by Library Staff | | No Comments | Tags: ,

Missed some of this year’s Oscar winners while they were in theaters? You can request these winning movies, including new and upcoming releases, right now with your library card. Enjoy La La Lan… erm… the actual winners.

Academy Award Winners 2018


The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water

Directed by Guillermo Del Toro

An otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment. (Rated R.)

Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Score, Best Production Design

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Directed by Martin McDonagh

After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon, an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing’s law enforcement is only exacerbated. (Rated R.)

Best Actress (Frances McDormand), Best Supporting Actor (Sam Rockwell)

Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

Directed by Joe Wright

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds. (Rated PG-13.)

Best Actor (Gary Oldman), Best Makeup and Hairstyling

I, Tonya

I, Tonya

Directed by Craig Gillespie

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises up the ranks at the US Figure Skating Championships, but her future is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes. (Rated R.)

Best Supporting Actress (Allison Janney)

Get Out

Get Out

Directed by Jordan Peele

It’s time for a young African American to meet with his white girlfriend’s parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare. (Rated R.)

Best Original Screenplay

Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name

Directed by Luca Guadagnino

In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father’s research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape. (Rated R.)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Coco

Coco

Directed by Lee Unkrich

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. (Rated PG.)

Best Animated Feature, Best Original Song

Dunkirk

Dunkirk

Directed by Christopher Nolan

A World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold. (Rated PG-13.)

Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing

Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049

Directed by Denis Villeneuve

A young blade runner’s discovery of a long buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years. (Rated R.)

Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects

Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Set in 1950s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. (Rated R.)

Best Costume Design


Comments are closed.