The Oscars 2017 – my predictions

“One of the more noble things the Oscars can do is pay attention to movies no one knows about. Blockbusters don’t need much help.” –  Jeff Daniels

The following predictions are made up of a combination of my vaguely informed decision, how other awards ceremonies have gone and personal preference. Films with a hyperlink lead to my review of the film.

Best Picture – La La Land

Best Actor In A Leading Role – Casey Affleck, Manchester By The Sea

Actress In A Leading Role – Isabelle Huppert, Elle

Actor In A Supporting Role – Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Actress  In A Supporting Role – Viola Davis, Fences

Animated Feature Film – Zootopia

Cinematography – La La Land

Costume Design – Madeline Fontaine, Jackie

Director – Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Documentary – O.J.: Made In America (currently on BBC iplayer – absolute must-see)

Foreign Language Film- Toni Erdmann

Music (Original Score) – La La Land

Music (Original Song) – ‘City of Stars’, La La Land

Short film (animated) – Piper (the beautiful short that preceded ‘Finding Dory‘)





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