2018 Oscar Award Winners

On Sunday March 4th, we watched the 90th Academy Awards. Many good movies were nominated and many of the award winners and nominees are available at the library.

If you don’t see one of movies you’re looking for, there is a chance it has not been released yet, but ask at the circulation desk. We will be getting them all soon and can place a hold for you.

The Shape of Water (Best Picture) – An otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.

Blade Runner 2049 (Cinematography) – A young blade runner’s discovery of a long buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years.

Call Me By Your Name (Writing: Adapted Screenplay) – In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father’s research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape.

Coco (Animated Feature Film) – Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead.

Dunkirk (Film Editing) – A World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold.

Get Out (Writing: Original Screenplay) – A young black man meets his white girlfriend’s parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister than it appears.

The Darkest Hour (Makeup & Hairstyling) – During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitlet, or fight on against incredible odds.

-Claire

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