Now that the KohOscars have passed & the Oscars have been nominated, I decided I would select my winners based on the nominations. Here are the full list of nominees, my choices are bold & italicized. The real winners will be listed.

Best Picturelandscape-1474899549-arrival-poster

  • Arrival
  • Fences
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Hidden Figures
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Manchester By The Sea
  • Moonlight

Winner: Moonlight

Best Actormaxresdefault1

  • Casey Affleck, “Machester By The Sea”
  • Andrew Garfield, “Hacksaw Ridge”
  • Ryan Gosling, “La La Land”
  • Viggo Mortenson, “Captain Fantastic”
  • Denzel Washington, “Fences”

Winner: Casey Affleck

 Best Actress04elle2-master675

  • Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”
  • Ruth Negga, “Loving”
  • Natalie Portman, “Jackie”
  • Emma Stone, “La La Land”
  • Meryl Streep, “Florence Foster Jenkins”

Winner: Emma Stone

Best Supporting Actorcrop20bigger20mahershala20ali

  • Mahershall Ali, “Moonlight”
  • Jeff Bridges, “Hell Or High Water”
  • Lucas Hedges, “Manchester By The Sea”
  • Dev Patel, “Lion”
  • Michael Shannon, “Nocturnal Animals”

Winner: Mahershalla Ali

Best Supporting Actressdavis

  • Viola Davis, “Fences”
  • Naomie Harris, “Moonlight”
  • Nicole Kidman, “Lion”
  • Octavia Spencer, “Hidden Figures”
  • Michelle Williams, “Manchester By The Sea”

Winner: Viola Davis

Best DirectorLLL PP _0004.NEF

  • Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”
  • Mel Gibson, “Hacksaw Ridge”
  • Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight”
  • Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester By The Sea”
  • Dennis Villenueve, “Arrival”

Winner: Damien Chazelle

Best Animated Featurelead_960

  • Kubo & the Two Strings
  • Moana
  • My Life as a Zucchini
  • The Red Turtle
  • Zootopia

Winner: Zootopia 

Best Animated Shortpiper3

  • Blind Vaysha
  • Borrowed Time
  • Pear Cider & Cigarrettes
  • Pearl
  • Piper

Winner: Piper

Best Adapted Screenplayhidden-figures-750x315_orig

  • Arrival
  • Fences
  • Hidden Figures
  • Lion
  • Moonlight

Winner: Moonlight

Best Original Screenplaylala-land

  • 20th Century Women
  • Hell or High Water
  • La La Land
  • The Lobster
  • Manchester By The Sea

Winner: Manchester By The Sea

Best Cinematographylion-movie-trailer

  • Arrival
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Moonlight
  • Silence

Winner: La La Land

Best Documentary Featurer91170_3_576x324_16-9

  • 13th
  • Fire At Sea
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Life
  • OJ: Made In America

Winner: OJ: Made In America

Best Short Documentaryac3fb5ca25d0b26555837de047faa7e608da4d6d5dbc04be6188e9028785c465

  • 4.1 Miles
  • Extremis
  • Joe’s Violin
  • Watani: My Homeland
  • The White Helmet

Winner: The White Helmet

Best Short Film


  • Ennemis Interieurs
  • La Femme et le TGV
  • Silent Nights
  • Sing
  • Timecode

Winner: Sing

Best Foreign Languagemaxresdefault2

  • A Man Called Ove
  • Land of Mine
  • Tanna
  • The Salesman
  • Toni Erdmann

Winner: The Salesman

Best Film Editinghacksaw-ridge-790x445

  • Joe Walker, “Arrival”
  • John Gilbert, “Hacksaw Ridge”
  • Jake Roberts, “Hell or High Water”
  • Tom Cross, “La La Land”
  • Nat Sanders, “Moonlight”

Winner: Hacksaw Ridge

Best Sound Editingdwhepksocial

  • Arrival
  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • La La Land
  • Sully

Winner: Arrival

Best Sound Mixingmaxresdefault3

  • Arrival
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • La La Land
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Winner: Hacksaw Ridge

Best Production Designhail-cesar

  • Arrival
  • Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them
  • Hail, Caesar!
  • La La Land
  • Passengers

Winner: La La Land

Best Original Scorepassengers-1

  • Mica Levi, “Arrival”
  • Justin Hurwitz, “La La Land”
  • Hauschka, “Lion”
  • Nicholas Britell, “Moonlight”
  • Thomas Newman, “Passengers”

Winner: La La Land

Best Original Songmoana-fallback_fde4d101

  • “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)”, La La Land
  • “Can’t Stop The Feeling”, Trolls
  • “City of Stars”, La La Land
  • “The Empty Chair”, Jim: The James Foley Story
  • “How Far I’ll Go”, Moana

Winner: City of Stars

Best Makeup & Hairmaxresdefault4

  • A Man Called Ove
  • Star Trek Beyond
  • Suicide Squad

Winner: Suicide Squad

Best Costume Designfantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them

  • Allied
  • Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them
  • Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Jackie
  • La La Land

Winner: Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them

Best Visual Effectsdoctor-strange-1

  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Doctor Strange
  • The Jungle Book
  • Kubo & the Two Strings
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Winner: The Jungle Book

My Score: (12-12)


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