< Back to blog

The 92nd Academy Awards Posted On 15 January 2020

Excitement is already building for the 92nd Academy Awards which take place on 9th February; but just who are in the running to pick up a coveted trophy?

The Academy Awards honours the best films of the year and this year’s event will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, at 11.30pm GMT.

Presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the ceremony is an eagerly-awaited event with actors across the globe hoping to bag one of the prestigious awards.

Despite the event not taking place until next month, there has already been much talk about the contenders for this year’s Academy Award winners for several months. With this year’s Nominations Announcement having took place on 22nd January 2019, we take a look at some of the hopefuls who are in the running to bag a trophy!

 

Actor in a leading role

  • Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)
  • Adam Driver (Marriage Story)
  • Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon aTime in Hollywood)
  • Robert De Niro (The Irishman)
  • Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes)

Our favourite: Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)

 

Actor in a supporting role

  • Brad Pitt (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)
  • Tom Hanks (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood)
  • Shia LaBeouf (Honey Boy)
  • Jamie Foxx (Just Mercy)
  • Al Pacino (The Irishman)

Our favourite: Tom Hanks (A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood)

 

Actress in a leading role

  •  Renée Zellweger (Judy)
  • Scarlett Johansson (Marriage Story)
  • Charlize Theron (Bombshell)
  • Lupita Nyong’o (Us)
  • Saoirse Ronan (Little Women)

Our favourite: Saoirse Ronan (Little Women)

 

Actress in a supporting role

  •  Jennifer Lopez (Hustlers)
  • Laura Dern (Marriage Story)
  • Scarlett Johansson (Jojo Rabbit)
  • Margot Robbie (Bombshell)
  • Florence Pugh (Little Women)

Our favourite: Margot Robbie (Bombshell)

 

Best picture

  • The Irishman
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Marriage Story
  • Parasite
  • The Two Popes
  • The Farewell
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • Bombshell
  • Joker

Our favourite: Joker

< Back to blog

Connect with us

Recent Posts

Keep on keeping on Britain

We’re inching ever closer to the end of lockdown   Just like the last fifty-yards in a marathon or when the open goal is staring into your face, looming larger than ever, now is the time to take a deep breath, regain your composure and push through the hardest test. Now is not the time …

Read more...

The Big Names Bringing Out New Music

As we enter March, the music keeps on coming, as we welcome new material from some of the biggest acts around the world   Kings of Leon This year sees Kings of Leon release a new album. Back in January, the Tennessee quarter shared two new songs ‘Must Catch the Bandit’ and ‘Feel the Way …

Read more...

Hollywood journalist Lisa Marks poses as a prize for aspiring young writers

Secondary school pupils from the Leigh, Canvey and Rayleigh areas will be able to revel in excitement at an upcoming writing competition, being launched by the Leigh Times Series   Back in the 1980s, Hollywood journalist Lisa Marks conducted her work experience at the Leigh Times, before she made it big in Hollywood writing celebrity …

Read more...

Stamp duty holiday set to be extended for three months

Chancellor making preparations to extend the stamp duty holiday until the end of June   With the deadline of the stamp duty holiday approaching, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been drawing up plans to extend it for a further three months until the end of June. The move will benefit those with purchases still going through, …

Read more...

Breaking News – Stamp Duty Holiday extension

Stamp Duty holiday to be extended until the end of June Great news for buyers today as Rishi Sunak is set to announce an extension of the Stamp Duty Holiday. The extension will run until the end of June and will come as a relief to those with purchases going through and will surely prompt …

Read more...