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‘No Time To Die’ Shut Out From Best Picture Category, But Takes James Bond’s Oscar Noms Count To 18 Including Billie Eilish Best Song Nod

Daniel Craig as James Bond in ‘No Time to Die’
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Because the Oscars wrestle with grabbing a closer millennial target audience, the dissing of tentpoles within the Most attention-grabbing Portray class continues this year. As effectively as to AMPAS voters overlooking the sixth highest grossing movie ever at the global box place of job, Sony/Surprise’s Spider-Man: No Procedure Home ($1.77 billion) for Most attention-grabbing Portray, they additionally snubbed Daniel Craig’s swan song as James Bond in MGM/UAR/Eon’s No Time to Die in that slot as effectively.

To this level, no 007 movie has been nominated for Most attention-grabbing Portray, this despite a push this year for No Time to Die and the franchise’s highest grossing movie of all-time, which additionally starred Craig, 2012’s Skyfall ($1.1 billion).

No Time to Die became as soon as held for a theatrical open for the length of the pandemic, repping one of many tournament titles to build global cinemas abet in exchange after being shuttered for over a year. No Time to Die grossed over $774M at the global box place of job.

Tranquil, the movie produced by Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson scored three Oscar noms within the courses of Sound, Visual Results and for Billie Eilish and Finneas Baird O’Connell’s title theme song from the movie. Total, this takes the 007 franchise’s Oscar nom count to 18.

Previously, Bond films dangle won 5 Academy Awards, most no longer too lengthy ago within the customary song slot for Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes’ tune “Writing’s on the Wall” from 2015’s Spectre and Adele and Paul Epworth’s “Skyfall” from the identical 2012 movie. Different Bond Oscar wins consist of Norman Wanstall for Sound Results (now Sound Enhancing) in Goldfinger (at the 37th Awards),  John Stears for Special Visual Results for Thunderball (at the 38th Awards) and Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers for Sound Enhancing for Skyfall. 

Skyfall is actually the most nominated Bond movie to this level with 5 nominations in Favorite Music, Favorite Earn, Sound Mixing, Sound Enhancing and Cinematography.

Acknowledged Eilish and O’Connell this morning in an announcement, “Phrases can’t represent how honored and angry we are to dangle been nominated for an Academy Award for our song ‘No Time To Die.’ It became as soon as a lifelong dream of ours to write a Bond theme, and one we by no means knowing would ever attain merely. It’s fully unimaginable that we are right here being identified for this song, and right here’s a high lifestyles journey for us as songwriters and artists. To be identified this present day amongst these utterly different unimaginable nominees is one thing we most absolutely diagram no longer expend as a staunch. Thanks to the Academy, from the backside of our hearts. Thanks to Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson for allowing us this unimaginable opportunity, and to be part of Daniel Craig’s unparalleled legacy as James Bond. Thanks to Cary Joji Fukunaga, and closing but no longer least, thanks to Hans Zimmer, Stephen Lipson and Johnny Marr for being an absolute joy to work with on this song.”

With No Time to Die, 007 receives his sixth customary song nom at the Oscars.

‘Dune’
Warner Bros

Out of your entire blockbusters that reaped Oscar recognition this AM, the finest one became as soon as Warner Bros/Legendary’s Dune which has grossed shut to $400M WW, and had a simultaneous open on HBO Max within the U.S. Dune purchased ten Oscar nominations, together with Most attention-grabbing Portray, but became as soon as overpassed for Denis Villeneuve’s directing, on the opposite hand, he shares an Tailored Screenplay nom of the Frank Herbert tome with Jon Spaihts and Eric Roth.

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