Monday, 27 February 2017

LA LA LAND WINS OSCAR BEST PICTURE, UNTIL IT DOESN'T...


Um, so. Who gives a shit? There's a picture of Emma Stone, whose envelope made a double appearance and sent one of the biggest shockwaves through the Oscars...  ever? Your Best Picture winner is Moonlight, in one of the most extraordinary turns of events the Oscars has ever staged, and, um, it could never have been expected, and then it literally didn't even happen, and then... Emma's envelope. Your Oscar nominations are here, and your Oscar winners are below, and someone in the Academy is getting #fired.

Best Picture
Moonlight (Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Adele Romanski)

Best Directing
Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

Best Actress in a Leading Role
Emma Stone (La La Land)

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Viola Davis (Fences)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)

Best Writing - Original Screenplay
Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea)

Best Writing - Adapted Screenplay
Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight)

Best Cinematography
Linus Sandgren (La La Land)

Best Film Editing
John Gilbert (Hacksaw Ridge)

Best Production Design
Sandy Reynolds-Wasco and David Wasco (La La Land)

Best Costume Design
Colleen Atwood (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them)

Best Sound Mixing
Peter Grace, Robert MacKenzie, Kevin O'Connell and Andy Wright (Hacksaw Ridge)

Best Sound Editing
Sylvain Bellemare (Arrival)

Best Visual Effects
Andrew R. Jones, Robert Legato, Dan Lemmon and Adam Valdez (The Jungle Book)

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson (Suicide Squad)

Best Music (Original Score)
Justin Hurwitz (La La Land)

Best Music (Original Song)
Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul - 'City Of Stars' (La La Land)

Best Animated Feature Film
Zootopia (Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer)

Best Documentary Feature
O.J.: Made in America (Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow)

Best Foreign Language Film
The Salesman (Asghar Farhadi) - Iran

Best Short Film (Live Action)
Sing (Kristof Deak and Anna Udvardi)

Best Short Film (Animated)
Piper (Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer)

Best Documentary Short
The White Helmets (Joanna Natasegara and Orlando von Einsiedel)

REVIEW OF 2016 - BEST FILM

1. MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE (Claude Barras)

2. RAW (Julia Ducournau)

3. TONI ERDMANN (Maren Ade)

4. THE WOMAN WHO LEFT (Charo Santos-Concio)

5. HEART OF A DOG (Laurie Anderson)

6. THE EXQUISITE CORPUS (Peter Tscherkassky)

7. THE DEATH OF LOUIS XIV (Albert Serra)

8. YOUR NAME. (Shinkai Makoto)

9. SILENCE (Martin Scorsese)

10. FIELD NIGGAS (Khalik Allah)

11. ELLE (Paul Verhoeven)

12. ALL THE CITIES OF THE NORTH (Dane Komljen)

13. THE LOVE WITCH (Anna Biller)

14. MOONLIGHT (Barry Jenkins)

15. ARRIVAL (Denis Villeneuve)

16. THE ORNITHOLOGIST (Joao Pedro Rodrigues)

17. 3 1/2 MINUTES, TEN BULLETS (Marc Silver)

 
18. NO HOME MOVIE (Chantal Akerman)

19. JAMES WHITE (Josh Mond)

20. O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA (Ezra Edelman)

21. THE LITTLE PRINCE (Mark Osborne)

22. THE RED TURTLE (Michael Dudok de Wit)

23. THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER (Brady Corbet)

24. THE FITS (Anna Rose Holmer)

25. GRADUATION (Cristian Mungiu)

26. PARIS 05:59 (Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau)

27. NOCTURAMA (Bertrand Bonello)

28. KEKSZAKALLU (Gaston Solnicki)

29. UNDER THE SHADOW (Babak Anvari)

30. INNER WORKINGS (Leonardo Matsuda)

REVIEW OF 2016 - WORST FILM

1. LONDON HAS FALLEN (Babak Najafi)
2. NINA (Cynthia Nixon)
3. PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES (Burr Steers)
4. AAAAAAAAH! (Steve Oram)
5. INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE (Roland Emmerich)
6. HURRICANE BIANCA (Matt Kugelman)
7. ALLEGIANT (Robert Schwentke)
8. APPROACHING THE UNKNOWN (Mark Elijah Rosenberg)
9. JEAN OF THE JONESES (Stella Meghie)
10. INTO THE FOREST (Patricia Rozema)

REVIEW OF 2016 - BEST DIRECTION

1. Claude Barras (MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE)
2. Maren Ade (TONI ERDMANN)
3. Lav Diaz (THE WOMAN WHO LEFT)
4. Julia Ducournau (RAW)
5. Dane Komljen (ALL THE CITIES OF THE NORTH)
6. Peter Tscherkassky (THE EXQUISITE CORPUS)
7. Martin Scorsese (SILENCE)
8. Albert Serra (THE DEATH OF LOUIS XIV)
9. Anna Biller (THE LOVE WITCH)
10. Bertrand Bonello (NOCTURAMA)

REVIEW OF 2016 - BEST PERFORMANCE

1. John Lloyd Cruz (THE WOMAN WHO LEFT)

2. Sandra Huller (TONI ERDMANN)

3. Angeli Bayani (NED'S PROJECT)

4. Peter Simonischek (TONI ERDMANN)

5. Lee Hyo Je (THE THRONE)

6. Amy Adams (ARRIVAL)

7. Annette Bening (20TH CENTURY WOMEN)

 
8. Rooney Mara (UNA)

9. Matthias Schoenaerts (DISORDER)

10. Michael Shannon (NOCTURNAL ANIMALS)

11. Isabelle Huppert (VALLEY OF LOVE)

12. Kiki Kirin (AFTER THE STORM)

13. Liron Ben-Shlush (NEXT TO HER)

14. Zhao Tao (MOUNTAINS MAY DEPART)

15. Rebecca Hall (CHRISTINE)

16. Tsukamoto Shin'ya (SILENCE)

 
17. Charo Santos-Concios (THE WOMAN WHO LEFT)

18. Lily Gladstone (CERTAIN WOMEN)

19. Guillermo Francella (THE CLAN)

20. Jean-Pierre Leaud (THE WOMAN WHO LEFT)

21. Isabelle Huppert (THINGS TO COME)

22. Ogata Issei (SILENCE)

23. Mahershala Ali (MOONLIGHT)

24. Isabelle Huppert (ELLE)

25. Jeon Hye Jin (THE THRONE)

26. Kim Hwan Hee (THE WAILING)

27. Asano Tadanobu (SILENCE)

28. Christopher Matthew Cook (DOG EAT DOG)

29. Gabriel Epstein (TAEKWONDO)

30. Ben Mendelsohn (UNA)