2022 Oscar nominations: Multiple Canadians highlighted, The Power of the Dog leads nominees with 12

2022 Oscar nominations: Multiple Canadians highlighted, The Power of the Dog leads nominees with 12
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The Oscars Experience is seen at the Academy Museum Opening Press Conference at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on Sept. 21, 2021, in Los Angeles. (Rich Fury/Getty Images via CBC)

Quebec director Denis Villeneuve, Toronto costume designer Luis Sequeira and the National Film Board are among the Canadians to snag Oscar nominations.

Villeneuve’s sprawling sci-fi epic “Dune” is among the leading contenders overall with 10 nods, including nominations for Villeneuve in the Best-Adapted screenplay and Best Picture categories.

The Toronto-born Sequeira earned his nod for best costume design on Guillermo del Toro’s “Nightmare Alley.” Sequeira is a longtime collaborator of Del Toro’s, and was previously nominated for his work on 2017’s “The Shape of Water.”

Del Toro’s largely Canadian team for “Nightmare Alley” also received nominations for producer J. Miles Dale for best picture, and Tamara Deverell and Shane Vieau for best production design.

The National Film Board co-production “Affairs of the Art” was nominated for best animated short while Nova Scotia’s Ben Proudfoot and his film “The Queen of Basketball” was nominated for best documentary short subject.

Villeneuve’s “Dune” also received nominations for best score, best cinematography, and more. In total, “Dune” landed 10 nominations.

Beyond the Canadians being recognized, it was “The Power of the Dog” — starring Benedict Cumberbatch — that lead all films with 12 total nominations, while “Belfast” and “West Side Story” got seven.

This year’s show will once again feature a host, says ABC, though it hasn’t yet been announced who that celebrity might be.

The show has gone without an emcee since Jimmy Kimmel headlined back in 2018.

The 2022 Oscars will air on Sunday, March 27.

Below is a complete list of this year’s nominees:

Best Picture

Belfast
CODA
Don’t Look Up
Drive My Car
Dune
King Richard
Licorice Pizza
Nightmare Alley
The Power of the Dog
West Side Story

Best Actress

Jessica Chastain, The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Olivia Colman, The Lost Daughter
Penélope Cruz, Parallel Mothers
Nicole Kidman, Being the Ricardos
Kristen Stewart, Spencer

Best Actor

Javier Bardem, Being the Ricardos
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Power of the Dog
Andrew Garfield, Tick, Tick… Boom!
Will Smith, King Richard
Denzel Washington, The Tragedy of Macbeth

Best Supporting Actress

Jessie Buckley, The Lost Daughter
Ariana DeBose, West Side Story
Judi Dench, Belfast
Kirsten Dunst, The Power of the Dog
Aunjanue Ellis, King Richard

Best Supporting Actor

Ciarán Hinds, Belfast
Troy Kotsur, CODA
Jesse Plemons, The Power of the Dog
J.K. Simmons, Being the Ricardos
Kodi Smit-McPhee, The Power of the Dog

Best Director

Kenneth Branagh, Belfast
Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, Drive My Car
Paul Thomas Anderson, Licorice Pizza
Jane Campion, The Power of the Dog
Steven Spielberg, West Side Story

Best Adapted Screenplay

CODA
Drive My Car
Dune
The Lost Daughter
The Power of the Dog

Best Original Screenplay

Belfast
Don’t Look Up
King Richard
Licorice Pizza
The Worst Person in the World

Best Cinematography

Dune
Nightmare Alley
The Power of the Dog
The Tragedy of Macbeth
West Side Story

Best Animated Film

Encanto
Flee
Luca
The Mitchells vs. the Machines
Raya and the Last Dragon

Best Original Score

Don’t Look Up, Nicholas Britell
Dune, Hans Zimmer
Encanto, Germaine Franco
Parallel Mothers, Alberto Iglesias
The Power of the Dog, Jonny Greenwood

Best Original Song

“Be Alive” from King Richard, BeyoncĂ© Knowles-Carter, Dixson
“Dos Oruguitas” from Encanto, Lin-Manuel Miranda
“Down to Joy” from Belfast, Van Morrison
“No Time to Die” from No Time to Die, Billie Eilish, Finneas O’Connell
“Somehow You Do” from Four Good Days, Diane Warren

Best Costume Design

Cruella
Cyrano
Dune
Nightmare Alley
West Side Story

Best Makeup & Hairstyling

Coming 2 America
Cruella
Dune
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
House of Gucci

Best Editing

Don’t Look Up
Dune
King Richard
The Power of the Dog
Tick, Tick… Boom!

Best Visual Effects

Dune
Free Guy
No Time to Die
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Spider-Man: No Way Home

Best Production Design

Dune
Nightmare Alley
The Power of the Dog
The Tragedy of Macbeth
West Side Story

Best Sound

Belfast
Dune
No Time to Die
The Power of the Dog
West Side Story

Best International Film

Drive My Car
Flee
The Hand of God
Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom
The Worst Person in the World

Best Documentary

Ascension
Attica
Flee
Summer of Soul
Writing with Fire

Best Documentary Short Subject

Audible
Lead Me Home
The Queen of Basketball
Three Songs for Benazir
When We Were Bullies

Best Animated Short Film

Affairs of the Art
Bestia
Boxballet
Robin Robin
The Windshield Wiper

Best Live-Action Short Film

Ala Kachuu — Take and Run
The Dress
The Long Goodbye
On My Mind
Please Hold

With files to the Canadian Press.

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