The Odysseys 2017: 2017 Retrospective

As we begin to get things underway for our annual awards event, The Odysseys, we’ve created a little something to remind you of just some of the films to grace our cinema screens this year, and also a possible look at films you’ll likely see mentioned in this year’s awards show.

Please feel free to share, leave feedback, and enjoy our 2017 retrospective!

More details about The Odysseys, including public nominations and upload date, will be available soon…¬†

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The 89th Academy Award Winners List In Full

Jimmy Kimmel hosted the 89th Academy Awards last night where ‘Moonlight’ won 3 awards, including the biggest prize of the night for ‘Best Picture’ and ‘Supporting Actor’. Director Damien Chazelle not only won an¬†incredible six Oscar wins for ‘La La Land’, but also became the youngest filmmaker to win an Oscar at 32 years old! . ‘Zootopia’ scooped up the award for ‘Best Animated Feature’ and ‘Jungle Book’ walked away with ‘Best Visual Effects’.¬†

Full list of winners:

Best Picture: Moonlight

Best Actress: Emma Stone (La La Land)

Best Actor: Casey Affleck  (Manchester by the Sea)

Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis  (Fences)

Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali  (Moonlight)

Best Director:¬†La La Land –¬†Damien Chazelle

Best Original Screenplay: Manchester by the Sea 

Best Adapted Screenplay: Moonlight РBarry Jenkins and Alvin McCraney

Best Original Score: La La Land РJustin Hurwitz

Best Original Song: La La Land РCity of Stars 

Best Visual Effects: The Jungle Book

Best Cinematography: La La Land

Best Costume Design: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Best Make-Up and Hairstyling: Suicide Squad

Best Film Editing: Hacksaw Ridge

Best Animated Feature: Zootopia

Best Production Design: La La Land

Best Documentary Feature: OJ: Made in America

Best Sound Editing: Arrival

Best Sound Mixing: Hacksaw Ridge

Best Animated Short: Piper

Best Documentary Short: The White Helmets

Best Live Action Short: Sing

Best Foreign Language Film: The Salesman 

 

How many of your Oscar guesses came true? Did any of the winners come as a surprise to you?

Written by Tom Sheffield

A Beginners’ Guide To Awards Season

Written by Chris Gelderd

Ladies and gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to write my first ever article for JumpCut UK, and what better place to start, at this time of the year, than with a Beginners’ Guide to Awards Season.

Now, Hollywood runs to a pretty tight calendar. Spring usually offers up plenty of family-friendly films; Summer is all about the big-budget blockbusters; Autumn gives us the horrors and thrillers, whilst winter signals the start of awards season, when studios battle it out with their carefully selected productions, aiming to surprise and move audiences, with one eye firmly placed on adding some gold statues to their trophy cabinets. There are awards-skeptics who¬†now regard all of this as simply over-the-top, politically and racially motived, Hollywood excess, whilst others can‚Äôt wait to delve into the treasures that studios have been saving for this time of year. Lastly, there are those¬†who are new to the whole awards season buzz. If you fit into this category, then hopefully you’ll find this simple guide to be a helpful introduction to the glitz and glamour of awards season.

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La La Land Sweeps Everyone Off Their Feet At Golden Globe Awards

Last night, Jimmy Fallon hosted the 74th Golden Globe Awards at the Beverley Hilton in California and unsurprisingly, La La Land waltzed away with all 7 awards it was nominated for. Other winners included Aaron Taylor-Johnson for his skin-crawlingly creepy supporting role in Nocturnal Animals,  Casey Affleck won the award for best performance by an actor in a drama for his role in Manchester by the Sea, and Zootopia took home the award for best animated feature film.

Below is the full list of film award winners. 

Best motion picture – Drama

  • Winner: Moonlight
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Hell or High Water
  • Lion
  • Manchester by the Sea

Best motion picture – Comedy or Musical

  • Winner: La La Land
  • 20th Century Women
  • Deadpool
  • Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Sing Street

Best performance by an actor in a motion picture – Drama

  • Winner: Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea
  • Joel Edgerton – Loving
  • Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge
  • Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic
  • Denzel Washington – Fences

Best performance by an actress in a motion picture – Drama

  • Winner: Isabelle Huppert – Elle
  • Amy Adams – Arrival
  • Jessica Chastain – Miss Sloane
  • Ruth Negga – Loving
  • Natalie Portman – Jackie

Best performance by an actor in a motion picture – Comedy or Musical

  • Winner: Ryan Gosling – La La Land
  • Colin Farrell – The Lobster
  • Hugh Grant – Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Jonah Hill – War Dogs
  • Ryan Reynolds – Deadpool

Best performance by an actress in a motion picture – Comedy or Musical

  • Winner: Emma Stone – La La Land
  • Annette Bening – 20th Century Women
  • Lily Collins – Rules Don’t Apply
  • Hailee Steinfeld – The Edge of Seventeen
  • Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins

Best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a motion picture

  • Winner: Aaron Taylor-Johnson – Nocturnal Animals
  • Mahershala Ali – Moonlight
  • Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water
  • Simon Helberg – Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Dev Patel – Lion

Best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a motion picture

  • Winner: Viola Davis – Fences
  • Naomie Harris – Moonlight
  • Nicole Kidman – Lion
  • Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures
  • Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea

Best Director – Motion Picture

  • Winner: Damien Chazelle – La La Land
  • Tom Ford – Nocturnal Animals
  • Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge
  • Barry Jenkins – Moonlight
  • Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture

  • Winner: Damien Chazelle – La La Land
  • Tom Ford – Nocturnal Animals
  • Barry Jenkins – Moonlight
  • Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea
  • Taylor Sheridan – Hell or High Water

Best Animated Feature Film

  • Winner: Zootopia
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Moana
  • My Life as a Zucchini
  • Sing

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Winner: Elle
  • Divines
  • Neruda
  • The Salesman
  • Toni Erdmann

Best Priginal Score – Motion Picture

  • Winner: Justin Hurwitz – La La Land
  • Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams, Benjamin Wallfisch – Hidden Figures
  • Dustin O’Halloran, Hauschka – Lion
  • Johann Johannsson – Arrival
  • Nicholas Britell – Moonlight

Best Original Song – Motion Picture

  • Winner: City of Stars – La La Land
  • Can’t Stop the Feeling – Trolls
  • Faith – Sing
  • Gold – Gold
  • How Far I’ll Go – Moana
Written by Tom Sheffield