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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has just announced the nominees for the Academy Awards. Unlike with previous years’ press conference, a number of stars introduced the nominations in videos posted to social media and airing on ABC’s Good Morning America.

La La Land got a total of 14 nominations, which ties it with Titanic and All About Eve for the most for a film in Academy Award history. In addition, Mel Gibson got himself back into the good graces of Hollywood, and six African-American themed films and nearly a dozen black actors and filmmakers were recognized.

The Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, air live on ABC on February 26th. Here are the nominations in the major categories.

Best Picture



Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

La La Land


Manchester by the Sea


Best Director

Barry JenkinsMoonlight

Damien ChazelleLa La Land

Denis VilleneuveArrival

Kenneth LonerganManchester by the Sea

Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge

Best Actress

Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Emma StoneLa La Land

Isabelle HuppertElle

Natalie PortmanJackie

Ruth Negga, Loving

Best Actor

Andrew GarfieldHacksaw Ridge

Casey AffleckManchester by the Sea

Denzel WashingtonFences

Ryan GoslingLa La Land

Viggo MortensenCaptain Fantastic

Best Supporting Actress

Michelle WilliamsManchester by the Sea

Naomie HarrisMoonlight

Nicole KidmanLion

Octavia SpencerHidden Figures

Viola DavisFences

Best Supporting Actor

Dev PatelLion

Jeff BridgesHell or High Water

Lucas HedgesManchester by the Sea

Mahershala AliMoonlight

Michael ShannonNocturnal Animals

Best Score


La La Land




Best Original Song

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

“Can’t Fight This Feeling” – Trolls

“City of Stars” – La La Land

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

“How Far I’ll Go” – Moana

Best Animated Feature

Kubo and the Two Strings


My Life as a Zucchini 

The Red Turtle


Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water

La La Land

The Lobster

Manchester by the Sea

20th Century Women

Best Adapted Screenplay



Hidden Figures



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