Roma & The Favourite lead Oscar race

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Regal romp The Favourite and black and white drama Roma are the frontrunners in this year’s Oscar race with 10 nominations each.
The films, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and Alfonso Cuaron respectively, are in the running for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress among others.
Running them close is Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born and Vice, both with eight, though Cooper is surprisingly omitted from the Director category.
Brit wise, Olivia Colman is leading the charge for Best Actress for her role as Queen Anne in The Favourite against the likes of Glenn Close, Lady Gaga, Melissa McCarthy and Yalitza Aparicio, with Christian Bale eyeing his second Oscar after The Fighter, taking on Bradley Cooper, Willem Dafoe, Rami Malek and Viggo Mortensen.
Rachel Weisz meanwhile is in the Best Supporting Actress category, taking on fellow Favourite actress Emma Stone, as well as Amy Adams, Regina King and Marina de Tavira, with Richard E Grant getting his first Oscar nom for Best Supporting Actor for Can You Ever Forgive Me? Grant is taking on Adam Driver, Mahershala Ali, Sam Rockwell and Sam Elliott.
Elsewhere comic book caper Black Panther rounds off an incredible campaign to be the first superhero movie to be nominated for not just one Oscar, but seven!
Spike Lee’s BlackKklansman, which saw the veteran filmmaker garner his first director nom, follows with six nominations, and Bohemian Rhapsody and Green Book close behind on five.
The Oscars will take place on Sunday 24th February at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, and will not have a specific host this year.   

For a full list of Oscar nominees, see below: 

Best picture 
Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Green Book
A Star Is Born

Best actor
Christian Bale - Vice
Bradley Cooper - A Star Is Born
Willem Dafoe - At Eternity's Gate
Rami Malek - Bohemian Rhapsody
Viggo Mortensen - Green Book   

Best actress
Yalitza Aparicio - Roma
Glenn Close - The Wife
Olivia Colman - The Favourite
Lady Gaga - A Star Is Born
Melissa McCarthy - Can You Ever Forgive Me? 

Best supporting actor
Mahershala Ali - Green Book 
Adam Driver - BlacKkKlansman 
Sam Elliott - A Star Is Born 
Richard E Grant - Can You Ever Forgive Me? 
Sam Rockwell - Vice  

Best supporting actress
Amy Adams - Vice
Marina de Tavira - Roma  
Regina King - If Beale Street Could Talk
Emma Stone - The Favourite
Rachel Weisz - The Favourite  

Best director
Alfonso Cuaron - Roma
Yorgos Lanthimos - The Favourite
Spike Lee - BlacKkKlansman
Adam McKay - Vice
Pawel Pawlikowski - Cold War     

Best adapted screenplay
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
If Beale Street Could Talk
A Star Is Born  Best original screenplay
The Favourite
First Reformed
Green Book

Best foreign language film
Capernaum - Lebanon
Cold War - Poland
Never Look Away - Germany
Roma - Mexico
Shoplifters - Japan   

Best original song
All The Stars - Black Panther
I'll Fight - RGB
The Place Where Lost Things Go - Mary Poppins Returns
Shallow - A Star Is Born
When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings - The Ballad of Buster Scruggs 

Best original score
BlacKkKlansman - Terence Blanchard
Black Panther - Ludwig Goransson
If Beale Street Could Talk - Nicholas Britell
Isle of Dogs - Alexandre Desplat
Mary Poppins Returns - Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman  

Best animated feature
Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 

Best documentary feature
Free Solo
Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Minding the Gap
Of Fathers and Sons

Best cinematography
Cold War
The Favourite
Never Look Away
A Star Is Born 

Best costume design
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs - Mary Zophres
Black Panther - Ruth E Carter
The Favourite - Sandy Powell
Mary Poppins Returns - Sandy Powell
Mary Queen of Scots - Alexandra Byrne 

Best make-up and hairstyling
Mary Queen of Scots

Best production design
Black Panther 
The Favourite
First Man
Mary Poppins Returns

Best visual effects
Avengers: Infinity War
Christopher Robin
First Man
Ready Player One
Solo: A Star Wars Story  

Best film editing
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Green Book

Best sound editing
Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man
A Quiet Place

Best sound mixing
Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man
A Star Is Born  

Best animated short
Animal Behaviour
Late Afternoon
One Small Step 

Best live action short

Best documentary short
Black Sheep
End Game
A Night at the Garden
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