Oscars: Amazon Nabs Streaming’s First Best Picture Nomination With ‘Manchester by the Sea’

Manchester by the Sea received six total nominations, including Kenneth Lonergan for directing and original screenplay, Casey Affleck for lead actor, Lucas Hedges for supporting actor, and Michelle Williams for supporting actress. The Salesman, Iran’s selection in the foreign-language film category — which Amazon is distributing in the United States — also received a nomination, bringing Amazon’s total nominations to seven. – Natalie Jarvey, The Hollywood Reporter http://ift.tt/2jMZgOd