Oscars 2021: Nomadland, Soul, Judas and the Black Messiah win big

Oscars 2022 nominations

• Nomadland picks up Best Picture

The 93rd Academy Awards are back for another year. Before the 2021 Oscars even began though, the event was a major milestone after Covid-19, with the red carpet being live and in-person instead of over Zoom (albeit smaller than usual).

The 2021 Oscars were held at Los Angeles’s Union Station for the first time, as well as the usual home of the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. There was also international locations in an attempt to get as many people as possible involved.

2021 was the third year that the Oscars go without a host. The last person to take up the role as host of the Oscars was Jimmy Kimmel in 2018. Kevin Hart was all locked in to host in 2019 but pulled out after homophobic tweets from 2009 were brought to light.

2021 Oscar Nominees and Winners

Best Original Screenplay

“Judas and the Black Messiah,” Shaka King and Will Berson
“Minari,” Lee Isaac Chung
“Promising Young Woman,” Emerald Fennell – Winner
“Sound of Metal,” Darius Marder and Abraham Marder
“The Trial of the Chicago 7,” Aaron Sorkin

Best Adapted Screenplay

“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan,” Sacha Baron Cohen, Anthony Hines, Dan Swimer, Peter Baynham, Erica Rivinoja, Dan Mazer, Jena Friedman and Lee Kern
“The Father,” Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller – Winner
“Nomadland,” Chloé Zhao
“One Night in Miami,” Kemp Powers
“The White Tiger,” Ramin Bahran

Best International Film

“Quo Vadis, Aida?,” Bosnia and Herzegovina
“Another Round,” Denmark – Winner
“Better Days,” Hong Kong
“Collective,” Romania
“The Man Who Sold His Skin,” Tunisia

Best Supporting Actor

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

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

“Hillbilly Elegy”
“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” – Winner

Best Costume Design

Alexandra Byrne, “Emma”
Ann Roth, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” – Winner
Trish Summerville, “Mank”
Bina Daigeler, “Mulan”
Massimo Cantini Parrini, “Pinocchio”

Best Director

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

Best Sound

“News of the World”
“Sound of Metal” – Winner

Best Live Action Short Film

“Feeling Through”
“The Letter Room”
“The Present”
“Two Distant Strangers” – Winner
“White Eye”

Best Animated Short Film

“Genius Loci”
“If Anything Happens I Love You” – Winner

Best Animated Feature

“Over the Moon”
“A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon”
“Soul” – Winner

Best Documentary Short Subject

“Colette” – Winner
“A Concerto Is a Conversation”
“Do Not Split”
“Hunger Ward”
“A Love Song for Latasha”

Best Documentary Feature

“Crip Camp”
“The Mole Agent”
“My Octopus Teacher” – Winner

Best Visual Effects

“Love and Monsters”
“The Midnight Sky”
“The One and Only Ivan”
“Tenet” – Winner

Best Supporting Actress

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

Best Production Design

“The Father”
“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
“Mank” – Winner
“News of the World”

Best Cinematography

“Judas and the Black Messiah”
“Mank” – Winner
“News of the World”
“The Trial of the Chicago 7”

Best Film Editing

“The Father,” Yorgos Lamprinos
“Nomadland,” Chloé Zhao
“Promising Young Woman,” Frédéric Thoraval
“Sound of Metal,” Mikkel E. G. Nielsen – Winner
“The Trial of the Chicago 7,” Alan Baumgarten

Best Original Score

“Da 5 Bloods,” Terence Blanchard
“Mank,” Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
“Minari,” Emile Mosseri
“News of the World,” James Newton Howard
“Soul,” Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste
 – Winner

Best Original Song

“Husavik” from “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga”
“Fight for You” from “Judas and the Black Messiah” – Winner
“Io Sì (Seen)” from “The Life Ahead (La Vita Davanti a Se)”
“Speak Now” from “One Night in Miami”
“Hear My Voice” from “The Trial of the Chicago 7”

Best Picture

“The Father”
“Judas and the Black Messiah”
“Nomadland” – Winner
“Promising Young Woman”
“Sound of Metal”
“The Trial of the Chicago 7”

Best Actress

Viola Davis, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
Andra Day, “The United States vs. Billie Holiday”
Vanessa Kirby, “Pieces of a Woman”
Frances McDormand, “Nomadland” – Winner
Carey Mulligan, “Promising Young Woman”

Best Actor

Riz Ahmed, “Sound of Metal”
Chadwick Boseman, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
Anthony Hopkins, “The Father” – Winner
Gary Oldman, “Mank”
Steven Yeun, “Minari”

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