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The Oscars (2017)

The 89th Annual Academy Awards ceremony celebrates the film industry's best and biggest in cinema for the year 2016 with host Jimmy Kimmel, including awards for best actors, directors, songs, original screenplays and motion picture.

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jimmy Kimmel ... Himself - Host
Justin Timberlake ... Himself - Nominee & Performer
Alicia Vikander ... Herself - Presenter
Mahershala Ali ... Himself - Winner
Jeff Bridges ... Himself - Nominee
Lucas Hedges ... Himself - Nominee
Dev Patel ... Himself - Nominee & Presenter
Michael Shannon ... Himself - Nominee
Kate McKinnon ... Herself - Presenter
Jason Bateman ... Himself - Presenter
Alessandro Bertolazzi ... Himself - Winner
Giorgio Gregorini ... Himself - Winner
Christopher Allen Nelson ... Himself - Winner
Colleen Atwood ... Herself - Winner
Taraji P. Henson ... Herself - Presenter
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The 89th Annual Academy Awards ceremony celebrates the film industry's best and biggest in cinema for the year 2016 with host Jimmy Kimmel, including awards for best actors, directors, songs, original screenplays and motion picture.

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Comedy | Music

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TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 2017 (USA) See more »

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The 89th Annual Academy Awards See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Moonlight (2016) became the first LGBT themed movie to win Best Picture Oscar. See more »

Quotes

Himself - Winner: Best Production Design: I share this completely with Sandy, my wife and set decorator, whose constant support and talent have elevated my work over the years and added special brightness to "La La Land." And Damien, we wouldn't be up here without you. Thank you so much. From our very first meetings together with Linus Sandgren and Mary Zophres, DP and costume designer, when you went through each page of the script with us, right up to the planning of the scenery for the finale and epilogue with Justin's music and ...
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Connections

Referenced in Breakfast: Episode dated 27 February 2017 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Do You Know Where You're Going To? (Theme from Mahogany)
Music by Michael Masser
Lyrics by Gerry Goffin
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We are definitely family
28 February 2017 | by Electron-LibreSee all my reviews

As Ken Loach said during the British Awards when he received his price for "I, Daniel Blake": "back all the glamour and pomp, we stand with you". Well, this is definitely what happens in all those ceremonies. All those talented people stand with us, make us stronger, proud, make us dream, laugh, cry. The ceremony started with Timberlake with the very cool song from Trolls (great animated!) and then came the host who did a great job. Gosh! How can this guy be so calm? The show was funny. The jokes with Matt Damon were hilarious. There was a great homage for Meryl (yes, Meryl, we are family now, remember?) made by Javier Barden and another one for Lady MacLaine. I have to mention the decor, it was FABULOUS! The music was cool this year. Well, the girl from Moana is very cute but this kind of Disney cheesy melody is not my cup of tea. It was the let down of the evening in my opinion. That is why I gave a 9 and not a 10. The mixing of the envelopes was of course very confusing but the passing of the Oscar from La La Land to Moonlight was made in an elegant way. Somebody should learn about this elegant way to "lose". And when I mean somebody, you know who I am talking about...: all the Negans, Dark Vadors, Saurons, Scrooges, Bond villains, Voldemorts and many more others, moving in the shadows... who are our era's mythological villains. It seems that people haven't got the message yet. But don't worry, our Hollywood family has still a lot of magical pictures to pick from its magical hat. Thank you Hollywood, you made us proud to be human this year again. Peace and love to you all.


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