Critics didn't very much like this Harriet Tubman biopic (and, if I'm being honest, I didn't much get it, either), but star Cynthia Erivo snagged a nom for Best Performance by an Actress -- Drama for portraying the Underground Railroad abolitionist. The original song "Stand Up" is also nominated. In theaters.
Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson are both nominated for Best Performance by an Actor/Actress -- Drama for their roles as divorcées Charlie and Nicole. Plus, Randy Newman's score and Noah Baumbach's screenplay received noms. Oh, and Laura Dern obvi snagged a Supporting Role nod for her portrayal of a stiletto-clad divorce attorney. Netflix.
Go see Greta Gerwig's take on the classic novel, not just because it's nominated for Original Score and Best Performance by an Actress -- Drama (Saoirse Ronan), but because you can't go on with life until you see it. In theaters.
Charlize Theron completely transformed to portray the story of the sexual harassment allegations against Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, and she's nominated for Best Performance by an Actress -- Drama for it. Margot Robbie (also nominated, but for Supporting Role) and Nicole Kidman also star. In theaters.
A racecar movie starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale was bound to happen sometime, and Bale snagged a Best Performance by an Actor -- Drama nomination for his work on the true story. In theaters.
Based on the friendship between Pope Benedict XVI and future (now) Pope Francis employs Jonathan Pryce and Anthony Hopkins (Best Performance by an Actor -- Drama and Best Performance by a Actor in a Supporting Role, respectively) for this dramedy. Anthony McCarten is also nominated for Best Screenplay -- Motion Picture. Netflix.
This biographical comedy finds Eddie Murphy (with a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor -- Musical or Comedy), Wesley Snipes and Keegan-Michael Key in 1970s Los Angeles, where Rudy Ray Moore is trying to make it big with his alter ego, Dolemite. It's also up for Best Motion Picture -- Musical or Comedy. Netflix.
Big praise has come for this semi-satirical film, nominated for Best Motion Picture -- Musical or Comedy, about a young German boy (Roman Griffin Davis, also nominated for Best Performance by an Actor -- Musical or Comedy) who has an imaginary friend name Adolf Hitler. In theaters.
Daniel Craig does a Southern accent, Chris Evans wears a cable-knit sweater, Jamie Lee Curtis is Jamie Lee Curtis. This movie is great and deservingly in the running for Best Motion Picture -- Musical or Comedy and Best Performance by an Actress/Actor -- Musical or Comedy for Ana de Armas and Daniel Craig. In theaters.
Two of the best comediennes of our time, Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling, take us inside a failing, female-led late-night show. Thompson is nominated for Best Performance by an Actress -- Musical or Comedy. Prime Video.
You'll be happy to learn that the sequel to the 2013 Disney success is nominated for Best Motion Picture -- Animated. "Into the Unknown," dubbed the "Let It Go" of the film, is also nominated for Best Original Song -- Motion Picture. You love to see it. In theaters.
The 3 1/2-hour mob movie takes the cake for nominations: Best Screenplay -- Motion Picture, Al Pacino as Jimmy Hoffa for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Joe Pesci for the same as mobster Russell Bufalino, Best Screenplay for Steven Zaillian and Best Director for Martin Scorsese. (Robert De Niro, who played Frank Sheeran, is not nominated.) Settle in. Netflix
More Adam Driver, always. This drama casts Driver as (now former) Senate investigator Daniel Jones who looks into the CIA's use of torture post-9/11. The nomination, though, goes to Annette Bening for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, who portrayed Senator Dianne Feinstein. Prime Video.
Watch icon Kathy Bates in "Richard Jewell," the Clint Eastwood-led true story of the titular security guard and his involvement in the Centennial Olympic Park bombing of 1996. She's nominated for her role as Barbara "Bobi" Jewell for Best Performance in a Supporting Role. In theaters.
Let Tom Hanks teach you how to be kind to people in this Fred Rogers biopic. He's technically listed as the Supporting Role in the film (Matthew Rhys stars), so that's where his nomination lies. In theaters.
Watch it if you dare, but the Andrew Lloyd Webber Broadway musical-turned-film is only nominated for Best Original Song -- Motion Picture for "Beautiful Ghosts," probably because Webber and Taylor Swift wrote it.