Based on what the overall Oscar roster indicates, it's questionable. The audience for last year's show dropped to an all-time low, and critics said a crop of little-seen nominees likely were a factor.
Spike Lee was nominated for his first directing Oscar 30 years after a writing nod for 1989's Do the Right Thing. "He'd be, certainly, celebrating with some big numbers".
In the Best Motion Picture category (which can accommodate up to 10 films), the Golden Globes's surprise victor Bohemian Rhapsody snagged a spot alongside favorites The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, A Star Is Born, and Black Kkklansman.
Popular musical romance A Star Is Born and Dick Cheney biopic Vice finished with eight nominations each, while superhero blockbuster Black Panther finished with seven.
But, Thor believes "A Star is Born" is the favourite.
It's nearly that time again when the best movies of the year are honoured at the glitzy Oscars.
Yet Cooper didn't land a best director nomination for his work behind the camera - an omission that does not bode well for his film's chances of winning best picture.
Needless to say, Marvel Studios is feeling some kind of pride in the fact that they now make Oscar-level movies along with box office record-breaking ones.
The 2019 Academy Awards will be airing on Sunday (February 24).
It's Oscars nominations day, which means we're roughly a month away from knowing who our 2019 Academy Awards winners will be. Nominated were Mahershala Ali ("Green Book"), Adam Driver ("BlacKkKlansman"), Richard E. Grant ("Can You Ever Forgive Me?") and Sam Rockwell ("Vice").
He definitely has a bright future behind the camera, but he'll have to wait for an Oscar nomination.
This year marks the seventh year in succession that at least one of Britain's three Corbould brothers - Chris, Neil and Paul - has been nominated in the best visual effects category.
Earlier today, Black Panther made history by becoming the first comic book adaptation to ever earn an Oscar nomination for Best Picture. Some had campaigned for Debra Granik ("Leave No Trace") or Chloe Zhao ("The Rider") to become the sixth woman ever nominated for best director. Instead the nominees were "Free Solo", "Hale County This Morning, This Evening", "Minding the Gap", "Of Fathers and Sons" and the Ruth Bader Ginsberg portrait "RBG".
Black Panther is up for best picture at this year's Oscars awards.
A happy surprise was a best actress nomination for breakout "Roma" star Yalitza Aparicio in her debut performance.
But that didn't cut much ice with the Academy, which has given Jon M Chu's film version of Kevin Kwan's best-seller precisely zero nominations. In addition to her buzz for "Mary Poppins Returns", the actress was widely considered a possibility for her supporting role in husband John Krasinski's smash horror film "A Quiet Place".
For the first time in Academy Awards history, there is still no host slated to emcee the upcoming ceremony.
The acclaimed documentary about the late Fred Rogers was nearly a lock to get an Oscar nomination.
Maurizio Sarri didn't mince his words after Saturday evening's 2-0 loss to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. In 2015-16, which was Sarri's first season at Napoli , Higuain scored 36 goals in 35 games in Serie A .
Pelosi said the offer was a "non-starter" that did "not represent a good faith effort to restore certainty to people's lives". Mitch McConnell announced that he would bring the legislation to the Senate floor for a vote in the coming week.
The protester, an older man, is singing the "AIM Song", an intertribal song of honor associated with the American Indian Movement. She placed some of the blame on President Donald Trump, who has used Indian names like Pocahontas as an insult.
Goff, 24, is the fourth-youngest quarterback to win in the conference championship round, according to ESPN Stats & Information. On top of his five Super Bowl wins with the Patriots, Belichick won two as the New York Giants defensive coordinator.
I might not look the part, but I am. "So I felt I wanted to do it again". "I don't care how I do it, but I have to do it. The second set went from tie-breaker to tie-breaker in a battle of wits with the Tsitsipas taking the set at 7-6.
Patterson and the Patriots are one game away from the Super Bowl, and Patterson could be a player who helps shape that outcome. That game was in Foxborough, and Kansas City has played much better at Arrowhead Stadium this season.
We gave a gift with the first goal and the second goal is unbelievable. "We are alive, we continue to fight", said Ranieri. Aleksandar Mitrovic headed home the rebound, but the offside flag was raised against the Serbian striker.
The campaign also signed a lease for a campaign headquarters in Troy, N.Y., a suburb of Albany where Gillibrand's family lives. On Friday, she will travel to Sioux City, Iowa for her first public event in the first-in-the-nation caucus state.
Most opposition members are now in hiding following reports that they are being sought by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces and police. At Davos, he planned to appeal for foreign investment and loans, but the visit had been expected to be a challenge.
In the USA , the eclipse will begin relatively early Sunday evening, making it easier for children to stay up and enjoy the show. As Chicagoans, we don't get as many chances to enjoy the cosmic wonders in the night sky because of light pollution.
Tobias Harris scored 28 points and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 24 for the Clippers, who dropped their fifth consecutive game. If Green is hitting that outside shot, the Warriors did indeed break the National Basketball Association .
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Extreme cold warning for Waterloo region
Temperatures started in the 40s and lower 50s early Sunday morning and plummeted into the 20s and 30s by the afternoon. A Wind Chill Advisory means that frostbite and hypothermia are possible if proper precautions are not taken.
Simona Halep knows she's No
But since then Halep has won her first Grand Slam title, having triumphed at last year's French Open. I told her to definitely look into it so she knows going into the future what to expect'.
Woman with local ties killed in Syria
That plan triggered immediate pushback from military leaders and led to the resignation of Defence Secretary Jim Mattis. Three other US service members were wounded in the bombing of a popular restaurant in the city of Manbij.