2022 Oscar Nominations Announced

The 2022 Oscar nominations were announced on Tuesday by Tracee Ellis Ross and Leslie Jordan. The 94th annual Academy Awards will take place on March 27 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

“The Power of The Dog,” starring real-life couple Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons earned the most nominations with 12, with each of them also getting a nod for Best Support Actress and Best Support Actor.

“Dune” came in second place with 10 nominations. The sci-fi film starring Tom Holland and Zendaya earned honors in many categories including Best Picture but there was no nomination for acting for the actors of the film.

“Belfast” and “West Side Story” each were nominated for 7 Academy Awards including Best Picture.

Beyoncé and Billie Eilish were both nominated for their first Oscar on Tuesday for the Best Original Song category. Beyoncé wrote “Be Alive” from “King Richard” while Billie Eilish alongside her brother Finneas O’Connell wrote “No Time to Die” from the James Bond flick of the same name.

Here is the full list of nominees:

Best Supporting Actress

Jessie Buckley (The Lost Daughter)

Ariana DeBose (West Side Story)

Judi Dench (Belfast)

Kirsten Dunst (The Power of the Dog)

Aunjanue Ellis (King Richard)


Best Costume Design

Cruella (Jenny Beavan)

Cyrano (Massimo Cantini Parrini)

Dune (Jacqueline West)

Nightmare Alley (Luis Sequeira)

West Side Story (Paul Tazewell)

Best Sound



No Time To Die

The Power Of The Dog

West Side Story


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 Adapted Screenplay

Coda (Sian Heder)

Drive My Car (Ryusuke Hamaguchi & Takamasa Oe)

Dune (Eric Roth, Jon Spaihts & Denis Villeneuve)

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)

Licorice Pizza (Paul Thomas Anderson)

King Richard

The Worst Person In The World


Best Animated Short

Affairs Of The Art



Robin Robin

The Windshield Wiper


Best Live Action Short

Ala Kachuu — Take And Run

The Dress

The Long Goodbye

On My Mind

Please Hold


Best Supporting Actor

Ciarán Hinds (Belfast)

Troy Kotsur (Coda)

Jesse Plemons (The Power Of The Dog)

J.K. Simmons (Being The Ricardos)

Kodi Smit-Mcphee (The Power Of The Dog)


Best 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 & Andrew Weisblum)


Best Makeup & Hairstyling

The Eyes Of Tammy Faye

House Of Gucci

Coming 2 America




Best Animated Feature




The Mitchells Vs. The Machines

Raya And The Last Dragon


Best Documentary Feature




Summer Of Soul

Writing With Fire


Best Documentary Short


Lead Me Home

The Queen Of Basketball

Three Songs For Benazir

When We Were Bullies


Best Original Song

“Be Alive” — Beyoncé Knowles-Carter & Darius Scott (King Richard)

“Dos Oruguitas” — Lin-Manuel Miranda (Encanto)

“Down To Joy” — Van Morrison (Belfast)

“No Time To Die” — Billie Eilish & Finneas O’connell (No Time To Die)

“Somehow You Do” — Diane Warren (Four Good Days)


Best Cinematography

Dune (Greig Fraser)

Nightmare Alley (Dan Lausten)

The Power Of The Dog (Ari Wegner)

The Tragedy Of Macbeth (Bruno Delbonnel)

West Side Story (Janusz Kaminski)


Best Film Editing

Don’t Look Up (Hank Corwin)

Dune (Joe Walker)

King Richard (Pamela Martin)

Tick, Tick… Boom! (Myron Kerstein & Andrew Weisblum)

The Power Of The Dog (Peter Sciberras)


Best International Feature

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 Production Design

Dune (Zsuzsanna Sipos & Patrice Vermette)

Nightmare Alley (Tamara Deverell & Shane Vieau)

The Power Of The Dog (Grant Major & Amber Richards)

The Tragedy Of Macbeth (Stefan Dechant & Nancy Haigh)

West Side Story (Rena Deangelo & Adam Stockhausen)


Best Visual Effects


Free Guy

Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings

No Time To Die

Spider-Man: No Way Home


Best Actress

Jessica Chastain (The Eyes Of Tammy Faye)

Olivia Colman (The Lost Daughter)

Penélope Cruz (Parallel Mothers)

Nicole Kidman (Being The Ricardos)

Kristen Stewart (Spencer)


Best Actor

Javier Bardem (Being The Ricardos)

Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power Of The Dog)

Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick … Boom!)

Will Smith (King Richard)

Denzel Washington (The Tragedy Of Macbeth)


Best Director

Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza)

Kenneth Branagh (Belfast)

Jane Campion (The Power Of The Dog)

Steven Spielberg (West Side Story)

Drive My Car (Ryûsuke Hamaguchi)


Best Picture



Don’t Look Up

Drive My Car


King Richard

Licorice Pizza

Nightmare Alley

The Power Of The Dog

West Side Story

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