“Yesterday was a big morning for the movie industry as the 2021 Academy Award nominees were officially announced.
“As with most awards, things this year are a little unusual, as the period of eligibility was extended due to the fact that theaters were closed for so long and movies couldn’t be released.
“But all that doesn’t make the honor and prestige of an Oscar nomination any less special, and now Riz Ahmed, nominated for his performance in Sound of Metal, is experiencing that first hand.
“Riz Ahmed was on a lot of peoples’ short list for a Best Actor nod following his role as a heavy metal drummer who loses his hearing. Sound of Metal had a pretty great day overall.”
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