22.12.2022 / 01:05
Top Gun, Black Panther, and Avatar sequels ALL in the running for Oscar nominations
Could blockbusters rule at this year's Oscars?It certainly seems possible after an advance shortlist revealed on Wednesday that Top Gun: Maverick, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and Avatar: The Way of Water are all in the running. Pop stars like Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and Rihanna also got one step closer to getting Oscar nominations.The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced shortlists in 10 categories for the 95th Oscars, including documentary feature, international film, makeup and hairstyling, score, original song, sound, visual effects and shorts.Alejandro González Iñárritu´s "Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths" was along the 15 films shortlisted in the international film category, one of the most competitive. The category also includes already decorated films like "Holy Spider" (Denmark), "All Quiet on the Western Front" (Germany), "Saint Omer" (France), "Corsage" (Austria), "EO" (Poland), "Return to Seoul" (Cambodia), "Decision to Leave" (South Korea), "Close" (Belgium) and "Argentina, 1985" (Argentina).