Oscar Nominations 2017

BEST PICTURE:
La La Land
Moonlight
Manchester By The Sea
Arrival
Hacksaw Ridge
Hidden Figures
Hell Or High Water
Lion
Fences

Wow. I actually got 9/9. That’s pretty impressive. I’m not sure I’ve ever actually predicted all the Best Picture nominees before.

BEST DIRECTOR:
Damien Chazelle (La La Land)
Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)
Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester By The Sea)
Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge)
Denis Villeneuve (Arrival)

I went 4/5 here. I had Garth in over Denis.

BEST ACTRESS:
Emma Stone (La La Land)
Isabelle Huppert (Elle)
Natalie Portman (Jackie)
Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins)
Ruth Negga (Loving)

Ruth managed to sneak in and steal that last spot from Amy Adams. I’m shocked. I got 4/5 here.

BEST ACTOR:
Casey Affleck (Manchester By The Sea)
Denzel Washington (Fences)
Ryan Gosling (La La Land)
Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge)
Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)

I picked 5/5 here. Go me!

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Viola Davis (Fences)
Michelle Williams (Manchester By The Sea)
Naomie Harris (Moonlight)
Nicole Kidman (Lion)
Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures)

Another one where I went 5/5. I’m getting good at this shit.

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)
Jeff Bridges (Hell Or High Water)
Dev Patel (Lion)
Lucas Hedges (Manchester By The Sea)
Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals)

I got 3/5. Michael Shannon got in over Aaron Taylor Johnson, and there’s no Hugh Grant.

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Moonlight
Fences
Arrival
Lion
Hidden Figures

I got 4/5 here. I had Nocturnal Animals over Hidden Figures.

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Manchester By The Sea
La La Land
Hell Or High Water
The Lobster
20th Century Women

I had 3/5 here. I thought Zootopia and Captain Fantastic would be in over The Lobster and 20th Century Women.

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
La La Land
Moonlight
Arrival
Silence
Lion

I went 4/5 here. I had Hacksaw Ridge getting in over Lion.

BEST COSTUME DESIGN:
Jackie
La La Land
Florence Foster Jenkins
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
Allied

Did pretty well here. 4/5 correct.

BEST FILM EDITING:
La La Land
Moonlight
Hacksaw Ridge
Arrival
Hell Or High Water

4/5 here.

BEST MAKEUP:
A Man Called Ove
Suicide Squad
Star Trek Beyond

Wow. No Deadpool. I only got 1 of 3 here.

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN:
La La Land
Hail Caesar
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
Arrival
Passengers

Totally didn’t see Passengers or Hail Caesar coming. 3/5.

BEST SCORE:
La La Land
Moonlight
Lion
Jackie
Passengers

Passengers managed two nominations. I loved the score to the film, so I’m actually really glad it snuck in here. 3/5.

BEST SONG:
City Of Stars (La La Land)
How Far I’ll Go (Moana)
Audition (La La Land)
Can’t Stop The Feeling (Trolls)
The Empty Chair (Jim The James Foley Story)

What the fuck is that last song? I don’t think anyone in the world knows that film exists, let alone that it would get an Oscar nom. I got 4/5 because what the actual fuck.

BEST SOUND EDITING:
Hacksaw Ridge
Sully
La La Land
Arrival
Deepwater Horizon

I got 3/5 here.

BEST SOUND MIXING:
La La Land
Hacksaw Ridge
Star Wars: Rogue One
Arrival
13 Hours

Wow. 13 Hours. I got 4/5 here.

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS:
The Jungle Book
Star Wars: Rogue One
Doctor Strange
Kubo and the Two Strings
Deepwater Horizon

I’m a little surprised Arrival didn’t get in here. I got 3/5.

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE:
Zootopia
Moana
Kubo and the Two Strings
The Red Turtle
My Life As A Zucchini

5/5. Totally predicted no nomination for Finding Dory, or Sing, or The Secret Life Of Pets. Also, sadly, The Little Prince.

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:
OJ: Made In America
13th
I Am Not Your Negro
Fire At Sea
Life, Animated

I got 3/5 here. Not great, but not terrible.

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM:
Toni Erdmann
The Salesman
A Man Called Ove
Tanna
Land Of Mine

The fact that I managed 4/5 here, I’m really proud of. Normally this category kills me, but I actually seemed to have a grip on it this year.

BEST ANIMATED SHORT:
Piper
Pearl
Borrowed Time
Pear Cider and Cigarettes
Blind Vaysha

I went 3/5 here.

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT:
Joe’s Violin
The White Helmets
Extremis
Watani: My Homeland
4.1 Miles

Holy crap. 4/5, and I was just guessing. That’s amazing.

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT:
Ennemis Entreniers
La Femme et le TGV
Silent Nights
Timecode
Sing

I only managed 2/5, but I had no idea what I was doing here.

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