Here are the 2017 Oscar nominations for Best Director! With the 89th Academy Awards getting close, it's time to make Oscars predictions and guess which filmmaker will win the Academy Award for Best Director. The following Best Director nominees were announced on January 24, some obvious and others controversial. Nevertheless, one of these Oscar-nominated directors will take home the statue for best directing on February 26.
The frontrunner for the Best Director Oscar race is La La Land director Damien Chazelle. Winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Director and the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Director, Damien Chazelle is the clear favorite for the 2017 Oscar Best Director winner.
Vote up the director you think will win the 2017 Academy Award for Best Director, and vote down the overrated directors you feel don't deserve the nomination.
Nominated for Moonlight
Nominated for Manchester by the Sea
Nominated for Arrival
Nominated for La La Land
Nominated for Hacksaw Ridge