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Oscars Countdown Begins!

Recently, the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Golden Globes nominations were announced AND the Critics Choice Awards were given out. Though, each in their own way are not necessarily direct precursors for Oscar nominations, these three awards “usually” gives us a pretty good idea who might or might not be nominated for Academy Awards, which will be announced on Tuesday, January 24. 

Let the speculation begin!

Screen Actors Guild Awards

(awards will be given out January 29)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Casey Affleck – Manchester By The Sea

Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge

Ryan Gosling –La La Land

Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic

Denzel Washington – Fences

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Amy Adams – Arrival

Emily Blunt – The Girl On The Train

Natalie Portman – Jackie

Emma Stone – La La Land

Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Mahershala Ali – Moonlight

Jeff Bridges – Hell Or High Water

Hugh Grant – Florence Foster Jenkins

Lucas Hedges – Manchester By The Sea

Dev Patel – Lion

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Viola Davis – Fences

Naomie Harris – Moonlight

Nicole Kidman – Lion

Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams – Manchester By The Sea

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Captain Fantastic

Fences

Hidden Figures

Manchester By The Sea

Moonlight

Golden Globes

(awards will be given out January 8)

Best Motion Picture – Drama

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Lion

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

20th Century Women

Deadpool

Florence Foster Jenkins

La La Land

Sing Street

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea

Joel Edgerton – Loving

Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge

Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic

Denzel Washington – Fences

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

Amy Adams – Arrival

Jessica Chastain – Miss Sloane

Ruth Negga – Loving

Natalie Portman – Jackie

Isabelle Huppert – Elle

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

Colin Farrell – The Lobster

Ryan Gosling – La La Land

Hugh Grant – Florence Foster Jenkins

Jonah Hill – War Dogs

Ryan Reynolds – Deadpool

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

Annette Bening – 20th Century Women

Lily Collins – Rules Don’t Apply

Hailee Steinfeld – The Edge of Seventeen

Emma Stone – La La Land

Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture

Mahershala Ali – Moonlight

Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water

Simon Helberg – Florence Foster Jenkins

Dev Patel – Lion

Aaron Taylor-Johnson – Nocturnal Animals

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture

Viola Davis – Fences

Naomie Harris – Moonlight

Nicole Kidman – Lion

Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea

Best Director – Motion Picture

Damien Chazelle – La La Land

Tom Ford – Nocturnal Animals

Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge

Barry Jenkins – Moonlight

Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture

Damien Chazelle – La La Land

Tom Ford – Nocturnal Animals

Barry Jenkins – Moonlight

Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea

Taylor Sheridan – Hell or High Water

Best Original Score – Motion Picture

Nicholas Britell – Moonlight

Justin Hurwitz – La La Land

Johann Johannsson – Arrival

Dustin O’Halloran, Hauschka – Lion

Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams, Benjamin Wallfisch – Hidden Figures

Best Original Song – Motion Picture

“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Trolls – Music & Lyrics by: Justin Timberlake, Max Martin, Shellback

“City of Stars” – La La Land – Music by: Justin Hurwitz Lyrics by: Benj Pasek, Justin Paul

“Faith” – Sing – Music & Lyrics by: Ryan Tedder, Stevie Wonder, Francis Farewell Starlight

“Gold” – Gold – Music & Lyrics by: Brian Burton, Stephen Gaghan, Daniel Pemberton, Iggy Pop

“How Far I’ll Go” – Moana – Music & Lyrics by: Lin-Manuel Miranda Lyrics

Best Animated Feature Film

Kubo and the Two Strings

Moana

My Life as a Zucchini

Sing

Zootopia

Best Foreign-Language Film

Divines (France)

Elle (France)

Neruda (Chile)

The Salesman (Iran/France)

Toni Erdmann (Germany)

Critics Choice Awards

(awards were given out December 11)

Best Picture

La La Land (WINNER)

Arrival

Fences

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Lion

Loving

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

Sully

Best Actor

Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea (WINNER)

Joel Edgerton – Loving

Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge

Ryan Gosling – La La Land

Tom Hanks – Sully

Denzel Washington – Fences

Best Actress

Natalie Portman – Jackie (WINNER)

Amy Adams – Arrival

Annette Bening – 20th Century Women

Isabelle Huppert – Elle

Ruth Negga – Loving

Emma Stone – La La Land 

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali – Moonlight (WINNER)

Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea

Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water

Ben Foster – Hell or High Water

Dev Patel – Lion [Pictured Above]

Michael Shannon – Nocturnal Animals

Best Supporting Actress

Viola Davis – Fences (WINNER)

Greta Gerwig – 20th Century Women

Naomie Harris – Moonlight

Nicole Kidman – Lion

Janelle Monáe – Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea

Best Young Actor/Actress

Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea (WINNER)

Alex R. Hibbert – Moonlight

Lewis MacDougall – A Monster Calls

Madina Nalwanga – Queen of Katwe

Sunny Pawar – Lion

Hailee Steinfeld – The Edge of Seventeen

Best Acting Ensemble

Moonlight (WINNER)

20th Century Women

Fences

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures 

Manchester by the Sea

Best Director

Damien Chazelle – La La Land (WINNER)

Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge 

Barry Jenkins – Moonlight

Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea

David Mackenzie – Hell or High Water

Denis Villeneuve – Arrival

Denzel Washington – Fences

Best Original Screenplay

Damien Chazelle – La La Land (WINNER, TIE)

Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea (WINNER, TIE)

Barry Jenkins – Moonlight

Yorgos Lanthimos/Efthimis Filippou – The Lobster

Jeff Nichols – Loving

Taylor Sheridan – Hell or High Water

Best Adapted Screenplay

Eric Heisserer – Arrival (WINNER)

Luke Davies – Lion

Tom Ford – Nocturnal Animals 

Todd Komarnicki – Sully

Allison Schroeder/Theodore Melfi – Hidden Figures

August Wilson – Fences

Best Cinematography

Linus Sandgren – La La Land (WINNER)

Stéphane Fontaine – Jackie

James Laxton – Moonlight

Seamus McGarvey – Nocturnal Animals

Bradford Young – Arrival

Best Production Design

La La Land – David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds-Wasco (WINNER)

Arrival – Patrice Vermette, Paul Hotte/André Valade

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Stuart Craig/James Hambidge, Anna Pinnock [Pictured Above]

Jackie – Jean Rabasse, Véronique Melery

Live by Night – Jess Gonchor, Nancy Haigh

Best Editing

Tom Cross – La La Land (WINNER)

John Gilbert – Hacksaw Ridge

Blu Murray – Sully

Nat Sanders/Joi McMillon – Moonlight [Pictured Above]

Joe Walker – Arrival

Best Costume Design

Madeline Fontaine – Jackie (WINNER)

Colleen Atwood – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Consolata Boyle – Florence Foster Jenkins [Pictured Above]

Joanna Johnston – Allied

Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh – Love & Friendship

Mary Zophres – La La Land

Best Hair and Makeup

Jackie (WINNER)

Doctor Strange

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Hacksaw Ridge

Star Trek Beyond

Best Visual Effects

The Jungle Book (WINNER)

A Monster Calls

Arrival

Doctor Strange

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Best Animated Feature

Zootopia (WINNER)

Finding Dory

Kubo and the Two Strings

Moana

The Red Turtle

Trolls

Best Foreign Language Film

Elle (WINNER)

The Handmaiden 

Julieta

Neruda

The Salesman

Toni Erdmann

Best Song

City of Stars – La La Land (WINNER)

Audition (The Fools Who Dream) – La La Land

Can’t Stop the Feeling – Trolls

Drive It Like You Stole It – Sing Street

How Far I’ll Go – Moana

The Rules Don’t Apply – Rules Don’t Apply

Best Score

Justin Hurwitz – La La Land (WINNER)

Nicholas Britell – Moonlight

Jóhann Jóhannsson – Arrival [Pictured Above]

Micachu – Jackie

Dustin O’Halloran, Hauschka – Lion

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