Time for you to fill out your Oscars ballot and lock in your picks!
The King and I also picked up a landmark nine Academy Award nods, and while Kerr didn't win for Best Actress, the film racked up five Oscars that year, including a Best Actor statue for Yul Brynner. It took over a year to edit the film and Damien Chapelle even managed to close the EZ Pass ramp connecting the 110 and 105 Freeway, twice. 336 films were eligible for Best Picture this year, but only 9 have been nominated and just one will triumph. The 2017 Academy Awards were quite a success for independent films. If your nomination or justification is especially interesting, we'll try to include it! The silver lining for team La La Land: Unlike at the WGA Awards Moonlight is Oscar-nominated in the best adapted screenplay category screenplay at the Oscars, where it won't go head-to-head against La La Land, which is nominated for original screenplay.
Should win: "La La Land", as it was my number one movie of 2016.
Jorick Garcia removes a wax Oscar statuette from a silicon mould Who said age was just a number? This idea sparked the Twitter trend #OscarSoWhite due to the second year in a row of all the nominees being Caucasian.
The "OscarsSoWhite" hashtag re-appeared, celebrities, including Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee announced boycotts of the ceremony.
Nomination by sound mixer Kevin O'Connell (Hacksaw Ridge), who holds the record for the most Oscar nominations without a single win.
In the end, though, it'll be three-time nominee Davis, whose performance as a woman who puts all her faith into a flawed man is one of the most stirring pieces of acting you'll ever see.
According to a recent Morning Consult, 47 percent chose "don't know/no opinion" when asked which movie they want to see take home the top prize on Oscar night, February 26. Emma Stone has also won all the precursor awards and the Oscar will be a fine culmination of her labours. And we must similarly wait to see who will claim statues in all of the other categories, from Best Actor and Best Actress to Best Cinematography and Best Score.
Midnight Cowboy (1969) was the first studio production to receive an X rating from the Motion Picture Association of America (its nude scenes and bold content - sex and drugs - were shocking for its time).
He first ran the show in the year 1940 for the 12th edition of the Academy Awards, and his last stint was in the year 1978.