The 34-year-old filmmaker and actress is also the only female nominee in the all-male line-up.
In 2018. Ninety fucking Academy nominations deep.
The Irish-born actress earned a Best Actress nomination for her role in Lady Bird, which was also nominated for Best Picture.
The 90th Academy Awards will air on March 4 at 8 p.m. on ABC.
Gerwig will compete with several heavyweights for this year's best director prize; including Christopher Nolan, Jordan Peele, Paul Thomas Anderson and Guillermo del Toro. Prior to handing out the Best Director award, presenter Natalie Portman introduced the category by mockingly saying: "And here are the all-male nominees". Shame, shame on you Golden Globes.
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"I remember when Kathryn Bigelow won and how much that meant to me", Gerwig told USA TODAY by phone. Still, Gerwig is just the fifth woman to ever be nominated in the category following Bigelow, Sofia Coppola (Lost In Translation), Jane Campion (The Piano) and Lena Wertmüller (Seven Beauties), while Peele is now the fifth black director to ever be nominated after the aforementioned Daniels, John Singleton (Boyz N the Hood), Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) and Moonlight filmmaker Barry Jenkins just last year.
Rachel Morrison became the first woman to receive a Best Cinematography nomination for Mudbound, while Greta Gerwig is only the fifth female to get a Best Director nomination for Lady Bird. The last was Kathryn Bigelow for directing The Hurt Locker - and she became the only woman to ever win the award in 2010.
Sofia Coppola "Lost in Translation" (2003) - Sofia Coppola was the first American woman nominated for Best Director. However, Gerwig was the only woman with a realistic shot, given that the Academy tends to not get too excited about honoring crowd-pleasing superhero movies like "Wonder Woman".
Dee Reeswrote the screenplay for "Mudbound" alongside Virgil Williams, making her the first black woman in 45 years - and the second ever - to be nominated for best original screenplay. "I just keep feeling like I want more female storytellers and I want it quite selfishly because I want to see their stories".
Denzel Washington, perhaps a surprise best actor nominee for crime thriller "Roman J. Israel, Esq.", also beat his own record for the most-nominated black actor in Oscar history. (Besides, "We gotta play "Crash Into Me"!" she notes.) For now, Gerwig's just excited for the chance to celebrate with her cast and crew.
He said authorities had found that Dylan, now 32, was probably coached by her adoptive mother Mia Farrow "to tell the story". On the same day, Firth released a public statement via the Guardian and announced he won't work with Woody Allen again.
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The Pentagon, according to CNN's Barbara Starr , said that AFN would remain unavailable if the shutdown continued into Sunday. It showed the AFN logo with the words: "Due to the government shutdown , AFN services are not available".
Almost 80% of confirmed flu cases are Type A, H3N2, with Type A, H1N1 and Type B, taking 10 percent (each) of the total cases. The Centers for Disease Control classifies the flu outbreak in Texas this year as widespread.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that an offensive in Kurdish-held regions in northern Syria may begin soon. On Monday , Erdogan accused the United States of creating a "terror army" in Syria, along the border with Turkey.
Would-be candidates for the presidency must register with the National Elections Authority by January 29. He announced his intention to run for a second four-year term in a televised news conference on Friday.
The two companies have launched four low-priced PCs running Windows 10 that are specifically aimed at users in education. Microsoft is joining forces with PC companies to supply school districts with Windows devices that won't break the bank.
But both sides urged the Supreme Court to consider both the statutory and constitutional questions if it agreed to hear the case. Hawaii , several individuals, and a Muslim group challenged the federal limits on travel from six predominantly Muslim nations.
Several say they don't want their competitors to know what they're offering, a stance that open-government advocates criticized. Locations like Newark and Chicago are more appealing to Amazon Becca use of big tax credits that the company could receive.
Alan Pardew picked up his first win as West Brom manager last weekend, helping the club with its first game since August 19. He gave me the opportunity to springboard and score that many goals for the club, and no-one can take that away from me.
At least for part of a game, James and his teammates can put that squabbling behind them and celebrate his undeniable greatness. The post received mixed reviews, with some joining in the congratulating and acknowledging James' right to be proud of himself.
In recent weeks Dreamers and pro-immigration activists have been holding protests and sit-ins in Washington to pressure U.S. All non-essential Federal employees will be furloughed and will not be paid until a funding bill has passed.
Open champion, had made it to the final in Auckland a week before this year's Australian Open, losing to Roberto Bautista Agut. It took Fabio Fognini almost eight years, but he's finally avenged a fourth-round loss to Julien Benneteau at Wimbledon.
It comes after Trump cancelled plans to open the new $1 billion US Embassy in London next month, BBC reported on Friday. WEF 2018 will also see the largest ever proportion of women leaders including all co-chairs being women this time.
North and South Korea will march under one flag as their first joint Olympic team ompetes in the winter games next month. North Korea under Kim Jong Un has made sports, and especially success in worldwide sporting events, a high priority.
Porzingis is now averaging 23.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 2.3 blocks, and 1.8 three-point field goals made per game. Largely in part due to their team play but it's quite clear that they have been led by third-year center Nikola Jokic.
The quake struck around 65 miles west of the city of Sukabumi on the island of Java, at a depth of 21 miles. "It's quite strong. Buildings in the capital swayed for 10 to 20 seconds and some ordered evacuations, sending streams of people into the streets.
Local resident Abdul Sattar said he had spoken by phone to friends who are hotel staff and had been trapped inside. KamAir also put out an announcement saying some of their flights were disrupted because of the attack .
This is being done to cut down the volume of fake news reports being circulated online, particularly on the social media. This News Feed change is not the same as a recent test Facebook did where it moved all Page content to the Explore tab.
South Korea announced a few days that they were seeking out ways to regulate cryptocurrencies, with rumors of an outright ban. On the week, Bitcoin's has lost almost a third of its value, hitting its lowest level since November of past year .
A more focussed Sharapova stuck to her game plan and was able to prevail 7-4 in the breaker to capture the match 6-1, 7-6 (4). As for how far she can go in the tournament, she said: "I feel like I'm building".
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In all, the state said $1.9 billion came in 2017 by such pre-filing of state taxes. "We're looking at all options, " Cuomo said. When a $4 billion deficit is looming, the first thing to do is reduce spending, not increase taxation.