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Who Should win the Oscar ?

Author: Shanmukha Kotha
#ShanuWritesHere

Author's Note:
To make myself clear, this is not the predictions of who are gonna win this year. This is my opinion of who should win, after watching all the films that are nominated this year. Some of these may win this and some may not, but these are the ones who truly deserve.
 
19. Best Foreign Film - TONI ERDMANN

Runner Up :
The Salesman
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18. Best Animation Feature Film -  ZOOTOPIA

Runner Up :
Kubo and The Two Strings
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17. Best Visual Effects - THE JUNGLE BOOK

Runner Up :
Doctor Strange
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16. Best Sound Editing - HACKSAW RIDGE

Runner Ups :
Arrival
La La Land  
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15. Best Sound Mixing - LA LA LAND

Runner Ups :
Hacksaw Ridge
Arrival
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14. Best Production Design - LA LA LAND

Nothing can beat La La Land!
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13. Best Costume Design - LA LA LAND

Runner Ups :
Jackie
Florence Foster Jenkins
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12. Best Original Song - CITY OF STARS, Justin Hurwitz (LA LA LAND)

La La Land competes with itself with
Audition (Here's to the Fools who Dream)
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11. Best Original Score - Justin Hurwitz (LA LA LAND)

No Competition. La La Land, 1 to 10. Period!
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10. Best Editing - Tom Cross (LA LA LAND)

Runner Up :
Joi McMillon (Moonlight)
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9. Best  Cinematography - Linus Sandgren (LA LA LAND)
Even though if Linus loses this, he has captured nothing short of a masterpiece. To me he is the winner above all.

Runner Up :
James Laxton (Moonlight)
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8. Best Adapted Screenplay - Berry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT)

Runner Up :
Eric Heisserer (Arrival)
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7. Best Original Screenplay - Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) 
Damien may win this in the La La Land wave, but Kenneth deserves it.

Runner Ups :
Damien Chazelle (La La Land)
Taylor Sheridan (Hell or High Water)
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6. Best Supporting Actress - Viola Davis (FENCES)

Runner Up :
Naomie Harris (Moonlight)
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5. Best Supporting Actor - Mahershala Ali (MOONLIGHT)

Runner Ups :
Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals)
Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water)
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4. Best Actress - Emma Stone (LA LA LAND)

Runner Up:
Natalie Portman (Jackie) 
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3. Best Actor - Casey Affleck (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) 
But Denzel is equally good. Tough choice!

Runner Ups : 
Denzel Washington (FENCES) 
Ryan Gosling (LA LA LAND)
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2. Best Director - Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND) 
LOCK IT! Damien is gonna win this.

Runner Ups:
Berry Jenkis (Moonlight)
Kenneth Lonergan (Mancheser By The Sea)
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1. Best Picture - LA LA LAND

                                                                    Runner Ups :
                                                                     Moonlight
                                                          Manchester By The Sea
                                                                       Arrival 
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La La Land will not leave the night without 7-10 Oscars.
And here is our winner of 2017, the Musical Masterpiece by Damien Chazelle.
LA LA LAND