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2017 Oscars: 336 Feature Films Eligible for the Best Picture Oscar

From Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie to Zootopia, this year’s list of eligible films is up from last year’s 305, 323 in 2014 and 289 in 2013. LOS ANGELES, CA – Three hundred thirty-six feature films are eligible for the 2016 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. To be eligible for 89th Academy Awards consideration, feature ...

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2017 Oscars: A Man Called Ove, Suicide Squad Among 7 Films Advance in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar Race

LOS ANGELES, CA –The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 89th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Deadpool” “The Dressmaker” “Florence Foster Jenkins” “Hail, Caesar!” “A Man Called Ove” “Star Trek Beyond” “Suicide Squad” On Saturday, January 7, 2017, ...

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Oscar Shocker: Moonlight and Loving Ruled Adapted by the Academy

In a huge shakeup that will impact both of Oscar’s screenplay categories, the scripts for Moonlight and Loving have both been moved to Adapted Screenplay as per the Academy. Both films earned Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild nominations this week. Both screenplays are competing in Original Screenplay with the Writers Guild of America and Moonlight has already won a ...

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2017 Oscars: 145 Original Score Eligible for the Oscar: Arrival, Silence, Manchester by the Sea No Shows

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 145 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2016 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 89th Academy Awards®. Some glaring omissions include Arrival (which was high, if not #1 on most lists), Manchester by the Sea and Silence. Interestingly, the score for Hidden ...

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2017 Oscars: 91 Original Songs Vie for the Academy Award

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 91 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2016 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 89th Academy Awards®. While most films played it smart by only submitting two or three entries (only two songs can be nominated from ...

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2017 Oscars: Eagle Huntress, 13TH, O.J.: Made in America, I Am Not Your Negro in Contention for the Documentary Feature Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards®.  One hundred forty-five films were originally submitted in the category. While films like O.J.: Made in America, 13TH, The Ivory Game and Life, Animated were all expected to land in final ...

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