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This year's Oscar nominations are out, and here are the nominees in the major categories...

Best Picture
Arrival
Fences
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Hidden Figures
La La Land
Lion
Manchester By the Sea
Moonlight



Best Actor
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Denzel Washington, Fences
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge


Best Actress
Isabelle Huppert, Elle
Ruth Negga, Loving
Emma Stone, La La Land
Natalie Portman, Jackie
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins


Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Lucas Hedges, Manchester By The Sea
Dev Patel, Lion
Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals


Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis, Fences
Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, Lion
Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures


Best Director
Arrival, Denis Villeneuve
Hacksaw Ridge, Mel Gibson
La La Land, Damien Chazelle
Manchester by the Sea, Kenneth Lonergan
Moonlight, Barry Jenkins


Original Screenplay
Hell or High Water
La La Land
The Lobster
Manchester By the Sea
20th Century Women



Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival
Fences
Hidden Figures
Lion
Moonlight



The 2017 Academy Awards will be on Sunday, Feb. 26.

It is worth noting, as Variety does, that "with Manchester by the Sea, Amazon Studios has made history, becoming the first streaming service to land a best picture Oscar nomination. The awards love justifies the digital giant’s decision to fork over $10 million for the rights to the indie drama. That deal, announced exactly a year ago, was one of the biggest in the history of the Sundance Film Festival."
KC's View:
Once awards season is over and the exclusive theatrical window has closed, it'll be interesting to see how long Amazon has Manchester By The Sea exclusively on its site, not making it available to the likes of HBO or Netflix. I'd bet it'll be awhile ...