The 89th Academy Award nominations have been announced and La La Land comes out big with a whopping 14 nominations. The only other movie which comes close to as many Oscar nominations is Titanic, with 13, and the only movie that beats it is All About Eve, with 15. La La Land won in every category it was nominated for in the Golden Globes, so now we can only wait and see what happens!
Let’s have a look at the nominations for the main categories. The movies nominated for Best Picture are Arrival, Fences, Hacksaw Ridge, Hell Or High Water, Hidden Figures, La La Land, Lion, Manchester By The Sea, and Moonlight. The Academy Award nominations for Best Director are Denis Villenueve for Arrival, Barry Jenkins for Moonlight, Damian Chazelle for La La Land, Mel Gibson for Hacksaw Ridge, and Kenneth Lonegan for Manchester By The Sea.
For Best Actor, the nominations are Casey Affleck for Manchester By The Sea, Andrew Garfield for Hacksaw Ridge, Ryan Gosling for La La Land, Viggo Mortensen for Captain Fantastic, and Denzel Washington for Fences. The nominations for Best Actress are Isabelle Huppert for Elle, Ruth Negga for Loving, Natalie Portman for Jackie, Emma Stone for La La Land, and Meryl Streep for Florence Foster Jenkins.
Moonlight and Arrival both have received eight nominations, and Manchester By The Sea and Hacksaw Ridge six each. Justin Timberlake has been nominated for Best Original Song for ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling!’ for the movie Trolls. With the nomination for Florence Foster Jenkins, Meryl Streep now has a total of 20 Academy Award nominations! The ceremony will be held on the day specially known as Oscar Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Los Angeles, where the red carpet action will kick off at about 4 pm. Be sure to watch who wins!