“The Big Short” won best picture in all three categories, and is now a bona fide blockbuster with a $4.5 billion budget.
“The American President” will be the second major award winner in the film industry’s new “Best American Film” category.
“A Christmas Carol” was the last film to win best picture at the Oscars, in 1966.
In 2018, “Moonlight” won the best picture Oscar and was nominated for two other Oscars.
The awards ceremony is at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Nov. 13, 2020, and it will be streamed live online.
The Oscars are set to feature more than 50 nominees for the best film Oscar, a record for the awards ceremony.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), a nonprofit organization that represents the interests of the Academy of Television Arts and Letters (ATL), will oversee the 2018 ceremony.
Last year, AMCAS awarded nine winners to the most outstanding feature film, while this year’s ceremony will select four nominees.
The nominees for 2018 will be announced at a ceremony at the Dolby Theatre on Jan. 20, 2019.
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“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was nominated in the best foreign language film category, but won’t be able to open until May 2019.
The Weinstein Co. will produce a new Star Wars film for the studio, “The Last Jedi,” which will be directed by Rian Johnson.
The film has a release date of March 15, 2020.
The New Line Cinema Co. also released the sci-fi thriller “Star Trek Beyond,” starring Chris Pine, Katherine Waterston, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Karlie Kloss, and Karl Urban’s wife, Marina Sirtis.
The sci-, fantasy, and action-adventure film, which is based on the original Star Trek series, grossed $858 million worldwide.
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