It’s almost unfair how much the Western drama puts on him, but the Hollywood legend proves why he’s worth it.
With many of the contenders available, and the closing of the Oscar eligibility period weeks away, here are my early predictions.
The first-time film director breathes new life into a group of Black legends.
Carey Mulligan commands this pitch-black comedic thriller about revenge, retribution, and rape culture.
Vanessa Kirby and company give powerful performances, but this film about loss gets lost itself.
Vividly rendered and intimately crafted, this story of Korean immigrants in middle America defies language, location, and generation.
The screen adaptation is almost too faithful to August Wilson’s play, but any tension melts away when a luminous Chadwick Boseman and fiery Viola Davis enter the frame.
Stunning but overstuffed, Fincher’s tribute to ‘Citizen Kane’ may require a study guide.
Director Darius Marder’s depiction of the Deaf community is nuanced, graceful, and dignified.
Aaron Sorkin’s retelling of the notorious Chicago Seven trial both succeeds and struggles because of its timeliness.
Fifty years and a streaming service hasn’t lessened the emotional wallop of the source material.
The first socially-distant ceremony of the fall awards season wasn’t a disaster; the Oscars should take notes.