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Oscars 2024: Nolan and Gerwig Take Center Stage in Best Picture Showdown

The 2024 Oscars race is buzzing with anticipation as a diverse array of movies vie for a coveted Best Picture nomination, showcasing the positive impact of recent changes in the voting body and the decision to always nominate 10 movies. Front-runners like Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer” and Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” maintain their strong positions, but the dynamic awards season promises twists and turns.

West Africa Weekly predicts the following Best Picture nominees:

  1. Oppenheimer” (Universal)
    • Director: Christopher Nolan
    • Producers: Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan
  2. Barbie” (Warner Bros)
    • Director: Greta Gerwig
    • Producers: David Heyman, Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley, Robbie Brenner
  3. Killers of the Flower Moon” (Apple Studio)
    • Producers: Dan Friedkin, Martin Scorsese, Bradley Thomas, Daniel Lupi
  4. Poor Things” (Searchlight Pictures)
    • Producers: Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Yorgos Lanthimos, Emma Stone
  5. Maestro” (Netflix)
    • Producers: Fred Berner, Bradley Cooper, Amy Durning, Kristie Macosko Krieger, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg
  6. The Holdovers” (Focus Features)
    • Producers: Mark Johnson, Bill Block, David Hemingson
  7. The Zone of Interest” (A24)
    • Producers: Ewa Puszczynska, James Wilson
  8. Past Lives” (A24)
    • Producers: David Hinojosa, Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler
  9. American Fiction” (Amazon Studios/MGM)
    • Producers: Ben LeClair, Nikos Karamigios, Cord Jefferson, Jermaine Johnson
  10. May December” (Netflix)
    • Producers: Jessica Elbaum, Will Ferrell, Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler, Natalie Portman, Sophie Mas, Grant S. Johnson, Tyler W. Konney

While this list is a snapshot, the ever-evolving nature of awards season means contenders like “Origin,” “The Color Purple,” and “Anatomy of a Fall” could still make a splash. The Oscars landscape is dynamic, with each film’s reception and potential re-appraisals influencing the final nominations. Keep an eye out for other noteworthy contenders like “The Iron Claw,” “Napoleon,” and “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.” The 2024 Oscars promise an exciting journey through a rich cinematic landscape.


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