Favorite ‘The Power of the Dog’ and all 2022 Oscar nominees

CINEMA – The Oscars competition promises to be more open and diverse than ever. “Last year, we had Very Independent Oscars… This year, it’s the return of the big cinemamajor studio films”, analyzes a member of the Academy of Oscars to AFP as the nominees for this 94th edition of the high mass of American cinema are unveiled this Tuesday, February 8.

This year, ten films are competing in the leading category for the Oscar for best feature film, under new rules. This was already the maximum allowed in recent years, but usually the jury selected no more than eight or nine.

Dunesbig-budget sci-fi film by Denis Villeneuve worn by Zendaya and Oscar Isaac, and the dark and psychological western The Power of the Dog by Jane Campion are among the favorites of this ceremony with respectively 10 and 12 nominations in total. New Zealand director make history Oscars by becoming the first woman twice nominated for best direction (28 years after The piano lesson).

Due to the pandemic, the 2021 edition of the Oscars had awarded low-budget films that the general public had often barely heard of and popular films could have an ace up their sleeve this year. satirical comedy don’t look up, released during the Christmas holidays on Netflix and which continues to generate reactions around the world, thus invites itself in the race for the statuette of the best film.

Kristen Stewart, best actress?

While it may not match the 1961 original, which remains the most awarded musical film in Oscar history, the West Side Story by Steven Spielberg is still in the running in 6 categories, including “best film” and “best direction”.

On the actor side, Will Smith is once again one of the favorites, neck and neck with Benedict Cumberbatch for his role as a tormented cowboy in The Power of the Dog and Andrew Garfield in Tick, Tick… Boom! On the actress side, Kristen Stewart in Lady Di in spencer competes against Penelope Cruz, Jessica Chastain or Nicole Kidman.

Nearly 9,500 members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which awards the Oscars, are expected to vote this year. And it is during the traditional award ceremony, scheduled for Sunday, March 27, that we will know the big winners.

Discover the list of nominees for this 94th edition of the Oscars below:

Best film:



“Don’t look up”


“Drive my car”

“The Williams Method”

“Licorice Pizza”

“Nightmare Alley”

“The Power of the Dog”

“West Side Story”

Best Achievement:

Kenneth Branagh, “Belfast”

“Ryusuke Hamaguchi, “Drive My Car”

Paul Thomas Anderson, “Licorice Pizza”

Jane Campion, “The Power of the Dog”

Steven Spielberg, “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, “The Williams Method”

Denzel Washington, “The Tragedy of Macbeth”

Best Supporting Actress:

Jessie Buckley (“The Lost Daughter”)

Ariana DeBose (“West Side Story”)

Judy Dench (“Belfast”)

Kirsten Dunst (“The Power of the Dog”)

Aunjanue Ellis (“The Williams Method”)

Best Supporting Actor:

Ciarán Hinds (“Belfast”)

Troy Kotsur (“CODA”)

Jesse Plemons (“The Power of the Dog”)

JK Simmons (“Being the Ricardos”)

Kodi Smit-McPhee (“The Power of the Dog”)

Best Original Screenplay:

“Belfast,” Kenneth Branagh

“Don’t Look Up,” Adam McKay, David Sirota

“The Williams Method,” Zach Baylin

“Licorice Pizza,” Paul Thomas Anderson

“The Worst Person in the World,” Eskil Vogt, Joachim Troer

Best Adapted Screenplay:

“CODA,” Siân Heder

“Drive My Car,” Ryūsuke Hamaguchi, Takamasa Oe

“Dune,” Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, Eric Roth

“The Lost Daughter,” Maggie Gyllenhaal

“The Power of the Dog,” Jane Campion

Best Animated Film:




“The Mitchells vs. the Machines”

“Raya and the Last Dragon”

Best Documentary:




“Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)”

“Writing With Fire”

Best Animated Short Film:

“Affairs of the Art”




“The Windshield Wiper”

Best Short Fiction Film:

“Ala Kachuu – Take and Run”

“The Dress”

“The Long Goodbye”

“On My Mind”

“Please Hold”

Best Short Documentary:


“Lead Me Home”

“The Queen of Basketball”

“Three Songs for Benazir”

“When We Were Bullies”

Best Suit:




“Nightmare Alley”

“West Side Story”

Best Editing:

“Don’t Look Up”


“The Williams Method”

“The Power of the Dog”

“Tick, Tick… ​​Boom!”

Best Cinematography:


“Nightmare Alley”

“The Power of the Dog”

“The Tragedy of Macbeth”

“West Side Story”

Best sets:


“Nightmare Alley”

“The Power of the Dog”

“The Tragedy of Macbeth”

“West Side Story”

Best Music:

“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:

“Dos Oruguitas” (“Encanto”)

“Down to Joy” (“Belfast”)

“No Time To Die”

“Somehow You Do” (“Four Good Days”)

Best makeup and hairstyles:

“Coming 2 America”



“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”

“House of Gucci”

Best visual effects:


“Free Guy”

“No Time to Die”

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”

“Spider-Man: No Way Home”

Best Sound Editing:



“No Time to Die”

“The Power of the Dog”

“West Side Story”

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Favorite ‘The Power of the Dog’ and all 2022 Oscar nominees