The shortlists for this year’s Academy Award nominations have been announced. No, these are not the official Oscar nominees, but these are the films that Academy members will have to vote from in each of these category. This marks the first year that all the shortlists have been announced at one time; however, for the purpose of this article, I have included only the major categories. Check out the shortlists below:

VISUAL EFFECTS
ANT-MAN AND THE WASP
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR
BLACK PANTHER
CHRISTOPHER ROBIN
FIRST MAN
JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
MARY POPPINS RETURNS
READY PLAYER ONE
SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY
WELCOME TO MARWEN

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)
ANNIHILATION
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR
THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS
BLACK PANTHER
BLACKKKLANSMAN
CRAZY RICH ASIANS
THE DEATH OF STALIN
FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD
FIRST MAN
IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK
ISLE OF DOGS
MARY POPPINS RETURNS
A QUIET PLACE
READY PLAYER ONE
VICE

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)
“When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
“Treasure” from Beautiful Boy
“All The Stars” from Black Panther
“Revelation” from Boy Erased
“Girl In The Movies” from Dumplin’
“We Won’t Move” from The Hate U Give
“The Place Where Lost Things Go” from Mary Poppins Returns
“Trip A Little Light Fantastic” from Mary Poppins Returns
“Keep Reachin’” from Quincy
“I’ll Fight” from RBG
“A Place Called Slaughter Race” from Ralph Breaks the Internet
“OYAHYTT” from Sorry to Bother You
“Shallow” from A Star Is Born
“Suspirium” from Suspiria
“The Big Unknown” from Widows

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
CHARM CITY
COMMUNION
CRIME + PUNISHMENT
DARK MONEY
THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS
FREE SOLO
HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING
MINDING THE GAP
OF FATHERS AND SONS
ON HER SHOULDERS
RBG
SHIRKERS
THE SILENCE OF OTHERS
THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS
WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
BLACK PANTHER
BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY
BORDER
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
STAN & OLLIE
SUSPIRIA
VICE


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So what are your thoughts on these Academy Award shortlists? Is there a particular film you are shocked to see made the initial cut? I want to hear from you, so hit me up in the comments below!

 

Written by Jordan Peterson

Husband & dork. B.S. in Film/Video Production. Writer for Heroic Hollywood. Projectionist. Amateur YouTuber & podcaster. Comic book enthusiast.

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