2019 Oscars reveal shortlists: Lady Gaga's 'Shallow' makes Original Song cut
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed shortlists for the first time in Oscar history, today (Dec. 17). Nine categories were whittled down to shortlists of eligible contenders out of which Academy members will select nominees, The Hollywood Reporter reports.

The shortlisted categories include Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Visual Effects and two main music categories Original Score and Original Song.

Oscar buzz around Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper and “A Star Is Born” continues to swell along with praise for Rami Malek’s riveting portrayal of Freddie Mercury in the box office smash Queen biopic film “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Gaga, Cooper, and Malek are all nominated for Golden Globe Awards for their acting work on the films. The two movies are also competing for Best Motion Picture Drama at the 2019 Golden Globes.

Neither film, however, made the Original Score shortlist which is comprised of 15 scores out of 156 that were reportedly eligible. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s romantic duet from “A Star Is Born,” "Shallow," did make the shortlist for Original Song, which is also nominated for a Golden Globe. “Bohemian Rhapsody” is notably one of seven films shortlisted for Makeup and Hairstyling.

Fellow Golden Globe nominees who also made the Oscar Original song shortlist include “All the Stars” (“Black Panther”), “Revelation” (“Boy Erased”), and “Girl In The Movies” (“Dumplin’”). “Mary Poppins Returns” notably nabbed two spots on the Original Song shortlist for “The Place Where Lost Things Go” and “Trip a Little Light Fantastic” as well as made the cut on the Original Score shortlist.

The 1976 version of “A Star Is Born” starring Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson who the Best Original Song Oscar for “Evergreen.” It was nominated for Best Original Score. Streisand and Kristofferson won Best Actress and Best Actor Golden Globes and the film also won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.

Members of the Music Branch vote to pick the shortlist and the official Oscar nominees in both the Original Song and Original Score categories. The entire list of 2019 Oscar shortlists is detailed below.

Original Score

“Annihilation”
“Avengers: Infinity War”
“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”
“Black Panther”
“BlacKkKlansman”
“Crazy Rich Asians”
“The Death of Stalin”
“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”
“First Man”
“If Beale Street Could Talk”
“Isle of Dogs”
“Mary Poppins Returns”
“A Quiet Place”
“Ready Player One”
“Vice”

Original Song

“When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” from “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”
“Treasure” from “Beautiful Boy”
“All The Stars” from “Black Panther”
“Revelation” from “Boy Erased”
“Girl In The Movies” from “Dumplin’”
“We Won’t Move” from “The Hate U Give”
“The Place Where Lost Things Go” from “Mary Poppins Returns”
“Trip A Little Light Fantastic” from “Mary Poppins Returns”
“Keep Reachin’” from “Quincy”
“I’ll Fight” from “RBG”
“A Place Called Slaughter Race” from “Ralph Breaks the Internet”
“OYAHYTT” from “Sorry to Bother You”
“Shallow” from “A Star Is Born”
“Suspirium” from “Suspiria”
“The Big Unknown” from “Widows”

Makeup and Hairstyling

“Black Panther”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“Border”
“Mary Queen of Scots”
“Stan & Ollie”
“Suspiria”
“Vice”

Documentary Feature

“Charm City”
“Communion”
“Crime + Punishment”
“Dark Money”
“The Distant Barking of Dogs”
“Free Solo”
“Hale County This Morning, This Evening”
“Minding the Gap”
“Of Fathers and Sons”
“On Her Shoulders”
“RBG”
“Shirkers”
“The Silence of Others”
“Three Identical Strangers”
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Documentary Short Subject

“Black Sheep”
“End Game”
“Lifeboat”
“Los Comandos”
“My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes”
“A Night at the Garden”
“Period. End of Sentence.”
“’63 Boycott”
“Women of the Gulag”
“Zion”

Foreign Language Film (by Country)

Colombia, “Birds of Passage”
Denmark, “The Guilty”
Germany, “Never Look Away”
Japan, “Shoplifters”
Kazakhstan, “Ayka”
Lebanon, “Capernaum”
Mexico, “Roma”
Poland, “Cold War”
South Korea, “Burning”

Animated Short Film

“Age of Sail”
“Animal Behaviour”
“Bao”
“Bilby”
“Bird Karma”
“Late Afternoon”
“Lost & Found”
“One Small Step”
“Pépé le Morse”
“Weekends”

Live Action Short Film

“Caroline”
“Chuchotage”
“Detainment”
“Fauve”
“Icare”
“Marguerite”
“May Day”
“Mother”
“Skin”
“Wale”

Visual Effects

“Ant-Man and the Wasp”
“Avengers: Infinity War”
“Black Panther”
“Christopher Robin”
“First Man”
“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”
“Mary Poppins Returns”
“Ready Player One”
“Solo: A Star Wars Story”
“Welcome to Marwen”