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Hooray for Hollywood

February 15, 2017

The Academy Awards will be presented on February 26, 2017 in the “old” Hollywood, not Alt Hollywood (DC, Mar-a-Lago, Trump Tower).

Here then my prognostications for the Oscars including my personal picks when applicable.

BEST PICTURE: La La Land or Moonlight (my preference)

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE: Denzel Washington (Fences); Casey Affleck (Manchester[?])

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE: Emma Stone (La La Land); Isabelle Huppert (Elle[?])

ACTOR/SUPPORTING: Mahershala Ali (Moonlight); Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals[?])

ACTRESS/SUPPORTING: Viola Davis (Fences)

DIRECTING: Damien Chazelle (La La Land) or Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Linus Sandgren (La La Land)

EDITING: John Gilbert (Hacksaw Ridge)

PRODUCTION DESIGN:David Wasco (La La Land)

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: 13th (Ava DuVernay) or O. J.:Made In America (Ezra Edelman)




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  1. Levie permalink

    I would have to agree with your assessment


  2. Ed Potter permalink

    La La Land: terribly over-rated


  3. Norman Bloom permalink

    Nice list…some films still have not seen…sweet statues!


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