Mel Gibson had to pay complete attention to news discovering awards nominations on Tuesday morning, finally received a best director nomination for his film Hacksaw Ridge that also emerged in best picture category.
Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling also got excited after learning their latest romance-drama La La Land achieved nominations even seems to be is dominating, while Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris starrer Moonlight also shines with impressive rankings so far.
While Hacksaw Ridge assures success to its filmmakers as well cast because it racked up a surprisingly strong six nominations, although Andrew Garfield earned nomination for best actor for his role as World War II pacifist hero Desmond Doss, plus nominations for sound mixing-editing and film editing.
Unfortunately Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’ bagged only a single nomination for cinematography. Although, after getting a lot praised western-crime venture ‘Hell or High Water’ fueled positive expectations of its makers receiving best supporting actor (Jeff Bridges), best picture and original screenplay nominations.
Denzel Washington earned nomination for its lead role in ‘Fences’, while Dev Patel and Mahershala Ali for their acts in Moonlight and Lion. Actors nominated for best supporting actress category, Octavia Spencer for ‘Hidden Figures’, Viola Davis for ‘Fences’, Naomie Harris for ‘Moonlight’, though Ruth Negga from ‘Loving’ named lead actress nominations.
The 89th Annual Oscar Awards ceremony will be broadcasted on Sunday (Febuary 26) on ABC, although Barry Jenkins looks bit confident after earning nomination of best director.
Ms. Adams who had been nominated for five times for Oscar title, couldn’t get his name among best actress category this time, even Huppert also remained fail to receive any nomination after failure shortlisted for best foreign-language film French film “Elle.”
Taraji P. Henson also vanished this time even didn’t receive nominations for a Golden Globe or a Screen Actors Guild Award for her prominent act as a math savant in “Hidden Figures.”