By Vitor Guima
Every year at the Oscars we are able to debate our personal favorites. Also, we are able to debate some of the movies that ended up being left out of competition in one or more categories. With that in mind, this article approaches some 2017 films that could definitely have gotten a nomination for Best Picture at the 90th Academy Awards.
As always, many things interfere in the choice of the movies that are part of this article, but as usual, memory and personal preferences are the main factors. If you think any other movie should have been nominated for Best Picture, please leave it as a recommendation in the comments section below.
So, here are 10 movies from 2017 that could have been nominated for Best Picture:
10. mother! (dir. Darren Aronofsky)
One of the most intriguing films from 2017, and which has Jennifer Lawrence delivering one of the best performances of the year, “mother!” is probably the best film in Darren Aronofsky’s career.
This biblical allegory about the human relationship with nature (and about many other things) has great directing by Aronofsky and a truly powerful performance by Lawrence in the leading role as the mother.
Although it divided audiences and critics, “mother!” is an impressive film that definitely deserved a Best Picture nomination.
9. The Killing of a Sacred Deer (dir. Yorgos Lanthimos)
Film after film, especially after “Dogtooth” was released in 2009, Yorgos Lanthimos has proven to be one of the most intriguing filmmakers of his generation.
With the great “Alps” (2009) and the amazing “The Lobster” (2015), which won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay, Lanthimos has proven to be able to approach stories of very complex characters and build tension in a → continue…
From:: Taste Of Cinema