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For the past few weeks, we've been highlighting one Oscar nominee per day. The takeover started with the head orchestrator of movie magic: the director. And this year, there was no shortage of excellent nominees for the Best Director award. Keep scrolling to get to know this crop of nominated filmmakers.
2021 Oscar Nominees for Best Director
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Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman
Thomas Vinterberg, Another Round
Chloé Zhao, Nomadland
Lee Isaac Chung, Minari
David Fincher, Mank
2021 Oscar Nominees for Best Actress
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Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman
Frances McDormand, Nomadland
Viola Davis, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Andra Day, The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman
2021 Oscar Nominees for Best Actor
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Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal
Steven Yeun, Minari
Gary Oldman, Mank
Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Anthony Hopkins, The Father