Credit: Lorey Sebastian; David Bornfriend; Jan Thijs; Dale Robinette; Claire Folger; Merrick Morton; Mark Rogers; Hopper Stone

In the lead-up to Sunday’s Oscars, EW has chatted with many of the writers nominated in the Best Original and Best Adapted Screenplay categories, and each walked us through a pivotal scene from their respective films.

In some cases, the pages were their most challenging. In others, their favorite. But every scene plays a special role in the movies named the year’s best by the Academy.

You can find a link to each of our nominated screenplay breakdowns in the list below — click each one to read more on that film.

Manchester By the Sea

Hell or High Water

20th Century Women

La La Land

Hidden Figures




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