The Oscars are the most important event of the year for cinema lovers. This year you can not only admire world cinema stars on the red carpet but also bet on the results of Oscars 2020
'1917' - 10 Oscars nominations
This epic war film about WWI received fantastic reviews, but for various reasons, it went below the radar of many cinema fans. Before the Oscars are handed out, it is worth watching, and find out why this movie is a favourite in the two most prestigious categories: Best Picture and Directing.
'Bombshell' - 3 Oscars nominations
Three stars — Nicole Kidman, Charlize Theron, and Margot Robbie — play the main roles in the drama 'Bombshell', which touches on current political issues in the USA. Two of those actresses have received 2020 Oscar nominations: Charlize Theron (Leading Role category) and Margot Robbie (Actress in a Supporting Role category).
'Ford vs Ferrari' - 4 Oscars nominations
Based on real events about the competition between Henry Ford and Enzo Ferrari film received four 2020 Oscar nominations, including one for the Best Picture. Fans of the series 'Fast and furious' must watch this film before the Oscars. Bonus: The lead roles are played by Christian Bale and Matt Damon.
'Jojo Rabbit' - 6 Oscars nominations
Can a film about the Second World War and a young boy indoctrinated with Nazi ideology, who is finding a Jewish girl be funny? Yes, if the director is Taika Waititi. According to critics, this satire at World War II is one of the best films of last year - no wonder that 'Jojo Rabbit' received six Oscars nominations.
'Joker' - 11 Oscars nominations
If someone had said a few years ago that a film about Batman's archnemesis — crazy Joker — would be the movie with the highest number of Oscar nominations (and not only on side categories such as special effects), people would say that this person lost his mind.
This year, however, the drama 'Joker' scored 11 Oscar nominations! Among others, 'Joker' has a chance to win in the Best Picture category. Joaquin Phoenix's brilliant creation puts him in the role of a favourite to win an Oscar for Actor in a Leading Role. The film is also a favourite in the Original Score category.
'Little Women' - 6 Oscars Nominations
This film, based on Louisa May Alcott's book, about the lives of four sisters in the 19th century, won six Oscar nominations. 'Little Women' is a favourite in two categories: Writing (Adapted Screenplay) and Costume Design.
'Marriage Story' - 6 Oscars Nominations
'Marriage Story' is Netflix's drama/comedy with an excellent cast: Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern, Alan Alda, and Ray Liotta. This movie won six Oscar nominations. However, the only category in which this film is a clear favourite is the Best Supporting Actress (nomination for Laura Dern).
'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood' - 10 Oscars nominations
Quentin Tarantino, in the ninth film he directed, returned to the golden 1960s in Hollywood, where the beautiful dream of the inhabitants was destroyed by Charles Manson. Quentin Tarantino's film seems to be perfectly tailored for the Oscars. This is confirmed by the number of nominations for "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" - 10.
'Parasite' - 6 Oscars nominations
This year's phenomenon is a film from South Korea with six Oscar nominations, including the Best Picture category. No spoilers, but this movie is a must-watch!
'The Irishman' - 10 Oscars nominations
'The Irishman' does not require any other recommendations than just writing the names of the people involved in production - movie was directed by Martin Scorsese (Best Director nomination), and the film features Robert De Niro, Al Pacino (Actor in a Supporting Role nomination), Joe Pesci (Actor in a Supporting Role nomination), Harvey Keitel, and Anna Paquin.
'The Two Popes' - 3 Oscars nominations
The Two Popes, is inspired by real events drama about two popes who have a different approach to their duties, with Anthony Hopkins (Actor in a Supporting Role nomination) and Jonathan Price (Actor in a Leading Role nomination).
'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' - 3 Oscars nominations
Some of Star Wars fans felt disappointed after the last, finishing the saga, movie. However, the three Oscar nominations suggest that it's worth giving the film a chance - especially before the Oscars ceremony.
If you've watched any of these films, you know what to expect at the Oscars. Give yourself a chance to win, along with your favourite cinematic masterpiece and bet on your favourite movie.