This year’s Oscar nominations are due out later, with La La Land approaching to land as a transparent frontrunner.
The complicated low-pitched intrigue has swept film fans off their feet, and a stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling are approaching to be among a nominees.
The doubt is – how many nominations will a film get in total, and can it equal a Oscars record of 14?
Titanic and All About Eve now share that record, while Mary Poppins is a many nominated low-pitched with 13.
This year’s other contenders will embody Moonlight, about a immature black masculine traffic with his sexuality in drug-torn Miami; brooding domestic play Manchester By The Sea; and intelligent sci-fi film Arrival.
In a behaving categories, Jackie’s Natalie Portman is approaching to plea Emma Stone for best actress, while Manchester By The Sea’s Casey Affleck and Fences’ Denzel Washington are sloping to give Gosling foe for best actor.
Other things to demeanour out for:
- Will it be #oscarssowhite again?
Almost positively not. After two years with no black behaving nominees, this year we could see 4 or 5 – presumably Washington (who also destined Fences), Viola Davis (Fences), Naomie Harris (Moonlight), Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) and Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures).
- Which Brits will be in a running?
Naomie Harris is drifting a dwindle for British actresses, while masculine possibilities could embody Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge/Silence), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Nocturnal Animals), Dev Patel (Lion) – and Hugh Grant (Florence Foster Jenkins), who could get his initial nomination. But there substantially won’t be anything for Ken Loach’s advantages play I, Daniel Blake.
- Will Meryl make history?
Meryl Streep will turn a initial chairman to nick adult 20 behaving nominations if she gets in for Florence Foster Jenkins. She was an alien – though her contingency have condensed given berating Donald Trump during a Golden Globes.
- Will Deadpool be adult for best picture?
If it is, it will be a initial superhero film to be nominated for a tip award. It has a possibility – it was nominated for a Golden Globes and Producers Guild of America Awards, among others, and a star Ryan Reynolds posted a shining video to launch a campaign.
- Could Arrival be a (other) warn package?
Arrival, in that Amy Adams tries to speak to aliens, could good be second to La La Land when a nominations are totted up, partly interjection to a chances in a technical categories – notwithstanding Manchester by a Sea and Moonlight being talked about alongside La La Land as this year’s categorical contenders.
- Will Mel Gibson be behind in a fold?
After a array of extremist and sexist rants over a past dual decades, Mel Gibson’s quip film Hacksaw Ridge will get nominations. But will Academy members move themselves to commission him for best director?
- Will Tom Hanks be behind in a fold?
Despite his repute as an Oscar favourite, Tom Hanks hasn’t had a assignment given 2001. His latest purpose as Hudson River commander Chesley Sullenberger in Sully certainly ticks a Academy’s boxes.
The Academy Award nominations are announced from 13:18 GMT on Tuesday, with a winners to be named in Los Angeles on 26 February.