- Sam Elliott's first Oscar nomination - for best supporting actor in "A Star Is Born" - comes 50 years after his first acting credit, on the TV series "Judd for the Defense".
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.
Directed by Ryan Coogler from a script he co-wrote with Joe Robert Cole, Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Sterling K. Brown, Florence Kasumba, John Kani, with Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis. Only four movies have won Best Picture without their director getting nominated, with Ben Affleck's Argo the most recent example.
Actor and director Bradley Cooper poses for photographers as he arrives for the National Board of Review Awards gala in New York City, New York, U.S., January 8, 2019.
But Gaga and Olivia Colman, who plays Queen Anne in The Favourite, are expected to give her a fight, along with breakout Roma star Yalitza Aparicio and dark house Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?).
The addiction drama "Beautiful Boy" and the conversion therapy film "Boy Erased" may not have been anyone's front runners, but it was a little surprising that neither Timothee Chalamet nor Lucas Hedges got acting nominations.
"Incredibly, Spike Lee with more than 30 years under his belt, 61 years old, dozens of films, he'd only been nominated once for an Oscar in his entire career - that was for screenplay in 1989 with the movie "Do the Right Thing". The history-making nomination for Best Picture is a breath of fresh air considering the rest of the nominations were less - how should we say - shocking?
Beyond its best picture nomination, "Black Panther" earned nods for costume design, original score, original song (rapper Kendrick Lamar is a nominee in that category), production design, and sound mixing and editing.
Lady Gaga in a scene from the latest reboot of "A Star is Born". The number of female directorial nominees in the 91-year history of the Oscars remains five.
Not really a surprise since the film has been campaigning HARD for this, and it's well deserved considered the cultural importance and success of the Marvel film. Blunt was forced to remain silent for most of the movie.
In August, the Academy - under fire for being too elitist - announced it would add a "best popular film" award.
For the second straight year, Fox Searchlight (which released last year's victor, "The Shape of Water") topped all studios, even as it and its parent studio, 20th Century Fox are in the process of being acquired by the Walt Disney Co.
The Vegas computers have calculated odds for the Saints-Rams game, and suffice it to say, things look promising for the hosts. New England demolished the Los Angeles Chargers 41-28 on Sunday, scoring a franchise-tying 35 points in the first half.
Elliott won the rushing title for the second time in three years, but Gurley was sidelined late in the schedule by a knee injury. Well, all that bulletin-board material can be thrown out the window after what we witnessed on Saturday night in Los Angeles .
The 60-year-old Williams served as the Browns defensive coordinator for 2017-18 before taking over for the deposed Hue Jackson. Gase will replace Todd Bowles, who was sacked by the Jets after four seasons following the end of the 2018 season.
During the 20 minutes Jayme was in their home, Peter and Kristin Kasinskas said they tried to make her feel more comfortable. Smart was rescued nine months later after witnesses recognized her abductors from an " America's Most Wanted " episode.
They had no answer for Mahomes or the speedy Tyreek Hill , who torched the Patriots secondary for 140 yards and two touchdowns. Gilmore did not cover Hill in the previous meeting, he actually shadowed Watkins, limiting him to two catches for 18 yards.
Asked about the case, the United Nations noted its opposition to the death penalty apart from exceptional circumstances. It has demanded her release, warning Canada of severe consequences if it fails to do so.
He this could happen by cancelling Article 50 - which he noted would be "resented by lots of people" - or via a second referendum. My message to Parliament this weekend is simple: it is time to forget the games and do what is right for our country.
The Moon will be completely covered by the Earth's shadow for over 60 minutes. "But it's really just a full lunar eclipse". And that's because the only light the moon gets is from sunlight reflecting off the Earth and the Earth's atmosphere.
The third goal was simple, however, as Sergi Roberto took a quick throw and freed the scuttling Suarez. Second-placed Atletico kept up the pressure on Barca with a controversial 1-0 home win over Levante .
The highest temperatures of the weekend will occur during the morning hours, as many places will reach the mid and upper 50s. Winds will not be quite as strong, but wind chills as cold as -10° are likely once again.
The wind chill is expected to fall to negative 20 degrees in New York City on Monday and negative 29 degrees in Cincinnati. A winter storm watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening across parts of northern CT .
When Pirro asked if he had ever worked for Russia , Trump said it was "the most insulting thing I've ever been asked". Robert Mueller , who was named special counsel days after Comey's firing, has taken over the FBI's investigation.
The annual March for Life by anti-abortion campaigners was held in Washington on Friday, attended by Vice President Mike Pence. As the political movement that grew out of hundreds of loosely affiliated marches in 2017 has grown, divisions have emerged.
DACA was former president Barack Obama's program to shield undocumented immigrants who entered the country as children. The Dreamers are now protected from deportation under a programme that allows them to work but not get citizenship.
Many rumors have indicated that Samsung will opt for one that depends on ultrasound, not optical, data to function. Samsung Galaxy M10 is expected to be an affordable smartphone and so will be the Galaxy M20 and Galaxy M30 .
China's most terrifying weapons are the most advanced in their field in the world. "In some areas, it already leads the world". That has led to Beijing ratcheting up economic, military and diplomatic pressure on the island of 23 million.
After Pagano and his staff were fired, Monachino spent last season as a senior defensive analyst at Missouri, his alma mater. Pariani has coached some notable tight ends, including Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe, who was drafted by Denver in 1990.
The Duchess's grey marl figure-hugging dress matched the sombre London weather and gave a glimpse of her burgeoning baby bump. Mayhew is one of four organizations Markle has made a decision to devote her time and global influence to work with.
He had handed Corona his license and she was returning it when he heard shots from close behind his right shoulder. A Facebook post from the police department shows Corona carrying a bag of gifts to a Camp Fire victim in December.
How long the league's review will take has not been determined, nor is it clear what the Warriors might be seeking. The Cavaliers offered McCaw a two-year, $6 million contract, which he signed right before the end of 2018.