Alfonso Cuarón poses with Golden Globe Awards. Photo: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

Netflix’s “Roma” scored 10 Oscar nominations Tuesday, including its director and cinematographer Alfonso Cuarón snagging best picture, director and cinematographer nods.

Why it matters: If "Roma” were to win best picture, it would become the first foreign language film to ever win in the category, as well as a huge win for Netflix.

Full list of Roma nominations:
  1. Best picture
  2. Alfonso Cuarón for best director
  3. Yalitza Aparicio for lead actress
  4. Marina de Tavira for supporting actress
  5. Alfonso Cuarón for original screenplay
  6. Alfonso Cuarón for cinematography
  7. Best foreign language film
  8. Sound editing
  9. Sound mixing
  10. Production design

More firsts for 2019 Oscar nominations:

  • "RBG" is the first time CNN Films is up for the best documentary feature.
  • Marvel's "Black Panther" marks the first time a superhero movie has received a best picture nomination

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