Oscar nominations 2023: Cate Blanchett gets Best Actress nod for Tár as Baz ... trends now

Oscar nominations 2023: Cate Blanchett gets Best Actress nod for Tár as Baz ... trends now
Oscar nominations 2023: Cate Blanchett gets Best Actress nod for Tár as Baz ... trends now

Oscar nominations 2023: Cate Blanchett gets Best Actress nod for Tár as Baz ... trends now

Cate Blanchett led the Australian contingent in this year's Oscar nominations, securing a nod for her role in Tom Field's psychological drama Tár.

The 53-year-old is nominated in the Best Actress category for her portrayal of Lydia Tár, a manipulative orchestra conductor who rises to become the first-ever female conductor of a German orchestra. 

Also nominated in the Best Actress category is Ana De Armas for her depiction of Marilyn Monroe in Blonde; Andrea Riseborough for her portrayal of a recovering alcoholic reuniting with her estranged son in To Leslie; and Michelle Williams for playing a character inspired by Stephen Spielberg's mother in The Fabelmans. 

Cate Blanchett led the Australian contingent in this year's Oscar nominations, securing a nod for her role in the psychological drama Tár. (Pictured at the UK premiere of Tár on January 11)

Cate Blanchett led the Australian contingent in this year's Oscar nominations, securing a nod for her role in the psychological drama Tár. (Pictured at the UK premiere of Tár on January 11)

Michelle Yeoh is also nominated for Best Actress in A24's genre-bending action film Everything Everywhere All at Once. 

Blanchett is now among a small circle of elite actors who have been nominated for an Oscar eight times, joining the likes of Marlon Brando, Judi Dench, Geraldine Page, Peter O'Toole and Glenn Close. 

Blanchett has already won two Oscars, one for The Aviator (2005) and the other for Blue Jasmine (2014). 

Blanchette (pictured in the film) is nominated in the Best Actress category for her portrayal of Lydia Tár, a manipulative orchestra conductor who, in the film, rises to become the first-ever female conductor of a German orchestra

Blanchette (pictured in the film) is nominated in the Best Actress category for her portrayal of Lydia Tár, a manipulative orchestra conductor who, in the film, rises to become the first-ever female conductor of a German orchestra 

Michelle Yeoh is also nominated for Best Actress in A24's genre-bending action film Everything Everywhere All at Once. (Pictured L-R: Stephanie Hsu, Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan in a scene from Everything Everywhere All At Once)

Michelle Yeoh is also nominated for Best Actress in A24's genre-bending action film Everything Everywhere All at Once. (Pictured L-R: Stephanie Hsu, Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan in a scene from Everything Everywhere All At Once)

Fellow Australian Baz Lurhmann meanwhile failed to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Director for his Elvis Presley biopic, but the film did receive a whopping eight nods in other categories. 

These include star Austin Butler's nomination for Best Actor, and Lurhmann's creative director wife Catherine Martin's nomination for Best Costume Design and Best Production Design.

Martin, who worked on iconic films such as Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby, is now the most-awarded Australian in Oscars history, having scooped a whopping nine nods over the years and four Academy Award wins. 

Fellow Australian Baz Lurhmann meanwhile failed to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Director for his Elvis Presley biopic, but the film did receive a whopping eight nods in other categories. (Pictured at the Critics Choice Awards in Los Angeles, January 15)

Fellow Australian Baz Lurhmann meanwhile failed to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Director for his Elvis Presley biopic, but the film did receive a whopping eight nods in other categories. (Pictured at the Critics Choice Awards in Los Angeles, January 15) 

Elvis nominations include star Austin Butler's (centre) nomination for Best Actor, and Lurhmann's creative director wife Catherine Martin's (left) nomination for Best Costume Design and Best Production Design. (Both pictured with Lurhmann at the Critics Choice Awards in Los Angeles, January 15)

Elvis nominations include star Austin Butler's (centre) nomination for Best Actor, and Lurhmann's creative director wife Catherine Martin's (left) nomination for Best Costume Design and Best Production Design. (Both pictured with Lurhmann at the Critics Choice Awards in Los Angeles, January 15)

Aussie golden girl Margot Robbie was meanwhile snubbed from the list. 

The actress was not recognised for her work in the film Babylon, nor did the film receive a nomination in the Best Picture category.  

Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams announced the nominations for the 95th Annual Academy Awards on Tuesday morning. 

Aussie golden girl Margot Robbie (pictured in Babylon) was meanwhile snubbed from the list. The actress was not recognised for her work in the film Babylon, nor did the film receive a nomination in the Best Picture category

Aussie golden girl Margot Robbie (pictured in Babylon) was meanwhile snubbed from the list. The actress was not recognised for her work in the film Babylon, nor did the film receive a nomination in the Best Picture category 

The Oscars will take place March 12 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. 

It comes after Blanchett came under fire for her Golden Globe winning role in Tár.

While many have condemned the critically acclaimed film as 'anti-woman', because Blanchett's character is revealed to be a narcissistic bully, Blanchett came to its defence.

It comes after Cate came under fire for her Golden Globe winning role in Tár (pictured). The star plays Lydia Tár, who, in the film's plot, rises to become the first-ever female conductor of a German orchestra

It comes after Cate came under fire for her Golden Globe winning role in Tár (pictured). The star plays Lydia Tár,

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