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Four Oscar Nominees that you Must See on the Big Screen

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Oscar Nominees

Each year around this time, everyone flocks to their local movie theater in a last ditch attempt to see nominated movies before the Academy Awards airs on March 4. Use these quick summaries of a few Oscar nominees to decide which pictures are worth your time and money.

Which Oscar Nominees should you see in Theaters?

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Directed and written by Martin McDonagh, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” explores a mother who challenges her local authorities to uncover her daughter’s murderer after an unsuccessful attempt at catching the perpetrator.

Oscar Nominees

Coming off a huge win at the Golden Globes where it took home a bevy of awards, including Best Motion Picture-Drama, Best Performance of an Actress and Best Director, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” is nominated for seven Oscars, including:

  • Best Picture
  • Best Actress (Frances McDormand)
  • Best Supporting Actor (Sam Rockwell)
  • Best Supporting Actor (Woody Harrelson)
  • Best Original Screenplay

Catch this darkly comical drama before it leaves theaters for good.

I, Tonya

“I, Tonya” tells the story of the rise and fall of figure skating icon, Tonya Harding, during the 1990s, including her upbringing and the infamous leg-bashing incident involving Nancy Kerrigan at the U.S. National Championships in 1994.

Oscar Nominees

Just next month, “I, Tonya” will be up for the following Academy Awards:

  • Best Actress (Margot Robbie)
  • Best Supporting Actress (Allison Janney)

If you’re looking for a beautiful tragedy that will have you laughing the whole way through, “I, Tonya” is the movie for you!

Lady Bird

In the film “Lady Bird”, Saoirse Ronan stars as Christine “Lady Bird” MacPherson, a high school senior born on the “wrong side of the tracks” in Sacramento.

Oscar Nominees

The film follows Lady Bird as she guides her way through the perils of senior year while constantly at odds with her strong-willed mother, played by Laurie Metcalf. At this year’s Academy Awards, “Lady Bird” is nominated for:

  • Best Picture
  • Best Actress (Saoirse Ronan)
  • Best Supporting Actress (Laurie Metcalf)
  • Best Director (Greta Gerwig)
  • Best Original Screenplay

This movie will make you laugh and cry. See it today at these local theaters!

The Post

Under the guidance of the legendary director Steven Spielberg, “The Post” stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep as two newspaper executives that battle the government to expose cover-ups involving the Vietnam War.

Oscar Nominees

This historical drama is so entertaining, informative and popular that it is now an Oscar nominee for the following awards:

  • Best Picture
  • Best Actress (Meryl Streep)

Here are some local showtimes if you’re looking to catch the flick anytime soon!

The Academy Awards airs on the evening of March 4, so go out and see these Oscar nominees before the big show!

Make an Online Reservation Today!

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