T&T national on team scoring Oscar win

Compositor Adrian Nurse, and his visual effects team from the film Blade Runner 2049 got an Academy Award win for “Best Visual Effects” at last Sunday’s show.

The film also won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, (BAFTA), award for the same category and is one of the critically acclaimed films of the season.

La La Land ties record with 14 Oscar nominations

Oscar voters showered the neo-musical “La La Land” with 14 nominations on Tuesday, a tie with “Titanic” and “All About Eve” for the most in Academy Award history.

But a diverse array of films, notably “Moonlight,” about a young black man in Miami, also picked up honours in multiple major races, moving the ceremony beyond two #OscarSoWhite years.