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Islip Public Library Movie Awards 2017 | Cast Your Vote!

Did The Academy Get It Right This Year? Cast Your Vote!

Do you think Moonlight was the best film of the year? Do you think Emma Stone should have won Best Actress for her performance in La La Land?

Every year, we host our own Movie Awards to determine if the Academy got it right. We use eight of the most popular Oscar categories and display all the movies from those eight categories. There are so many fantastic movies that you may not have never seen such as Hell or High Water or Fire at Sea, so come in and take a look! Once you’ve had a chance to watch all of the movies you’ve missed, come in and fill out our ballot located next to the display or visit isliplibrary.org to fill it out online. For Islip Library cardholders, completed ballots can be dropped off at the Reference desk in exchange for a special treat. Hurry, cast your vote soon - voting ends on June 30, 2017. So what will you be watching this weekend?

And the nominees are…


Arrival, Fences, Hacksaw Ridge, Hell or High Water, Hidden Figures, La La Land, Lion, Manchester by the Sea, Moonlight


Casey Affleck - Manchester by the Sea, Andrew Garfield - Hacksaw Ridge, Ryan Gosling - La La Land, Viggo Mortensen - Captain Fantastic, Denzel Washington - Fences


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


Mahershala Ali - Moonlight, Jeff Bridges - Hell or High Water, Lucas Hedges - Manchester by the Sea, Dev Patel - Lion, Michael Shannon - Nocturnal Animals


Viola Davis - Fences, Naomie Harris - Moonlight, Nicole Kidman - Lion, Octavia Spencer - Hidden Figures, Michelle Williams - Manchester by the Sea


Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge, La La Land, Manchester by the Sea, Moonlight


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


Fire at Sea, I Am Not Your Negro, Life, Animated, O.J.: Made in America

Matt Wuthenow

Matt Wuthenow

Matt Wuthenow is the Head of our Technical Services Department and also a Reference Librarian. He loves discovering new cuisines and is always on the hunt for a new food truck or restaurant. He enjoys reading business news, health and technology articles, investment tips, and an occasional thriller. Matt likes cooking shows, movies, and binge watching premier TV shows like Game of Thrones and Homeland. His favorite thing to do is read to his young daughter every day. Click here to subscribe to Matt Wuthenow's blog posts!

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