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 AwardsCircuit.com

ranking of top possible Academy Award contenders:

  1. 1917
  2. The Irishman
  3. Marriage Story
  4. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  5. Harriet
  6. Parasite
  7. The Report
  8. The Farewell
  9. Jojo Rabbit
  10. Ford v Ferrari
  11. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
  12. A Hidden Life
  13. Motherless Brooklyn
  14. Little Women
  15. Ad Astra
  16. The Two Popes
  17. The Goldfinch
  18. Queen & Slim
  19. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
  20. Honey Boy
  21. Knives Out
  22. Booksmart
  23. Pain & Glory
  24. Just Mercy
  25. Ordinary Love
  26. Avengers: Endgame
  27. Us
  28. Cats
  29. Clemency
  30. The Peanut Butter Falcon

Snubbed: Midsommar, Light of My Life, Downton Abbey, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Uncut Gems, Ready or Not, Joker, The LighthouseThe Invisibles, The Art of Self-Defense, Lady J, Arctic, American Factory, The King, High Life, I Am Mother, Rocketman, Spider-Man: Far from Home, Shazam!, The Nightingale, Long Shot, Toy Story 4, Good Boys, Frozen II, Abominable.


By ochippie

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