The moment every film lover has been waiting for has arrived: the 2023 Academy Award nominations have been announced! Like any other year, this year’s announcement was filled with predictions coming true and surprises galore, and those of us at the Angelika can’t wait to find out the winners! 

Fan-favorite Everything Everywhere All At Once swept the noms, with 11 nominations (including Best Picture) – and is re-opening in theatres across the country! Everything Everywhere All At Once is opening Friday at Mililani, Kahala, Kapolei, Koko Marina, Olino, Pearlridge, and Ward.  

The Banshees of Inisherin came out with a stunning 9 Academy Award nominations, and is returning to cinemas at Kahala, Kapolei, Koko Marina, and Ward. 

Top Gun: Maverick was nominated 6 times, returning to Mililani, Kapolei, Koko Marina, Olino, Pearlridge, and Ward. 

Avatar: The Way of Water received 5 nominations, and is currently playing at Mililani, Kahala, Kapolei, Olino, Pearlridge, and Ward. 

The Whale was nominated for 3 awards, highlighting Brendan Fraser and Hong Chau’s stunning performances, and is now playing at Kahala, Kapolei, and Koko Marina. 

Living opens Friday, and is nominated for 2 Academy Awards – opening at Kahala. 

Women Talking received 2 nominations, and is now playing at Kahala. 

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The 95th Academy Awards will air on Sunday, March 12th at 8pm live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, and I can’t wait to tune in! 

And now, the nominees… 

Everything Everywhere All At Once

Best Sound 

“All Quiet on the Western Front,” Viktor Prášil, Frank Kruse, Markus Stemler, Lars Ginzel and Stefan Korte 

“Avatar: The Way of Water,” Julian Howarth, Gwendolyn Yates Whittle, Dick Bernstein, Christopher Boyes, Gary Summers and Michael Hedges 

“The Batman,” Stuart Wilson, William Files, Douglas Murray and Andy Nelson 

“Elvis,” David Lee, Wayne Pashley, Andy Nelson and Michael Keller 

“Top Gun: Maverick,” Mark Weingarten, James H. Mather, Al Nelson, Chris Burdon and Mark Taylor 

Best Original Score  

“All Quiet on the Western Front,” Volker Bertelmann 

“Babylon,” Justin Hurwitz 

“The Banshees of Inisherin,” Carter Burwell 

“Everything Everywhere All at Once,” Son Lux 

“The Fabelmans,” John Williams 

Best Makeup and Hairstyling  

“All Quiet on the Western Front,” Heike Merker and Linda Eisenhamerová 

“The Batman,” Naomi Donne, Mike Marino and Mike Fontaine 

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” Camille Friend and Joel Harlow 

“Elvis,” Mark Coulier, Jason Baird and Aldo Signoretti 

“The Whale,” Adrien Morot, Judy Chin and Anne Marie Bradley 

The Whale

Best Live Action Short 

“An Irish Goodbye,” Tom Berkeley and Ross White 

“Ivalu,” Anders Walter and Rebecca Pruzan 

“Le Pupille,” Alice Rohrwacher and Alfonso Cuarón 

“Night Ride,” Eirik Tveiten and Gaute Lid Larssen 

“The Red Suitcase,” Cyrus Neshvad 

Best Costume Design  

“Babylon,” Mary Zophres 

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” Ruth Carter 

“Elvis,” Catherine Martin 

“Everything Everywhere All at Once,” Shirley Kurata 

“Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris,” Jenny Beavan 

Best Animated Short Film 

“The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse,” Charlie Mackesy and Matthew Freud 

“The Flying Sailor,” Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby 

“Ice Merchants,” João Gonzalez and Bruno Caetano 

“My Year of Dicks,” Sara Gunnarsdóttir and Pamela Ribon 

“An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It,” Lachlan Pendragon 

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Best Animated Feature Film  

“Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,” Guillermo del Toro, Mark Gustafson, Gary Ungar and Alex Bulkley 

“Marcel the Shell With Shoes On,” Dean Fleischer Camp, Elisabeth Holm, Andrew Goldman, Caroline Kaplan and Paul Mezey 

“Puss in Boots: The Last Wish,” Joel Crawford and Mark Swift 

“The Sea Beast,” Chris Williams and Jed Schlanger 

“Turning Red,” Domee Shi and Lindsey Collins 

Best Visual Effects 

“All Quiet on the Western Front,” Frank Petzold, Viktor Müller, Markus Frank and Kamil Jafar 

“Avatar: The Way of Water,” Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon and Daniel Barrett 

“The Batman,” Dan Lemmon, Russell Earl, Anders Langlands and Dominic Tuohy 

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” Geoffrey Baumann, Craig Hammack, R. Christopher White and Dan Sudick 

“Top Gun: Maverick,” Ryan Tudhope, Seth Hill, Bryan Litson and Scott R. Fisher 

Best Production Design  

“All Quiet on the Western Front,” Production Design: Christian M. Goldbeck; Set Decoration: Ernestine Hipper 

“Avatar: The Way of Water,” Production Design: Dylan Cole and Ben Procter; Set Decoration: Vanessa Cole 

“Babylon,” Production Design: Florencia Martin; Set Decoration: Anthony Carlino 

“Elvis,” Production Design: Catherine Martin and Karen Murphy; Set Decoration: Bev Dunn 

“The Fabelmans,” Production Design: Rick Carter; Set Decoration: Karen O’Hara 

Top Gun: Maverick

Best Original Song  

“Applause” from “Tell It Like a Woman,” Music and Lyric by Diane Warren 

“Hold My Hand” from “Top Gun: Maverick,” Music and Lyric by Lady Gaga and BloodPop 

“Lift Me Up” from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” Music by Tems, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler and Ludwig Goransson; Lyric by Tems and Ryan Coogler 

“Naatu Naatu” from “RRR,” Music by M.M. Keeravaani; Lyric by Chandrabose   

“This Is a Life” from “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” Music by Ryan Lott, David Byrne and Mitski; Lyric by Ryan Lott and David Byrne 

Best International Feature Film  

“All Quiet on the Western Front” (Germany)  

“Argentina, 1985” (Argentina)  

“Close” (Belgium) 

“EO” (Poland)  

“The Quiet Girl” (Ireland) 

Best Film Editing 

“The Banshees of Inisherin,” Mikkel E.G. Nielsen 

“Elvis,” Matt Villa and Jonathan Redmond 

“Everything Everywhere All at Once,” Paul Rogers 

“Tár,” Monika Willi 

“Top Gun: Maverick,” Eddie Hamilton 


Best Documentary Short Film  

“The Elephant Whisperers,” Kartiki Gonsalves and Guneet Monga 

“Haulout,” Evgenia Arbugaeva and Maxim Arbugaev 

“How Do You Measure a Year?” Jay Rosenblatt 

“The Martha Mitchell Effect,” Anne Alvergue and Beth Levison 

“Stranger at the Gate,” Joshua Seftel and Conall Jones 

Best Documentary Feature Film  

“All That Breathes,” Shaunak Sen, Aman Mann and Teddy Leifer 

“All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” Laura Poitras, Howard Gertler, John Lyons, Nan Goldin and Yoni Golijov 

“Fire of Love,” Sara Dosa, Shane Boris and Ina Fichman 

“A House Made of Splinters,” Simon Lereng Wilmont and Monica Hellström 

“Navalny,” Daniel Roher, Odessa Rae, Diane Becker, Melanie Miller and Shane Boris 

Best Cinematography  

“All Quiet on the Western Front”, James Friend 

“Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths,” Darius Khondji 

“Elvis,” Mandy Walker 

“Empire of Light,” Roger Deakins 

“Tár,” Florian Hoffmeister 

The Banshees of Inisherin

Best Original Screenplay 

“The Banshees of Inisherin,” Written by Martin McDonagh 

“Everything Everywhere All at Once,” Written by Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert 

“The Fabelmans,” Written by Steven Spielberg & Tony Kushner 

“Tár,” Written by Todd Field 

“Triangle of Sadness,” Written by Ruben Östlund 

Best Adapted Screenplay 

“All Quiet on the Western Front,” Screenplay by Edward Berger, Lesley Paterson & Ian Stokell 

“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” Written by Rian Johnson 

“Living,” Written by Kazuo Ishiguro 

“Top Gun: Maverick,” Screenplay by Ehren Kruger and Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie; Story by Peter Craig and Justin Marks 

“Women Talking,” Screenplay by Sarah Polley 

Best Supporting Actress 

Angela Bassett (“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”)  

Hong Chau (“The Whale”)  

Kerry Condon (“The Banshees of Inisherin”)  

Jamie Lee Curtis (“Everything Everywhere All at Once”)  

Stephanie Hsu (“Everything Everywhere All at Once”) 

Best Supporting Actor 

Brendan Gleeson (“The Banshees of Inisherin”)  

Brian Tyree Henry (“Causeway”)  

Judd Hirsch (“The Fabelmans”) 

Barry Keoghan (“The Banshees of Inisherin”)  

Ke Huy Quan (“Everything Everywhere All at Once”) 


Best Lead Actress 

Cate Blanchett (“Tár”)  

Ana de Armas (“Blonde”)  

Andrea Riseborough (“To Leslie”) 

Michelle Williams (“The Fabelmans”)  

Michelle Yeoh (“Everything Everywhere All at Once”) 

Best Lead Actor 

Austin Butler (“Elvis”)   

Colin Farrell (“The Banshees of Inisherin”)  

Brendan Fraser (“The Whale”)   

Paul Mescal (“Aftersun”)  

Bill Nighy (“Living”) 

Best Director  

Martin McDonagh (“The Banshees of Inisherin”)  

Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert (“Everything Everywhere All at Once”)  

Steven Spielberg (“The Fabelmans”)  

Todd Field (“Tár”)  

Ruben Östlund (“Triangle of Sadness”) 

The Fabelmans

Best Picture 

“All Quiet on the Western Front,” Malte Grunert, Producer 

“Avatar: The Way of Water,” James Cameron and Jon Landau, Producers 

“The Banshees of Inisherin,” Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin and Martin McDonagh, Producers 

“Elvis,” Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Gail Berman, Patrick McCormick and Schuyler Weiss, Producers 

“Everything Everywhere All at Once,” Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert and Jonathan Wang, Producers 

“The Fabelmans,” Kristie Macosko Krieger, Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner, Producers 

“Tár,” Todd Field, Alexandra Milchan and Scott Lambert, Producers 

“Top Gun: Maverick,” Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie, David Ellison and Jerry Bruckheimer, Producers 

“Triangle of Sadness,” Erik Hemmendorff and Philippe Bober, Producers 

“Women Talking,” Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Frances McDormand, Producers