Denzel Washington, Get Out, Meryl Streep, & Mary J.Blige Receive Oscar Nominations

by Rafeal Crawford

90th Academy Awards, that will air live on March 4th. The groundbreaking film Get Out received four nominations for this year's Oscars. 

Get Out receives four Oscar nominations

Comedienne Tiffany Haddish from the hit movie Girls Trip was one of the few actors chosen to announce the nominees for 90th Academy Awards, that will air live on March 4th. The groundbreaking film Get Out received four nominations for this year’s Oscars.Daniel Kaluuya, who was the lead for Get Out is nominated for Best Actor, Jordan Peele, who wrote and directed the film received two nominations for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, and Get Out got the nomination for Best Picture as well.

Even though Daniel Kaluuya gave a great performance for Get Out and he is in the company of some of top billing actors for the Best Actor category. Because Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, and Daniel Day Lewis are nominated as well. Washington and Oldman worked together on the film The Book of Eli.


When it comes to the actresses Meryl Streep is nominated for Best Actress, but Margo Robbie gave a moving performance on portraying Olympian ice skater Tonya Harding in the film I,Tonya. A nomination that caught some by surprise was Mary J.Blige for Best Supporting Actress in the film Mudbound, and she will be nominated along side Octavia Spencer, and Laurie Metcalf as well.

Here is the nominations for the Academy Awards below.

Best Picture

Call Me by Your Name

Darkest Hour


Get Out

Lady Bird

Phantom Thread

The Post

The Shape of Water

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Director

Paul Thomas Anderson,Phantom Thread

Guillermo del Toro,The Shape of Water

Greta Gerwig,Lady Bird

Christopher Nolan,Dunkirk

Jordan Peele,Get Out

Best Actor

Timothée Chalamet —Call Me By Your Name

Daniel Day-Lewis —Phantom Thread

Daniel Kaluuya —Get Out

Gary Oldman —Darkest Hour

Denzel Washington —Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Best Actress

Sally Hawkins —The Shape of Water

Frances McDormand —Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Margo Robbie —I, Tonya

Saoirse Ronan — Lady Bird

Meryl Streep –The Post

Best Supporting Actor

Willem Dafoe —The Florida Project

Woody Harrelson –Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Richard Jenkins –The Shape of Water

Christopher Plummer-All the Money in the World

Sam Rockwell —Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Supporting Actress

Mary J. Blige –Mudbound

Allison Janney –I, Tonya

Lesley Manville –Phantom Thread

Laurie Metcalf –Lady Bird

Octavia Spencer– The Shape of Water

Best Original Screenplay

The Big Sick(Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani)

Get Out(Jordan Peele)

Lady Bird(Greta Gerwig)

The Shape of Water (Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor)

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Martin McDonagh)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Call Me By Your Name(James Ivory)

The Disaster Artist(Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber)

Logan(Scott Frank, James Mangold, Michael Green)

Molly’s Game(Aaron Sorkin)

Mudbound(Virgil Williams and Dee Rees)

Best Cinematography

Blade Runner 20149

Darkest Hour



The Shape of Water

Best Film Editing

Baby Driver


I, Tonya

The Shape of Water

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Sound Mixing

Baby Driver(Julian Slater, Tim Cavagin & Mary H. Ellis)

Blade Runner 2049(Ron Bartlett, Doug Hemphill & Mac Ruth)

Dunkirk(Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker & Gary A. Rizzo)

The Shape Of Water(Christian Cooke, Brad Zoern & Glenn Gauthier)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi(David Parker, Michael Semanick, Ren Klyce & Stuart Wilson)

Best Sound Editing

Baby Driver(Julian Slater)

Blade Runner 2049(Mark Mangini & Theo Green)

Dunkirk(Richard King & Alex Gibson)

The Shape of Water(Nathan Robitaille & Nelson Ferreira)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi(Matthew Wood & Ren Klyce)

Best Original Score

Dunkirk(Hans Zimmer)

Phantom Thread(Jonny Greenwood)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi(John Williams)

The Shape of Water(Alexandre Desplat)

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri(Carter Burwell)

Best Original Song

“Mighty River” —Mudbound(Mary J. Blige, Raphael Saadiq and Taura Stinson)

“Mystery of Love” —Call Me By Your Name(Sufjan Stevens)

“Remember Me” —Coco(Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez)

“Stand Up for Something” —Marshall(Diane Warren and Lonnie R. Lynn)

“This is Me” —The Greatest Showman(Benj Pasek and Justin Paul)

Best Animated Feature

The Boss Baby

The Bread Winner



Loving Vincent

Best Costume Design

Beauty and theBeast (Jacqueline Durran)

Darkest Hour(Jacqueline Durran)

Phantom Thread(Mark Bridges)

The Shape of Water(Luis Sequeria)

Victoria & Abdul(Consolata Boyle)

Best Visual effects

​Blade Runner 2049

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Kong: Skull Island

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

War for the Planet of the Apes

Best Animated Short Film

Dear Basketball

Garden Party

Negative Space


Revolting Rhymes

Best Documentary Feature

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Famous Places


Last Men in Aleppo

Strong Island

Best Documentary Short

Edith + Eddie

Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405


Knife Skills

Traffic Stop

Best Foreign Language Film

A Fantastic Woman(Chile)

The Insult(Lebanon)


On Body and Soul(Hungary)

The Square(Sweden)

Best Production Design

Beauty and the Beast

Blade Runner 2049

Darkest Hour


The Shape of Water

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Darkest Hour

Victoria & Abdul


Best Live-Action Short Film

DeKalb Elementary

The Eleven O’Clock

My Nephew Emmett

The Silent Child

Watu Wote/All of Us

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