‘La La Land’ Ties ‘Titanic’ With 14 Oscar Nominations This Year



La La Land (Dir. Damien Chazelle) has been nominated for 14 awards of 13 categories for this year’s 89th Academy Awards. La La Land is the third film that reached the Oscars’ highest nomination record, with the tie of two other films in the Academy’s history.

On 24th, the Academy officially announced the final list of nominated films for this year’s ceremony, which will be held at the Hollywood Dolby Theatre on February 26th.

La La Land has been nominated for: Best Picture, Directing, Actor and Actress in a Leading Role, Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Original Score, Original Song, Production Design, Costume Design, and Film Editing. In 13 categories, the film was nominated 14 times, which is the highest nomination record in the Academy’s history. La La Land shares the record with Titanic (1997) and All About Eve (1950).

At the 2017 Golden Globes in January, La La Land won 7 categories including best motion picture, director, screenplay, actor and actress in a leading role, original score, and original song. The film reached the all-time highest record for both nomination and win in the 74 years of Golden Globes’ history.

In addition, La La Land was nominated for 11 awards at the British Academy Film Awards, which is also the highest record.

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Translated by Audrey Joung

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