Alibi V.29 No.6 • Feb 6-12, 2020 

Feature: Film Guide

Oscars 2020 Ballot

Here’s where your popcorn habit pays off

BEST MOTION PICTURE OF THE YEAR:

FORD V FERRARI
THE IRISHMAN
JOJO RABBIT
JOKER
LITTLE WOMEN
MARRIAGE STORY
1917
ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD
PARASITE

BEST DIRECTOR:

THE IRISHMAN, Martin Scorsese
JOKER, Todd Phillips
1917, Sam Mendes
ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD, Quentin Tarantino
PARASITE, Bong Joon Ho

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE:

Cynthia Erivo in HARRIET
Scarlett Johansson in MARRIAGE STORY
Saoirse Ronan in LITTLE WOMEN
Charlize Theron in BOMBSHELL
Renée Zellweger in JUDY

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE:

Antonio Banderas in PAIN AND GLORY
Leonardo DiCaprio in ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD
Adam Driver in MARRIAGE STORY
Joaquin Phoenix in JOKER
Jonathan Pryce in THE TWO POPES

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:

KNIVES OUT, Written by Rian Johnson
MARRIAGE STORY, Written by Noah Baumbach
1917, Written by Sam Mendes & Krysty Wilson-Cairns
ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD, Written by Quentin Tarantino
PARASITE, Screenplay by Bong Joon Ho, Han Jin Won, Story by Bong Joon Ho

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:

THE IRISHMAN, Screenplay by Steven Zaillian
JOJO RABBIT, Screenplay by Taika Waititi
JOKER, Written by Todd Phillips & Scott Silver
LITTLE WOMEN, Written for the screen by Greta Gerwig
THE TWO POPES, Written by Anthony McCarten

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE:

Tom Hanks in A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Anthony Hopkins in THE TWO POPES
Al Pacino in THE IRISHMAN
Joe Pesci in THE IRISHMAN
Brad Pitt in ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE:

Kathy Bates in RICHARD JEWELL
Laura Dern in MARRIAGE STORY
Scarlett Johansson in JOJO RABBIT
Florence Pugh in LITTLE WOMEN
Margot Robbie in BOMBSHELL

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE:

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD
I LOST MY BODY
KLAUS
MISSING LINK
TOY STORY 4

ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY:

THE IRISHMAN, Rodrigo Prieto
JOKER, Lawrence Sher
THE LIGHTHOUSE, Jarin Blaschke
1917, Roger Deakins
ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD. Robert Richardson

ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN:

THE IRISHMAN, Sandy Powell and Christopher Peterson
JOJO RABBIT, Mayes C. Rubeo
JOKER, Mark Bridges
LITTLE WOMEN, Jacqueline Durran
ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD, Arianne Phillips

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:

AMERICAN FACTORY
THE CAVE
THE EDGE OF DEMOCRACY
FOR SAMA
HONEYLAND

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT:

“IN THE ABSENCE”
“LEARNING TO SKATEBOARD IN A WARZONE (IF YOU’RE A GIRL)”
“LIFE OVERTAKES ME”
“ST. LOUIS SUPERMAN”
“WALK RUN CHA-CHA”

BEST ANIMATED SHORT:

“DCERA (DAUGHTER)”
“HAIR LOVE”
“KITBULL”
“MEMORABLE”
“SISTER”

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT:

“BROTHERHOOD”
“NEFTA FOOTBALL CLUB”
“THE NEIGHBORS’ WINDOW”
“SARIA”
“A SISTER”

ACHIEVEMENT IN FILM EDITING:

FORD V FERRARI, Michael McCusker and Andrew Buckland
THE IRISHMAN, Thelma Schoonmaker
JOJO RABBIT, Tom Eagles
JOKER, Jeff Groth
PARASITE, Yang Jinmo

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE:

CORPUS CHRISTI, Poland
HONEYLAND, North Macedonia
LES MISÉRABLES, France
PAIN AND GLORY, Spain
PARASITE, South Korea

ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING:

BOMBSHELL, Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan and Vivian Baker
JOKER, Nicki Ledermann and Kay Georgiou
JUDY, Jeremy Woodhead
MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL, Paul Gooch, Arjen Tuiten and David White
1917, Naomi Donne, Tristan Versluis and Rebecca Cole

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE:

JOKER, Hildur Guonadóttir
LITTLE WOMEN, Alexandre Desplat
MARRIAGE STORY, Randy Newman
1917, Thomas Newman
STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, John Williams

BEST ORIGINAL SONG:

“I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away" from TOY STORY 4
"(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" from ROCKETMAN
"I'm Standing With You" from BREAKTHROUGH
"Into The Unknown" from FROZEN II
"Stand Up" from HARRIET

ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN:

THE IRISHMAN
JOJO RABBIT
1917
ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD
PARASITE

ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND EDITING:

FORD V FERRARI, Donald Sylvester
JOKER, Alan Robert Murray
1917, Oliver Tarney and Rachael Tate
ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD, Wylie Stateman
STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, Matthew Wood and David Acord

ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND MIXING:

AD ASTRA, Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson and Mark Ulano
FORD V FERRARI, Paul Massey, David Giammarco and Steven A. Morrow
JOKER, Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic and Tod Maitland
1917, Mark Taylor and Stuart Wilson
ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD, Michael Minkler, Christian P. Minkler and Mark Ulano

ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS:

AVENGERS: ENDGAME, Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Matt Aitken and Dan Sudick
THE IRISHMAN, Pablo Helman, Leandro Estebecorena, Nelson Sepulveda-Fauser and Stephane Grabli
THE LION KING, Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones and Elliot Newman
1917, Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler and Dominic Tuohy
STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, Roger Guyett, Neal Scanlan, Patrick Tubach and Dominic Tuohy

The 92nd Oscars will be held on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby® Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network beginning at 4:30pm MST. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.


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