Thought – 2016 Oscar Preview

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Thought – 2016 Oscar Preview

Category : Thought

Of course it’s too early to make Oscar predictions; the nominees are months away from being announced.  Some of what may be the best films of the year haven’t even come out yet.  But that doesn’t mean we can’t talk about it anyway and make guesses based on almost nothing.  At the very least, here is a list of movies that deserve a watch, as they might be in the Oscar conversation soon.

This is the ranking of top possible Academy Award contenders:

  1. Carol
  2. The Danish Girl
  3. Steve Jobs
  4. Spotlight
  5. Bridge of Spies
  6. The Revenant
  7. The Hateful Eight
  8. Joy
  9. Brooklyn
  10. Suffragette
  11. Beasts of No Nation
  12. Inside Out
  13. Max Max: Fury Road
  14. Straight Outta Compton
  15. Sicario
  16. Everest
  17. Youth
  18. Black Mass
  19. The Martian
  20. In the Heart of the Sea
  21. Trumbo
  22. Concussion
  23. Truth
  24. The Walk
  25. I Saw the Light
  26. Miles Ahead
  27. Our Brand is Crisis
  28. By the Sea
  29. Burnt
  30. Freeheld

Snubbed: Macbeth, Southpaw, Legend, Mr. Holmes, Secret in Their Eyes, Love & Mercy, 99 Homes, Room, The Dressmaker, 45 Years, About Ray, Z for Zachariah, The Gift, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Ex Machina, Chappie, Pawn Sacrifice.