Academy Awards 2017 – Live Blog


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It’s finally here! The 89th Annual Academy Awards is about to start. Who will be the big winners of the night? Will “La La Land” Waltz away with Oscar? Or will Moonlight snag him away? Hoping for some surprises along the way, here we go!


The opening number is a Justin Timberlake concert singing “Can’t Stop The Feeling” from the nominated movie “Trolls”.

Host Jimmy Kimmel opens the night with a monologue trying to unite America, by trying to bury the hatchet with Matt Damon.


And the winners are:

Best Supporting Actor – Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Best Make Up & HairstylingSuicide Squad

Best CostumeFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Best Documentary FeatureO.J.: Made in America

Best Sound EditingArrival

Best Sound MixingHacksaw Ridge

Best Supporting Actress – Viola Davis, Fences

Best Foreign FilmThe Salesman

Best Animated Short FilmPiper

Best Animated Feature FilmZootopia

Best Production Design – La La Land

Best Visual Effects – The Jungle Book

Best Film EditingHacksaw Ridge

Best Documentary Short Subject Film – The White Helmets

Best Short Film, Live Action – Sing

Best Cinematography – La La Land

Best Original Score – La La Land

Best Original Song – “City Of Stars” from La La Land

Best Original ScreenplayManchester by the Sea

Best Adapted ScreenplayMoonlight

Best DirectorDamien Chazelle, La La Land

Best Actor – Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

Best Actress – Emma Stone, La La Land

Best PictureMoonlight


About Lisa Minzey

Lisa Minzey is Editor in Chief of The Reel Critic.com. She has written for Phoenix Film Foundation, an online contributor for EW.com and is known to write a screenplay or 12. She's worked in Hollywood in various forms, but her first love is writing. She currently resides in Los Angeles.

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