2017's Oscar Nominees

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CALL ME BY YOUR NAME; Peter Spears, Luca Guadagnino, Emilie Georges and Marco Morabito (Sony Pictures Classics)
DARKEST HOUR; Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce, Anthony McCarten and Douglas Urbanski (Focus Features)
DUNKIRK; Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan (Warner Bros.)
GET OUT; Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Edward H. Hamm Jr. and Jordan Peele (Universal Studios)
LADY BIRD; Scott Rudin, Eli Bush and Evelyn O'Neill (A24)
PHANTOM THREAD; JoAnne Sellar, Paul Thomas Anderson, Megan Ellison and Daniel Lupi (Focus Features)
THE POST; Amy Pascal, Steven Spielberg and Kristie Macosko Krieger (20th Century Fox)
THE SHAPE OF WATER; Guillermo del Toro and J. Miles Dale (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI; Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin and Martin McDonagh (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

"Minneapolis" (barf) (Eric H.), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 13:47 (two weeks ago) Permalink

In descending order:

Lady Bird
Phantom Thread
Get out
The Shape of Water.

Fuck the rest.

morning wood truancy (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 13:48 (two weeks ago) Permalink

This year would've been particularly easy to guess what the slate would've been with just five ...

Get Out
Lady Bird
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards

"Minneapolis" (barf) (Eric H.), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 13:52 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Will wait till I've seen Ladybird but atm Phantom Thread > CMBYN > Get Out. Not fussed about seeing the rest.

devvvine, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 14:01 (two weeks ago) Permalink

CMBYN - admirable I suppose but a bit boring.
Darkest Hour - haven't seen don't want to.
Dunkirk - An effective fairground ride.
Get Out - great, won't win.
Lady Bird - haven't seen, want to.
Phantom Thread - terrific, won't win but maybe a slightly higher chance than Get Out.
The Post - haven't seen, everyone says it's dull.
TSOW - haven't seen, really want to.
Three Billboards - Disappointing but enjoyable.

chap, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 14:04 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Of the five I've seen, Lady Bird; of the other four, Call Me By Your Name could conceivably change that.

clemenza, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 14:07 (two weeks ago) Permalink

I've only seen Phantom Thread, Get Out and (ugh) Dunkirk, and I plan to keep it that way for the foreseeable future.

Simon H., Wednesday, 7 February 2018 14:09 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Phantom Thread, Lady Bird and Get Out are the only three better than good here, tho I'll also stunt for aspects of The Post and CMBYN, and Sicinski's take on Dunkirk at least gives me pause.

"Minneapolis" (barf) (Eric H.), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 14:14 (two weeks ago) Permalink

I've seen one and I plan to keep it that way for the foreseeable future. Not on the Oscar beat this year, makes my winter a whole lot happier.

Frederik B, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 14:39 (two weeks ago) Permalink

I liked Get Out and sort-of liked CMBYN, but I don't feel like I can vote in this without having seen Lady Bird, The Phantom Thread, The Post or The Shape of Water (the others don't interest me at all).

iCloudius (cryptosicko), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 14:45 (two weeks ago) Permalink

I think I like The Phantom Thread better as a title; sounds more superhero-ey.

clemenza, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 14:57 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Phantom Thread - 9/10
Lady Bird - 8/10
CMBYN - 8/10
The Post - 7/10
Dunkirk - 6/10
Get Out - 6/10

will see Shape of Water at some point, no interest in the other two.

ice cream social justice (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 15:35 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Phantom Thread 8/10
Get Out 8/10
CMBYN 7/10
Dunkirk 6/10
TBOEM 5/10

Not yet opened in the UK:
Shape of Water (but have never, ever liked this dude's movies, so not hopeful)
Lady Bird

No interest:
The Post
Darkest Hour

Agharta Christie (Ward Fowler), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 15:42 (two weeks ago) Permalink

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