Check out Oscar Nominations at Triskel Christchurch Cinema

Posted on Fri 24 February 2017

Oscar season is upon us! The Academy Awards will be taking place this Sunday 26th February, and we have a wealth of films coming up competing for that coveted gold.

Adding to recent screenings of La La Land, Pablo Larrain’s moving tribute to Jackie Kennedy with a stunning career-defining performance by Natalie Portman simply titled Jackie, and Best Documentary nominee Life, Animated the next few weeks are packed with films up for awards.

This weekend we screen Best Picture nominee Manchester by the Sea, star Casey Affleck is a favourite for Best Actor! Other Best Picture nominations are the powerfully moving Moonlight and inspirational true story Hidden Figures, both playing 12-15 March.

Toni Erdmann is a favourite to take home the Best Foreign Language Oscar, and will play here 5-8 March. Mike Millis acclaimed dramedy 20th Century Women is up for Best Original Screenplay, and will play here 19-22 March.

Who are your favourites to take home what award? At the end of the day it’s an honour just to be nominated. The best way to catch up with some fantastic and celebrated films from 2016 is cinema time spent here at Triskel Arts Centre.

La La Land has been nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Ryan Gosling), Best Actress (Emma Stone), Best Original Song (Audition and City of Stars), Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Production Design, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, and Best Film Editing. It’s tied with 195-‘s All About Eve and 1997’s Titanic with the most nominated film ever with 14

Jackie is nominated for Best Actress (Portman), Best Original Score and Best Costume Design

Alonside Best Picture and Best Actor for Affleck, Manchester by the Sea has been nominated for Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (Lucas Hedges), Best Supporting Actress (Michelle Williams) and Best Original Screenplay

As well as Best Picture, Moonlight has been nominated for Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali), Best Supporting Actress (Naomie Harris), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Film Editing

In addition to best Picture, Hidden Figures is nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer) and Best Adapted Screenplay