Record Oscarnominaties for La La Land
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La La Land has been nominated for fourteen Oscars. The movie with Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in the lead roles has made a record number of nominations in the wait dragged on for the ceremony on 26 February.
The filmmusical has as many nominations as Titanic (1997) and All About Eve (1950) and is therefore a shared record.
The film was amongst others nominated in the category best film, best female lead and best male lead. La La Land makes further include another chance at an Oscar for best music and best director (Damien Chazelle).
Ryan Gosling should be in his category up against Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge), Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea), Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic) and Denzel Washington (Fences). Emma Stone Isabelle Huppert (Elle), Natalie Portman (Jackie), Ruth Negga (Loving) and Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins).
After La La Land, the movies Moonlight and Arrival, the most frequently nominated: they have a chance to win eight Oscars. Also Hacksaw Ridge, and Lion are major contenders with a total of six nominations.
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In addition to La La Land, are also Arrival, Fences, Hacksaw Ridge, Hell or High Water, Hidden Figures, Lion, Manchester by the Sea and Moonlight is nominated in the category best film.
The Dutch film Tonio was not nominated in the best foreign language film category, but The Red Turtle Dutch maker Michael Dudok de Wit makes up for chance at an Oscar. The netherlands is a other way also present: Isabelle Huppert has a chance to win an Oscar for her role in the movie, Elle by director Paul Verhoeven.
Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water), Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea) and Dev Patel (Lion) a chance to win an Oscar in the category best male supporting role. Also, Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) and Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals) are nominated in that category.
In the category for best female supporting actress are Viola Davis (Fences), Naomie Harris (Moonlight), Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures) and Nicole Kidman (Lion) contenders.