It’s almost time folks. This time Sunday night we will know most of the winners of the most prestigious awards in film, the Academy Awards. Over the last year the Lewton Bus gang sat down and watched a ton of films and after a round of polling and some seriously fierce debate we are ready to present our completed ballot for this years Oscars.  So without further ado let’s count them down:

Writing Original Screenplay: The nominees are Hell or High Water, La La Land, The Lobster, Manchester by The Sea, 20th Century Women.

And the winner is…

La La Land!

 

Writing Adapted Screenplay: The nominees are Arrival, Fences, Hidden Figures, Lion, Moonlight.

And the winner is…

Arrival!

 

Visual Effects:  The nominees are: Deepwater Horizon, Doctor Strange, The Jungle Book, Kubo and The Two Strings, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. 

And the winner is…

Doctor Strange!

 

Sound Mixing: The nominees are: Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge, La La Land, Rogue One, Thirteen Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.

And the winner is…

La La Land!

 

Sound Editing: The nominees are: Arrival, Deep Water Horizon, Hacksaw Ridge, La La Land, Sully.

And the winner is…

Arrival!

 

Live Action Short Film: The nominees are: Ennemis Interieurs, La Femme et le TGV, Silent Nights, Sing, Timecode.

And the winner is…

Timecode!

 

Animated Short Film: The nominees are: Blind Vaysha, Borrowed Time, Pear Cider and Cigarettes, Pearl, Piper.

And the winner is…

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Piper!

 

Production Design: The nominees are: Arrival, Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them, Hail Caesar, La La Land, Passengers.

And the winner is…

Hail, Caesar!

 

Original Song: The nominees are: “Audition” La La Land, “Can’t Stop This Feeling” Trolls, “City of Stars” La La Land, “The Empty Chair” Jim: The James Foley Story, “How Far I’ll Go” Moana.

And the winner is…

“City of Stars” from La La Land, by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul!

 

Original Score: The nominees are: Jackie, La La Land, Lion, Moonlight, Passengers.

And the winner is…

La La Land!

 

Makeup and Hairstyling: The nominees are: A Man Called Ove, Star Trek Beyond, Suicide Squad.

And the winner is…

Star Trek Beyond!

 

Foreign Language Film: The nominees are:  Land of Man, A Man Called Ove, The Salesman, Tanna, Toni Erdmann

And the winner is…

Toni Erdmann!

 

Film Editing: The nominees are:  Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge, Hell or High Water, La La Land, Moonlight.

And the winner is…

 

La La Land!

 

Documentary Short: The nominees are: Extremis, 4.1 Miles, Joe’s Violin, Watani My Homeland, The White Helmet.

And the winner is…

White Helmets!

 

Documentary Feature:  The nominees are:  Fire at Sea, I am Not Your Negro, Life, Animated, O.J.: Made in America, 13th. 

And the winner is…

O.J.: Made in America!

 

Directing: The nominees are: Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge, La La Land, Manchester by The Sea, Moonlight.

And the winner is…

Damian Chazelle for La La Land!

 

Costume Design:  The nominees are: Arrival, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Florence Foster Jenkins, Jackie, La La Land. 

And the winner is…

La La Land!

 

Cinematography: The nominees are: Arrival, La La Land, Lion, Moonlight, Silence.

and the winner is…

Linus Sandgren for La La Land!

 

Animated Feature Film: The nominees are: Kubo and The Two Strings, Moana, My Life as a Zucchini, The Red Turtle, Zootopia. 

And the winner is…

Zootopia!

 

Actress in a Supporting Role: The nominees are: Viola Davis: FencesNaomie Harris: Moonlight, Nicole Kidman: Lion, Octavia Spencer: Hidden Figures, Michelle Williams: Manchester by the Sea.

And the winner is…

Viola Davis for Fences!

 

Actor in a Supporting Role: The nominees are: Mahershala Ali: MoonlightJeff Bridges: Hell or High Water, Lucas Hedges: Manchester by the Sea, Dev Patel: Lion, Michael Shannon: Nocturnal Animals.

And the winner is…

Mahershala Ali for Moonlight

 

Actress in a Leading Role: Isabelle Huppert: Elle, Ruth Negga: Loving, Natalie Portman: Jackie, Emma Stone: La La Land, Meryl Streep: Florence Foster Jenkins.

And the winner is…

Emma Stone for La La Land!

 

Actor in a Leading Role: The nominees are:  Casey Affleck: Manchester by the Sea, Andrew Garfield: Silence

Ryan Gosling: La La Land (probably also The Nice Guys, at least it should be), Viggo Mortenson: Captain Fantastic, Denzel Washington: Fences.

And the winner is…

Ryan Gosling for having an all around awesome year! (This one featured a rather intense tiebreaker)

 

And now for the big one…

Best Picture: The nominees are: Arrival, Fences, Hell or High Water, Hidden Figures, La La Land, Lion, Manchester by the Sea, Moonlight.

And the winner is…

La La Land!

 

Well there you have it. If our projections hold true, La La Land is going to have a fairly spectacular night, with  our staff having them slotted in to win eleven of the fourteen Academy Awards that it is nominated for (two of those being in the same category of best original song). If you are a fan of the film, rejoice! If not it might be a long night for you. I’m excited to see if we are right! Tune in tomorrow at 7pm on ABC to find out!

 

 

 

  • Something

    I am gonna laugh so hard when Denzel wins Best Actor tomorrow night.

  • Andrew Clark

    I totally forgot to check in on these results. We were pretty optimistic about some of these…:-P

    Happy to see we gave Gosling some much-deserved love. And HAIL, CAESAR! for Production Design is aces.