96th Academy Awards 2024: What you need to know and description

The 96th Academy Awards 2024 was a night full of surprises, glamor and well-deserved recognition of outstanding cinematic achievements.

The leading films in the number of nominations, Oppenheimer and Poor Little Things, which received a total of 24 nominations, kept audiences on the edge of their seats until the very end.

Best Picture Nominees

This year’s 2024 Oscar nominees for Best Picture showcased a diversity of genres and storylines, reflecting the richness of modern cinema.

  1. American Fiction: Adapted by Cord Jefferson, delving into issues of race and identity in modern America.
  2. Killers of the Moonflower: Martin Scorsese’s historical epic explores a dark chapter of American history — the Osage murders of the 1920s and the fight for justice.
  3. Maestro: Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut explores the life and legacy of conductor Leonard Bernstein, with powerful performances from Cooper himself and Carey Mulligan.
  4. Oppenheimer: Christopher Nolan’s biographical thriller delves into the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the «father of the atomic bomb,» raising questions of morality and scientific responsibility.
  5. Past Lives: Celine Song’s poignant novel explores themes of fate, connection, and life choices.

The winner was the film «Oppenheimer»

The 2024 Oscars were a triumph not only for the winners, but for the entire film industry. The diversity of genres, themes and approaches to filmmaking presented this year highlights the creative power and innovation that continues to inspire audiences around the world.

This evening was a testament to how the art of cinema can unite people, provoke reflection and change views on the world. This year’s nominees and winners once again reminded us of the importance of the stories films tell and the importance of recognizing those who create those stories.