We’re all excited for the 2021 Academy Awards as we’re pretty sure it’s already a go. It only needs ten good contenders for the awards and the experts have already named 20 and here are some of the films, are you ready?
The documentary by Nicole Newnham and Hames Lebrecht will be released on Netflix on March 25. The documentary premiered in Sundance in January and won the Audience Award prize. It’s also a contender for the Best Documentary for 2021 Oscar.
‘Never Rarely Sometimes’
The film won awards at the Berlin Film Festival and Sundance before it opened in theaters on March 13. The abortion drama garnered a lot of positive reviews, especially for the breakout leading role of Sidney Flanagan and the direction of Eliza Hittman.
Julia Garner, playing the lead as Kitty Green, is making buzz to bag the Best Actress award this year. She plays the assistant of a powerful and abusive film mogul.
‘The Invisible Man’
It’s one of the highest-grossing films this year with over $100 million earnings worldwide. Elisabeth Moss and director Leigh Whannell serve us psychological thriller and fear-inducing blocking and negative spaces.
Directed by Benh Zeitlin, the film is influenced by the classic tale ‘Peter Pan’ making us feel that time hadn’t passed while watching the movie.
The Taylor Swift documentary is directed by Lana Wilson and opened the Sundance Film Festival. The film debuted January 23 on Netflix.
‘The Way Back’
Considered as one of the most personal works by Ben Affleck, the moving sports drama debuted in theaters on March 6.
Actress and writer Kelly O’Sullivan juggle a new job, unwanted pregnancy, and nannying a 6-year-old makes the film warm and familiar.
‘Gretel and Hansel’
Horror genres aren’t always open to Academy voters, but we’re adding this to our list because of the scary cinematography and production design that the film is getting a buzz about for Osgood Perkins.
A film by Pablo Larrain, which premiered in the 2019 Venice Film Festival, it’s described as an “electrifying knockout.”
‘Bad Boys for Life’
As reviewed, the film’s highest-grossing theatrical release of 2020 is described as “a fun, explosive, and even thoughtful action movie that updates Jerry Bruckheimer bombast for the modern age of multiplex cinema.”
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