8 Oscar Buzz Movies That Are Worth Your Time
The 2017 Oscars are right around the corner, coming to your TV on February 26th. But if you leave it too late you’ll be watching the Oscars not knowing which category is a snooze and which one is worth tearing your attention away from Twitter for a sec.
Luckily, you have Christmas Day when you’re bored AF to catch up on these gr8 movies and win your Oscar bet against that annoying know-it-all friend.
1. La La Land
A stunning story about a young struggling actress, Mia, and a jazz musician, Sebastian, who start finding success but only at the price of their love affair. The trailer will prob make you cry.
2. Manchester By The Sea
Lee Chandler’s world stops when he gets a call informing him that his brother has just died. Not only does he have to deal with his grief, but he also has been put in charge of his brothers 16-year-old son. Manchester by the Sea is a real tearjerker.
Moonlight is the story of a young man dealing with his sexuality in the harsh surroundings of where he lives. Growing up in a rough Miami neighborhood as a gay black man, he struggles to find somewhere he will be accepted.
Fences depicts the struggling relationship of father and son. The father’s football career was stopped short and finds it hard to come to terms with the way his life is going.
Scorsese’s new movie is about two Jesuit priests travel to Japan to seek their mentor. During their journey they are faced with violence, danger and a test to their faith. Scorsese has spent 28 years to bring this story to life. Don’t miss it!
6. Hell Or High Water
A divorced father and his ex-con brother plan a heist on the bank that is foreclosing their ranch. This Western thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat!
7. Hacksaw Ridge
This movie is based on a true story about a young man who refuses to fire one single shot during war but still manages to save lives during one of the bloodiest battles of WW2.
Natalie Portman displays a true portrait of Jackie O during her darkest and hardest hours of losing her husband John F. Kennedy.