6 Oscar Shortlists Released

6 Oscar Shortlists Released

The South Korean sensation made the list of contenders in two categories, while Taylor Swift’s “Cats” song was snubbed.

Want to get a jump on next month’s Oscar nominations? You can already begin culling the list of contenders now that the academy has released shortlists for six categories, including the races for best documentary, international film and original song.

Best International Film

Czech Republic, “The Painted Bird”
Estonia, “Truth and Justice”
France, “Les Misérables”
Hungary, “Those Who Remained”
North Macedonia, “Honeyland”
Poland, “Corpus Christi”
Russia, “Beanpole”
Senegal, “Atlantics” (now screening)
South Korea, “Parasite(now screening) <– our winning guess

Best Visual Effects

“Alita: Battle Angel”
“Avengers: Endgame” <– our winning guess
“Captain Marvel”
“Cats”
Gemini Man” (now screening)
“The Irishman”
“The Lion King”
“1917”
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”
“Terminator: Dark Fate”

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

“Bombshell”
“Dolemite Is My Name” <– our winning guess
“Downton Abbey”
“Joker” (next week at The Flicks)
“Judy”
“Little Women”
“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”
“1917”
Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” (now screening)
“Rocketman”

Best Documentary Feature

“Advocate”
“American Factory”
“The Apollo”
“Apollo 11”
“Aquarela”
“The Biggest Little Farm” <– our winning guess
“The Cave”
“The Edge of Democracy”
“For Sama”
“The Great Hack”
“Honeyland”
“Knock Down the House”
“Maiden”
“Midnight Family”
“One Child Nation”

Best Original Song

“Speechless” from “Aladdin”
“Letter to My Godfather” from “The Black Godfather”
“I’m Standing With You” from “Breakthrough”
“Da Bronx” from “The Bronx USA”
“Into the Unknown” from “Frozen II”
“Stand Up” from “Harriet”
“Catchy Song” from “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part”
“Never Too Late” from “The Lion King” (Elton John!)
“Spirit” from “The Lion King” (Beyonce) <– our winning guess
“Daily Battles” from “Motherless Brooklyn”
“A Glass of Soju” from “Parasite”
“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from “Rocketman”
“High Above the Water” from “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am”
“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” from “Toy Story 4”
“Glasgow” from “Wild Rose”

Best Original Score

“Avengers: Endgame”
“Bombshell”
“The Farewell”
“Ford v Ferrari”
“Frozen 2”
“Jojo Rabbit”
“Joker” <– our winning guess
“The King”
“Little Women”
“Marriage Story”
“Motherless Brooklyn”
“1917”
“Pain and Glory”
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”
“Us”