Oscar is the most anticipated ceremony in the world of cinema since 1927, its purpose is to honor the best actors, technicians and films of the respective year. Although it always has the favorites of the general public, surprises at the time of the awards are not new, as the viewers’ criteria are not always the same as those of the academy.
Check out the list of films nominated for the Oscar 2023 here:
With 6 nominations: best film, best editing, best sound, best visual effects.
With the protagonist tom cruise who is undoubtedly a big name in the film industry, top gun it is a breathtaking film.
It was the box office champion of 2022, reaching the incredible mark of 1.4 billion dollars raised around the world, it is certainly one of the favorites for that year.
- 2- Everything everywhere at once
Scene from the movie everyone everywhere at once
This is a North Korean film that made an impact in many ways, both with its psychological script and at the same time fun, as well as its visual effects.
It continues to lead with an incredible 11 nominations from:
Best Picture, Best Direction, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Soundtrack, Best Original Song, Best Editing, Best Costume Design.
the movie of Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert which only cost 25 million, which is much less than the big productions Hollywood girls invest in their big productions, is clearly this year’s big surprise.
Scene from the movie between women
The film is a brutal and at the same time sensitive film adaptation of a book of the same name by the author. Miriam Toews which brings in its scope the female voice in their own struggles and how much stronger this voice becomes when they unite around the same goal.
Nominated for Best Film and Best Adapted Screenplay, this film will hit the 2023 Oscars in full force.
- 4- Inisherin’s Banshees
This one has 9 Oscar nominations, directed by Martin McDonagh is a comedy and drama film that portrays the end of friendship between two friends, which is a topic that is rarely addressed on the silver screen.
Nominated in the categories of best film, best actress, best actor, best comic or musical film.
Perhaps it is not so beloved by the general public, who largely claim little dynamics in the unfolding of the plot. However, according to experts, it is a great name for this award.
- 4- Avatar: The way of the waters
Scene from the movie Ávatar: The Way of the Waters
Ávatar: The path of the waters made the wait of 13 years since its first film worth the wait, for that the investment was more than 250 million dollars becoming one of the most expensive films of all time, which is understandable with everyone its great visual effects.
The film has already grossed 2 billion dollars at the box office, thus being another great success of Walt Disney.
Directed by Edward Berger, it is one of those breathtaking war movies depicting this dark part of world history, in all its violence and horror.
competes in the categories of: best film, best adapted screenplay, best visual effects, best original soundtrack, best cinematography, best art direction among others, this is a great epic film quoted for the Oscar awards.
nominated in the categories of: best film, best actor, best costumes, best makeup and hairstyles, best editing, best art direction and best sound.
The film brilliantly portrays the life of the star elvis presley with all his brilliance, the protagonist embodies the character giving a show of interpretation making this production a big name for this year.
Directed and scripted by acclaimed director Todd Field, the feature film based on the life of an artist and seen as the film with the best performance by protagonist Cate Blanchett , Tár without a doubt is a highly rated film among critics and amateurs.
The film that portrays the life of maestrina Lydia Tár received 6 nominations for Oscar 2023including Best Film, Original Screenplay, Best Direction and Best Actress .
- 8- Triangle of sadness
Triangle of Sadness is a film directed by Ruben Östlund with Harris Dickinson, with a dramatic and comic narrative, the film brings as a tonic note the criticism of the rich, when, after being trapped on an island due to the sinking of a luxury ship, they find themselves depending on a cleaning lady to survive.
Critically applauded, Triângulo da Tristeza has won several awards at major international film festivals, such as the Palme d’Or at Cannes.
Nominated for the Oscar 2023, in the categories of Best Film, Best Direction and Best Screenplay.
Yet another bibliographical film for the account of Oscar nominees, its director Steven Spielberg portrays or at least tries to get as close as possible to her own story, from her childhood to her passion for cinema.
Set in the aftermath of World War II, we follow the story of Sam “Sammy” Febelmans, who grows up in love with cinema amidst his family dramas. The protagonist is lived by Gabriel LaBelle with a lot of energy and enthusiasm.
The film has 7 Oscar nominations: best picture, best actress, best direction, best supporting actor, best original screenplay, best original score and best art direction.
Finally, even if all the criteria adopted by the Oscar awarding academy are not generally known, as they adopt several rules for their evaluations, what is obvious is that the Oscar 2023 nominations are full of great films.