Oscar Nomination Predictions: It’ll Be a Big Year for Barbenheimer and More

“Killers of the Flower Moon” and “Poor Things” should also rack up lots of noms

"Barbie" (Warner Bros.), "Oppenheimer" (Universal Pictures)

This could be a year for Oscar voters to go big. Not only will they likely be showering nominations on “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer,” two huge box-office hits, but they could give double-digit nominations to as many as four different movies: the Barbenheimer pair, plus “Killers of the Flower Moon” and “Poor Things.”

One thing to remember as the Academy prepares to announce this year’s nominees on Tuesday morning: In the nominating round, passion counts for more than consensus. The nearly 10,000 Oscar voters get to cast their ballots for five different films or people in order of preference, but their No.


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