It’s that time of the year again, when we do Oscar marathons and place our bets. The 90th Academy Awards will repeat host Jimmy Kimmel. And here are the 10 movies you need to watch, to know what will go down on Oscar night.
Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards has got 7 noms with Frances McDormand touted as a favourite for Best Actress Sam Rockwell’s expected to win Best Supporting Actor (Male). Gary Oldman will be favourite for Best Actor For his explosive portrayal of Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.
Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape Of Water leads with 13 nominations including Best Director & Best Actress. Christopher Nolan got his first Best Director nomination for his sweeping war thriller, Dunkirk.
Allison Janney is a favourite for Best Supporting Actress with her unnerving performance in Margot Robbie’s I, Tonya. Jordan Peele’s Get Out could spring a surprise on bigger films, starting out as a favourite for Best Original Screenplay.
Call Me By Your Name has a lot of buzz for Best Picture. James Franco’s The Disaster Artist has only one nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay. Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 has swept the technical categories with 5 nominations.The Square is a favourite for the Best Foreign Film category.
Ready to bet on your favourites? See you during the early hours of March 5th!