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Category: For Your Consideration

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For Your Consideration 2018: Bleeker Street

DISOBEDIENCE From Sebastián Lelio, Disobedience follows a woman as she returns to the community that shunned her decades earlier for an attraction to a childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality. Written by Lelio and Rebecca Lenkiewicz and based on Naomi Alderman’s book, the film stars Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola. BEST PICTURE … Read More For Your Consideration 2018: Bleeker Street

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For Your Consideration 2017: Liongate’s “Wonder”

WONDER || “Wonder,” directed by Stephen Chbosky, tells the story of August Pullman (Jacob Tremblay). Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: Liongate’s “Wonder”

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For Your Consideration 2017: STX Entertainment’s “Molly’s Game”

MOLLY’S GAME || The true story of Molly Bloom, a beautiful, young, Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: STX Entertainment’s “Molly’s Game”

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For Your Consideration 2017: Entertainment Studios’ “Hostiles”

HOSTILES || Written and directed by Scott Cooper, Hostiles takes place in 1892 and tells the story of an Army Captain (Christian Bale) who reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne chief (Wes Studi) and his family back to tribal lands. On the journey, they meet a widow (Rosamund Pike) whose family was murdered on the plains and offer their help. As the former … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: Entertainment Studios’ “Hostiles”

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For Your Consideration 2017: A24

A GHOST STORY || With A Ghost Story, acclaimed director David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Pete’s Dragon) returns with a singular exploration of legacy, loss, and the essential human longing for meaning and connection. Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost (Academy Award-winner Casey Affleck) returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife (Academy Award-nominee Rooney Mara), only to find that in his … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: A24

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For Your Consideration 2017: Amazon Studios

THE BIG SICK || Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, THE BIG SICK tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail, who connects with grad student Emily after one of his stand-up sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: Amazon Studios

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For Your Consideration 2017: Annapurna’s “Detroit”

DETROIT || From director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal, DETROIT is the dramatic true story of a racially motivated crime that took place over one dark night in 1967. Up-and-coming Motown musician Larry Reed (Algee Smith), six other young African American men and two young white women were terrorized by local police, despite the presence of the State Police, the National Guard and … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: Annapurna’s “Detroit”

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For Your Consideration 2017: Bleeker Street

BREATHE || For his directorial debut, Andy Serkis brings to life the inspiring true love story between Robin and Diana Cavendish (Academy Award® nominee Andrew Garfield, Golden Globe® winner Claire Foy), an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. When Robin is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is confined to a hospital … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: Bleeker Street

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For Your Consideration 2017: Netflix Original Films

OKJA || For 10 idyllic years, young Mija (An Seo Hyun) has been caretaker and constant companion to Okja—a massive animal and an even bigger friend—at her home in the mountains of South Korea. But that changes when a family-owned multinational conglomerate Mirando Corporation takes Okja for themselves and transports her to New York, where image obsessed and self-promoting CEO Lucy Mirando (Tilda Swinton) … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: Netflix Original Films

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For Your Consideration 2017: Walt Disney Studios

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST || ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is the journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a Beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart of the true Prince within. BEST PICTURE PRODUCED BY DAVID … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: Walt Disney Studios

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For Your Consideration 2017: Focus Features

PHANTOM THREAD || Set in the glamour of 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: Focus Features

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For Your Consideration 2017: Fox Searchlight

BATTLE OF THE SEXES || In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women’s movement, the 1973 tennis match between women’s world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men’s-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs was billed as the BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time. As the rivalry kicked into high … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: Fox Searchlight