Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday for the 90th Academy Awards, so you know what that means.
It’s time to catch up on all of the movies you didn’t see last year to make yourself sound like you’re in the know around your film-loving friends for the next two months.
We’re not talking about the movies with wide releases that mainstream audiences have seen like “Get Out” and “Coco.” Many of the following are flicks that film aficionados sought out when they were playing in a handful of theaters and before they had any Oscar buzz.
From foreign films and documentaries to limited releases that will be drawing crowds, here are the movies you’ll want to watch before the Oscars are awarded on March 4.
“ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL”
What it’s about: The documentary follows a Chinese immigrant family who were accused of mortgage fraud and their five-year legal battle to clear their name of wrongdoing.
What it’s nominated for: Best documentary feature
Where you can see it:Amazon Video, iTunes, VUDU, YouTube, and Google Play.
“ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD”
What it’s about: The crime thriller follows the kidnapping of J. Paul Getty’s grandson in the 1970s and Getty’s refusal to agree with ransom demands.
What it’s nominated for: Best supporting actor (Christopher Plummer)
Where you can see it: In theaters; pre-order on Amazon Video
What it’s about: An Afghanistan girl disguises herself as a boy to make money for her family after her father is arrested. It’s executive produced by Mimi Polk Gitlin and Angelina Jolie.
What it’s nominated for:Best animated feature
Where you can see it:Pre-order on YouTube and Google Play.
“CALL ME BY YOUR NAME”
What it’s about: The coming-of-age drama follows the relationship between a 17-year-old boy (Timothée Chalamet) and his father’s assistant (Armie Hammer).
You can read our review here.
What it’s nominated for: Best picture, best actor (Timothée Chalamet), adapted screenplay, and original song
Where you can see it: In theaters; pre-order on VUDU, Amazon Video, iTunes, YouTube, and Google Play
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