Multiverse adventure 'Everything Everywhere' leads Oscar nominations

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Dimension-hopping adventure "Everything Everywhere All at Once" topped the list of films nominated for this year's Academy Awards, securing 11 nominations that include a spot in the prestigious best picture race.

Others vying for best picture include Steven Spielberg's coming-of-age film "The Fabelmans," the splashy "Elvis" biopic and "Avatar: The Way of Water," James Cameron's blockbuster sequel that currently ranks as the sixth-highest grossing movie of all time.

"Top Gun: Maverick," "Tar," "Triangle of Sadness," "Women Talking" and "All Quiet on the Western Front" also are in the running.

Winners of the industry's highest honours will be unveiled at a March 12 ceremony hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel and aired live on Walt Disney Co's ABC network.

The Oscars and other entertainment awards shows have been struggling to attract TV viewers, particularly younger ones who spend time on TikTok and YouTube.

Last year's Academy Awards show, when Will Smith slapped presenter Chris Rock before winning best actor, drew about 15.4 million TV viewers, the second-smallest audience ever.

Winners will be voted on by the roughly 10,000 actors, producers, directors and film craftspeople who make up the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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"

BEST ACTOR: Austin Butler - “Elvis”, Colin Farrell - "The Banshees of Inisherin", Brendan Fraser - "The Whale", Paul Mescal - "Aftersun", Bill Nighy - "Living"

BEST ACTRESS: Cate Blanchett - "Tár", Ana de Armas - "Blonde", Andrea Riseborough - "To Leslie", Michelle Williams - "The Fabelmans", Michelle Yeoh - “Everything Everywhere All at Once"

BEST DIRECTOR: 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"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: 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"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: 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"

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: "The Banshees of Inisherin", written by Martin McDonagh, "Everything Everywhere All at Once", written by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, "The Fabelmans", written by Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner, "Tár", written by Todd Field, "Triangle of Sadness", written by Ruben Östlund

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: "All Quiet on the Western Front", screenplay by Edward Berger, Lesley Paterson and Ian Stokell; "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery", written by Rian Johnson; "Living", written by Kazuo Ishiguro; "Top Gun: Maverick", screenplay by Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie; story by Peter Craig and Justin Marks; "Women Talking", screenplay by Sarah Polley

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM: "Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio", "Marcel the Shell with Shoes On", "Puss in Boots: The Last Wish", "The Sea Beast", "Turning Red"

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM: "All That Breathes," Shaunak Sen, Aman Mann and Teddy Leifer; "All the Beauty and the Bloodshed," Laura Poitras, Howard Gertler, John Lyons, Nan Goldin and Yoni Golijov; "Fire of Love," Sara Dosa, Shane Boris and Ina Fichman; "A House Made of Splinters," Simon Lereng Wilmont and Monica Hellström; "Navalny," Daniel Roher, Odessa Rae, Diane Becker, Melanie Miller and Shane Boris

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM: "All Quiet on the Western Front," Germany; "Argentina, 1985," Argentina; "Close," Belgium; "EO," Poland; "The Quiet Girl," Ireland

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE: "All Quiet on the Western Front," Volker Bertelmann; "Babylon," Justin Hurwitz; "The Banshees of Inisherin," Carter Burwell; "Everything Everywhere All at Once," Son Lux; "The Fabelmans," John Williams

BEST ORIGINAL SONG: "Applause," from "Tell It like a Woman," music and lyrics by Diane Warren; "Hold My Hand," from "Top Gun: Maverick," music and lyrics by Lady Gaga and BloodPop; "Lift Me Up," from "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," music by Tems, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler and Ludwig Goransson, lyrics by Tems and Ryan Coogler; "Naatu Naatu," from "RRR," music by M.M. Keeravaani, lyrics by Chandrabose; "This Is A Life," from "Everything Everywhere All at Once," music by Ryan Lott, David Byrne and Mitski, lyrics by Ryan Lott and David Byrne

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