2017 Academy Awards Predictions

The 2017 Academy Awards is right around the corner and the list of nominations is out all over the inter-webs. Unsurprisingly, “La La Land” has tied for most Oscar nominations ever, and if you read our review you know we here at dustydvd loved La La Land and we wouldn’t be surprised if it swept the awards. So just for fun, we thought we’d put out our predictions for some of the categories, take a look…

Best Picture



La La Land – WINNER – All the way, we loved La La Land


Manchester By The Sea


Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

Best Director

Mel Gibson: Hacksaw Ridge

Kenneth Lonergan: Manchester By The Sea

Denis Villeneuve: Arrival

Barry Jenkins: Moonlight

Damien Chazelle: La La Land – WINNER

Best Actor

Denzel Washington: Fences

Ander Garfield: Hacksaw Ridge

Casey Affleck: Manchester By The Sea

Viggo Mortensen: Captain Fantastic

Ryan Gosling: La La Land – WINNER

Best Actress

Natalie Portman: Jackie – WINNER

Meryl Streep: Florence Foster Jenkins

Emma Stone: La La Land

Ruth Negga: Loving

Isabelle Huppert: Elle

Best Supporting Actor

Jeff Bridges: Hell or High Water – WINNER

Dev Patel: Lion

Michael Shannon: Nocturnal Animals

Lucas Hedges: Manchester By The Sea

Mahershala Ali: Moonlight

Best Supporting Actress

Michelle Williams: Manchester By The Sea

Nicole Kidman: Lion

Naomie Harris: Moonlight

Octavia Spencer: Hidden Figures

Viola Davis: Fences – WINNER

Best Original Screenplay

Damien Chazelle: La La Land – WINNER

Yorgos Lanthimos & Efthymis Filippou: The Lobster

Kenneth Lonergan: Manchester By The Sea

Mike Mills: 20th Century Woman

Taylor Sheridan: Hell or High Water

Best Adapted Screenplay

August Wilson: Fences

Luke Davis: Lion

Alison Schroeder & Theodore Melfi: Hidden Figures

Barry Jenkins & Tarell Alvin McRaney: Moonlight – WINNER

Eric Heisserer: Arrival

Best Editing



La La Land – WINNER

Hell or High Water

Hacksaw Ridge

Best Cinematography

La La Land – WINNER





Best Production Design

La La Land – WINNER


Florence Foster Jenkins


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Best Make-up & Hair

Suicide Squad – WINNER – Wildcard 

A Man Called Ove

Star Trek Beyond

Best Original Score


La La Land – WINNER




Best Original Song

“Audition” La La Land

“City of Stars” La La Land – WINNER

“How Far I’ll Go” Moana

“The Empty Chair” Jim: The James Foley Story

“Can’t Stop the Feeling” Trolls

Best Visual Effects

Rogue One – WINNER


Doctor Strange

The Jungle Book

Deepwater Horizon

Best Foreign Film

Toni Erdmann


A Man Called Ove

The Salesman

Land of Mine – WINNER

Best Doc


Fire at Sea

I Am Not Your Negro

Life, Animated

OJ: Made In America – WINNER

Best Animated Film



Kubo – WINNER – Saw this for the first time the other night and was amazed

My Life as a Zucchini

The Red Turtle

Those are our predictions for the 2017 Academy Awards! Let us know what your predictions are and let us know your favorite movie(s) for 2017. Thanks for reading…

Photo Credit: Snagged from oscars.org

Kubo and the Two Strings (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD)

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