Oscar Awards 2017 winners list and LIVE Twitter Updates: La La Land wins 6 Academy Awards! Emma Stone, Casey Affleck win Best Actor at the Academy
Update: The Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role goes to Emma Stone for La La Land, the film’s sixth Oscar Award! The Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role goes to Casey Affleck for Manchester By the Sea. The first Oscar Awards 2017 winner announced was Mahershala Ali – Best Supporting Actor – for his film Moonlight! The black actor beat Dev Patel who was nominated for Lion. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them wins the 2017 Oscar Award for Best Costume Design (Colleen Atwood), while the Oscar Award 2017 for the Best Makeup goes to Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson for the movie Suicide Squad. Viola Davis wins the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Fences. Asghar Farhadi wins the Best Foreign Language Film for The Salesman. The director refused to grace the Oscar Awards 2017 ceremony, opposing US President Donald Trump’s move to ban citizens of certain Islamic countries from entering the country. Asghar Farhadi has earlier won an Academy Award in the same category, Best Foreign Language Film, for A Separation in 2012. He sent a note on why he couldn’t make it at the Oscar Awards 2017, highlighting that he is supporting his country Iran against Donald Trump’s policy of banning immigrants. Just in: La La Land wins the Oscar Award 2017 for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Emma Stone and the Best Director for Damien Chazelle! La La Land also won Best Production Design, the movie’s first Academy Award after 14 nominations. La La Land‘s second Oscar Award came for Best Cinematography, the third for Best Original Score and the fourth for Best Original Song for City of Stars. The fifth one is Best Director, by far for the first such award for the youngest director Damien Chazelle, who is 32, and the sixth one is Best Actress in a Leading Role for Emma Stone. La La Land‘s seventh Oscar Award was announced was for Best Picture, but that was a joke! The Best Picture at the 89th Academy Awards is Moonlight. So, in effect, La La Land has won six Oscars only.