6 Oscar-Buzz Movies That You NEED To See

 

    Although the 90th Academy Awards don’t premiere until March 4th, Oscar-buzz is abound at this time of year. With the 2018 Golden Globes and the Critics Choice Awards’ winners announced this month, plenty of spectacular films are receiving the recognition that they deserve. With stellar performances from a diverse array of actors and actresses, competition has never been more tight to see who will walk away with the oh-so-amazing Academy Award for Best Picture. Although the nominees have yet to be announced, there are several exceptional films that have already garnered a myriad of other awards and press. Don’t miss out on these six AMAZING Oscar-Buzz films you have to see this awards season!

 

  1. Get Out: Chilling, eye-opening, and spectacularly-filmed by Jordan Peele, this movie is an unforgettable experience. This movie centers on a white woman taking her black boyfriend home to meet her parents, but then some seriously dark and disturbed events take place. With terrifying scenes that make your skin crawl, this horror/comedy flick is one for the books.

  2. The Shape of Water: Haven’t you ever wondered what would happen if a mute lab worker discovered a water monster created in an experiment? Probably not, but this other-worldly fairy tale is an adventure This odd yet interesting story promises you to be enraptured by the great acting and spectacular visual effects.

  3. Lady Bird: This raw and relatable coming-of-age film is comedic and poignant. Saoirse Ronan (who already won the Golden Globe for Best Actress is a Comedy/Musical film) leads the cast of terrific actors. It is hilarious, sad, and all-around an exceptional film. 

  4. I, Tonya: Based on the true story of Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan, the film follows the turbulent life of Tonya as she strives to overcome her “white trash” label and become the world’s best ice skater. This real-life scandal is comedic yet realistic, promising entertainment.

  5. Dunkirk: With drama, violence, and heart, this film is an epic drama that Christopher Nolan wonderfully directed. Depicting the Dunkirk evacuation of Normandy, the film is terrifyingly real and genuine -- (Not to mention, Harry Styles is in it, and he is cute as ever.)

6. Call Me by Your Name: With Timothee Chalamet and Armie Hammer at the center of a love story, the film warmly and objectively captures the exhilaration and heartbreak of first love. This coming-of-age drama will make you FEEL.