nomination in years for his turn as Fred Rogers in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.”

As expected, “Joker” topped the Oscar nominations with 11 nods including best picture and best director.

Moreover, the women surprisingly missed to get big again.

In the history of the Oscars, only five women have nominated for best director — including Gerwig, for 2017´s “Lady Bird.”

“Joker,” an American psychological thriller film, triumphed at the 92nd Oscar nominations, earning 11 nods.

However, Joker earned the most nominations than of any other film.

Oscar nominations by movie:

  1. “Joker”
  2.  “Once Upon a Time In Hollywood”
  3. “The Irishman”
  4. “1917”
  5. “Parasite”
  6. “Marriage Story” 6
  7. “Little Women”
  8. “Bombshell”

Best picture

  1. “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
  2. “The Irishman”
  3. “Parasite”
  4. “1917”
  5. “Marriage Story”
  6. “Jojo Rabbit”
  7. “Joker”
  8. “Little Women”
  9. “Ford v Ferrari”

Best actress in a leading role

  1. Renée Zellweger, “Judy”
  2. Charlize Theron, “Bombshell”
  3. Scarlett Johansson, “Marriage Story”
  4. Saoirse Ronan, “Little Women”
  5. Cynthia Erivo, “Harriet”

Best actor in a leading role

  1. Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker”
  2. Adam Driver, “Marriage Story”
  3. Leonardo DiCaprio, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
  4. Antonio Banderas, “Pain and Glory”
  5. Jonathan Pryce, “The Two Popes”

Best director

  1. Martin Scorsese, “The Irishman”
  2. Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
  3. Bong Joon-ho, “Parasite”
  4. Sam Mendes, “19

Earlier, it was announces that the Oscars will once again go forward without a host next month.

According to the details, the Oscars will again go without a host this year.


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