On February 8th, 2022, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 94th Academy Awards. Among those nominated for the industry's top prizes, 'The Power of the Dog' has walked away with 12 nominations, including Jane Campion for Best Director (a record as Campion is the first woman in Oscar history to receive more than one Academy Award nomination for Best Director). 'Dune' also had a solid showing with 10 nominations, including Best Picture. Here are the nominees for Best Picture:
Don't Look Up
Drive My Car
The Power of the Dog
West Side Story
According to the Academy's press release, "Each January, the entertainment community and film fans around the world turn their attention to the Academy Awards. Interest and anticipation builds to a fevered pitch leading up to the Oscar telecast, when hundreds of millions of movie lovers tune in to watch the glamorous ceremony and learn who will receive the highest honors in filmmaking."
The Oscars will air live on ABC on Sunday, March 27, 2022, and will be available the next day on Hulu. For a complete list of nominees for the 94th Academy Awards, click here.