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It’s Fall Movie Season Time!

| August 24, 2016

Below are the lists for what to look for this movie season when it comes to the Oscars according to  Awards Circuit and Indiewire.  We got a nice group out for Ghostbusters a few weeks ago and I’d love to keep that going with several of these films.  Check them out below and stayed tuned for movie events with
Get Out And Live/Women Out And About. 

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Awards circuit 

AND THE PREDICTED NOMINEES ARE

  1. “Silence” (Paramount Pictures)
  2. “Fences” (Paramount Pictures)
  3. “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” (Sony Pictures)
  4. “La La Land” (Summit Entertainment)
  5. “Loving” (Focus Features)
  6. “The Birth of a Nation” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
  7. “Moonlight” (A24)
  8. “20th Century Women” (A24)
  9. “American Pastoral” (Lionsgate)
  10. “Manchester by the Sea” (Roadside Attractions)

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    Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising.

In the 1960s, a successful businessman (Ewan McGregor) tries to find his missing daughter (Dakota Fanning) after police accuse her of a violent bombing.

In the 1960s, a successful businessman (Ewan McGregor) tries to find his missing daughter (Dakota Fanning) after police accuse her of a violent bombing.

OTHER TOP-TIER CONTENDERS

  1. “Passengers” (Sony Pictures)
  2. “Arrival” (Paramount Pictures)
  3. “Lion” (The Weinstein Company)
  4. “Nocturnal Animals” (Focus Features)
  5. “Hidden Figures” (20th Century Fox)
  6. “Miss Sloane” (EuropaCorp USA)
  7. “Sully” (Warner Bros.)
  8. “HHhH” (The Weinstein Company)**
  9. “The Girl on the Train” (Universal Pictures)
  10. “The Lobster” (A24)
A train commuter (Emily Blunt) investigates a mystery revolving around a couple whose house she passes every day.

A train commuter (Emily Blunt) investigates a mystery revolving around a couple whose house she passes every day.

ALSO IN CONTENTION

  1. “Allied” (Paramount Pictures)
  2. “The Light Between Oceans” (DreamWorks)
  3. “Florence Foster Jenkins” (Paramount Pictures)
  4. “Live By Night” (Warner Bros.)**
  5. “Moana” (Walt Disney Pictures)
  6. “The Lost City of Z” (Paramount Pictures)
  7. “The Founder” (The Weinstein Company)
  8. “Gold” (The Weinstein Company)
  9. “All Eyez on Me” (Open Road)
  10. “A United Kingdom” (No U.S. Distribution)**
A couple (Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander) who reside in an Australian lighthouse discover a baby in a boat along with a dead body. They decide to raise the child, a choice that leads to devastating consequences.

A couple (Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander) who reside in an Australian lighthouse discover a baby in a boat along with a dead body. They decide to raise the child, a choice that leads to devastating consequences.

OTHER POSSIBILITIES

  1. “Love & Friendship” (Roadside Attractions)
  2. “Rules Don’t Apply” (Warner Bros.)
  3. “Denial” (Bleecker Street)
  4. “Collateral Beauty” (Warner Bros.)
  5. “War Machine” (Netflix)
  6. “Zootopia” (Walt Disney Pictures)
  7. “Bleed for This” (Open Road)
  8. “Patriots Day” (CBS Films)
  9. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (Walt Disney Pictures)
  10. “Jackie” (No U.S. Distribution)**
From boyhood to adolescence, a young man experiences the joy and pain of falling in love while grappling with his own sexuality.

From boyhood to adolescence, a young man experiences the joy and pain of falling in love while grappling with his own sexuality.

UNRANKED FILMS IN PLAY

  • The 13th” (Netflix)
  • “American Honey” (A24)
  • “Certain Women” (IFC Films)
  • “Deepwater Horizon” (Lionsgate)
  • “Elle” (Sony Pictures Classics)
  • “Hacksaw Ridge” (Lionsgate)
  • “Hell or High Water” (CBS Films)
  • “LBJ” (No U.S. Distribution)**
  • “The Mercy” (No U.S. Distribution)**
  • “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” (20th Century Fox)
  • “A Monster Calls” (Focus Features)
  • “Neruda” (The Orchard)
  • “The Promise” (No U.S. Distribution)**
  • “Queen of Katwe” (Walt Disney Pictures)
  • “Snowden” (Open Road)
  • “Wild Oats” (The Weinstein Com
A 12-year-old boy (Lewis MacDougall) deals with his mother's illness and bullies at school by living in a world of fairy tales and monsters.

A 12-year-old boy (Lewis MacDougall) deals with his mother’s illness and bullies at school by living in a world of fairy tales and monsters.

Frontrunners: indie wire

“The Birth of a Nation” (Fox Searchlight)
“Loving” (Focus Features)
“Manchester by the Sea” (Amazon, Roadside Attractions)

Loving take their case to the Supreme Court after violating a Virginia law that prohibits interracial marriage

Loving take their case to the Supreme Court after violating a Virginia law that prohibits interracial marriage

Contenders:

“Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” (Sony)
“Fences” (Paramount)
“Rules Don’t Apply” (New Regency/Fox)
“Silence” (Paramount)
“Snowden” (Open Road)
“Sully” (Warner Bros.)

Former CIA employee Edward Snowden (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) leaks classified information to the media.

Former CIA employee Edward Snowden (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) leaks classified information to the media.

 

Long Shots:

“20th Century Women” (A24)
“Allied” (Paramount)
“Arrival” (Paramount)
“American Pastoral” (Lionsgate)
“Bleed for This” (Open Road)
“Cafe Society” (Amazon, Lionsgate)
“Denial” (Bleecker Street)
“Elle” (Sony Pictures Classics)
“Eye in the Sky” (Bleecker Street)
“The Founder” (Weinstein Co.)
“The Girl on the Train” (Universal)
“La La Land” (Lionsgate)
“The Light Between Oceans” (DreamWorks/Disney)
“Lion” (Weinstein Co.)
“Maggie’s Plan” (Sony Pictures Classics)
“The Magnificent Seven” (Sony)
“Marshall” (Open Road)
“Nocturnal Animals” (Focus)
“Passengers” (Sony)
“Paterson” (Amazon)
“Patriot’s Day” (Lionsgate)
“Story of Your Life” (Paramount)

arrival

When alien crafts land across the world, a linguist expert (Amy Adams) is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

Two passengers (Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt) aboard a spaceship awake from cryogenic sleep 90 years before anyone else.

Two passengers (Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt) aboard a spaceship awake from cryogenic sleep 90 years before anyone else.

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