The awards season is almost over, but not before the grandest of them all takes place more than a month from now. The Academy Awards, more popularly known as the Oscars, is the only one left and is the most coveted of them all. Movies like The Shape of Water, Dunkirk, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Darkest Hour, Phantom Thread are more are in the running for Best Picture and have also been nominated in several other categories. And you can now watch most of them in theatres near you! Here are the Oscar-nominated films that are already running in theatres or will release before the awards are announced:
After sweeping the awards for Best Picture at the Golden Globe Awards and IGN Awards, this drama film – written, produced, and directed by Martin McDonagh – is all set to conquer the Academy Awards, where it received seven nominations. Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell are favorites to win Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor respectively. Watch the film as it releases in theatres across India this Friday.
The movie has received 13 Oscar nominations, the most prominent being Best Picture, Best Director (Guillermo Del Toro), Best Actress (Sally Hawkins), Best Original Screenplay, and Best Original Score (Alexandre Desplat). It is the movie to watch this month and you can read our review here.
With Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in the cast, there’s no reason to skip this movie. Nominated for Best Picture and Best Actress, this political thriller depicts the period when journalists from The Washington Post exposed the involvement of the US government in the Vietnam War. Read our full review here and catch the movie in theatres while it is still there.
Gary Oldman delivers one of his finest performances yet in this political war film about the legendary Winston Churchill. The film has received nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Production Design, Best Cinematography, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, and Best Costume Design. Read our full review of the movie here.
While Hugh Jackman received a Golden Globe nomination for his performance in the musical drama, he was snubbed by the Academy. Yet, the film has been nominated for Best Original Song for This Is Me, which won the Golden Globe Award in the same category. You can read our full review of the movie here and watch the story of P. T. Barnum in theatres.
This is the last time you will see three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis on screen and is his last nomination in the Best Actor category. The movie also stars Lesley Manville, who has received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Additionally, the movie has been nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Score, and Best Costume Design. Read our full review here.