Oscars 2019: The Favourite and Roma lead nominations


23 January, 2019 08:49 AM

Oscars 2019: The Favourite and Roma lead nominations

Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman are both nominated for The Favourite. Photo: Grabbed from video

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Olivia Colman's royal romp The Favourite and Netflix's black-and-white epic Roma lead this year's Oscar race, with 10 nominations each.

The other contenders include A Star Is Born and Vice with eight each, followed by Black Panther with seven.

The Marvel blockbuster is the first superhero movie ever to be nominated for best picture.

Colman is among the British acting nominees, alongside her co-star Rachel Weisz and Christian Bale for Vice.

Films with the most nominations:

1) The Favourite, Roma- 10 

2)  A Star Is Born, Vice- 8 

3) Black Panther- 7 

4) BlacKkKlansman- 6 

5) Bohemian Rhapsody, Green Book- 5 

6) First Man, Mary Poppins Returns- 4