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BEST PICTURE

The Father
Judas and the Black Messiah
Mank
Minari
Nomadland
Promising Young Woman
Sound of Metal
Trial of the Chicago 7

BEST DIRECTOR

Lee Isaac Chung, Minari
Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman
David Fincher, Mank
Thomas Vinterberg, Another Round
Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

BEST ACTOR

Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal
Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Anthony Hopkins, The Father
Gary Oldman, Mank
Steven Yeun, Minari

BEST ACTRESS

Viola Davis, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Audra Day, United States vs. Billie Holiday
Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman
Frances McDormand, Nomadland
Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Sacha Baron Cohen, Trial of the Chicago 7
Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah
Leslie Odom Jr., One Night in Miami
Paul Raci, Sound of Metal
LaKeith Stanfield, Judas and the Black Messiah

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Glenn Close, Hillbilly Elegy
Olivia Colman, The Father
Amanda Seyfried, Mank
Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari

BEST SCREENPLAY

--Original--
Will Berson, Shaka King, Kenny Lucas, Keith Lucas, Judas and the Black Messiah
Lee Isaac Chung, Minari
Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman
Darius Marder, Abraham Marder, Derek Cianfrance, Sound of Metal
Aaron Sorkin, Trial of the Chicago 7

--Adapted--
Ramin Bahrani, The White Tiger
Sacha Baron Cohen, Anthony Hines, Dan Swimer, Peter Baynham, Erica Rivinoja, Dan Mazer, Jena Friedman, Lee Kern, Nina Pedrad, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller, The Father
Kemp Powers, One Night in Miami
Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Sean Bobbitt, Judas and the Black Messiah
Erik Messerschmidt, Mank
Phedon Papamichael, Trial of the Chicago 7
Joshua James Richards, Nomadland
Dariusz Wolski, News of the World

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Soul
Terence Blanchard, Da Five Bloods
James Newton Howard, News of the World
Emile Mosseri, Minari
Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Mank

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The Academy Awards Best Pictures Collection

Nomadland NOMADLAND (2020)
Frances McDormand, David Straithairn. Disney, 4/27/21.
Following the closure of a gypsum mine in the rural Nevada town she calls home, Fern packs her van and sets off on the road.

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Birdman
2014
Spotlight
2015
Moonlight
2016
The Shape of Water
2017
Green Book
2018
Parasite
2019
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Title Year Ratings Won/Nom.
Nomadland [Blu-Ray] 2020 B+/B/C 3/6
Parasite: Criterion Collection [Blu-Ray] 2019 A-/B/B+ 4/6
Green Book [4K UHD] 2018 B+/B/D+ 3/5
The Shape of Water [Blu-Ray] 2017 B+/B/C+ 4/13
Moonlight [Blu-Ray] 2016 B+/B-/B- 3/8
Spotlight [Blu-Ray] 2015 B/B-/C- 2/6
Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) [Blu-Ray] 2014 A-/B+/C+ 4/9
12 Years a Slave [Blu-Ray] 2013 B+/B/C+ 3/9
Argo [Blu-Ray] 2012 B+/B+/A- 3/7
The Artist [Blu-Ray] 2011 B/B/C 5/10
The King's Speech [Blu-Ray] 2010 B/B-/B- 4/12
The Hurt Locker [Blu-Ray] 2009 B/A-/C+ 6/9
Slumdog Millionaire [Blu-Ray] 2008 B+/A-/B+ 8/10
No Country For Old Men [Blu-Ray] 2007 B-/B+/C- 4/8
The Departed [Blu-Ray] 2006 B/B/C+ 4/5
Crash [Blu-Ray] 2005 C/C+/F 3/6
Million Dollar Baby [Blu-Ray] 2004 A-/B+/B- 4/11
The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King [4K UHD] 2003 A/A/F 11/11
Chicago [Blu-Ray] 2002 A-/A-/B+ 6/13
A Beautiful Mind [Blu-Ray] 2001 B-/B/A- 4/8
Gladiator [4K UHD] 2000 A-/A/A+ 5/12
American Beauty [Blu-Ray] 1999 C/B-/B 5/8
Shakespeare In Love [Blu-Ray] 1998 B/B-/B 7/13
Titanic [Blu-Ray] 1997 A/A+/A+ 11/14
The English Patient [Blu-Ray] 1996 B+/A-/A 9/12
Braveheart [4K UHD] 1995 B+/B+/B+ 5/10
Forrest Gump [4K UHD] 1994 B+/B/A 6/13
Schindler's List [4K UHD] 1993 B+/B+/B 7/12
Unforgiven [Blu-Ray] 1992 B-/B+/A 4/9
The Silence of the Lambs: Criterion Collection [Blu-Ray] 1991 B+/B/A 5/7
Dances with Wolves [Blu-Ray] 1990 A-/A-/A 7/12
Driving Miss Daisy [Blu-Ray] 1989 B/B-/B 4/9
Rain Man [Blu-Ray] 1988 B+/B+/B+ 4/8
The Last Emperor: Criterion Collection [Blu-Ray] 1987 C+/C/A 9/9
Platoon [Blu-Ray] 1986 B+/B/A- 4/8
Out of Africa 1985 B/B/B 7/11
Amadeus [Blu-Ray] 1984 B/B+/B+ 8/11
Terms of Endearment [Blu-Ray] 1983 B+/B-/C+ 5/11
Gandhi [Blu-Ray] 1982 B+/B/A- 8/11
Chariots of Fire [Blu-Ray] 1981 A-/B/A- 4/7
Ordinary People 1980 C+/C/D- 4/6
Kramer vs. Kramer [Blu-Ray] 1979 B/C+/B- 5/9
The Deer Hunter [Blu-Ray] 1978 B-/B/C+ 5/9
Annie Hall [Blu-Ray] 1977 B/C+/D- 4/5
Rocky [Blu-Ray] 1976 B+/B-/A 3/10
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest [Blu-Ray] 1975 C+/B/A- 5/9
The Godfather: Part II [Blu-Ray] 1974 B+/B-/C+ 6/11
The Sting [Blu-Ray] 1973 B-/B/B- 7/10
The Godfather [Blu-Ray] 1972 B+/B-/C+ 3/11
The French Connection [Blu-Ray] 1971 B+/B/A- 5/8
Patton [Blu-Ray] 1970 A/B+/A 7/10
Midnight Cowboy: Criterion Collection [Blu-Ray] 1969 B-/B/B+ 3/7
Oliver! 1968 B-/B-/C- 5/11
In the Heat of the Night [Blu-Ray] 1967 B-/B/B 5/7
A Man for All Seasons 1966 B-/C/D- 6/8
The Sound of Music [Blu-Ray] 1965 A-/B+/A+ 5/10
My Fair Lady [Blu-Ray] 1964 A-/B/B 8/12
Tom Jones: Criterion Collection [Blu-Ray] 1963 B/C+/B 4/10
Lawrence of Arabia [4K UHD] 1962 A/A-/A- 7/10
West Side Story [Blu-Ray] 1961 B/B+/B+ 10/11
The Apartment [Blu-Ray] 1960 A/B-/B+ 5/10
Ben-Hur [Blu-Ray] 1959 A+/A-/A 11/12
Gigi [Blu-Ray] 1958 B+/B+/B+ 9/9
The Bridge on the River Kwai [4K UHD] 1957 A-/B/B 7/8
Around The World In 80 Days 1956 B+/A-/B+ 5/8
Marty 1955 C-/C-/D- 5/8
On the Waterfront: Criterion Collection [Blu-Ray] 1954 B+/B/A- 8/12
From Here to Eternity [Blu-Ray] 1953 A-/B-/B- 8/13
The Greatest Show On Earth [Blu-Ray] 1952 B-/B-/C- 2/5
An American In Paris [Blu-Ray] 1951 A-/C+/B+ 6/8
All About Eve: Criterion Collection [Blu-Ray] 1950 B/B/A 6/14
All the King's Men 1949 C-/C/D- 3/7
Hamlet 1948 C-/C-/D- 4/7
Gentleman's Agreement [Blu-Ray] 1947 B+/B-/B- 3/8
The Best Years of Our Lives [Blu-Ray] 1946 B+/B/D+ 7/7
The Lost Weekend 1945 C+/B-/D- 4/7
Going My Way 1944 B-/C-/D- 7/10
Casablanca [Blu-Ray] 1943 A/B+/A+ 3/8
Mrs. Miniver [Blu-Ray] 1942 A-/B/D+ 6/12
How Green Was My Valley [Blu-Ray] 1941 A-/C-/B 5/9
Rebecca: Criterion Collection [Blu-Ray] 1940 A-/B/A 2/11
Gone with the Wind [Blu-Ray] 1939 B+/B+/A+ 8/13
You Can't Take It with You [Blu-Ray] 1938 B/B-/C 2/7
The Life of Émile Zola 1937 C+/B-/B- 3/10
The Great Ziegfeld 1936 B/B/D+ 3/7
Mutiny on the Bounty [Blu-Ray] 1935 A/B/C- 1/8
It Happened One Night [Blu-Ray] 1934 A-/B/B 5/5
Cavalcade [Blu-Ray] 1933 C/C/C 3/4
Grand Hotel [Blu-Ray] 1932 B+/B-/B- 1/1
Cimarron 1931 D/D/D+ 3/7
All Quiet on the Western Front [Blu-Ray] 1930 B+/B-/C 2/4
The Broadway Melody 1929 B-/B-/C+ 1/3
Wings [Blu-Ray] 1928 A/B+/C 2/2