2017 Oscar predictions

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The 89th annual Academy Awards will conclude an interesting award season where an original musical set in Los Angeles has faced competition in the form of a film about growing black and gay in South Florida, specifically Liberty City. Without further ado, here are my predictions on will walk away with the little golden man by the end of Sunday night: 

BEST PICTURE

“Arrival”

“Fences”

“Hacksaw Ridge”

“Hell or High Water”

“Hidden Figures”

“La La Land” 

“Lion”

“Manchester by the Sea”

“Moonlight”

BEST ACTOR

Casey Affleck – “Manchester by the Sea”

Andrew Garfield -“Hacksaw Ridge”

Ryan Gosling -“La La Land,”

Viggo Mortensen – “Captain Fantastic”

Denzel Washington -“Fences”

BEST ACTRESS

Isabelle Huppert – “Elle”

Ruth Negga – “Loving”

Natalie Portman – “Jackie”

Emma Stone – “La La Land”

Meryl Streep – “Florence Foster Jenkins”

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”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Viola Davis – “Fences”

Naomie Harris – “Moonlight”

Nicole Kidman – “Lion”

Octavia Spencer – “Hidden Figures”

Michelle Williams – “Manchester by the Sea”

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BEST DIRECTOR

Damien Chazelle – “La La Land”

Mel Gibson – “Hacksaw Ridge”

Barry Jenkins – “Moonlight”

Kenneth Lonergan – “Manchester by the Sea”

Denis Villeneuve – “Arrival”

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“Arrival”

“Fences”

“Hidden Figures”

“Lion,”

“Moonlight”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

“20th Century Women”

“Hell or High Water”

“La La Land”

“The Lobster”

“Manchester by the Sea”

Moonlight

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

“Kubo and the Two Strings”

“Moana”

“My Life as a Zucchini”

“The Red Turtle”

“Zootopia”

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

“A Man Called Ove”

“Land of Mine”

“Tanna”

“The Salesman” 

“Toni Erdmann”

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

“13th”

“Fire at Sea”

“I Am Not Your Negro”

“Life, Animated”

“O.J.: Made in America”

BEST FILM EDITING

“Arrival”

“Hacksaw Ridge”

“Hell or High Water”

“La La Land”

“Moonlight”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

“Arrival”

“La La Land” 

“Lion”

“Moonlight”

“Silence”

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

“Arrival”

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

“Hail, Caesar!”

“La La Land”

“Passengers”

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

“Allied”

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

“Florence Foster Jenkins”

“Jackie”

“La La Land”

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BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

“Deepwater Horizon”

“Doctor Strange”

“The Jungle Book”

“Kubo and the Two Strings”

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

MAKEUP AND HAIR

“A Man Called Ove”

“Star Trek Beyond”

“Suicide Squad”

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

“Jackie”

“La La Land”

“Lion”

“Moonlight”

“Passengers”

BEST 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 SOUND EDITING

“Arrival”

“Deep Water Horizon”

“Hacksaw Ridge”

“La La Land”

“Sully”

BEST SOUND MIXING

“Arrival”

“Hacksaw Ridge”

“La La Land”

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

“13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi”

BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM

“Blind Vaysha”

“Borrowed Time”

“Pear Cider and Cigarettes”

“Pearl”

“Piper”

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT

“4.1 Miles”

“Extremis”

“Joe’s Violin”

“Watani: My Homeland”

“The White Helmets”

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM 

“Ennemis Interieurs”

“La Femme et le TGV”

“Silent Nights”

“Sing”

“Timecode”

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