The Oscars Red Carpet in Hollywood. Photo by John Schreiber.
The Oscars Red Carpet in Hollywood. Photo by John Schreiber.

The haunting Western psychological drama “The Power of the Dog” captured a leading 12 nominations Tuesday for the 94th Academy Awards, including nods for best picture and best director for Jane Campion, while the sci-fi epic “Dune” nabbed 10 nominations, despite Denis Villeneuve’s surprising omission from the directing category.

Kenneth Branagh’s “Belfast” and Steven Spielberg’s musical remake “West Side Story” each collected seven nods, while “King Richard,” recounting the upbringing and rise to tennis stardom of Venus and Serena Williams, earned six.

The films were all nominated for best picture, along with “CODA,” “Don’t Look Up,” “Drive My Car,” “Licorice Pizza” and “Nightmare Alley.”

“The Power of the Dog” also garnered Oscar nominations for Benedict Cumberbatch for best actor as well as Jesse Plemons and Kodi Smit-McPhee, both for supporting actor, and Plemons’ real-life partner, Kirsten Dunst, for supporting actress. Plemons and Dunst play husband-and-wife in the film.

The Netflix-backed “Power of the Dog” also enabled Campion to make Oscar history — the New Zealand native became the first woman filmmaker to garner two nominations for best director. She was also nominated for 1994’s “The Piano.”

Besides the best picture, acting and directing nominations, “The Power of the Dog” also snagged noms for cinematography, film editing, original score, production design, sound and adapted screenplay.

Nominations were announced during an early morning live-stream co-hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Leslie Jordan.

In addition to Campion’s nomination, best director nods went to Branagh for “Belfast,” Ryusuke Hamaguchi for “Driver My Car,” Paul Thomas Anderson for “Licorice Pizza” and Spielberg for “West Side Story.”

Joining Cumberbatch in the best actor category were Javier Bardem in “Being the Ricardos,” Andrew Garfield in “tick, tick …BOOM!,” Will Smith in “King Richard” and Denzel Washington in “The Tragedy of Macbeth.”

For best actress, nominations went to Jessica Chastain for “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” Olivia Colman in “The Last Daughter,” Penélope Cruz in “Parallel Mothers,” Nicole Kidman in “Being the Ricardos” and Kristen Stewart in “Spencer.”

The nominees for supporting actor are Plemons and Smith-McPhee for “The Power of the Dog,” Ciarán Hinds in “Belfast,” Troy Kotsur in “CODA,” and J.K. Simmons in “Being the Ricardos.”

Earning nods for supporting actress were Dunst, Jessie Buckley in “The Lost Daughter,” Adriana DeBose in “West Side Story,” Judi Dench in “Belfast” and Aunjanue Ellis in “King Richard.”

In addition to Villeneuve’s omission for best director, the most noteworthy snub Tuesday was likely for Lady Gaga, who had been a contender and fan favorite for a best actress nomination for her role in “House of Gucci.” But the singer/actress came up empty, and “House of Gucci” scored only one nomination — in makeup and hairstyling.

Another surprise was the failure of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical “tick, tick…BOOM!” to score a nomination for best picture.

Oscar nominations were announced in 23 categories in all.

To qualify for Oscar consideration, a film must have either opened between March 1, 2021, and Dec. 31, 2021, and run for seven consecutive days in a theater in Los Angeles County, New York City, the Bay Area, Chicago, Miami or Atlanta. Drive-in theaters are considered qualifying venues.

A film can also qualify if it debuted on a streaming or on-demand service, if it was also made available through the Academy Screening Room member site within 60 days.

A total of 276 feature films have met the criteria, according to the Academy.

The Oscar ceremony is set for March 27 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The ceremony is expected to have a host again this year, for the first time since 2018, when Jimmy Kimmel led the telecast.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has not yet announced who will host this year’s event.

Here is a complete list of this year’s nominees:

BEST PICTURE

— “Belfast”

— “CODA”

— “Don’t Look Up”

— “Drive My Car”

— “Dune”

— “King Richard”

— “Licorice Pizza”

— “Nightmare Alley”

— “The Power of the Dog”

— “West Side Story”

ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING

— “Belfast” / Kenneth Branagh

— “Drive My Car” / Ryusuke Hamaguchi

— “Licorice Pizza” / Paul Thomas Anderson

— “The Power of the Dog” / Jane Campion

— “West Side Story” / Steven Spielberg

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

— Javier Bardem in “Being the Ricardos”

— Benedict Cumberbatch in “The Power of the Dog”

— Andrew Garfield in “tick, tick…BOOM!”

— Will Smith in “King Richard”

— Denzel Washington in “The Tragedy of Macbeth”

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

— Ciarán Hinds in “Belfast”

— Troy Kotsur in “CODA”

— Jesse Plemons in “The Power of the Dog”

— J.K. Simmons in “Being the Ricardos”

— Kodi Smit-McPhee in “The Power of the Dog”

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

— Jessica Chastain in “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”

— Olivia Colman in “The Lost Daughter”

— Penélope Cruz in “Parallel Mothers”

— Nicole Kidman in “Being the Ricardos”

— Kristen Stewart in “Spencer”

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

— Jessie Buckley in “The Lost Daughter”

— Ariana DeBose in “West Side Story”

— Judi Dench in “Belfast”

— Kirsten Dunst in “The Power of the Dog”

— Aunjanue Ellis in “King Richard”

CINEMATOGRAPHY

— “Dune” / Greig Fraser

— “Nightmare Alley” / Dan Laustsen

— “The Power of the Dog” / Ari Wegner

— “The Tragedy of Macbeth” / Bruno Delbonnel

— “West Side Story” / Janusz Kaminski

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

— “Encanto” / Jared Bush, Byron Howard, Yvett Merino and Clark Spencer

— “Flee” / Jonas Poher Rasmussen, Monica Hellstrom, Signe Byrge Sorensen and Charlotte De La Gournerie

— “Luca” / Enrico Casarosa and Andrea Warren

— “The Mitchells vs. the Machines” / Mike Rianda, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and Kurt Albrecht

— “Raya and the Last Dragon” / Don Hall, Carlos López Estrada, Osnat Shurer and Peter Del Vecho

COSTUME DESIGN

— “Cruella” / Jenny Beavan

— “Cyrano” / Massimo Cantini Parrini and Jacqueline Durran

— “Dune” / Jacqueline West and Robert Morgan

— “Nightmare Alley” / Luis Sequeira

— “West Side Story” Paul Tazewell

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

— “Ascension” / Jessica Kingdon, Kira Simon-Kennedy and Nathan Truesdell

— “Attica” Stanley Nelson and Traci A. Curry

— “Flee” Jonas Poher Rasmussen, Monica Hellstrom, Signe Byrge Sorensen and Charlotte De La Gournerie

— “Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)” Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent and David Dinerstein

— “Writing with Fire” Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT

— “Audible” / Matt Ogens and Geoff McLean

— “Lead Me Home” / Pedro Kos and Jon Shenk

— “The Queen of Basketball” / Ben Proudfoot

— “Three Songs for Benazir” / Elizabeth Mirzaei and Gulistan Mirzaei

— “When We Were Bullies” / Jay Rosenblatt

ACHIEVEMENT IN FILM EDITING

— “Don’t Look Up” / Hank Corwin

— “Dune” / Joe Walker

— “King Richard” / Pamela Martin

— “The Power of the Dog” / Peter Sciberras

— “tick, tick…BOOM!” / Myron Kerstein and Andrew Weisblum

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM

— “Drive My Car” / Japan

— “Flee” / Denmark

— “The Hand of God” / Italy

— “Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom” / Bhutan

— “The Worst Person in the World” / Norway

ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

— “Coming 2 America” / Mike Marino, Stacey Morris and Carla Farmer

— “Cruella” / Nadia Stacey, Naomi Donne and Julia Vernon

— “Dune” / Donald Mowat, Love Larson and Eva von Bahr

— “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” / Linda Dowds, Stephanie Ingram and Justin Raleigh

— “House of Gucci” Goran Lundstrom, Anna Carin Lock and Frederic Aspiras

ORIGINAL SCORE

— “Don’t Look Up” / Nicholas Britell

— “Dune” / Hans Zimmer

— “Encanto” / Germaine Franco

— “Parallel Mothers” / Alberto Iglesias

— “The Power of the Dog” / Jonny Greenwood

ORIGINAL SONG

— “Be Alive” from “King Richard” / Music and Lyric by DIXSON and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

— “Dos Oruguitas” from “Encanto” / Music and Lyric by Lin-Manuel Miranda

— “Down To Joy” from “Belfast” / Music and Lyric by Van Morrison

— “No Time To Die” from “No Time to Die” / Music and Lyric by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell

–“Somehow You Do” from “Four Good Days” / Music and Lyric by Diane Warren

ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN

— “Dune” / Production Design: Patrice Vermette; Set Decoration: Zsuzsanna Sipos

— “Nightmare Alley” / Production Design: Tamara Deverell; Set Decoration: Shane Vieau

— “The Power of the Dog” / Production Design: Grant Major; Set Decoration: Amber Richards

— “The Tragedy of Macbeth” / Production Design: Stefan Dechant; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh

— “West Side Story” / Production Design: Adam Stockhausen; Set Decoration: Rena DeAngelo

BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM

— “Affairs of the Art” / Joanna Quinn and Les Mills

— “Bestia” / Hugo Covarrubias and Tevo Díaz

— “Boxballet” / Anton Dyakov

— “Robin Robin” / Dan Ojari and Mikey Please

— “The Windshield Wiper” / Alberto Mielgo and Leo Sanchez

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM

— “Ala Kachuu – Take and Run” Maria Brendle and Nadine Lüchinger

— “The Dress” Tadeusz Lysiak and Maciej Slesicki

— “The Long Goodbye” Aneil Karia and Riz Ahmed

— “On My Mind” Martin Strange-Hansen and Kim Magnusson

— “Please Hold” K.D. Dávila and Levin Menekse

ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND

— “Belfast” / Denise Yarde, Simon Chase, James Mather and Niv Adiri

— “Dune” / Mac Ruth, Mark Mangini, Theo Green, Doug Hemphill and Ron Bartlett

— “No Time to Die” / Simon Hayes, Oliver Tarney, James Harrison, Paul Massey and Mark Taylor

— “The Power of the Dog” / Richard Flynn, Robert Mackenzie and Tara Webb

— “West Side Story” / Tod A. Maitland, Gary Rydstrom, Brian Chumney, Andy Nelson and Shawn Murphy

ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS

— “Dune” / Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles, Brian Connor and Gerd Nefzer

— “Free Guy” / Swen Gillberg, Bryan Grill, Nikos Kalaitzidis and Dan Sudick

— “No Time to Die” / Charlie Noble, Joel Green, Jonathan Fawkner and Chris Corbould

— “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” / Christopher Townsend, Joe Farrell, Sean Noel Walker and Dan Oliver

— “Spider-Man: No Way Home” / Kelly Port, Chris Waegner, Scott Edelstein and Dan Sudick

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

— “CODA” / Screenplay by Sian Heder

— “Drive My Car” / Screenplay by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Takamasa Oe

— “Dune” / Screenplay by Jon Spaihts and Denis Villeneuve and Eric Roth

— “The Lost Daughter” / Written by Maggie Gyllenhaal

— “The Power of the Dog” / Written by Jane Campion

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

— “Belfast” / Written by Kenneth Branagh

— “Don’t Look Up” / Screenplay by Adam McKay; Story by Adam McKay & David Sirota

— “King Richard” / Written by Zach Baylin

— “Licorice Pizza” / Written by Paul Thomas Anderson

— “The Worst Person in the World” / Written by Eskil Vogt, Joachim Trier

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