Oscars 2017 Review: Lookback at the Winners of 89th Academy Awards, Los Angeleson Photos and videos
The 89th academy awards were held at the Dolby Theatre Hollywood, Los Angeles, California on February 26, 2017, at 5:30 pm PST. The night was full of devoid surprises, and victors celebrated their achievements. The Academy Award more popularly known as Oscar was hosted for the first time by comedian Jimmy Kimmel.
Jimmy Kimmel, at his best, was entertaining all people. And the best part of all was the fake fights of his with actor Matt Damon.
Despite all of these, the ratings somehow got low comparatively to previous Academy Awards. It, in fact, is the third least watched of the 21st century. The Oscars 2017 are down by 4% in viewership and 13% among adults 19-49 from what the 88th Academy Awards ended up.
Moreover, the debacle of wrong name ‘La La Land’ the big prize for the category of 'Best Movie' was initially being handed on live TV which later on, over a right way handled by the host Jimmy Kimmel and other members.
That became the most dramatic moment in the history of Academy Awards. Warren Betty, later on, showed the card which showed the Best actor name Emma Stone.
Despite all of these the excellence in cinematic achievements was honored. Let’s have a quick over the winners of different categories.’ La La Land’ took away six awards after receiving a record typing 14 nominations and ‘Moonlight’ won three awards. Now, let’s have a quick look at the winners of the Oscars 2017.
1. Best Motion Picture of the Year
For the best picture of Oscar 2017 much outstanding work landed for the nomination of the top honor of the night. The nominees included “Arrival.", "Fences.", "Hacksaw Ridge.", "Hell or High Water.", "Hidden Figures.", "La La Land.", "Lion.", "Manchester by the Sea." And "Moonlight.".
This category became the title because of which 89th Oscar will always be remembered. The reason would be the announcement of ‘La La Land’ as the winner due to the wrong delivery of the envelope, but in actuality, the American movie “Moonlight” based on the story of gay boys was the actual winner.
2. Best actor in leading role
The nominees for the award in this category included Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea), Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge), Ryan Gosling (La La Land), Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic) and Denzel Washington (Fences).
The most eye-catching award of the night was won by Casey Affleck for his mesmerizing portrayal as Lee Chandler.
3. Best actress in leading role
The youngest from all the nominees, Emma Stones took home the title for her work as Mia in the romantic musical ‘La La Land.'
4. Best Director
The nominees for this category of the award were Denis Villeneuve (Arrival), Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge), Damien Chazelle (La La Land), Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea) and Barry Jenkins (Moonlight).
With no surprise, the American musical romantic comedy-drama which was written and directed by Damien Chazella, 32 won the award.
5. Best actor in supporting role:
The nominated actors for this category were Mahershala Ali (Moonlight), Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water), Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea), Dev Patel (Lion) and Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals).
An epic story of a young black man to manhood and the complete justice done to the role by Mahershala Ali. With the absolute characterization passion and humanity, Mahershala Ali made his way towards the Oscar.
6. Best actress in supporting role
Out of those nominees, Viola Davis with no surprise won the title and also won the heart of many with the heart touching speech.
7. Best Original Screenplay
Out of those nominees, Kenneth Lonergan took the award for his work in “Manchester by the Sea.”
8. Best adapted screenplay
The nominees were Moonlight- Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney from in Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney, Arrival-Eric Heisserer from Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang, Fences-August Wilson from Fences By August Wilson (posthumous nomination), Hidden Figures-Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi from Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly and Lion-Luke Davies from A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley and Larry Buttrose.
And Moonlight with his incredible adaption on screen won the award for this category.
9. Best Animated feature film
Byron Howard, Rich Moore, and Clark Spencer were honored for their work in American 3D in computer-animated comedy adventure film ‘Zootopia.'
10. Best Foreign language film
The best thing about Oscars is undoubtedly justified by this particular category which honors not only the Hollywood movies but also the movies from different corners of the world.
The nominees included The Salesman (Iran) in Persian- Asghar Farhadi, Land of Mine (Denmark) in Danish- Martin Zandvliet, A Man Called Ove (Sweden) in Swedish- Hannes Holm, Tanna (Australia) in Nauvhal- Martin Butler and Bentley Dean and Toni Erdmann (Germany) in German- Maren Ade.
The winner of this category is Asghar Farhadi for his work in The Salesman (Iran) in Persian.
11. Best Documentary Feature
The nominees were ‘O.J.: Made in America’, ‘Fire at Sea,' ‘I Am Not Your Negro,' ‘Life, Animated’ and ‘13th'.
Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow won the Oscar for their work in O.J.: Made in America.
12. Best Documentary Short Subject
‘The White Helmets,' ‘Extremis,' ‘4.1 Miles’, Joe’s Violin’ and ‘Watani: My Homeland’ were the nominees for the title.
And Orlando Von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara won the title for their work in 40 min documentary The White Helmets.
13. Best Live Action short Film
The nominees consisted ‘Sing’, ‘Ennemis Interieurs’, ‘La Femme et le TGV’, ‘Silent Nights’ and ‘Timecode’.
Out of the nominees, Kristof Deak and Anna Udvardy for Sing succeeded to take the title.
14. Best Animated Short Film
The nominees were ‘Piper,' ‘Blind Vaysha,' ‘Borrowed Time,' ‘Pear Cider and Cigarettes’ and ‘Pearl.'
For the outstanding work in the short film ‘Piper,' Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer won the award.
15. Best Original Score
‘Jackie’, ‘Lion’, ‘Moonlight’, ‘La La Land’ and ‘Passengers’ were the nominees for this category, out of which Justin Hurwitz took home the Academy Award for his work in romantic comedy drama ‘La La Land’.
16. Best Original Song
With the heart touching melodies, ‘City Of Stars’ from La La Land, ‘Audition (The Fools Who Dream) from La La Land, ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’ from Trolls, ‘The Empty Chair’ from Jim: The James Foley Story and ‘How Far I’ll Go’ from Moana were nominated for the best original song.
Out of five, two were from La La Land which undoubtedly increased the probability of winning the award, and it did.
Justin Hurwitz gave the music, and Bennj Pasek and Justin Paul worked on the lyric, and they accepted the Oscar with the same excitement.
17. Best Sound Editing
The nominees for the title were ‘Deepwater Horizon’, ‘Hacksaw Ridge’, ‘Arrival’, ‘La La Land’ and ‘Sully’.
Sylvain Bellemare for his work in a film about aliens visiting earth ‘Arrival’ won the award for this category.
18. Best Sound Mixing
The nominees included ‘Hacksaw Ridge’, ‘Arrival’, ‘La La Land’, ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ and ’13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi’
Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace won the Oscar for their combine work in a biographical war movie ‘Hacksaw Ridge’.
19. Best Production Design
The nominees for this category were ‘Arrival,' ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' ‘La La Land,' ‘Hail, Caesar!’ and ‘Passengers.'
With now surprise, ‘La La Land’ got the title, and the incredible work in the production design for this romantic comedy-drama, David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco’ were honored.
20. Best Cinematography
For the art of making motion pictures, ‘Arrival,' ‘Lion,' ‘Moonlight,' La La Land’ and ‘Silence’ were nominated.
Linus Sandgren won the title for his work in American romantic drama ‘La La Land.'
21. Best Makeup and Hairstyling
The nominees consisted ‘A Man Called Ove,' ‘Suicide Squad’ and ‘Star Trek Beyond.'
The science fiction movie ‘Suicide Squad’ won the Academy Award and Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgia Gregorini, and Christopher Nelson enthusiastically collected the award.
22. Best Costume Design
‘Allied,' ‘Florence Foster Jenkins,' ‘Jackie,' ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ and ‘La La Land’ landed as nominees for this category.
Colleen Atwood for the striking costume designs in the movie ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ won the award.
23. Best Film Editing
The nominees included ‘Arrival,' ‘Hell or High Water,' ‘Hacksaw Ridge,' ‘La La Land’ and ‘ Moonlight.'
John Gilbert for his outstanding work in the war drama movie ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ got awarded with the Oscar.
24. Best Visual Effects
The nominees were ‘Deepwater Horizon,' ‘Doctor Strange,' ‘ The Jungle Book,' ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ and ‘Rogue One: A Stars Wars Story.'
For the category in which imagery is created outside the context of live action, ‘The Jungle Book’ managed to stand out and took home the Academy Award for which Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R, Jones and Dan Lemmon were rewarded.