Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The British costume comedy The Favourite and the black-and-white Mexican memoir Roma tied with 10 nods each when Academy Award nominations were announced in Los Angeles Tuesday.
Roma has the distinction of becoming the first Netflix movie to be nominated for Best Picture. It will compete with Black Panther, which earned seven nominations, and is the first superhero blockbuster nominated for the highest honor bestowed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Renowned filmmaker Spike Lee was also nominated for his first Best Director Oscar for helming BlacKkKlansman, another Best Picture contender.
The nominees in the top categories are:
A Star is Born
Alfonso Cuaron Roma
Yorgos Lanthimos The Favourite
Spike Lee BlacKkKlansman Adam McKay Vice
Pawel Pawlikowski Cold War
Best Original Screenplay
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Can You Ever Foregive Me?
If Beale Street Could Talk
A Star is Born
"All the Stars" Black Panther
"I'll Fight" RBG
"Shallow" A Star is Born
"The Place Where Lost Things Go" Mary Poppins Returns
"When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings" The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Best Animated Movie
Isle of Dogs
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Best Foreign Language Film
Never Look Away
Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross read aloud the Oscar nominations in two dozen categories during a televised and live-streamed event.
The winners of the Academy Awards will be revealed at a gala on Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.
No replacement for Hart has been announced.
GOOD MORNING, BEAUTIFUL WORLD.— Netflix Film (@NetflixFilm) January 22, 2019
I’m very excited to share that ROMA has been nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director - @AlfonsoCuaron, Best Actress - @YalitzaAparicio, Best Supporting Actress - @MarDeTavira, and Best Original Screenplay! pic.twitter.com/cHPJYBQq7o