Oscar Nominations Are Here

Oscar Nominations Are Here
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The Oscars are upon us. If you missed the nominations announcement, here are the nominees for the top categories:

Best Picture

  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Avatar: The Way of Water
  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Elvis
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • The Fabelmans
  • Tár
  • Top Gun: Maverick
  • Triangle of Sadness
  • Women Talking


  • Martin McDonagh, The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Steven Spielberg, The Fabelmans
  • Todd Field, Tár
  • Ruben Östlund, Triangle of Sadness

Actress in a Leading Role

  • Cate Blanchett, Tár
  • Ana de Armas, Blonde
  • Andrea Riseborough, To Leslie
  • Michelle Williams, The Fabelmans
  • Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Actor in a Leading Role

  • Austin Butler, Elvis
  • Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Brendan Fraser, The Whale
  • Paul Mescal, Aftersun
  • Bill Nighy, Living

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Angela Bassett, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Hong Chau, The Whale
  • Kerry Condon, The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Jamie Lee Curtis, Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Brendan Gleeson, The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Brian Tyree Henry, Causeway
  • Judd Hirsch, The Fabelmans
  • Barry Keoghan, The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once

The 95th Oscars will air on Sunday, March 12. Here's how to watch the ceremony.

Film and Television

In other television news: Rihanna won't be the only one to perform at the Super Bowl. Sheryl Lee Ralph, Chris Stapleton and Babyface will perform as part of the pregame show.

Next week, Pedro Pascal hosts SNL next week with musical guest Coldplay.

Succession fans perhaps had the best week of all — a teaser trailer for season four was released on Thursday. Watch here:

The season premieres March 26.

That's not the only news from HBO Max. The Last of Us has been renewed for a second season.

Unfortunately, not every television and movie project will come to fruition. Madonna's biopic is on hold after the singer announced her tour. You may remember reading about the grueling audition process. The role went to Julia Garner.


Congress met last week to discuss Ticketmaster's power in the ticketing industry for live events. Most notably, senators quoted various Taylor Swift lyrics to make their points. CNN has a recap.

In other news, Justin Bieber sold his music catalog for a reported $200 million. Rolling Stone has more.

After a nearly two-decade run, Panic! At the Disco is disbanding.

Stevie Nicks is hitting the road on a solo tour beginning in March. This is in addition to her joint tour with Billy Joel. Pitchfork has a list of the tour stops.  

Seal is also hitting the road on tour.

Could there be a Spice Girls reunion? There's speculation that the group will come together for King Charles III's coronation.

And here's Spotify's playlist for New Music Friday:

Who are you listening to?


Couture Fashion Week had the internet buzzing. Vogue put together a list of the most viral moments.

On the list:

  • The White Lotus cast
  • Apple Martin
  • Designers' debuts
  • Schiaparelli
  • Viktor & Rolf
  • Mugler
  • Haider Ackermann and Timothée Chalamet
  • Valentino