Just in: The 2017 Oscar Nominees

By Perri Cochin

Photo via Fanboys Anonymous

Photo via Fanboys Anonymous

Recently, the nominations for the 2017 Oscars were revealed. Although the event is not occurring until Feb. 26 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, America’s entertainment lovers need an exceptional amount of time to get excited for the 89th Academy Awards.

Best Picture:

– “Hidden Figures”

– “Moonlight”

– “Fences”

– “Arrival”

– “Hell or High Water”

– “Manchester by the Sea”

– “La La Land”

– “Hacksaw Ridge”

– “Lion”

Best Director:

-Mel Gibson in “Hacksaw Ridge”

-Denis Villeneuve in “Arrival”

-Barry Jenkins in “Moonlight”

-Kenneth Lonergan in “Manchester by the Sea”

-Damien Chazelle in “La La Land”

Actor in a leading role:

-Denzel Washington in “Fences”

-Casey Affleck in “Manchester by the Sea”

-Viggo Mortensen in “Captain Fantastic”

-Ryan Gosling in “La La Land’

-Andrew Garfield in “Hacksaw Ridge”

Actor in a supporting role:

-Lucas Hedges in Manchester by the Sea”

-Jeff Bridges in “Hell or High Water”

-Michael Shannon in “Nocturnal Animals”

– Dev Patel in “Lion”

-Mahershala Ali in “Moonlight”

Actresses in a leading role:

– Ruth Negga in “Loving”

-Emma Stone in “La La Land”

-Meryl Streep in “Florence Foster Jenkins”

-Natalie Portman in “Jackie”

-Isabelle Huppert in “Elle”

Actress in a supporting role:

-Michelle Williams in “Manchester by the Sea”

-Viola Davis in “Fences”

-Naomie Harris in “Moonlight”

-Nicole Kidman in “Lion”

– Octavia Spencer in “Hidden Figures”

Adapted screenplay category:

– “Fences” by August Wilson

– “Lion” by Luke Davis

-“Hidden Figures” by Theodore Melfi and Allison Schroeder

– “Moonlight” by Barry Jenkins

– “Arrival” by Eric Heisserer

Original Screenplay:

– “La La Land” by Damien Chazelle

– “20th Century Women” by Mike Mills

-” The Lobster” by Efthymis Filippou and Yorgos Lanthimos

– “Hell or High Water” by Taylor Sheridan”

– “Manchester by the Sea” by Kenneth Lonergan


– “La La Land”

– “Lion”

– “Moonlight”

– “Arrival”

– “Silence”

Documentary feature:

– “4.1 miles”

– “Joe’s Violins”

-“Watani: My Homeland”


– “The White Helmets”

Foreign language film:

– “Land of Mine,” Denmark

– “A Man Called Ove,” Sweden

– “Tanna,” Australia

– “Toni Erdmann,” Germany

– “The Salesman,”-Iran

Sound editing:

– “Sully”

– “Arrival”

– “Deepwater Horizon”

– “La La Land”

– “Hacksaw Ridge”

Sound mixing:

– “La La Land”

– “Arrival”

– “Hacksaw Ridge”

– “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

– “13 Hours”

Original score:

– “How Far I’ll Go” (“Moana”)

– “Can’t Stop the Feeling1” (“Trolls”)

– “The Empty Chair” (“Jim: The James Foley Story”)

– “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” (“La La Land”)

– “City of Stars” (“La La Land”)

Production design:

– “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (Stuart Craig, Anna Pincock)

– “La La Land” (David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds- Wasco)

– “Passengers” (Guy Hendrix, Dyas, Gene Serdana)

– “Hail, Caesar!” (Jess Gonchor, Nancy Haigh)

– “Arrival” (Patrice Vermette, Paul Hotte)

Visual effects:

– “Doctor Strange”

– “Kubo and the Two Strings”

-“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

-“Deepwater Horizon”

– “The Jungle Book”

Makeup and hairstyling:

– “Star Trek Beyond”

– “Suicide Squad”

– “A Man Called Ove”

Costume design:

-Joanna Johnston, “Allied”

-Consolata Boyle,”Florence Foster Jenkins”

-Madeline Fontaine, “Jackie”

-Colleen Atwood, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

-Mary Zophres,” La La Land”

Film editing:

– “Moonlight”

-“Hacksaw Ridge”

-“La La Land”

– “Arrival”

– “Hell or High Water”

Live-action short:

– “La femme et le TGV,” Timo von Gunten

– “Silent Nights,” Aske Bang, Kim Magnusson

– “Ennemis intérieurs,” Selim Azzazi

– “Sing,” Kristof Déak, Anna Udvardy “Timecode,” Juanjo Gimenez

Animated short film:

– “Pearl”

– “Piper”

-“Pearl Cider and Cigareets”

-“Blind Vashya”

– “Borrowed Time”

Animated feature film:

– “Moana”

– “The Red Turtle”

– “Zootopia”

– “Kubo and the Two Strings”

– “My Life as a Zucchini”