The Academy Awards are just around the corner and the nominees are already out. 2020 was not a good year for us. Despite the global pandemic, the entertainment industry had managed to give us some of their best works, and nine of them were nominated for this year’s prestigious Academy Awards. So, here we are ranking the best picture nominees from worst to best. Keep in mind that all these movies are truly brilliant and worth watching. We are just ranking them based on what we felt is good.
The Trial Of The Chicago 7
Directed and penned by Aaron Sorkin, The Trail Of The Chicago 7 is a historical drama that tells the story of the five-month trial of seven anti-war protesters who were accused of inciting riots in 1968.
Promising Young Woman
Emerald Fennell’s ‘Promising Young Woman’ is one of the most discussed movies this award season. The thriller tells the story of Caisy who is out to get revenge against her best friend, Nina for raping her during medical school.
When it comes to great performances, Anthony Hopkins will undoubtedly be at the top of the list. He plays the role of a proud man who is trying to deny and push through his rapidly increasing dementia.
Sound Of Metal
The most surprising entry in this year’s Oscar nominee slate is Darius Marder’s achingly melancholy tale movie, Sound of Metal. Riz Ahmed’s performance in the movie is truly amazing and Oscar-worthy.
Judas And The Black Messiah
Shaka King’s sweeping film is dominating the awards season. When a Black man is arrested for stealing a car, he is offered a plea deal in which he has to infiltrate the Black Panther and gather intelligence.
In search of their American dream, a Korean American family moves to an Arkansas farm. Their new life in the Ozarks brings many new challenges and overcoming the hurdles brings them even closer as a family.
Citizen Kane is one of the most iconic movies of Hollywood. Director David Fincher takes us through the tale of how screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz and his struggles in crafting the movie.
With everything lost in the great recession, a woman in her sixties embarks on a journey to become a van-dwelling modern-day nomad. The movie is undoubtfully one of the most powerful movies to come out this year.