Today is one of those rare mornings when actors and others in the movie industry do not mind being awakened early by a ringing phone. As long as the person on the other end of that call is calling to congratulate them for being nominated for an Academy Award. AMPAS President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Ken Watanabe, Emmanuel Lubezki and Jason Reitman made the announcements
With 14 nominations La La Land tied the record previously shared by All About Eve and Titanic. Arrival and Moonlight each snagged eight nominations. Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer. Naomie Harris, Ruth Negga and Mahershala Ali are among those nominated in the acting categories which may prevent a repeat of the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite in 2017.
A movie mashup that got some love at the recent Golden Globe Awards, Hidden Fences also got a mention in a tweet from Buzzfeed. Here is the complete list of nominees.
Brian Milinsky has served in the military, been an FM D.J. and an award-winning radio news reporter/anchor/writer/editor. He is presently a screenwriter and currently lives in Los Angeles.
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