The 92nd Academy Awards underway now at Los Angeles's Dolby Theatre.

Among the nominees are a handful of New Zealanders. Taika Waititi and Anthony McCarten are going head-to-head for the best adapted screenplay award for Jojo Rabbit and The Two Popes, up against screenwriters for The Irishman, Joker, and Little Women. Aucklander Tom Eagles is nominated for best editing for Jojo Rabbit.

Jojo Rabbit is up for six awards in total, including best picture.

Leading the pack with 11 nominations is Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix.

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Stay tuned as we provide live updates from the ceremony and recap all of the winners live.

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