OSCAR NOMINEES

This year At The Movies can add multiple releases to the nominees list for the Oscars 2017. Lion, The Crown, Passengers, Suicide Squad, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them and Florence Foster Jenkins are all nominated.


The 89th Academy Awards recently enclosed the nominees for the Oscars 2017.

This year At The Movies can add multiple releases to the nominees list, such as Lion, The Crown, Passengers, Suicide Squad, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them and Florence Foster Jenkins.

The winners will be announced Sunday February 26th so make sure you keep an eye on these pillars!

Read more about the releases and Oscar awards and other Awards below.

Lion puts a mark on this year's top films of 2017. The movie has won 2 Baftas (Adapted Screenplay & Supporting Actor) and is nominated for six Oscars, including a nomination for the category Original Score.

The score is composed by avant-garde pianist Hauschka and Dustin O'Halloran, who forms half of the ambient music collaboration A Winged Victory for the Sullen. The creation is the perfect recipe of ambient and avant-garde piano, of what has become a minimalist dream.

LION AWARDS
Bafta

  • Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Actor, Dev Patel


LION NOMINATIONS 2017

Oscar

  • Best Motion Picture
  • Best Original Score
  • Cinematography
  • Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
  • Best Actor, Dev Patel
  • Best Actress, Nicole Kidman


Golden Globe

  • Best Motion Picture – Drama
  • Best Original Score – Motion Picture, Dustin O'Halloran, Hauschka
  • Best Actor, Dev Patel
  • Best Actress, Nicole Kidman

The score of Passengers is composed by multiple Grammy and Golden Globe winner Thomas Newman (American Beauty, Shawshank Redemption, Finding Nemo, Spectre, Skyfall).

The sounds are recognizable for the Gravity generation, as well as other like-minded space operas such as Interstellar and Arrival. It sets a dreamy mood right from the beginning and presents a unique style by the composer with a light and chiming theme 'The Starship Avalon' giving the impression of floating through space.­­

The score of Passengers is nominated for an Oscar at the 89th Academy Awards.

PASSENGERS NOMINATIONS 2017

Oscar

  • Best Original Score
  • Production Design


The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

The score is composed by Grammy, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Academy Award Winner James Newton Howard (Dark Knight, Hunger Games series, I Am Legend, Batman Begins).

The composer who has written over 100 scores and been nominated for 8 Academy Awards in his career explains how he works the magic.

"One thing you can expect in any J.K. Rowling story is that there's going to be a lot of excitement and action so the basic idea is you've got to be able to write a good action sequence. I approached it very, very seriously. I just wrote it like I would write any human drama but I tried to give it a distinct sound. Because it is magical, after all".

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM AWARDS
Bafta

  • Best Production Design


FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM NOMINATIONS 2017

Oscar

  • Production Design
  • Costume Design

Bafta

  • Outstanding British Film

It feels good to be bad... Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity.

Steven Price, who received an Academy Award in 2013 for his score of the classic movie "Gravity", composed the score for Suicide Squad.

"David's film invited me to find a way to bring all of these incredible misfit outsiders together as a united force, with a thematic score that goes from moments of quiet emotion to huge action sequences," explains Price. "The character's themes interact and develop as the film progresses, and we witness the birth of the Suicide Squad. The score was a huge challenge, but a fantastic amount of fun to write!"

SUICIDE SQUAD NOMINATIONS 2017

Golden Globe

  • Makeup and Hairstyling



Florence Foster Jenkins
tells the inspirational true story of a New York heiress, Florence, who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. The voice she heard in her head was divine, but to the rest of the world it was hilariously awful. At private recitals, her devoted husband and manager, St Clair Bayfield, managed to protect Florence from the truth. But when Florence decided to give her first public concert at New York's Carnegie Hall, St Clair realized he had perhaps bitten off more than he could chew.

All available recordings by Florence Foster Jenkins are restored and pressed on this album. Thanks to these recordings, we can still enjoy the glory of a voice that, in a very peculiar way, has enriched the lives of many generations of music-lovers.

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS AWARDS
Bafta

  • Make Up And Hair

 

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS NOMINATIONS 2017

Oscar

  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Actress, Meryl Streep

Golden Globe

  • Best Motion Picture
  • Best Actor, Hugh Grant
  • Best Actress, Meryl Streep
  • Best Supporting Role, Simon Helberg

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