Oscars 2019 nominations announced
Hot on the heels of the Golden Globes, the nominations for the 91st Oscars ceremony were announced this afternoon.
Leading the nominations with 10 was The Favourite, alongside Roma. The wickedly funny period drama, returning to the filmhouse this Friday 25 January, features a powerhouse performance from Olivia Colman, for which she was nominated as Best Actress. Director Yorgos Lanthimos‘, nominated for Best Director, previous films The Killing Of A Sacred Deer and The Lobster have both been hits on our screens in previous years.
Battling it out with the likes of Free Solo, Hale County This Morning, This Evening and Minding The Gap (the latter two we hope to screen in the coming months) in the Documentary competition will be RBG, looking at the life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. We have one more chance to see the film on Thursday 24th January.
Mary Poppins Returns is welcomed back to our screens from Friday 25 January, and received four nominations, marking a strong awards season for the much loved Disney sequel.
Mary Queen Of Scots received two nominations and the period drama screens from Friday 25 January.
Vice screen with us from Friday 1 February. Vice continues to be one of the big awards season contenders, receiving eight Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Leading Actor for Christian Bale, hot on the heels of his Golden Globe win.
From Friday 8 February you can see both Can You Ever Forgive Me? and Green Book. With three nominations altogether, Can You Ever Forgive Me? received recognition for its two actors, with Melissa McCarthy receiving a nomination for Best Actress alongside Richard E Grant‘s nomination for Best Supporting Actor. After its Golden Globes success, Green Book received five Oscar nominations in some major categories, including Best Picture, Original Screenplay, Best Actor and Supporting Actor.
If Beale Street Could Talk arrives from the Oscar-winning director of Moonlight. The film received nominations for Adapted Screenplay and Original Score, whilst Regina King also received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress. You can see the film from Friday 22 February.
Congratulations to all other nominees. We’re pleased to have featured the likes of mainstream nominees such as Bohemian Rhapsody, BlacKkKlansman and A Star Is Born alongside great independent titles like Cold War, The Wife and First Reformed.
We are looking forward to presenting films that haven’t yet received a UK release date in the future, as well as welcoming back a selection of favourites for another chance to see them. At the moment, we are unable to screen Roma. You can read more about this here.
We continue to present the very best in world, independent, British and mainstream films, you can see our January – February brochure here.