Oscars 2017: Moonlight can eclipse La La Land

Oscars may prove more elusive for La La Land than the nominations suggest
Oscars may prove more elusive for La La Land than the nominations suggest

La La Land may have swept the nominations, but a turbulent political scene may see the lightweight movie overlooked for the top spots at the Oscars, writes Jack Houghton

A year after #OscarsSoWhite; against the backdrop of continuing race relation controversies; coming on the back of a Hollywood railing against President Trump; there is a sense that the Oscars are about to make a statement: by giving headline prominence to a story about African-Americans..."

Jack Houghton

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