With ‘Roma,’ Alfonso Cuaron tied the Oscars record for most nominations for a single film.
The record was earlier experienced by Alan Menken, Warren Beatty, Joel, and Ethan Coen, Variety reported.
Four individual Oscar nominations for a single film remains a milestone in Academy Awards history and Beatty had already pulled it off on two separate occasions, for ‘Heaven Can Wait’ and ‘Reds’, while Menken did it with ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and the Coens with ‘No Country for Old Men.’
‘Roma’ was too nominated for lead actress (Yalitza Aparicio), supporting actress (Marina de Tavira), production sound editing, design, sound mixing, and best picture of the year. It marked streaming company Netflix’s first-ever best picture Oscar nomination.
Other films nominated for best picture include‘ Black Panther, ‘BlacKkKlansman, ‘Green Book, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ ‘The Favourite,’ ‘A Star Is Born’ and ‘Vice.