NEW YORK | Oscar nods honor ‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite,’ ‘Black Panther’

22Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

NEW YORK —January 22, 2019—Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” and Yorgos Lanthimos‘ “The Favourite” with a leading 10 nominations for the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but contentious Hollywood forces — Netflix and Marvel — each scored their first best picture nomination.

Though many expected “A Star Is Born,” Bradley Cooper’s revival of one of Hollywood’s most remade show business myths, to top the nominations, Cooper was surprisingly overlooked as director and the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences instead put its fullest support behind a pair of indies by international directors.

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