AND THE OSCAR GOES TO…

    The 89th edition of the Academy Awards is sure to be one of the most anticipated events across the world. Your wait is finally over as the 89th academy awards announce its nominations on Star Movies. With a month to go for the prestigious awards night, the nominations were announced by Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs accompanied by past Oscar® winners and Nominees- actresses Brie Larson, Jennifer Hudson, Director Jason Reitman, actor Ken Watanabe and Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki. They each took turns revealing which directors, artists, composers, musicians, and screenwriters are being honored for their respective films in 2016.

    la la landThe Oscars® will be held at the Dolby Theater which will be televised LIVE on Star Movies, Star Movies HD and Star Movies Select HD at 5:30 am on Monday, February 27th with a repeat at 8:30 pm. Here is a look at the nominations in each category.

    oscarsNominations in the BEST PICTURE category
    A. Arrival
    B. Fences
    C. Hacksaw Ridge
    D. Hell or High Water
    E. Hidden Figures
    F. La La Land
    G. Manchester by the Sea
    H. Lion
    I. Moonlight

    Nominations in the BEST DIRECTOR category
    A. Denis Villeneuve, Arrival
    B. Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge
    C. Damien Chazelle, La La Land
    D. Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
    E. Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

    Nominations in the BEST ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE category
    A. Isabelle Huppert, Elle
    B. Ruth Negga, Loving
    C. Natalie Portman, Jackie
    D. Emma Stone, La La Land
    E. Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

    Nominations in the BEST ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE category
    A. Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
    B. Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
    C. Ryan Gosling, La La Land
    D. Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
    E. Denzel Washington, Fences

    Nominations in the BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE category
    A. Viola Davis, Fences
    B. Naomie Harris, Moonlight
    C. Nicole Kidman, Lion
    D. Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
    E. Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

    Nominations in the BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE category
    A. Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
    B. Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
    C. Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
    D. Dev Patel, Lion
    E. Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals

    Nominations in the BEST WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY) category
    A. Arrival
    B. Fences
    C. Hidden Figures
    D. Lion
    E. Moonlight

    Nominations in the BEST WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY) category
    A. Hell or High Water
    B. La La Land
    C. The Lobster
    D. Manchester by the Sea
    E. 20th Century Women

    Nominations in the BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY category
    A. Arrival
    B. La La Land
    C. Lion
    D. Moonlight
    E. Silence

    Nominations in the BEST ORIGINAL SCORE category
    A. Jackie
    B. La La Land
    C. Lion
    D. Moonlight
    E. Passengers

    Nominations in the BEST VISUAL EFFECTS category
    A. Deepwater Horizon
    B. Doctor Strange
    C. The Jungle Book
    D. Kubo and the Two Strings
    E. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Nominations in the BEST FILM EDITING category
    A. Arrival
    B. Hacksaw Ridge
    C. Hell or High Water
    D. La La Land
    E. Moonlight

    Nominations in the BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING category
    A. A Man Called Ove
    B. Star Trek Beyond
    C. Suicide Squad

    Nominations in the BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN category
    A. Arrival
    B. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
    C. Hail, Caesar!
    D. La La Land
    E. Passengers

    Nominations in the BEST COSTUME DESIGN category
    A. Allied
    B. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
    C. Florence Foster Jenkins
    D. Jackie
    E. La La Land

    Nominations in the BEST ORIGINAL SONG category
    A. “Audition: The Fools Who Dream” – La La Land
    B. “Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Trolls
    C. “City of Stars” – La La Land
    D. “The Empty Chair” – Jim: The James Foley Story
    E. “How Far I’ll Go” –Moana

    Nominations in the BEST SOUND EDITING category
    A. Arrival
    B. Deepwater Horizon
    C. Hacksaw Ridge
    D. La La Land
    E. Sully

    Nominations in the BEST SOUND MIXING category
    A. Arrival
    B. Hacksaw Ridge
    C. La La Land
    D. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    E. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

    Nominations in the BEST ANIMATED FEATURE category
    A. Kubo and the Two Strings
    B. Moana
    C. My Life as a Zucchini
    D. The Red Turtle
    E. Zootopia

    Nominations in the BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FEATURE category
    A. Land of Mine
    B. A Man Called Ove
    C. The Salesman
    D. Tanna
    E. Toni Erdmann

    Nominations in the BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE category
    A. Fire at Sea
    B. I Am Not Your Negro
    C. Life Animated
    D. OJ: Made in America
    E. 13th

    Nominations in the BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT category
    A. Extremis
    B. 4.1 Miles
    C. Joe’s Violin
    D. Watani: My Homeland
    E. The White Helmets

    Nominations in the BEST SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION) category
    A. EnnemisInterieurs
    B. La Femme et le TGV
    C. Silent Nights
    D. Sing
    E. Timecode

    Nominations in the BEST SHORT FILM (ANIMATED) category
    A. Blind Vaysha
    B. Borrowed Time
    C. Pear Cider and Cigarettes
    D. Pearl
    E. Piper

    Get ready to witness the most desired award event in the history of cinema. With the nominations being announced, the Oscar® fever finally begins. So don’t miss the chance to watch THE OSCARS® live on Monday, February 27th at 5:30 AM followed by a repeat at 8:30 PM on Star Movies, Star Movies HD, and Star Movies Select HD.