Saturday, 10 December 2016

Jayesh Janyani

Oscars 2017 Predictions: Best Director - Nominations, Announcement and Films

There has been a fantastic race for the awards in different categories like Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Picture and much more. But we forgot that Best Director Award is also in competition and is being chased by Directors like Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester by the Sea, Clint Eastwood for Sully, Damien Chazelle for La La Land and many more.

Before continuing further over this Best Director Predictions. I want to drag your attention over the recent update of Oscars 2017 that is, Jimmy Kimmel was announced as the Host of Oscars 2017.

Who is Jimmy Kimmel?

Jimmy Kimmel is an American television host, producer, writer, comedian and void actor. He is honored with an Award of "Hollywood Blvd's Walk of Fame." It's the first time he got an opportunity of hosting 89th Academy Awards also known as Oscars Awards 2017

        To Know More, Also Check: Why Jimmy Kimmel is chosen to Host 89th Academy Awards

Top 3 Nominees for Best Director Awards: Oscars 2017

Damien Chazelle

La La Land's Chazelle and Manchester by the Sea's Kenneth Lonergan are among the front runners in the race of Best Director Oscars 2017. Damien Chazelle's La La Land has won the top prize from the New York Film Critics Circle on December 1st and is likely to be a strong competitor to others on the rest of the race for Best Director Academy Award. 24 out of 28 Oscar experts upvoted for Damien Chazelle's musical romance La La Land as a Best Picture of this season.

Kenneth Lonergan

Kenneth Lonergan is also supported by three of the Oscar expert for his domestic drama Manchester by the Sea.

Clint Eastwood

But competition doesn't end here. There is one more name on the list for Best Director Award. He already has two Best Director Academy Awards under his belt for Unforgiven in 1993 and Million Dollar Baby in 2005. Unfortunately. Both his movies won Best Picture Academy Award. His name is Clint Eastwood, who is competing among other nominees for his directorial effort in Sully. It stars Tom Hanks as Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the real-life pilot who saved 155 passengers by making an emergency landing on the Hudson River in 2009 after multiple birds strikes caused both his passenger jet's engines to fail.
                             Also Check: Best Picture Oscars Award 2017

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