Moonlight wins best Oscar! In a bizzarre twist, Moonlight wins Best Picture! In one of the biggest blunders in Oscar history!


And The Winner Is…

La La Land does it! Will the Moonlight backlash start tomorrow? We’ll find out, because it’s now 5:12am GMT and we’re off to sleep! Thanks for joining us guys, expect our Oscar podcast reaction in a few hours

Best Picture

The final award of the night now as La La Land and Moonlight go head to head. Jay has gone for the gamble of Moonlight with both Coxy and Beth vying for La La Land

And The Winner Is…

Casey Affleck wins Best Actor, breaking the SAG award trend after Denzel Washington won the award from the Screen Actors Guild

And the winner for Best Actress is Emma Stone. Putting Beth on thirteen wins, Jay on eleven and Coxy on ten. Beth is the winner of this years sweepstake as the best Coxy can do now is level Jay’s predictions in the Best Picture category!

Best Actor and Actress

Jay, Beth and Coxy all going for the standard picks in the Best Actor category, with Casey Affleck picking up the win. But can Denzel Washington knock him off the top? Coxy takes a risk with Natalie Portman taking up Best Actress whilst Jay and Beth have both gone for La La Land‘s Emma Stone, can Isabelle Huppert pull a surprise?

And The Winner Is…

No surprises as Damien Chazelle picks up Best Director. At 32, he’s the youngest ever winner of the award. Beth hits eleven, whilst Jay and Coxy are level on nine

Best Director

The first major award of the night up next with Best Director. All three of the crew here have picked Damien Chazelle for La La Land. Can another film upset it after a rather light haul so far?

The ‘Big’ Four

Best Director, Actor and Actress up next before the Best Picture award. It’s showtime!

Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Adapted Screenplay up next. Beth and Jay both rightly predicted Moonlight to win the gold, whilst Coxy predicted Hidden Figures to pick up the win. Putting Beth on double figures with ten wins, whilst Jay immediately levels up with Coxy once again on eight a piece

And The Winner Is…

After a hilarious segment involving Matt Damon and ‘guest’ (Ben Affleck) being played off presenting, Kenneth Lonergan rightly picks up Best Original Screenplay. The win puts Beth on nine wins, Coxy on eight and Jay on a lowly seven after losing his early lead

Best Original Screenplay

Tough one to call next, as Manchester by the Sea goes head to head with La La Land. Jay has begrudgingly predicted Damien Chazelle to pick up the win for La La Land, whilst both Beth and Coxy have gone with Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester By The Sea

To Those Who We Lost

The unfortunate annual tradition now as The Academy performs a touching tribute to those we lost – and there was a lot – over the course of the year. Most recently, Aliens actor Bill Paxton who left us just yesterday

And The Winner Is…

Beth takes the lead in the sweepstake with eight wins. Whilst Coxy levels Jay who are both on seven correct predictions.

Best Original Song

La La Land‘s category up next, with two nominations. Jay takes a risk with betting on Audition, whilst both Beth and Coxy have played it safe with City of Stars

Best Original Score

Naturally all three of us have gone for La La Land picking up the win for best original score, expecting it to sweep the sound categories. Justin Hurwitz wins with three Oscar nominations behind him. Expected. Jay seven, Beth seven, Coxy six

City of Stars 4:06am GMT


An early morning performance – for those of us in the UK – now from John Legend, who performs a La La Land medley. A movie that will no doubt walk the Best Song category

And The Winner Is…

La La Land. Although having lost to Hacksaw Ridge in best editing, the picture cannot equal the record number of Oscar wins. The picture is predicted to win a number of the upcoming ‘big’ awards. The win leaves Jay on six, Beth on six and Coxy on five

Best Cinematography

Beth, Jay and Coxy once again all have the same category prediction, with La La Land picking up best cinematography. Can Moonlight stop it?

Trump Baiting

Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel tries to bait President Trump into some controversial tweeting by sending him a message about Meryl Streep. The Academy and co are unsurprisingly having a lot of fun at his expense tonight

Best Documentary Short Subject & Live Action Short

No predictions for these categories from the crew at Jump Scare. With the harrowing movie, The White Helmets picking up the win. Live Action Short went to Sing

Best Film Editing


All three members of the Jump Scare team again predicted the winner, with Hacksaw Ridge pulling ahead of La La Land in the awards. Thats five wins a piece for Jay and Beth, whilst Coxy is on four

La La Land to double it’s lead?

Michel J. Fox and Seth Rogen exit the iconic DeLoren together in a great tribute to the classic movie! The pair are up to present film editing, usually a sign for what will go on to win best picture. Can Hacksaw Ridge pull out a surprise in this category or will La La Land pull ahead with two wins?

Best Visual Effects

All three members of the Jump Scare team correctly predicted Jungle Book to pick up the gold for Best Visual Effects. Leaving it at 4-4-3 for Jay, Beth and Coxy respectively. A close – but low scoring – sweepstake so far!

Parading the ‘normal’ people

A hotly debated but highly amusing segment where tourists entered the ceremony (to their complete shock). Some great moments including Gary and his future wife meeting Denzel Washington, but was it patronising?

Best Production Design

La La Land picks up it’s first Oscar win with Best Production Design. Have the flood gates opened? That’s three for Jay, three for Beth and two for Coxy

Best Animated Picture


Animated favourite, Zootopia wins best animated movie

Best Animated Short

Pixar strikes gold again as they pick up an Oscar for touching animated short, Piper

Best Foreign Picture

Best Foreign Picture goes to The Salesman, with Coxy and Jay both predicting Toni Erdmann and Beth predicting the winner puts her level with Jay both on two, whilst Coxy trails with one. Director Asghar Farhadi has a poignant statement read on his behalf, as his entry to the US was controversially denied ahead of the ceremony

Best Supporting Actress


Viola Davis picks up Best Supporting Actress for her goliath performance in Fences. The Best Supporting Actress category was one of the strongest of this year, with brilliant performances throughout. But Viola’s award was well deserved. This win leaves Jay on two points, whilst Beth and Coxy are tied on one a piece

Achievement in Sound Editing and Mixing

Arrival picks up a rightful Oscar, with La La Land still waiting for the flood gates to open. The Jump Scare staff all wrongfully predicted the musical as the winner, leaving the scores as the same. Hacksaw Ridge picks up gold for best sound mixing

Best Documentary

OJ: Made in America comes out on top for Best Documentary, beating favourite 13th in the process. Our staff aren’t off to the strongest start with their predictions. With Jay picking up 1 correct winner, whilst Beth & Coxy are yet to get off the mark

Best Makeup and Costume

Suicide Squad is now officially an Oscar winning movie with it’s technical win in the makeup department. A shock in the costume category as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them beats Jackie

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali bags his first Oscar for his performance in Moonlight, delivering a moving speech in the process. 

And we’re live from the red carpet – 00:35 GMT

The glitz and glamour of the most famous red carpet in the world is underway with all the stars being interviewed on who they’re wearing. You can see all our Oscar predictions right here. Be sure to follow our live tweets and get involved with our live podcast reactions and you could be in to win some movie prizes!

The Oscar Nominations for the 89th Academy Awards are due to get underway at around 01:18am (GMT).

La La Land is the heavy hitter this year with a record equalling 14 nominations. Alongside Fences, Lion and Jackie. Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals missed out after numerous BAFTA nominations, in place of surprise nominee Hell or High Water. Here are the nominations from this years major categories ahead of the ceremony.

Best Supporting Actor

  • Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)
  • Jeff Bridges (Hell Or High Water)
  • Lucas Hedges (Manchester By The Sea)
  • Dev Patel (Lion)
  • Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals)

Best Actor

  • Casey Affleck (Manchester By The Sea)
  • Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge)
  • Ryan Gosling (La La Land)
  • Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)
  • Denzel Washington (Fences)

Best Foreign Film

  • A Man Called Ove (Sweden)
  • Land of Mine (Denmark)
  • The Salesman (Iran)
  • Tanna (Australia)
  • Toni Erdmann (Germany)

Best Song

  • La La Land – Audition
  • La La Land – City of Stars
  • Moana – How Far I’ll Go
  • Jim: The James Foley Story – The Empty Chair
  • Trolls – Can’t Stop the Feeling

Best Animated Feature

  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Moana
  • My Life as a Zucchini
  • The Red Turtle
  • Zootopia

Best Supporting Actress

  • Viola Davis (Fences)
  • Naomie Harris (Moonlight)
  • Nicole Kidman (Lion)
  • Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures)
  • Michelle Williams (Manchester By The Sea)

Best Actress

  • Isabelle Huppert (Elle)
  • Ruth Negga (Loving)
  • Natalie Portman (Jackie)
  • Emma Stone (La La Land)
  • Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Director

  • Denis Villeneuve (Arrival)
  • Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge)
  • Damien Chazelle (La La Land)
  • Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester By The Sea)
  • Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)

Best Picture

  • Arrival
  • Fences
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Hell Or High Water
  • Hidden Figures
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Manchester By The Sea
  • Moonlight

And they’re the nominations for this years Academy Awards! Be sure to join in our live discussion during the ceremony itself on February 26th and don’t forget to comment and tweet with your predictions!

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