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2017 Academy Award nominations: The snubs, surprises and what happened to Scorsese?

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Viola Davis brings her A game to everything she does

When Viola Davis’ name is announced in the supporting actress category at this year’s Academy Awards for her performance in “Fences,” there is little question what her Oscar clip will be.

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Jeff Bridges is an actor with wide range, eloquence and a new Oscar nomination

A gun dangles and a mustache catches dust as eyes of earned and battered wisdom scour the scrub lands. Jeff Bridges’ righteous Texas Ranger in “Hell or High Water” is a folksy man of grit whose sense of justice, like his drawl, keep his compass set when the bad guys ride and the storm gathers.

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Oscar Watch: Final predictions, forecasting a record-tying bounty for 'La La Land'

Oscar nominations are scheduled to arrive Tuesday morning at 5:18 a.m. PST. Will “La La Land” pull down a record-tying number? Will the makers of “Deadpool” give voters a middle-finger salute?

Join us for live coverage of the Oscar nominations tomorrow. The announcements will take place shortly after 5 a.m. Pacific »

Here are my final predictions for 21 of the 24 categories.

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Heads up haters: 'La La Land' might be making history on Oscar nominations morning

If you were one of the relatively few people bewitched, bothered and bewildered when Damien Chazelle’s musical “La La Land” won a record seven Golden Globes a couple of weeks ago, you should probably avoid the news Tuesday morning when Oscar nominations are announced.

“La La Land” could well make history.

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If Oscar voters want joy, 'Hidden Figures' could give 'La La Land' a run for its money

Nominations for the 89th Academy Awards will be announced early Tuesday morning, and while there’s no such thing as a sure thing, Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” is probably going to have a very good day.

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Will 'La La Land' tie an Oscar record for most nominations?

Oscar nominations are just a few days away. Will Damien Chazelle’s musical “La La Land” tie the record for most nominations in Oscar history?

Welcome to the Gold Standard, the newsletter from the Los Angeles Times that helps guide you through the ins and outs of the awards season leading up to the Oscars.

I'm Glenn Whipp, The Times’ awards columnist and your newsletter host.

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