Oscars: Which films are competing for Best Picture Sunday, where to watch them

 

Oscars: Which films are competing for Best Picture Sunday, where to watch them

first_imgFacebook + posts Michelle Carterhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/michelle-carter/ From Horned Frog to Broadway spark Oscar Statuettes will be presented at the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 4, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Getty Images/Page Six) Michelle Carterhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/michelle-carter/ Michelle Carter Previous articleThe Skiff: March 1, 2018Next articleOpinion: my thoughts after the Stoneman Douglas school shooting Michelle Carter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Facebook Michelle Carterhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/michelle-carter/ Oscars: Where to watch each Best Picture nominee ahead of Sunday's show The Class of 1969 marks 50 years Michelle Carterhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/michelle-carter/ Review: Netflix's 'Triple Frontier' is ambitious, but soft Linkedin Twitter ReddIt TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history printWith the 90th Academy Awards coming up Sunday, we’ve got a rundown for you of all the nominees for Best Picture.“Call Me by Your Name”In northern Italy in the early 1980s, Elio, a seventeen-year-old, begins a romantic relationship with Oliver, his father’s research assistant.Directed by: Luca GuadagninoStarring: Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar and Esther GarrelAlso nominated for: Best Actor (Chalamet), Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Song (Mystery of Love by Sufjan Stevens)Where to watch it: “Call Me by Your Name” is available to stream on Amazon and iTunes. DVD release will be on March 13th.“Darkest Hour”During his early days as British Prime Minister at the beginning of World War II, Winston Churchill must face the threat of Nazism and decide whether to negotiate with Hitler or fight against him.Directed by: Joe WrightStarring: Gary Oldman, Kristen Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn and Lilly JamesAlso nominated for: Best Actor (Oldman), Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design and Best Production DesignWhere to watch it: “Darkest Hour” is available to stream on Amazon and iTunes and has been released on DVD.“Dunkirk”During World War II, allied Belgian, British and French soldiers must be evacuated from Dunkirk, France after being surrounded by the German Army.Directed by: Christopher NolanStarring: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance, Tom HardyAlso nominated for: Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, Best Sound Editing, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Sound Mixing and Best Production DesignWhere to watch it: “Dunkirk” is available to stream on Amazon and iTunes and has been released on DVD.“Get Out”Chris, a young African American, meets his white girlfriend’s parents for the first time during a weekend getaway, uncovering twisted, unpredictable secrets.Directed by: Jordan PeeleStarring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener and Bradley WhitfordAlso nominated for: Best Actor (Kaluuya), Best Director, Best Original ScreenplayWhere to watch it: “Get Out” is available to stream on Amazon and iTunes and has been released on DVD. The film is also available to watch on HBO.“Lady Bird”This dramedy centers around seventeen-year-old Lady Bird McPherson and her tumultuous relationship with her mother.Directed by: Greta GerwigStarring: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothée Chalamet, Beanie FeldsteinAlso nominated for: Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress (Ronan), Best Supporting Actress (Metcalf)Where to watch it: “Lady Bird” is available to stream on Amazon and iTunes. The DVD is set t0 release on March 6th.“Phantom Thread”Set in the fashion world of 1950s London, Reynolds Woodcock, a dressmaker, meets young Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.Directed by: Paul Thomas AndersonStarring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, Vicky KriepsAlso nominated for: Best Actor (Day-Lewis), Best Supporting Actress (Manville), Best Original Score, Best Costume Design and Best DirectorWhere to watch it: “Phantom Thread” will not be available to stream until March 27th and won’t be on DVD until April 10th.“The Post”Based on a true story, Katherine Graham, owner and publisher of The Washington Post, and Ben Bradlee, editor of the newspaper, must decide whether to publish the Pentagon Papers. The papers are highly classified documents that disclose U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War over the course of several decades.Directed by: Steven SpielbergStarring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bruce GreenwoodAlso nominated for: Best Actress (Streep)Where to watch it: “The Post” will not be on DVD or streaming services until April.“The Shape of Water”Elisa, a mute janitor, falls in love with an amphibious creature that is being held in a Baltimore research facility in the 1960s.Directed by: Guillermo del ToroStarring: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael StuhlbargAlso nominated for: Best Actress (Hawkins), Best Supporting Actress (Spencer), Best Supporting Actor (Jenkins), Best Director, Best Original Score, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing and Best Production DesignWhere to watch it: “The Shape of Water” is available to stream on iTunes and Amazon but will not be on DVD until March 13th.“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”Mildred challenges local authorities using three billboards as she seeks justice for the rape and murder of her daughter.Directed by: Martin McDonaghStarring: Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody HarrelsonAlso nominated for: Best Actress (McDormand), Best Supporting Actor (Rockwell and Harrelson are both nominated), Best Original Score, Best Original Screenplay and Best Film EditingWhere to watch it: “Three Billboards” is available to stream on Amazon and iTunes and has been released on DVD. World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Michelle Carter, a senior of the class of 2019, is a journalism major from Santiago, Chile. She's a film and TV junkie, and when she's not reporting, you can find her bingeing the latest on Netflix or catching up on her favorite podcasts. ReddIt Linkedin The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive yearslast_img

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