I always enjoy the Best Picture race and attempting to watch all of the nominated films, it’s something I have tried to do since 2009 when Let’s Go To The Movies was created and I have the forever ongoing Best Picture Project which is not only to watch the winners but each nominated film. While I don’t believe it is something I will ever complete I still like the challenge.
This year at the 2022 Oscars we have ten nominees for Best Picture and in all honesty I think I actually did pretty well to see a few at the cinema and then some on streaming services, given the vast differences in the way films are now released.
Marquise de Merteuil is a scheming widow who makes a bet with her manipulative ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont regarding the corruption of a recently married woman, but that is not the only woman he goes after …
Johnny Hooker is a small time grifter and unknowingly steals from big time crime boss Doyle Lonnegan when he pulls a standard street con. His partner Luther is killed and this sees him flee to find Henry Gondorff.
In the mid 19th century Ada McGrath a mute leaves Scotland to travel to New Zealand with her young daughter Flora, as she had been arranged to marry Alisdair Stewart. Having her beloved piano along with her the forests in the island are not what she was expecting.
In the Upper West Side of New York City in the 1950s two teenage gangs struggle to gain control, The Jets and the Sharks going up against each other and when Maria and Tony from the opposite sides fall in love it would led to some very tragic circumstances.
When Olive is accepted into a beauty pageant which was her ultimate dream, her family agree to a cross-country trip in their VW bus. They are all far from perfect and each have issues and problems that will be fully addressed during the trip.