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These are the 2017 Oscar nominations

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With big releases appearing consistently last year, we’re gearing up for an exciting 89th Oscar ceremony – hosted by none other than Jimmy Kimmel. 

Instead of just one predictable winner in each category we have many, making the outcome gleefully unpredictable. It’s also a set of nominations that is set to shake things up.

The headlines? There are notably more non-white actors following last years boycott #oscarssowhite and La La Land could match the Oscar record of 14 awards. Meryl Streep has made history just by being nominated for her 20th award and, oh yeah, Mel Gibson is back in the fold.

So, without further ado, here are the Oscars nominations for 2017:

Best Picture

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in 'La La Land'

Arrival

Fences

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

La La Land

Lion

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

Best Director

Mel Gibson's 'Hacksaw Ridge'

Denis Villeneuve (Arrival)

Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge)

Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea)

Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)

Best Actress

Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy

Isabelle Huppert (Elle)

Ruth Negga (Loving)

Natalie Portman (Jackie)

Emma Stone (La La Land)

Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins)

Best Actor

Casey Affleck in 'Manchester by the Sea'

Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)

Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge)

Ryan Gosling (La La Land)

Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)

Denzel Washington (Fences)

Best Supporting Actress

Naomie Harris in 'Moonlight'

Viola Davis (Fences)

Naomie Harris (Moonlight)

Nicole Kidman (Lion)

Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures)

Michelle Williams (Manchester By The Sea)

Best Supporting Actor

Dev Patel in 'Lion'

Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)

Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water)

Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea)

Dev Patel (Lion)

Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals)

Best Original Screenplay

Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz in 'The Lobster'

Hell or High Water

La La Land

The Lobster

Manchester by the Sea

20th Century Women

Original Song

Justin Timberlake in the video for 'Can't Stop The Feeling'

Audition (The Fools Who Dream) (La La Land)

Can’t Stop The Feeling (Trolls)

City Of Stars (La La Land)

The Empty Chair (Jim, The James Foley Storey)

How Far I’ll Go (Moana)

Best Adapted Screenplay

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Denzel Washington in 'Fences'

Arrival

Fences

Hidden Figures

Lion

Moonlight

Best Cinematography

Martin Scorcese's 'Silence'

Arrival

La La Land

Lion

Moonlight

Silence

Best Documentary Film

'13th' documentary

Fire at Sea

I Am Not Your Negro

Life, Animated

O.J.:Made in America

13th

Foreign Language Film

Danish film 'Land of Mine'

Land of Mine (Denmark)

A Man Called Ove (Sweden)

The Salesman (Iran)

Tanna (Australia)

Tone Erdmann (Germany)

Best Animated Film

'Zootopia' characters

Kubo and The Two Strings

Moana

My Life as a Zucchini

The Red Turtle

Zootopia

Best Visual Effects

The cast of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Deepwater Horizon

Doctor Strange

The Jungle Book

Kubo and The Two Strings

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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