This year’s 95th Academy Awards (the Oscars) ceremony is scheduled to take place on March 12 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Some of the categories for the awards are Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Actress. From March 2 to 7, members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will vote on which nominees should win which awards. Viewers in the United States can watch the ceremony on ABC.
This year’s Oscars nominations included many firsts, such as the first time an openly Asian woman was nominated for Best Actress. Michelle Yeoh was nominated for that category after her performance in the 2022 movie Everything Everywhere All at Once. Additionally, Yeoh’s co-stars, Hong Chau and Stephanie Hsu, were nominated for Best Supporting Actress and Ke Huy Quan was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor. Angela Bassett was also nominated for Best Supporting Actress after portraying Ramonda in Marvel’s 2022 film Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. This marks the first time a Marvel actor has received an Oscar nomination for their role in a Marvel film. In total, this year’s Oscars included 16 first-time Oscar nominees, which is the most firsts in the history of the Oscars.
Everything Everywhere All at Once is the most nominated 2022 film (11 nominations), followed by the German film All Quiet on the Western Front, and the tragicomedy The Banshees of Inisherin, both with nine nominations. Other films with multiple nominations are: Elvis (eight nominations), The Fabelmans (seven), Tár (six), Top Gun: Maverick (six), Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (five), Avatar: The Way of Water (four), Babylon (three) The Batman (three), Triangle of Sadness (three), The Whale (three), Living (two), and Women Talking (two).The fifteen films mentioned above can be streamed on various platforms, such as HBO Max, Paramount +, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Netflix, and YouTube TV, among others. Some, such as Avatar: The Way of Water, can still be viewed in theaters.