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89th Academy Award Winners: Moonlight Upsets La La La for Best Picture

MOONLIGHT won the 2017 Oscar for Best Picture, one of its three wins of eight nominations. But it wasn’t met without a period of confusion as presenters Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty announced La La Land as the winner. It turns out Beatty and Dunaway, who announced the winner, was given the wrong envelope and announced La La Land as the …

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2017 Oscars: What the Official Order of Awards Presentation Might Tell Us

The official order of presentation for tonight’s Oscars is here and there are some very strategically placed awards, it seems. One Supporting usually kicks things off and tonight is no different. This one, however, will unfold one of the night’s biggest mysteries. Both screenplay awards are way at the end, which is a bit unusual. Sound Editing and Mixing is near …

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2017 Oscars: Details and Presenters for the 89th Academy Awards

Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd are the producers for the 89th Academy Awards. Watch here for updated information on presenters, performers and more. The 89th Oscars® telecast will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and air live Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network. First Slate of Presenters LEONARDO DICAPRIO BRIE LARSON MARK RYLANCE ALICIA VIKANDER Second Slate of Presenters …

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2017 Oscars: Production Team Set for 89th Academy Awards

Eight key members of the production team (in addition to the announcement last week of Glenn Weiss returning as director) have been announced for the 89th Academy Awards. “This team has over 75 years of combined experience working on Oscars telecasts,” said Oscars producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd. “It’s truly a privilege to work alongside them.” Rob Paine …

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2017 Oscars: Official Trailer, Videos and Posters for the 89TH OSCARS®

The official trailer for the Oscars is here packed with all of this year’s Oscar nominees from Moonlight to La La Land and Passengers to Doctor Strange (even a few non-Oscar nominees). Plus, ‘Jimmy’s Guide to Winning an Oscar’ and ‘Meet the Actress and Supporting Actress Nominees.’ Also, the official posters for the 2017 Oscars, keeping with their new red/gold …

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Oscar Winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance, Alicia Vikander to Present at 89th Oscars

Academy Award® winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander will present at the 89th Oscars, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today.  All return to the Oscars stage after winning last year in their respective acting categories.  Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television …

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2017 Oscar Nominations: La La Land Ties All-Time Record with 14

Well, it happened. La La Land defied some odds and hit 14 nominations today, tying it with the all-time Oscar record. That total puts it in alongside Titanic and All About Eve as the most-nominated films ever. The modern-day musical hit Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, Original Screenplay, Film Editing, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design, Original Score, Original Song (x2), …

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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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Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd to Produce 2017 Oscars

After the longest period before an announcement in recent history, it was confirmed this morning (after Variety reported negotiations yesterday) that Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd have officially signed on to produce the 89th Academy Awards. De Luca and Todd are co-chairs for the Producers Guild Awards and had earlier said the commitment to the PGA would not give …

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