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Why the 89th Academy Awards could be record-breaking like never before

/ 03:05 PM February 23, 2017

Could “La La Land” make history as the movie with the most Oscar wins of all time? Could Meryl Streep take home her fourth golden statuette? And could Barry Jenkins be the first Afro-American director to be honored by the Academy? Here’s why the 89th Academy Awards, to be held Sunday, February 26 in Los Angeles, could be a record-breaking affair.

Thirteen Oscars for “La La Land”?

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Damien Chazelle’s romantic musical has already made history with 14 Oscar nominations announced back in January. “La La Land” equals the current movie nominations record, joining ranks with “Eve” directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1951), and James Cameron’s “Titanic” (1998).

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