Nominations for the 2021 Oscar Awards are here

Eldrick Greenaway, Contributing Writer

From “Actor in a Leading Role” to “Best Picture,” the 2021 Oscar nominations are finally here. The 93 Oscar nominations were announced by actor-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas and singer-songwriter and actor Nick Jonas on Mar. 15 live from London.

Academy members from each of the 17 branches voted to determine the nominees in each category except the Animated Feature Film and International Feature Film categories where nominees are selected by a vote of multi-branch screening committees and all voting members are eligible to select the Best Picture nominees. From April 15 through April 20, all active members of the Academy are eligible to vote for the winners in all 23 categories.

People all over the world are making their 2021 Oscars winner predictions. From Variety to Goldderby, everyone seems to have high hopes for their favorite nominated movie to receive an award this year, predicting that Best Picture “Nomadland” directed by Chloé Zhao to win. Zhao, a Chinese film director, screenwriter and producer, is also predicted winner for Best Director, This film is about a woman embarking on a journey through the American West, dwelling in the modern-day norm after losing everything from the Great Recession.

Another feature film that is nominated and predicted to win an Oscar is the documentary called “Time,” an Amazon Studio film directed by Gareett Bradley, an American filmmaker and director for a wide variety of short films, television shows, feature films and documentaries. This documentary is about the Fox Rich fights for the release of her husband, Rob, who serves a 60-year sentence in prison.

Furthermore, other predicted winners include: Chadwick Boseman, for his performance in the Netflix film “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” as he receives the Best Actor award making this his first-ever Oscar nomination in history; Carey Mulligan for her performance in “Promising Young Woman,” a Focus Feature film for Best Actress; Daniel Kaluuya, for his performance in “Judas and The Black Messiah,” a Warner Bros film, for Best Supporting Actor; and Maria Bakalova for her performance in “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” an Amazon Studio film as she receives the Best Supporting Actress award and more.

The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, Apr. 25, at Union Station Los Angeles and the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.