Here Are the Top 3 Must- See Movies to Get Ready for the Oscars 2020
It’s movie season! Although the Oscars won’t be happening for a few more months on February 9, 2020, all eyes are set on which new movies will take home a coveted Oscar. From the blockbusters such as Warner Brother’s Joker and Marvel’s end to phase three of four of their Marvel Cinematic Universe with Endgame to the nostalgic films like A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, starring Tom Hanks as the beloved Mr. Rogers, and Judy, the biopic of the iconic Judy Garland and the tragedy that struck the actress after Wizard of Oz, the Oscar buzz is only starting as Hollywood waits for the official nominations.
Big names like Robert Deniro, starring in The Irishman, are up against newer stars of Sundance’s 2019 films, The Farewell, such as Awkwafina who previously worked with Sandra Bullock in Ocean’s 8 (2018). If you haven’t heard of either of those films, don’t worry.
Here are short summaries of the top 3 movies to watch out for during the Oscars and the predicted categories in which they’re rumored to be nominated.
1. Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
The Buzz: Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay
Quentin Tarantino directs his ensemble cast that includes Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, and of course, Leonardo DiCaprio, among many other big names. This periodic film set in 1969 Los Angeles intertwines comedy and drama to tell the story of a struggling actor in Hollywood (aka everyone in Hollywood).
2. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
The Buzz: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Production Design, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor
A post-humous biopic dedicated to the all-American, heartwarming Mr. Rogers, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, tells his story through the eyes of a cynical journalist. Oscar winning actor Tom Hanks, portrays the well-known American figure in the film that comes to theatres November 22.
3. The Irishman
The Buzz: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay
The classic gangster story directed by Martin Scorsese stars Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino. Jumping throughout decades, the film follows elderly hitman (DeNiro) as he recounts his violent life. Watch as the characters go back in time through CGI anti-aging techniques.
Here are the Rest of the Top 10 Movies to Watch out for:
- JoJo Rabbit
- Marriage Story
- Little Women
- The Farewell
- Avengers: Endgame
The buzz surrounding these films are loud and it would be a surprise if they didn’t appear at all during the Oscars.
Get the Popcorn
Now that you know where to start, get ready for the Oscars with movie-thon of all of these films. Find out who you think deserves to win all of the Best-ins. In the true spirit of Oscar season, enjoy the time, hard work, and effort put into these movies. Once you’ve watched them, then you can get ready to see what everyone will wear!