The comic book villain origin story is up for best picture, best director and best actor for Joaquin Phoenix, plus eight other awards. Adam Driver and Scarlett Johannson earned nominations for their roles in Marriage Story, in the Lead Actor and Lead Actress categories.
Democrats stay silent on Iran protests, continue to attack President Trump
That same day, the U.K.'s ambassador to Iran, Rob Macaire , was briefly arrested near a demonstration in Tehran. However, the semi-official Fars news agency reported that police had "shot tear gas in some areas".
That's enough to make Joker the most-nominated movie of the year.
Germany's pick, System Crasher, wasn't among the works selected on the Academy's long list.
Apple pushes iPhone recycling to reuse minerals
Countries with little to no 5G coverage will receive phones with 5G disabled to save on manufacturing costs, says Kuo. Apple has officially launched a replacement program for the Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS , XS Max, and XR today .
Little Women is the only film directed by a woman among the best picture contenders. Mind you, the Best Supporting Actor nominees already know that - their average age is also 71, lowered somewhat by the youngster Brad Pitt, aged 56.
Female directors were also shut out of the 2020 Oscar nominations: Marielle Heller (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood), Greta Gerwig (Little Women), Lorene Scafaria (Hustlers), and Lulu Wang (The Farewell) were not featured under the Best Director category. Instead, Erivo saved the Academy from the embarrassment of yet another slate of all-white acting nominees - but just barely.
Even among the nine movies nominated for best picture - equaling the most titles since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expanded from five to as many as 10 - there is a certain been-there quality to go along with a few breakthroughs. Following the results of this year's selection, the United Kingdom academy announced it would be reviewing its voting process.
Alaskan man survives 20 days in the cold after cabin burns
He said he'd heard someone lived about five miles away at Donkey Creek Lake, but heavy snow made it challenging to walk far. Mr Steele slept in a snow cave for two nights before creating a tent-like shelter out of tarpaulin and some off cuts.
The 92nd Annual Academy Awards will air live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on February 9 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.