Bookish Oscar Nominations

All Quiet on the Western Front garnered nine nominations for the 95th Academy Awards, which featured several movies based on books or with book connections. On March 12, the Oscars will be televised live on ABC and worldwide. Bookish standouts among the nominees include:

All Quiet on the Western Front, based on the novel by Erich Maria Remarque: Best picture; international feature film (Germany); cinematography; adapted screenplay; production design; music, original score; makeup & hairstyling; sound; visual effects

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, based on the Marvel Comics character Black Panther: Supporting actress (Angela Bassett); costume design; makeup & hairstyling; music, original song ("Lift Me Up"); visual effects

Women Talking, based on the novel by Miriam Toews: Best picture; adapted screenplay

The Quiet Girl, based on the novella Foster by Claire Keegan: International feature film

Blonde, based on the novel by Joyce Carol Oates: Actress (Ana de Armas)

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio, loosely based on the 1883 Italian novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, and influenced by Gris Grimly's illustrations for a 2002 edition of the book: Feature film (animated)

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, inspired from the fairy tale by Giovanni Francesco Straparola: Feature film (animated)

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, based on the novel by Charlie Mackesy: Short film (animated)

Ivalu, based on a graphic novel by Morten Dürr: Short film (animated)

Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, adapted from adaptation of the 1958 novel Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris by Paul Gallico: Costume design

The Batman, based on the DC Comics character: makeup & hairstyling; sound; visual effects

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