Maybe you’ve seen the gowns, the glamour, and the glitches of the Academy Awards, but have you seen the movies they rewarded? If you want to know more about them, you can find links here to the Banner reviews of some of the winners and nominees.

Arrival: Nominated for Best Picture and Directing, winner for Sound Editing

Captain Fantastic: Viggo Mortenson was nominated for Actor in a Leading Role

Doctor Strange: Nominated for Visual Effects

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Won for Costume Design

Fences: Viola Davis won Actress in a Supporting Role, Denzel Washington was nominated for Actor in a Leading Role, and other nominations included Best Picture

Florence Foster Jenkins: Meryl Streep was nominated for Actress in a Leading Role, and the film was nominated for Costume Design

Hacksaw Ridge: Winner for Sound Mixing, the film also received nominations for Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role, and Directing, among others

Hidden Figures: Nominations included Best Picture and Actress in a Supporting Role

The Jungle Book: Winner of Visual Effects

Kubo and the Two Strings: Nominated for Animated Feature Film and Visual Effects

Life, Animated: Nominated for Documentary (Feature)

Lion: Nominations for Best Picture, Actor in a Supporting Role, and Actress in a Supporting Role

Loving: Ruth Negga was nominated for Actress in a Leading Role

Moana: Nominated for Animated Feature Film and Music (Original Score)

O.J.: Made in America: Winner of Documentary (Feature)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story: Nominated for Sound Mixing and Visual Effects

Silence: Nominated for Cinematography

Sully: Nominated for Sound Editing

Zootopia: Winner of Animated Feature Film

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Kristy Quist is Tuned In editor for The Banner and a member of Neland Ave. CRC in Grand Rapids, Mich.