WASHINGTON, 24 Jan – RIA Novosti. Modern American musical film “La La land” very close to the historical record, winning a mention in 14 categories for the prize of the Academy award “Oscar”: previously such success was made only two pictures: “Titanic” and “All about eve” in 1950. Russian painting of “Paradise” left out of the contenders for the prestigious award.
the Names of nominees for the Academy award of motion picture arts and Sciences of the United States “Oscar” announced Tuesday. The award is given in 24 categories. 89-th awards ceremony “Oscar” will be held in Hollywood on February 26.
After the musical “La La land” received a mention in 14 categories, including “best picture” “best Director” and “best acting performance”, it became obvious that the intrigue of the upcoming “Oscar” will be whether it is able to break the record by quantity of the won awards “Oscar”, had one picture failed to win more than 11 in one ceremony.
According to the rules of “Oscar”, the main award in the category “best film” can be nominated up to 10 films. This year academics has selected nine films that will compete for the award. Competition “La La land” will be “lion”, “Arrival”, “Moonlight”, “conscientious”, “Hidden figures”, “Manchester by the sea”, “Any price” and “Fences”.
“La La land” has already won many awards, including the award of the Association of foreign journalists of the Hollywood “Golden globe”: it became the winner of the award in the category “best musical/Comedy” in the category “drama” “Golden globe” won the painting “Moonlight”.
For the victory in the directing category, will fight Damien of Sazell (“La La land”), Mel Gibson (“For reasons of conscience”), Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight”), Kenneth Lonergan (“Manchester by the sea”) and Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival”).
the role of drama, Comedy, and political
the Nominees in the male acting category was largely predictable: for best male performance, as expected, nominated Casey Affleck, Ryan Gosling, Andrew Garfield (“For reasons of conscience”), Viggo Mortensen (“Captain fiction”) and African-American Denzel Washington (“Fences”). Affleck and Gosling were noted early Golden globe for his work in the films “Manchester by the sea” and “La La land”.
For the best female performance award will qualify Emma stone (“La La land”), Natalie Portman (“Jackie”), Ruth Negga for “Living”, winner of the “Golden globe” French actress Isabelle Huppert for “her” and Meryl Streep for the film “Florence foster Jenkins”. To the surprise of many among the contenders for the award was not Amy ADMS, received a nomination for a Golden globe for “Arrival”.
on the Eve of the announcement of the nominees for the “Oscar” of the fans did not rule out the probability of awarding a Strip of the 20th career nomination for “Oscar”, many remembered in this context, “political” statement actress at the ceremony “Golden globe” in the President trump. Not mentioning him by name, the actress pointed out the unacceptability of his rhetoric against various minorities. The President-elect couldn’t help myself, and burst into a Twitter tirade against the Strip, calling it the most “overrated actress.”
the Ceremony kinonagrad often become an arena of jokes and serious statements “on the topic of the day.” This is particularly evident with the election victory of Republican candidate Donald trump, who did not support Hollywood and California in General, and against which and after his inauguration, favored by many stars of show business. It is possible that the controversy with the trump could affect the award of another nomination for Meryl Streep. She became the first actress, who won 20 nominations for “Oscar”.
the Upcoming “Oscar” can not be accused of discrimination against racial minorities and the excessive “whiteness” as the main role, and the second plan will be to fight the “colored” performers.
the award for the role of the second plan presented Nicole Kidman (“lion”), Michelle Williams (“Manchester by the sea”), African-American, viola Davis (“Fences”), a British black actress Naomi Harris (“Moonlight”) and African-American Octavia Spencer (“Hidden figures”). In the category “Best supporting actor” award claim African-American Maharshal Ali (“Moonlight”), Jeff bridges (“at Any price”), Lucas hedges (“Manchester by the sea”), a British actor of Indian descent Dev Patel (“lion”) and Michael Shannon (“Under cover of night”).
Oscar left no chance for “heaven”
the Upcoming ceremony will be without Russian participation. Despite the fact that the film by Andrei Konchalovsky’s “Paradise” was selected among nine applicants, the five nominees her login has failed. In a nomination “the Best foreign language film” has entered the Australian film “Tanna” directed by Bentley Dean and Martin Butler, the Danish “My land” by Martin Zandvliet, German “Toni Erdmann” Maren Ade, Iranian “Salesman” Asghar Farhadi and the Swedish “Second life Uwe” Hannes Hill.
Commenting on the decision of the Academy, President of the Guild of film critics Russia Kirill Razlogov suggested that the picture could be for the American Academy too complex in their design.
“the Picture is too complex in design for the American Academy, I was more surprised that he went into the top corner. Everything is logical. In the category Scandinavian pattern, which always uses the increased attention, two films from the program of the Cannes film festival — “the Salesman” and “Toni Erdmann”, and another Australian,” Razlogov said.
Cartoons and real life
In the category of best animated film for “Oscar” presented “Zeropolis”, “Moana”, “Kubo. The legend of the samurai”, “Red turtle” and “the Life of the tavern” (a joint production of Switzerland and France).
For the prize in the documentary will fight “Fire at Sea” (Sea fire) Gianfranco Rosi, “O. J.: Made in America” (J. O.: Made in America) Ezra Edelman, “13th” (Thirteenth) ava Marie Duvernay, “I Am Not Your Negro” (I’m not your Negro), Raoul Peck’s “Life, Animated” (Animated life) Roger Ross Williams. It is noteworthy that the Academy is not found among the nominees a place the movie “Weiner” (Weiner) Josh Krigman and Eliza Steinberg of the failed political career of former Congressman Anthony Weiner and former spouse of the nearest counselor to Hillary Clinton.
the Main annual national film award in the United States — “Oscar” — awarded by the American Academy of motion picture arts and Sciences. Winners receive the statuette figure of a knight holding a sword in front of him and standing on a reel of film, five spokes which symbolize the five earliest guilds Academy: actors, Directors, producers, and screenwriters kinotechnika.