2018 Academy Awards Oscar Nominees for Best Original Song
Featuring music from: THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, MARSHALL, COCO, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME AND MUD BOUND
Featuring Songs by Keala Settle, Andra Day & Common, Miguel and Natalia Lafourcade, and Mary J. Blige
Medley Performed live by Los Angeles, CA Singer/Songwriter Pete Hopkins
"This is Me" https://youtu.be/mhLqMBSHZU...
"Stand Up For Something"https://youtu.be/mhLqMBSHZU...
"Mystery of Love"https://youtu.be/mhLqMBSHZU...
The Greatest Showman is a 2017 American musical drama film directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut, written by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon and starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya. The film is inspired by the story of P. T. Barnum's creation of the Barnum & Bailey Circus and the lives of its star attractions.
At the 75th Golden Globe Awards, the film received nominations for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor – Musical or Comedy for Jackman. For the song "This Is Me", the film won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and was nominated for Best Original Song at the 90th Academy Awards.
Marshall is a 2017 American biographical legal drama film directed by Reginald Hudlin and written by Michael and Jacob Koskoff. It stars Chadwick Boseman as Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, and focuses on one of the first cases of his career. It also stars Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Dan Stevens, Sterling K. Brown, and James Cromwell.
At the 90th Academy Awards, it received a nomination for Best Original Song for "Stand Up for Something".
Coco is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Based on an original idea by Lee Unkrich, it is directed by Unkrich and co-directed by Adrian Molina.[The concept of the film is based on the Mexican holiday of the Day of the Dead. The film was scripted by Molina and Matthew Aldrich from a story by Unkrich, Jason Katz, Aldrich and Molina. Pixar began developing the animation in 2016; Unkrich and some of the film's crew visited Mexico for inspiration. Composer Michael Giacchino, who had worked on prior Pixar animated features, composed the score. The film's voice cast stars Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renée Victor, Ana Ofelia Murguía, and Edward James Olmos. It is the first-ever film with a nine-figure budget to feature an all-Latino cast, with a cost of $175–200 million.
The film received praise for its animation, vocal performances, musical score, songs, emotional story and respect to Mexican culture. It earned numerous accolades, was chosen by the National Board of Review as the best animated film of 2017, and received a BAFTA Award and an Annie Award for Best Animated Feature Film. It also won for Best Animated Feature Film and was nominated for Best Original Song ("Remember Me") at the 75th Golden Globe Awards, as well as winning the Best Animated Feature and Best Song at the 23rd Critics' Choice Awards. It also earned Academy Award nominations for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song at the 90th Academy Awards.
Call Me by Your Name is a 2017 coming-of-age drama film directed by Luca Guadagnino and written by James Ivory, based on the 2007 novel of the same name by André Aciman. It began a limited release in the United States on 24 November 2017, before going wide on 19 January 2018. The film received numerous accolades, with praise for its performances, screenplay, direction, and music. At the 90th Academy Awards, it was nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor (Chalamet), Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Song ("Mystery of Love"). Ivory won Best Adapted Screenplay at the 23rd Critics' Choice Awards, the 30th USC Scripter Awards, the 70th Writers Guild of America Awards and the 71st British Academy Film Awards. Chalamet was also nominated for a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor.
Mudbound is a 2017 American period drama film directed by Dee Rees and written by Rees and Virgil Williams, based on the novel of the same name by Hillary Jordan. It stars Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, and Mary J. Blige. The film depicts two World War II veterans – one white, one black – who return to rural Mississippi each to address racism and PTSD in his own way.
At the 90th Academy Awards, the film earned four nominations: Best Supporting Actress and Best Original Song for Blige, as well as Best Adapted Screenplay. It also earned a nod for Best Cinematography, making Rachel Morrison the first woman ever nominated in the category.