No it’s not an Oscars trivia question but one of this year’s most searched topics in the lead-up to The Oscars this weekend, according to Google Canada.
In fact, year after year the Oscars are Canada’s most searched entertainment awards show.
So from serious questions like the most Googled Best Picture nominees, to altogether more amusing fare like: “Is Ryan Gosling Canadian?” Take a look below for a rundown of what Canadians have been searching for in advance of the 89th Academy Awards.
Here are Google Canada’s top pre-Oscars search trends for 2017.
Road to The Oscars
Oscars (Image: Jaguar PS / Shutterstock)
Top general searches in advance of the 2017 Oscars
Who has won the most Oscars?
How many Oscars has Meryl Streep won?
When are The Oscars?
Who is hosting the 2017 Oscars?
Most searched “Best Picture” nominees
La La Land
Manchester by the Sea
Hell or High Water
Most searched actors / actresses in past year
Most searched Oscar actors in leading role nominees
Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea
Ryan Gosling – La La Land
Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge
Denzel Washington – Fences
Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic
Most searched Oscar actresses in leading role nominees
Emma Stone – La La Land
Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins
Natalie Portman – Jackie
Ruth Negga – Loving
Isabelle Huppert – Elle
Most searched Oscar actors in supporting role nominees
Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea
Michael Shannon– Nocturnal Animals
Mahershala Ali – Moonlight
Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water
Dev Patel – Lion
Most searched Oscar actresses in supporting role nominees
Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea
Viola Davis – Fences
Naomie Harris – Moonlight
Nicole Kidman – Lion
Ryan Gosling (Yes, he has his own category)
Who is Ryan Gosling’s wife?
Is Ryan Gosling Canadian?
Did Ryan Gosling play piano before La La Land?
How old was Ryan Gosling The Notebook
How many movies have Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling starred in together?
While these results give us a good idea of the actors and actresses on people’s minds, it remains to be seen who will walk home with an Oscar in hand this weekend.
The annual awards show is this Sunday, February 26, at 5:30 pm.
Oh, and in case you’re still wondering about Ryan Gosling’s wife, she’s American actress, Eva Mendes.
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