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WB Submits Wonder Woman 1984 For All Oscar Categories

Wonder Woman 1984 released on December 25, 2020, on HBO Max for streaming and in theatres for the viewers to watch. According to the initial reviews, it seemed groundbreaking, but then things were not churning out to be good for WW1984. The movie had lost its Certified Fresh rating on Rotten Tomato. To fully understand this, you must know Rotten Tomato works. For a wide-release film like WW84 (indies are scored differently), anything that has an initial score of 75% and above is considered Certified Fresh provided it has been reviewed by at least 80 critics. When the score drops below 70%, it loses its Certified Fresh rating and drops into the Fresh category. Anything below 59% gets the dreaded Rotten label. Earlier, Wonder Woman 1984 stood at a mediocre 65% on the Tomatometer and 73% audience score.

Even after all this, Warner Bros decided to submit Wonder Woman 1984 in all the categories of the 93rd Academy Awards. Warner Bros. created a “For Your Consideration” page and submitted Wonder Woman for consideration in all the categories. This includes everything from Best Picture to Best Original Score. The following list details the 15 Oscar categories and each actor or production crew member Warner Bros. put forth for consideration. The following list details the 15 Oscar categories and each actor or production crew member Warner Bros. put forth for consideration:

  • Best Picture
  • Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, Patty Jenkins, Gal Gadot Stephen Jones
  • Best Director
  • Patty Jenkins
  • Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Screenplay by Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns & Dave Callaham
  • Story by Patty Jenkins & Geoff Johns
  • Best Actress
  • Gal Gadot
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Kristen Wiig
  • Robin Wright
  • Connie Nielsen
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Chris Pine
  • Pedro Pascal
  • Best Ensemble Cast
  • Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen
  • Best Cinematography
  • Matthew Jensen
  • Best Film EditingRichard Pearson
  • Best Production Design
  • Production Designer: Aline Bonetto
  • Set Decorator: Anna Lynch-Robinson
  • Best Costume DesignLindy Hemming
  • Best Makeup and Hairstyling
  • Makeup & Hair Designer: Jan Sewell
  • Prosthetic Designer: Mark Coulier
  • Makeup Artist to Gal Gadot: Sarah Brock
  • Best Sound
  • Production Sound Mixer: Peter J. Devlin
  • Supervising Sound Editors: Richard King, Jimmy Boyle
  • Re-Recording Mixers: Gary A. Rizzo, Gilbert Lake
  • Best Visual Effects
  • Visual Effects Supervisors: John Moffatt, Alexis Wajsbrot, Huw J. Evans
  • Special Effects Supervisor: Mark Holt
  • Best Original Score
  • Hans Zimmer

It must be noticed that the only DC Extended Universe film to ever win an Academy Award was Suicide Squad, which received an Oscar for Best Makeup and Hairstyling. Other DC-related films that have taken home Oscars include The Dark Knight for Best Supporting Actor and Best Sound Editing, Batman for Best Production Design, and Superman for Special Achievement in Visual Effects. Notably, The Dark Knight’s Best Supporting Actor win went to Heath Ledger posthumously for his portrayal of The Joker.

So, let’s see what is going to happen with Wonder Woman 1984 – if it wins anything at all. If it does, then its good, and it doesn’t, people are really going to criticize Warner Bros. decision.

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