(Photo Jeff Rutherford) With 14 nominations, La La Land ties the record held by All about Eve (1950) and Titanic (1997). One of the 14 nominations for La La Land is Best Picture in the 2017 Oscars race.
All eyes will be on the this year’s Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26. Oscar week begins Feb. 22 and the press descends on the Red Carpet.

(Photo Jeff Rutherford) The press descends on the Red Carpet

One of the biggest anticipations is Best Picture winner.
Best Picture nominees are:

  • Arrival  
  • Fences
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Hell or High Water
  • Hidden Figures
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Moonlight

With their Best Picture nominations for Moonlight, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner become the first individual producers to have nominations in the Best Picture category in four consecutive years.
La La Land is the first musical with original music and story to receive a Best Picture nomination since All That Jazz (1979) and the second since Anchors Aweigh (1945).
With his Best Picture nomination for Manchester by the Sea, Matt Damon becomes only the third individual to be nominated in the Acting, Writing and Best Picture categories. The others are Warren Beatty and George Clooney.
Denzel Washington is the seventh individual to receive Acting and Best Picture nominations for the same film, joining Warren Beatty, Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Bradley Cooper.

The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. EST/4 p.m. PST.

(Photo Jeff Rutherford) The Grand Staircase waits for the stars on Oscar Night, Feb. 26, 2017.

(Photo Barb Teed) ArtsCrawler reporter Lindsay Teed on the Red Carpet 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. EST/4 p.m. PST.