11 Movies You Should Watch Before Oscars Arrive

Diana Joan

Feb 22, 2016 03:15 am / Posted by Diana Joan

With the approaching of the 88th Academy Award Ceremony, people all over the world are looking forward to the glitz and glamour that comes with it. Perhaps, some pf them also unleash the inner critic within themselves and pick their most favoured actors, movies, etc. If you still have many Oscars 2016 Nominations best movies that haven’;t watched yet, here lists 11 movies you should watch most before Oscars arrive so that you won’t be out while all your friends are talking Oscars.

11 Movies You Should Watch Before Oscars Arrive

1. The Martian

The Martian is a American science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon. The film is based on Andy Weir’s 2011 novel The Martian, which Drew Goddard adapted into a screenplay. Damon stars as an astronaut who is mistakenly presumed dead and left behind on Mars. The film depicts his struggle to survive and others’ efforts to rescue him.

2. The Revenant

The Revenant is a historical adventure film directed by Alejandro G. Irritu with the plot: While exploring the uncharted wilderness in 1823, legendary frontiersman Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) sustains injuries from a brutal bear attack. When his hunting team leaves him for dead, Glass must utilize his survival skills to find a way back home to his beloved family. Grief-stricken and fueled by vengeance, Glass treks through the wintry terrain to track down John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy), the former confidant who betrayed and abandoned him.

3. Spotlight

This film is based on the real life story of newspaper The Boston Globe’s investigative journalism team. Spotlight – this movie traces the unearthing of a massive child abuse scandal at the hands of Roman Catholic Priests. During the research explosive facts are revealed which shock the religious fabric of an entire community. This movie was nominated for the Best Picture and other four nomination in Oscars 2016 ceremony and wined the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.

4. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance.

5. The Big Short

The movie, based on the novel by Michael Lewis, is a comedy feature by its genre. However it gives you a sneak peek into the grisly world of financial scams that took place in America in the year 2008, during one of the most severe recessions of our time. This movie revolves around four “outsiders” who enter the financial world and bet on the expected financial crisis.

6. Brooklyn

Based on Colm Tóibín’s novel of the same name, Brooklyn is a historical period drama film directed by John Crowley. The film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent and Julie Walters. Set in 1952, the film tells the story of a young Irish woman’s immigration to Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within them for her.

7. Mad Max: Fury Road

Years after the collapse of civilization, the tyrannical Immortan Joe enslaves apocalypse survivors inside the desert fortress the Citadel. When the warrior Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) leads the despot’s five wives in a daring escape, she forges an alliance with Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy), a loner and former captive. Fortified in the massive, armored truck the War Rig, they try to outrun the ruthless warlord and his henchmen in a deadly high-speed chase through the Wasteland.

8. Room

This film tells a Story of a woman and her child who have been kidnapped by the child’s father and left alone to live in shed, they call the Room. Without any link to the outside world, the child believes that the shed is all there is in the world, and everything else is fictitious. Brie’s character, Joy is seen battling with depression and malnutrition. The portrayal is beautiful and overwhelming which deserves to be watched.

9. Carol

Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) spots the beautiful, elegant Carol (Cate Blanchett) perusing the doll displays in a 1950s Manhattan department store. The two women develop a fast bond that becomes a love with complicated consequences.

10. The Danish Girl

A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

11. The Hateful Eight

Directed by Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight is a 2015 American Western mystery film that traces the story of eight strangers stuck during a blizzard. The battle of survival is priority for all, whether it is through bloodshed or mind-games. Tarantino had also thought of publishing the story as a novel instead after the script of the movie was leaked in 2014! Just like every movie by the legendary Tarantino, this is a movie you wouldn’t want to miss.

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