Os­cars Over­drive!

IT TAKES AL­MOST 19 HOURS TO BINGEWATCH THE NINE best PIC­TURE-NOM­I­NATED FILMS FOR THIS YEAR’S OS­CARS. SO WITH ONLY TWO weeks TO GO, HERE’S OUR Guide TO VIEW­ING…

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If you have…

1 an evening La La Land: An all-singing, all-danc­ing movie star­ring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. De­spite its suc­cess, re­views have been mixed. We reckon Emma might scoop the Best Ac­tress Os­car for this.

2 a du­vet day

Lion: The re­mark­able true story of five-year-old Sa­roo, an In­dian boy sep­a­rated from his fam­ily and re­united with them 25 years later. Phe­nom­e­nal.

Hack­saw Ridge: The story of US army medic Des­mond T Doss, who be­came the first man to re­ceive the Medal of Honor without fir­ing a bul­let. A chance to gawp at An­drew Garfield for 139 min­utes.

Ar­rival: Amy Adams stars as a lin­guis­tics pro­fes­sor tasked with de­cod­ing alien com­mu­ni­ca­tions. How she missed out on a lead­ing lady nom­i­na­tion is be­yond us.

3 a week­end

Moon­light: This film fol­lows Ch­i­ron, a young man grow­ing up in a rough Mi­ami neigh­bour­hood. The emo­tional story charts his life as he bat­tles to find his place in the world. Re­lease date: 17 Fe­bru­ary.

Hid­den Fig­ures: This feelgood true story of em­pow­er­ment is about three fe­male Africanamer­i­can math­e­ma­ti­cians who mas­ter­minded John Glenn’s launch into space in 1961. Watch it with your mates. Re­lease date: 17 Fe­bru­ary.

Manch­ester By The Sea: The bril­liant Michelle Wil­liams stars in the must-see story of an un­cle who’s obliged to look af­ter his nephew fol­low­ing the death of the boy’s father. Hell Or High Wa­ter: Two men re­sort to des­per­ate mea­sures to save their fam­ily’s ranch in this crime thriller. Star­ring Jeff Bridges, who’s also nom­i­nated for Best Ac­tor In A Sup­port­ing Role. Fences: Den­zel Wash­ing­ton di­rects and stars as a strug­gling refuse col­lec­tor in 1950s Pitts­burgh.

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