FILM #23

OF 38

94TH ACADEMY AWARDS | 2022 OSCARS CHALLENGE
“West Side Story”
MARCH 5, 2022
HBO MAX

DAY 26

OF 48

Best Motion Picture of the Year
Produced by Steven Spielberg and Kristie Macosko Krieger

Best Achievement in Directing
Directed by Steven Spielberg

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Performance by Ariana DeBose

Best Achievement in Cinematography
Cinematography by Janusz Kaminski

Best Achievement in Costume Design
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell

Best Achievement in Production Design
Production Design by Adam Stockhausen
Set Decoration by Rena DeAngelo

Best Sound
Sound Design by Tod A. Maitland, Gary Rydstrom, Brian Chumney, Andy Nelson and Shawn Murphy

Best Motion Picture of the Year

Kristie Macosko Krieger

PREVIOUS NOMINATIONS

88TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2015)
Best Picture
“Bridge of Spies”
NOMINEE

90TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2017)
Best Picture
“The Post”
NOMINEE

CHANCES

PERSONAL PREDICTIONS
EXPERT PREDICTIONS

Best Achievement in Directing

Steven Spielberg

PREVIOUS NOMINATIONS

50TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1977)
Best Directing
“Close Encounters of the Third Kind”
NOMINEE

54TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1981)
Best Directing
“Raiders of the Lost Ark”
NOMINEE

55TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1982)
Best Picture
Best Directing
“E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial”
NOMINEE

58TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1985)
Best Picture
“The Color Purple”
NOMINEE

59TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1986)
IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD
WINNER

66TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1993)
Best Picture
Best Directing
“Schindler’s List”
WINNER

71ST ACADEMY AWARDS (1998)
Best Picture
“Saving Private Ryan”
NOMINEE

Best Directing
“Saving Private Ryan”
WINNER

78TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2005)
Best Picture
Best Directing
“Munich”
NOMINEE

79TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2006)
Best Picture
“Letters from Iwo Jima”
NOMINEE

84TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2011)
Best Picture
“War Horse”
NOMINEE

85TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2012)
Best Picture
Best Directing
“Lincoln”
NOMINEE

88TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2015)
Best Picture
“Bridge of Spies”
NOMINEE

90TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2017)
Best Picture
“The Post”
NOMINEE

CHANCES

PERSONAL PREDICTIONS
EXPERT PREDICTIONS

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Ariana DeBose

— 1st time Nominee —

CHANCES

PERSONAL PREDICTIONS
EXPERT PREDICTIONS

Best Achievement in Cinematography

Janusz Kaminski

PREVIOUS NOMINATIONS

66TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1993)
Best Cinematography
“Schindler’s List”
WINNER

70TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1997)
Best Cinematography
“Amistad”
NOMINEE

71ST ACADEMY AWARDS (1998)
Best Cinematography
“Saving Private Ryan”
WINNER

80TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2007)
Best Cinematography
“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”
NOMINEE

84TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2011)
Best Cinematography
“War Horse”
NOMINEE

85TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2012)
Best Cinematography
“Lincoln”
NOMINEE

CHANCES

PERSONAL PREDICTIONS
EXPERT PREDICTIONS

Best Achievement in Costume Design

Paul Tazewell

— 1st time Nominee —

CHANCES

PERSONAL PREDICTIONS
EXPERT PREDICTIONS

Best Achievement in Production Design

Adam Stockhausen

PREVIOUS NOMINATIONS

86TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2013)
Best Production Design
“12 Years a Slave”
NOMINEE

87TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2014)
Best Production Design
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
WINNER

88TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2015)
Best Production Design
“Bridge of Spies”
NOMINEE

Rena DeAngelo

PREVIOUS NOMINATIONS

88TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2015)
Best Production Design
“Bridge of Spies”
NOMINEE

CHANCES

PERSONAL PREDICTIONS
EXPERT PREDICTIONS

Best Sound

Tod A. Maitland

PREVIOUS NOMINATIONS

62ND ACADEMY AWARDS (1989)
Best Sound
“Born on the Fourth of July”
NOMINEE

64TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1991)
Best Sound
“JFK”
WINNER

76TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2003)
Best Sound Mixing
“Seabiscuit”
NOMINEE

92ND ACADEMY AWARDS (2019)
Best Sound Mixing
“Joker”
NOMINEE

Brian Chumney

— 1st time Nominee —

Shawn Murphy

PREVIOUS NOMINATIONS

62ND ACADEMY AWARDS (1989)
Best Sound
“Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”
NOMINEE

66TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1993)
Best Sound
“Jurassic Park”
WINNER

72ND ACADEMY AWARDS (1999)
Best Sound
“Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace”
NOMINEE

Gary Rydstrom

PREVIOUS NOMINATIONS

64TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1991)
Best Sound
Best Sound Effects Editing
“Backdraft”
NOMINEE

Best Sound
Best Sound Effects Editing
“Terminator 2: Judgment Day”
WINNER

66TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1993)
Best Sound
Best Sound Effects Editing
“Jurassic Park”
WINNER

70TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1997)
Best Sound
“Titanic”
WINNER

71ST ACADEMY AWARDS (1998)
Best Sound
Best Sound Effects Editing
“Saving Private Ryan”
WINNER

72ND ACADEMY AWARDS (1999)
Best Sound
“Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace”
NOMINEE

74TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2001)
Best Sound Editing
“Monsters, Inc.”
NOMINEE

75TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2002)
Best Sound Editing
“Minority Report”
NOMINEE

76TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2003)
Best Sound Editing
“Finding Nemo”
NOMINEE

79TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2006)
Best Animated Short Film
“Lifted”
NOMINEE

84TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2011)
Best Sound Editing
Best Sound Mixing
“War Horse”
NOMINEE

85TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2012)
Best Sound Mixing
“Lincoln”
NOMINEE

88TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2015)
Best Sound Mixing
“Bridge of Spies”
NOMINEE

92ND ACADEMY AWARDS (2019)
Best Sound Mixing
“Ad Astra”
NOMINEE

Andy Nelson

PREVIOUS NOMINATIONS

61ST ACADEMY AWARDS (1988)
Best Sound
“Gorillas in the Mist”
NOMINEE

66TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1993)
Best Sound
“Schindler’s List”
NOMINEE

68TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1995)
Best Sound
“Braveheart”
NOMINEE

69TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1996)
Best Sound
“Evita”
NOMINEE

70TH ACADEMY AWARDS (1997)
Best Sound
“L.A. Confidential”
NOMINEE

71ST ACADEMY AWARDS (1998)
Best Sound
“Saving Private Ryan”
WINNER

Best Sound
“The Thin Red Line”
NOMINEE

72ND ACADEMY AWARDS (1999)
Best Sound
“The Insider”
NOMINEE

74TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2001)
Best Sound
“Moulin Rouge”
NOMINEE

76TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2003)
Best Sound Mixing
“Seabiscuit”
NOMINEE

Best Sound Mixing
“The Last Samurai”
NOMINEE

78TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2005)
Best Sound Mixing
“War of the Worlds”
NOMINEE

79TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2006)
Best Sound Mixing
“Blood Diamond”
NOMINEE

82ND ACADEMY AWARDS (2009)
Best Sound Mixing
“Avatar”
NOMINEE

Best Sound Mixing
“Star Trek”
NOMINEE

84TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2011)
Best Sound Mixing
“War Horse”
NOMINEE

85TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2012)
Best Sound Mixing
“Les Misérables”
WINNER

Best Sound Mixing
“Lincoln”
NOMINEE

88TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2015)
Best Sound Mixing
“Bridge of Spies”
NOMINEE

Best Sound Mixing
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
NOMINEE

89TH ACADEMY AWARDS (2016)
Best Sound Mixing
“La La Land”
NOMINEE

CHANCES

PERSONAL PREDICTIONS
EXPERT PREDICTIONS

In 1957, the Puerto Rican gang the Sharks clashes with the Jets, a gang of white youths, over control of San Juan Hill on Manhattan’s West Side, even though the neighborhood will soon be demolished. As the violence escalates, Maria and Tony find love despite their differing backgrounds and strive to realize their dream of a peaceful future together.

Directed by Steven Spielberg
20th Century Studios
December 10, 2021
156 minutes

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