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The 89th Annual Academy Awards (2017)

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TV-14 | | TV Special 26 February 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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Himself - Nominee / Performer: 'Can't Stop the Feeling'
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Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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Himself - Nominated: Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Presenter: The Empty Chair
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Herself - Presenter: Best Makeup and Hairstyling and Best Costume Design
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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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The Best Picture incident was caused by an accountant for PricewaterhouseCoopers mistakenly handed the back-up envelope for Best Actress in a Leading Role instead of the envelope for Best Picture to presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. See more »

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Herself - Co-Winner: Best Documentary Short: Okay, well, thank you to the Academy for this huge honor to all of our teams. Of course to Netflix, our work family, for supporting us with this film. But most of all, thank you to the White Helmets.
Himself - Winner: Best Documentary Short: Sadly, Raed Saleh, the head of the White Helmets, is not able to join us tonight. We have a very short statement from him that we'd like to share with you: We're so grateful that this film has highlighted our work to the world. Our organization is guided by a verse from the Koran: "To save one life...
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Features Suicide Squad (2016) See more »

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Do You Know Where You're Going To? (Theme from Mahogany)
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Who won best picture?
27 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

Justin Timberlake kicked the show off with a song and Jimmy Kimmel took over hosting duties by continuing his feud with Matt Damon. Kimmel had a decent opening with a few barbs at the new president of the USA.

After the controversy last year regarding diversity, two black actors won in the best support category, one of them being a Muslim which would had made Trump happy.

Kevin O'Connell won an Oscar for best sound mixing for Hacksaw Ridge. It was his first victory in 21 attempts.

Mel Gibson got rehabilitated of sorts as his Australian shot film, Hacksaw Ridge won 2 Oscars.

Damien Chazelle became the youngest ever best director winner as La La Land won 6 Oscars or was it 7?

The final award of Best Picture saw two legends being wheeled out, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. It would be a shame that they only get known for this mix up that was not their fault. Next year the Oscars need to pick new auditors as PriceWaterhouseCoopers should be sacked.

Moonlight was the best picture winner over the slightly superior and wrongly announced La La Land but really it was not a vintage year for the Oscars but the awards were spread out which is always nice.


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