BEST PICTURE NOMINATIONS

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Last week the nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards were released.
The Best Picture nominations are as follows…

Sound of Metal

Runtime: 120 minutes

Genre: Drama, Music

A heavy-metal drummer’s life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.

Promising Young Woman

Runtime: 113 minutes

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.

The Trial of Chicago 7

Runtime: 129 minutes

Genre: Drama, History, Thriller

The story of 7 people on trial stemming from various charges surrounding the uprising at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.

Nomadland

Runtime: 107 minutes

Genre: Drama

After losing everything in the Great Recession, a woman embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

The Father

Runtime: 97 minutes

Genre: Drama

A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.

Mank

Runtime: 171 minutes

Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama

1930’s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane (1941).

Minari

Runtime: 115 minutes

Genre: Drama

A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family who move to a tiny farm in search of their own American dream.

Judas and the Black Messiah

Runtime: 126 minutes

Genre: Biography, drama, history

Bill O’Neal infiltrates the Black Panther Party per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Party Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.

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