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After months of speculation, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is finally set to unveil the nominations for the 91st Academy Awards. The ceremony will take place Sunday, February 24 at 8pm ET. The nominations announcement takes place after a roller coaster awards season in which Best Picture prizes have gone to a wide range of films, from art house favorite “Roma” to mainstream hits “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Green Book.”
According to IndieWire awards editor Anne Thompson, “Roma” is expected to be the Oscar nominee to beat for Best Picture this year. The film is Netflix’s first original title to secure a Best Picture nomination, and a win would be even more historic since no foreign-language movie has ever taken the Oscars’ highest honor. While there are challenges facing “Roma,” mainly that it’s a black-and-white drama in Spanish, there is a groundswell of support for the movie, which recently won Best Picture at the Critics’ Choice Awards.
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