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:: Spotlight :: 89th Academy Awards

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs recently revealed the Academy Awards nominations with help from several Oscar-winning and nominated Academy members including Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Emmanuel Lubezki, Jason Reitman and Ken Watanabe. The two-part news conference took place inside the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills, where each star took turns reading off the lucky names.

The Oscars, which will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel this year, take place on Sunday, February 26 at the Dolby Theatre 7.00pm United States Eastern Time.

Here are the nominees for the 2017 Oscars:

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
Dev Patel, Lion
Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals

La La Land

Documentary Feature
Fire at Sea
I Am Not Your Negro
Life Animated
OJ: Made in America

Best Documentary Short Subject
4.1 Miles
Joe's Violin
Watani: My Homeland
The White Helmets

Foreign Language Film
Land of Mine
A Man Called Ove
The Salesman
Toni Erdmann

Live-Action Short
Ennemis Interieurs
La Femme et le TGV
Silent Nights

Best Actor
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
Denzel Washington, Fences

Sound Editing
Deepwater Horizon
Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land

Sound Mixing
Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Production Design
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Hail, Caesar!
La La Land

Visual Effects
Deepwater Horizon
Doctor Strange
The Jungle Book
Kubo and the Two Strings
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Costume Design
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Florence Foster Jenkins
La La Land

Make-up and Hairstyling
A Man Called Ove
Star Trek Beyond
Suicide Squad

Best Original Score
La La Land

Original Song
“Audition: The Fools Who Dream” - La La Land
“Can't Stop the Feeling” - Trolls
“City of Stars” - La La Land
“The Empty Chair” - Jim: The James Foley Story
“How Far I'll Go” - Moana

Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis, Fences
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, Lion
Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Best Original Screenplay
Hell or High Water
La La Land
The Lobster
Manchester by the Sea
20th Century Women

Best Adapted Screenplay
Hidden Figures

Best Animated Feature
Kubo and the Two Strings
My Life as a Zucchini
The Red Turtle

Best Animated Short
Blind Vaysha
Borrowed Time
Pear Cider and Cigarettes

Best Picture
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Hidden Figures
La La Land
Manchester by the Sea

Best Director
Denis Villeneuve, Arrival
Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

Lead Actress
Isabelle Huppert, Elle
Ruth Negga, Loving
Natalie Portman, Jackie
Emma Stone, La La Land
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins


**Winners List**

Best Picture - ‘Moonlight’ by Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner
Best Actress in a Leading Role - Emma Stone for ‘La La Land’
Best Actor in a Leading Role - Casey Affleck for ‘Manchester By The Sea’
Best Director - Damien Chazelle for ‘La La Land’
Best Adapted Screenplay - Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney for ‘Moonlight’
Best Original Screenplay - Kenneth Lonergan for ‘Manchester By The Sea’
Best Original Song - ‘City Of Stars’ from ‘La La Land’ by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Best Original Score - Justin Hurwitz for ‘La La Land’
Best Cinematography - Linus Sandgren for ‘La La Land’
Best Live Action Short - ‘Sing’ by Kristof Deak and Anna Udvardy
Best Documentary Short - ‘The White Helmets’ by Orlando Von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara
Best Film Editing - John Gilbert for ‘Hacksaw Ridge’
Best Visual Effects - Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R Jones and Dan Lemmon for ‘The Jungle Book’
Best Production Design - David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco for ‘La La Land’
Best Animated Feature - ‘Zootopia’ by Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer
Best Animated Short - ‘Piper’ by Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer
Best Foreign Language Film - ‘The Salesman’ by Asghar Farhadi
Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Viola Davis for ‘Fences’
Best Sound Mixing - Kevin O‘Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace for 'Hacksaw Ridge’
Best Sound Editing - Sylvian Bellemare for ‘Arrival’
Best Documentary Feature - Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow for ‘O J: Made In America’
Best Costume Design - Colleen Atwood for ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’
Best Makeup and Hairstyling - Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson for ‘Suicide Squad’


**Red Carpet Arrivals**

Chrissy Tiegen Alicia Vikander
Kirsten Dunst Ryan Gosling
Jessica Biel Sofia Carson
Dakota Johnson Emma Stone
Jeremy Renner Halle Berry
Karlie Kloss Teresa Palmer
Leslie Mann Pharrell Williams
Olivia Culpo Blanca Blanco
Scarlett Johansson Priyanka Chopra
Brie Larson Dev Patel
Jackie Chan Charlize Theron
Janelle Monae Naomie Harris
Justin Timberlake Taraji P Hensen
Ruth Negga Sofia Boutella
Salma Hayek Viola Davis