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‘West Side Story’, ‘Tick Tick Boom’, Musicals Nominated for Oscars

‘West Side Story’, ‘Tick Tick Boom’, Musicals Nominated for Oscars

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The 2022 Oscar nominations have just been announced by actor-comedian Leslie Jordan and actor-producer Tracee Ellis Ross via livestream. The 94th Oscars ceremony will be held on March 27, 2022, 8pm ET at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland in Hollywood.

It has been quite a year for movie musicals! The 2021 remake of West Side Story received a whopping 7 nominations, including Ariana DeBose for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Director for Steven Spielberg, and Best Picture. Tick, Tick… Boom! has 2 nominations– Best Actor in a Leading Role for Andrew Garfield and Best Film Editing. The animated film Encanto has 3 nominations, including Best Original Score, Best Animated Feature film, and Best Original Song for Dos Oruguitas. Cyrano was nominated for Best Costume Design. 

The Shakespeare film adaptation The Tragedy of Macbeth starring Denzel Washington was nominated for 3 awards– Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, and Best Actor in a Leading Role for Washington.

You can find the full list of nominations below.

Performance by an actor in a leading role
Javier Bardem in “Being the Ricardos”
Benedict Cumberbatch in “The Power of the Dog”
Andrew Garfield in “tick, tick…BOOM!”
Will Smith in “King Richard”
Denzel Washington in “The Tragedy of Macbeth”

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Ciarán Hinds in “Belfast”
Troy Kotsur in “CODA”
Jesse Plemons in “The Power of the Dog”
J.K. Simmons in “Being the Ricardos”
Kodi Smit-McPhee in “The Power of the Dog”

Performance by an actress in a leading role
Jessica Chastain in “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”
Olivia Colman in “The Lost Daughter”
Penélope Cruz in “Parallel Mothers”
Nicole Kidman in “Being the Ricardos”
Kristen Stewart in “Spencer”

Performance by an actress in a supporting role
Jessie Buckley in “The Lost Daughter”
Ariana DeBose in “West Side Story”
Judi Dench in “Belfast”
Kirsten Dunst in “The Power of the Dog”
Aunjanue Ellis in “King Richard”

Best animated feature film of the year
“The Mitchells vs. the Machines”
“Raya and the Last Dragon”

Achievement in cinematography
“Dune”, Greig Fraser
“Nightmare Alley”, Dan Laustsen
“The Power of the Dog”, Ari Wegner
“The Tragedy of Macbeth”, Bruno Delbonnel
“West Side Story”, Janusz Kaminski

Achievement in costume design
“Cruella”, Jenny Beavan
“Cyrano”, Massimo Cantini Parrini and Jacqueline Durran
“Dune”, Jacqueline West and Robert Morgan
“Nightmare Alley”, Luis Sequeira
“West Side Story”, Paul Tazewell

Achievement in directing
“Belfast”, Kenneth Branagh
“Drive My Car”, Ryusuke Hamaguchi
“Licorice Pizza”, Paul Thomas Anderson
“The Power of the Dog”, Jane Campion
“West Side Story”, Steven Spielberg

Achievement in film editing
“Don’t Look Up”, Hank Corwin
“Dune”, Joe Walker
“King Richard”, Pamela Martin
“The Power of the Dog”, Peter Sciberras
“tick, tick…BOOM!”, Myron Kerstein and Andrew Weisblum

Best documentary feature
“Summer of Soul”
“Writing with Fire”

Best documentary short subject
“Lead Me Home”
“The Queen of Basketball”
“Three Songs for Benazir”
“When We Were Bullies”

Best International Feature Film
“Drive My Car” (Japan)
“Flee” (Denmark)
“The Hand of God” (Italy)
“Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom” (Bhutan)
“The Worst Person in the World” (Norway)

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
“Coming 2 America”
“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”
“House of Gucci”

Best Original Score
“Don’t Look Up”, Nicholas Britell
“Dune”, Hans Zimmer
“Encanto”, Germaine Franco
“Parallel Mothers”, Alberto Iglesias
“The Power of the Dog”, Jonny Greenwood

Best Original Song
“Be Alive” from “King Richard”, Music and Lyric by DIXSON and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter
“Dos Oruguitas” from “Encanto”, Music and Lyric by Lin-Manuel Miranda
“Down To Joy” from “Belfast”, Music and Lyric by Van Morrison
“No Time To Die” from “No Time to Die”, Music and Lyric by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell
“Somehow You Do” from “Four Good Days”, Music and Lyric by Diane Warren

Best Production Design
“Nightmare Alley”
“The Power of the Dog”
“The Tragedy of Macbeth”
“West Side Story”

Best Animated Short Film
“Affairs of the Art”
“Robin Robin”
“The Windshield Wiper”

Best Live Action Short Film
“Ala Kachuu – Take and Run”
“The Dress”
“The Long Goodbye”
“On My Mind”
“Please Hold”

Best Sound
“No Time to Die”
“The Power of the Dog”
“West Side Story”

Best Visual Effects
“Free Guy”
“No Time to Die”
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”
“Spider-Man: No Way Home”

Best Adapted Screenplay
“CODA,” Siân Heder
“Drive My Car,” Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, Takamasa Oe
“Dune,” Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, Eric Roth
“The Lost Daughter,” Maggie Gyllenhaal
“The Power of the Dog,” Jane Campion

Best Original Screenplay
“Belfast,” Kenneth Branagh
“Don’t Look Up,” Adam McKay, David Sirota
“King Richard,” Zach Baylin
“Licorice Pizza,” Paul Thomas Anderson
“The Worst Person in the World,” Eskil Vogt, Joachim Troer

Best Picture
“Don’t Look Up”
“Drive My Car”
“King Richard”
“Licorice Pizza”
“Nightmare Alley”
“The Power of the Dog”
“West Side Story”

You can watch the announcement below.

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