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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 03: Judd Hirsch, Adam Sandler, and Mike Francesa attend the "Uncut Gems" premiere during the 57th New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on October 03, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Film at Lincoln Center)

The official list is out.  I am a big fan of Adam Sandler.  Not only do I think he’s a great actor,  I think he is a sweet, down to earth,  family guy in real life.  Adam was hoping to get nominated for playing Howard Ratner in Uncut Gems. As you look at the list of nods you will see his name does not appear. He was against some pretty good competition.   Adam responded to his Oscar snub by tweeting, ”Bad news: Sandman gets no love from the Academy. Good news: Sandman can stop wearing suits. Congrats to all my friends who got nominated, especially Mama (Kathy Bates). 

Best Picture

“Ford v Ferrari”
“The Irishman”
“Jojo Rabbit”
“Joker”
“Little Women”
“Marriage Story”
“1917”
“Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”
“Parasite”

Best Actor

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


Best Actress

Cynthia Erivo, “Harriet”
Scarlett Johansson, “Marriage Story”
Saoirse Ronan, “Little Women”
Charlize Theron, “Bombshell”
Renee Zellweger, “Judy”


Best Supporting Actor

Tom Hanks, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
Anthony Hopkins, “The Two Popes”
Al Pacino, “The Irishman”
Joe Pesci, “The Irishman”
Brad Pitt, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”

Best Supporting Actress

Kathy Bates, “Richard Jewell”
Laura Dern, “Marriage Story”
Scarlett Johansson, “Jojo Rabbit”
Florence Pugh, “Little Women”
Margot Robbie, “Bombshell”

Best Director

Bong Joon Ho, “Parasite”
Todd Phillips, “Joker”
Sam Mendes, “1917”
Martin Scorsese, “The Irishman”
Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”

Best Costume Design

“The Irishman”
“Jojo Rabbit”
“Joker”
“Little Women”
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

Best Animated Feature

“How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”
“I Lost My Body”
“Klaus”
“Missing Link”
“Toy Story 4”

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

“Bombshell”
“Joker”
“Judy”
“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”
“1917”


Best Original Song

“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away,” “Toy Story 4
“Into the Unknown” from “Frozen II”
“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from “Rocketman”
“I’m Standing With You,” “Breakthrough”
“Stand Up” from “Harriet”

Best Visual Effects

“Avengers: Endgame”
“The Irishman”
“The Lion King”
“1917”
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”

If you are like me, you are very excited to see the stars on the Red Carpet to see their wardrobe and hair style choices.  I may like that part more than the actual award show. The Academy Awards air on February 9th on ABC.  I cleared my calendar, did you? – Maryann Morgan- Joel & Maryann in the Morning