La La Land receives record-equalling fourteen Oscar nominations; Hacksaw Ridge gets six
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Yesterday,, directed by , received a record-equalling fourteen nomination, tied with 1950s movie and 1990's . 's based on true story bagged six nominations.
The movie, featuringand , received nominations in all major categories. Gosling and Stone received nominations for Best Actor and Actress respectively. The other nominations include Best Picture, Director, Cinematography, Costume Design, Film-editing, Original Score, Production Design, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing and Original Screenplay. Two songs from the movie, and , received nominations for best original song. studio received 26 nominations — more than any other studio.
US combat medic , the movie has received six nominations including Best Picture, Actor in Leading Role, Best Director, Film Editing, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing — La La Land also receiving nominations in these categories. and also received six nominations., who previously starred in along with Emma Stone, competes with Gosling for his role in Hacksaw Ridge. Based on the true story of
Author Stephen Hawking in and was nominated last year for .'s screenwriting début starring received two nominations for costume design and production design. Redmayne won the award for best actor two years ago for playing
This year, six black actors received nominations setting a new record. The Twitter as no non-white received nominations for the past two years. , creator of the hashtag, said "Everyone is saying the Oscars are more diverse this year. No they're not. They're blacker, but where are the Latinx movies, the LGBTQIA movies? The Asian American/Pacific Islander community has had a worse year. We can't forget just because we have black nominees this year." , cinematographer of , is the first to be nominated and – editor of – is the first non-white woman to receive nomination. Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Viola Davis, Dev Patel, and Octavia Spencer are the non-white people who are nominated for their supporting roles.#OscarsSoWhite was mentioned lot of times on
Manchester by the Sea's nomination made the e-commerce website Amazon.com the first movie streaming company to earn a nomination for the Best Picture category. Arrival bagged eight nominations. starring nominated for Best Actress earned her 20th career Oscars nomination.
The award ceremony is to be held on February 26 to be hosted by
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- Tre'vell Anderson. "#OscarsSoWhite’s April Reign: Films are more black this year, ‘not more diverse’" — , January 24, 2017
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