The 89th Academy Awards Nominations

By Livia Peterson

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and others announced the 89th Academy Awards nominees during Tuesday, January 24, 2017 morning. The nominees provided plenty predictability and very few surprises (e.g. "Nocturnal Animals", explain why the film received love, 'kay). Without further ado, the 89th Academy Awards nominees.

Best Picture
“Arrival”
“Fences”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“Hell or High Water”
“Hidden Figures”
“La La Land”
“Lion”
“Manchester by the Sea”
“Moonlight”
 
Best Director
Damien Chazelle, “La La Land” 
Mel Gibson, “Hacksaw Ridge”
Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight” 
Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”
Denis Villeneuve, “Arrival”
 
Best Lead Actor
Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”
Andrew Garfield, “Hacksaw Ridge”
Ryan Gosling, “La La Land,”
Viggo Mortensen, “Captain Fantastic”
Denzel Washington, “Fences”
 
Best Lead 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”

Best Animated Feature
“Kubo and the Two Strings”
“Moana”
“My Life as a Zucchini”
“The Red Turtle”
“Zootopia”
 
Best Animated Short Film
“Blind Vaysha”
“Borrowed Time”
“Pear Cider and Cigarettes”
“Pearl”
“Piper”
 
Best Original Screenplay
“20th Century Women”
“Hell or High Water”
“La La Land”
“The Lobster”
“Manchester by the Sea”

Best Adapted Screenplay
“Arrival”
“Fences”
“Hidden Figures”
“Lion”
“Moonlight”
 
Best Cinematography
“Arrival”
“La La Land”
“Lion”
“Moonlight”
“Silence”
 
Best Documentary Feature
“13th”
“Fire at Sea”
“I Am Not Your Negro”
“Life, Animated”
“O.J.: Made in America”
 
Best Documentary Short Film
“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”
 
Best Foreign Language Film
“A Man Called Ove”, Sweden
“Land of Mine”, Denmark
“Tanna”, Australia
“The Salesman”, Iran
“Toni Erdmann”, Germany
 
Best Film Editing
“Arrival”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“Hell or High Water”
“La La Land”
“Moonlight”
 
Best Sound Editing
“Arrival”
“Deepwater 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 Production Design
“Arrival”
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
“Hail, Caesar!”
“La La Land”
“Passengers”

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 Makeup and Hair
“A Man Called Ove”
“Star Trek Beyond”
“Suicide Squad”
 
Best Costume Design
“Allied”
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
“Florence Foster Jenkins”
“Jackie”
“La La Land”
 
Best Visual Effects
“Deepwater Horizon”
“Doctor Strange”
“The Jungle Book”
“Kubo and the Two Strings”
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

Split (2017)

20th Century Women (2016)