Oscar Nominations for the 89th Academy Awards showcase a diverse year in film

Best Picture

Courtesy of: Lionsgate, The Weinstein Company, Summit Entertainment, A24, Paramount Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Summit Entertainment, 20th Century Fox and Roadside Attractions/Amazon Studios

From Left to Right: “Hacksaw Ridge” dir. Mel Gibson,“Hidden Figures” dir. Theodore Melfi, “La La Land” dir. Damien Chazelle, “Hell or High Water” dir.  David Mackenzie, “Manchester by the Sea” dir. Kenneth Lonergan, “Moonlight” dir. Barry Jenkins, “Lion” dir. Garth Davis, “Arrival” dir. Denis Villeneuve and “Fences” dir. Denzel Washington. Expected winner is a three-way tie between “La La Land,” “Manchester by the Sea,” and “Moonlight.”

Best Actor

Courtesy of: Bleeker Street, Roadside Attractions/Amazon Studios, Summit Entertainment, Paramount Pictures and Summit Entertainment

From Left to Right: Viggo Mortensen (“Captain Fantastic”), Casey Affleck (“Manchester by the Sea”), Ryan Gosling (“La La Land”), Denzel Washington (“Fences”) and Andrew Garfield (“Hacksaw Ridge”). The expected winner is tied between Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington and Casey Affleck.

Best Actress

Courtesy of: SBS Distribution, Paramount Pictures/20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Summit Entertainment, Focus Pictures

From Left to Right: Isabelle Huppert (“Elle”),  Meryl Streep (“Florence Foster Jenkins”), Natalie Portman (“Jackie”), Emma Stone (“La La Land”) and Ruth Negga (“Loving”). The expected winner is Emma Stone.

Best Director

Courtesy of: Summit Entertainment, Roadside Attractions/Amazon Studios, Summit Entertainment, Paramount Pictures and A24

From Left to Right: Mel Gibson (“Hacksaw Ridge”), Kenneth Lonergan (“Manchester by the Sea”), Damien Chazelle (“La La Land”), Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival”) and Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight”). The expected winner is Damien Chazelle.

Best Animated Film

Courtesy of: Walt Disney Studios, Walt Disney Studios, Gebeka Films, Wild Bunch, Laika Studios

From Left to Right: “Moana” dir. Ron Clements and John Musker, “Zootopia” dir. Bryon Howard and Rich Moore, “My Life as a Zucchini” dir. Claude Barras, “The Red Turtle” dir. Michaël Dudok de Wit and “Kubo and the Two Strings” dir. Travis Knight. The expected winner is “Moana.”  

Best Foreign Film

Courtesy of: Lightyear Entertainment, NFP Marketing & Distribution, Nordisk Film, Nordisk Film and Filmiran

From Left to Right: “Tanna” dir. Martin Butler and Bentley Dean, “Toni Erdmann” dir. Maren Ade, “Land of Mine” dir. Martin Zandvliet, “A Man Called Ove” dir. Hannes Holm and “The Salesman” dir. Asghar Farhadi. Expected winner is “A Man Called Ove.”