Celebrate the 2017 Oscars at Bow Tie Cinemas
The Oscar buzz is officially in full swing in Hollywood, across the United States, and around the world. While the nominations for the 2017 Academy Awards have already been announced, you might not have had a chance to see some of these top feature films in theaters.
Luckily, you don’t have to miss out on having an opinion for this year’s ceremony as many of the top Oscar picks are still playing at Bow Tie Cinemas!
Keep reading to learn more about the 2017 Oscar nominations and how you can see these Best Picture-nominated films before they roll out the red carpet for 89th annual Oscar ceremony on February 26.
La La Land
La La Land is the favorite in a whole host of categories from best song to best picture, and for many people, it’s definitely going to be the crowd favorite. If you happen to have a crush on Ryan Gosling or Emma Stone or have a soft spot for musicals, you’ll definitely want to check this one out!
Music aside, La La Land is a charming tale of hope and redemption wrapped up into a bittersweet storyline you won’t soon forget.
Moonlight is a movie that film buffs will be talking about for years to come. This groundbreaking film deserves all of the hype, shining brightest in its performances which include singer-turned-actress Janelle Monáe and new comer (and best supporting actor front-runner) Mahershala Ali.
Even if you’re not a film aficionado, everyone can relate to this new take on a coming-of-age story that audiences have found gripping from start to finish.
Manchester by the Sea
An epic family drama starring Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea is the story of a reluctant uncle who becomes the guardian of his teenage nephew when his brother dies unexpectedly.
This film has gained a lot of traction since winning big at this year’s Golden Globes so see it on the big screen before its makes a splash at this year’s Oscars.
Another epic family drama, Lion revolves around an Indian boy who gets lost on a train trip which takes him far from his home city and loved ones. He is eventually adopted by an Australian family, but returns to India as an adult in search of his lost family.
This is Dev Patel’s return to the award circuit after the successes of Slumdog Millionaire and Lion is proving to be another film you don’t want to miss.
Hidden Figures is the previously untold story of the work that several brilliant African-American women did at NASA during the Space Race. This film has become a mainstay at the box office with its inspirational message and fight for change.
Having already won many awards this season, Hidden Figures stars Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe are expected to continue to bring the film much success.
With Denzel Washington at the helm, Fences shines a light on average characters living average lives that, through the lens of the camera, come together to create a beautiful story. While the film itself takes place in the 1950s, it’s as culturally relevant today as it ever was. Featuring consistent knockout performances, Fences is a movie that everyone needs to see.
Other Best Picture Nominees
Bow Tie Cinemas
Bow Tie Cinemas is the place to see all these nominated films ahead of the 2017 Oscars. Check out show times online to prepare yourself for the Academy Awards on February 26th!