“Oppenheimer” Gets 13 Nominations For 2024 Oscars

The New York Times reports:

“Barbie,” “Oppenheimer” and “Killers of the Flower Moon” were among the films that scored nods for best picture when the Oscar nominations were announced this morning. After a year that found the movie industry hobbled for months by dual strikes by writers and actors, the focus shifts now to an especially strong slate of movies vying for a chance at Academy Awards.

Colman Domingo joined a rarefied club on Tuesday: With an Oscar nomination for his performance as the civil rights activist Bayard Rustin in “Rustin,” he became only the second openly gay man to be nominated for playing a gay character.

Ian McKellen was the first, in 1999, for “Gods and Monsters” and his portrayal of James Whale, the real-life director of the iconic 1930s horror films “Frankenstein” and “Bride of Frankenstein.”

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