“Furious 7” is up for the best film of the year award and the first film to win the Critics’ Choice award for best picture.
(The first film winning Best Picture at the Critics Choice Awards.)
“Wonder Woman” has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
(Awarded to the movie with the most nominations, out of an overall total of 814.)
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” has a nomination for Best Film.
(This is the first time the title has been awarded this year.)
“Avengers: Infinity War” is a contender for Best Original Screenplay.
(For the first movie to win this award, it’s the first to win it in seven years.)
“The Interview” is on track for a nomination.
(It’s the second film to make it to this year’s Academy Awards, after “The Force Awakens.”)
The nominees for best animated feature are “Finding Dory” and “Monsters University.”
“Dunkirk” is in the running for best documentary feature.
“Spotlight” is nominated for best photo essay.
“The Grand Budapest Hotel” is also nominated for Best Short Film.
“Machete Kills” is getting a nod for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role.
“Black Panther” is at the top of the best movie charts, with an overall score of 93 percent.
“Jurassic World” is one of the few films to win at the Academy Awards.
It won best picture, best director, best screenplay and best picture for “Jursuit.”
It’s also the first American movie to earn Best Picture nominations in six consecutive years.
“Hidden Figures” has won three Academy Awards: Best Picture for director Steve McQueen; Best Actor for Lupita Nyong’o; and Best Supporting Actress for Lupo.
The “Hidden Folks” series has won four Academy Awards for best short film: Best Documentary Feature “Citizenfour”; Best Short Documentary “The Life of Brian”; Best Animated Feature “Django Unchained”; and Best Animated Short Film “The Unforgiven.”
“Mockingjay: Part 2” has also been nominated, and “The Shape of Water” is still up for Best Animated Film.
Best Picture: “Jaws” Director: Steven Spielberg “Finding Nemo” Director/Screenplay: John Lasseter “Inside Out” Director, Writer/Composer: Amy Pascal “Hidden Colors” Director and Screenplay: Josh Cooley “Spotlights” Director of Photography: Tom Hanks “Journey to the Center of the Earth” Director Robert Eggers and Screenwriter: Bill Condon “The Lego Movie” Director Chris Miller and Producer Steven Spielberg and Screenwriters Jonathan Liebesman and Alan Horn “A Wrinkle in Time” Director Tim Burton and Screen Writer Brian Grazer “A Christmas Story” Director Edgar Wright and ScreenWriter David Gordon Green “Captain America: Civil War” Director Anthony Russo and Screenwriting/Composition: Anthony and Joe Russo “Wonder” Director Josh Trank “Inside Llewyn Davis” Director Michael Mann and Screen Writers James Vanderbilt and Robert Rodriguez “Frozen” Director Jennifer Lee and Screen Editors Robert Lopez and John Lasso “Spotlighting” Director Andrew Stanton and Screen Supervisor/Writer/Producer David Goyer “Moonlight” Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu “Fences” Director David Oyelowo and Screen Storyboarders David S. Goyer and Michael Bay “The Revenant” Director Francis Lawrence and Screen Director Michael Giacchino “Spotting” Director Eric Bana “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Director Rian Johnson and Screen Producer Dave Filoni and Screen Actor John Boyega and Screen Editor Andy Nelson “The Imitation Game” Director Alex Proyas and Screen Screenwriter Aaron Guzikowski and Screen and Screening Supervisor Michael B. Jordan and Screen Scorecarders Mark Boal and Richard Kindt and Production Designer David Mack and Costume Designer David Giesen and Sound Mixer David Bueckert and Sound Designer James Arnold Taylor.
Best Director: “Finding Neverland” by Tim Burton “Fruitvale Station” by Wes Anderson “The Social Network” by Joel Coen “Logan Lucky” by Edgar Wright “Birdman” by Danny Boyle “Inside” by Paul Thomas Anderson “Lady Bird” by Tilda Swinton “La La Land” by Damien Chazelle “Loving” by Martin Scorsese “Spot” by Richard Linklater “Spotless” by David Fincher “The Great Gatsby” by Jonathan Safran Foer “Whiplash” by Barry Jenkins “Wild” by Ryan Gosling “Spotify” by Spotify “The Muppets Most Wanted” by Netflix “Spotland” and its sequel, “Spotlite” by A24 “Toni Erd