These are the five most anticipated films of the 2016 Oscars
1. The revenant
One of the most revered elements of Fox’s The Revenant was the return of director Alejandro González Inarritu, the director of last year’s Oscar-winning film Birdman.
In addition, the presence of famous actor Leonardo DiCaprio is also a factor that makes the film the spotlight of the coming Oscar season. The film revolves around the revenge of hunter Hugh Glass (played by Leonardo) after being severely injured by the attacking bears, was robbed by his teammates and abandoned property.
2. The Hateful eight
The film is directed by American director Quentin Tarantino, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell and Jennifer Jason Leigh.
Set in the western US state of Wyoming a few years after the Civil War, the film tells the story of eight strangers who had been invisible at a refugee camp in a blizzard where their war of survival had begun. The Hateful eight is due out at the end of December.
3. Black mass
Based on the novel by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill, the film tells the life of criminal Whitey Bulger, the film stars Johnny Depp, who plays Whitey Bulger, promising to be one of the highlights of this year’s Oscars.
Bulger is the brother of Senator William “Billy” Bulger and a notorious mafia boss, later working with the FBI to suppress another mafia gang.
Debuting at the Cannes Film Festival in May, Carol’s film on lesbianism received a lot of positive feedback from critics and audiences.
Performed by director Todd Haynes and adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s novel, Cate Blanchett’s film (Carol) is noted for its beautiful scenes and sensitive content revolving around Carol’s affair, a married man and a daughter, with another woman.
- The superhero series will appear in the Justice League movie
- Quentin Tarantino’s Hateful Eight will be shooting in Colorado
Spotlight is the story of the Boston Globe’s “Spotlight” reporter group, the oldest investigative journal in the United States.
The group won the Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for a series of investigations into the sexual abuse scandal in Boston’s archdioceses in 2002.
The film has been chosen to showcase at international film festivals such as Venice, Telluride and Toronto, scheduled for release in early November.