Graham Leigh, Writer

As the Oscars academy show approaches this April, The nominations for the awards are out. Amazon Studios earned 12 nominations, 2 nominations for “Borat Subsequent Movie Film” and 3 nominations for “One Night in Miami”. But it was Netflix who dominated, They received 35 nominations. Disney collected the second-most nominations with 15, From movies like “Soul”, “Onward”, and “Nomadland”. Nomadland is also up for the Best Picture which would really benefit Disney. Also for the first time, 2 female directors have been nominated for Best Director.  Also, there were 70 women nominated for awards reaching 76 nominations. Yet another record set this year. Something that catches your eye though is For the award of Actor in a Leading role there is Chadwick Boseman for his role in Ma Raineys Black Bottom. Onward and Soul go head to head for Animated Feature Film, Disney will be happy with either because both are from disney+ their streaming service. And Soul is up for another academy award with its nomination for a Music award. And some racial milestones too, with 2 African American women up for Best Actress and The first-ever Chinese women nominated for Best Director. This is all adding up to be an interesting award show with some shocking winnings. The award show airs on April 25 so make sure to watch.