Oscars 2019: Top 10 Contenders For The Golden Statue

ThuDH |Oct 30, 2018

The Academy Award or Oscar is always considered as one of the most famous and prestigious award. So it’s never too early to have a 91st Oscar award prediction

The Academy Award or Oscars is always considered as one of the most famous and prestigious awards in the world that any filmmakers and actors desire to achieve it once in their career. As the Academy Award 91st is around the corner, here is the list of front-runner for Oscars 2019 glory.

  1. A Star Is Born

The film follows Jackson Maine (Bradly Cooper), an alcoholic and drug-addicted musician who falls in love with a cabaret singer named Ally (Lady Gaga). The chemistry between Gaga and Cooper is undeniable and this is a whirlwind romance and the stakes are only as high as the leading couple can make them. Moreover, their acting and singing are both highly appreciated.

  1. Roma

Roma reflects the life of Cleo (played by Yalitza Aparicio), a servant for a rich family in Mexico City in the 1970s. Cleo is a young woman who is eager to do a good job. However, everything changes after her affair with a cousin of her friend's boyfriend leading to a pregnancy.

  1. Green Book

This film depicts Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx, who is hired to become a driver for Dr.Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class black pianist. Tony’s mission is to take Dr.Don Shirley to a concert tour in Deep South. During their journey, they have to rely on The Green Book to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for Afican-American.

  1. Black Panther

The Marvel’s superhero movie tells the story of T'Challa (played by Chadwick Boseman), the soon-to-be king of Wakanda. After the death of his father, T'Challa is now preparing to be crowned the new king of Wakanda. However, T'Challa realized that his position is now being challenged by the appearance of an old enemy called Killmonger, which puts both Wakanda and the world at risk. To defeat his enemies and protect his countries, the king must unite his allies and unleash the power of Black Panther.

  1. Can You Ever Forgive Me? 

This is an adaptation of the memoir 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?' the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer. It is about Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) who made her living in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s writing profiles of high-achieving women, has gone broke because she cannot get her writing published. After getting into a fight with her agent, who is unable to secure her an advance for her latest book, Israel turns to selling her possessions to cover her expenses.

  1. The Favourite

In the early 18th century, amid the war between England and French, a frail Queen Anne (played by Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (played by Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Lady Sarah.

  1. First Man

First Man is a biopic film about the life of the legendary American Astronaut Neil Armstrong (played by Ryan Gosling) from 1961-1969. The film focuses on his journey to becoming the first human to walk the moon. This also shows the sacrifices and the costs and energy of the Nation and Neil Armstrong himself, during one of the most dangerous missions in the history of space travel.

  1. Beautiful Boy

Beautiful Boy was based on the best-selling memoir of father and son David (Steve Carell) and Nic Sheff (Timothee Chalamet). Beautiful Boy is about the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

  1. Vox Lux

Vox Lux follows the rise of Celeste from the ashes of a major national tragedy to a super popstar. The film is split into two chapters, In 1999, teenager Celeste (Raffey Cassidy) survives a violent tragedy. After singing at a memorial service, Celeste soon became a burgeoning pop star with the help of her songwriter sister (Stacy Martin) and a talent manager (Jude Law). However, after a scandal, she lost all her fame. By 2017, adult Celeste (Natalie Portman) is preparing for a comeback to find her fame and fortune.

  1. The wife

The wife depicts a story of Joan Castleman (Glenn Close), a highly intelligent and still-striking beauty - the perfect devoted wife. After forty years of sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions for her husband, she started to have questions about her life choice.

The 91st Oscars 2019 will be taken place on 24th February, 2019.


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