How well do you know this year’s Oscar contenders? It’s been a long awards season of campaigning, movie viewing and speech giving, but we’re finally “far from the Shallow now” as we head into the home stretch of the awards race with the Academy Awards slated for Feb. 24 — with or without a host.
But more importantly, are you aware of which music festival served as the backdrop for Jackson and Ally’s love story in the shooting schedule of A Star Is Born? How about what the sound editors turned to for constructing the “tonal signatures” of T’Challa’s personal aircraft, the Royal Talon Flyer, in Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther? Or the codename that producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller came up with to keep details about animated superhero smash hit Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse under wraps after some secrets leaked about the film?
Well, it’s time to put all the IMDb trivia knowledge you’ve been storing up since October to good use. Take THR’s Oscar nominees quiz below to see whether or not you know your Sandy Powell from your Sandy Powell (a double nominee for her costume designs in Mary Poppins Returns and The Favourite).
This story first appeared in a February stand-alone issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.