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…
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.