Movies

2020 Oscar Watchlist

Melanie’s goal is to watch 75% (40) of the 53 movies listed. Current count: 4.

1917 (Best Director – Sam Mendes, Best Picture, Cinematography, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score) – Thomas Newman, Original Screenplay – Written by Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns, Production Design, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Visual Effects)

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Actor in a Supporting Role – Tom Hanks)

A Sister (Short Film (Live Action))

Ad Astra (Sound Mixing)

American Factory (Documentary (Feature))

Avengers: Endgame (Visual Effects)

Bombshell (Actress in a Leading Role – Charlize Theron, Actress in a Supporting Role – Margot Robbie, Makeup and Hairstyling)

Breakthrough (Music (Original Song) – “I’m Standing With You” – Music and Lyric by Diane Warren)

Brotherhood (Short Film (Live Action))

Corpus Christi (International Feature Film – (Poland))

Dcera (Daughter) (Short Film (Animated))

For Sama (Documentary (Feature))

Ford v Ferrari (Best Picture, Film Editing, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing)

Frozen II (Music (Original Song) – “Into the Unknown” – Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez)

Hair Love (Short Film (Animated))

Harriet (Actress in a Leading Role – Cynthia Erivo, Music (Original Song) – “Stand Up” – Music and Lyric by Joshuah Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo)

Honeyland (Documentary (Feature), International Feature Film – (North Macedonia))

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (Animated Feature Film)

I Lost My Body (Animated Feature Film)

In the Absence (Documentary (Short Subject)

Jojo Rabbit (Actress in a Supporting Role – Scarlett Johansson, Adapted Screenplay – Screenplay by Taika Waititi, Best Picture, Costume Design, Film Editing, Production Design)

Joker (Actor in a Leading Role – Joaquin Phoenix, Adapted Screenplay – Written by Todd Phillips and Scott Silver, Best Director – Todd Phillips, Best Picture, Cinematography, Costume Design, Film Editing, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score) – Hildur Guðnadóttir, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing)

Judy (Actress in a Leading Role – Renée Zellweger, Makeup and Hairstyling)

Kitbull (Short Film (Animated))

Klaus (Animated Feature Film)

Knives Out (Original Screenplay – Written by Rian Johnson)

Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl) (Documentary (Short Subject))

Les Misérables (International Feature Film – (France))

Life Overtakes Me (Documentary (Short Subject))

Little Women (Actress in a Leading Role – Saoirse Ronan, Actress in a Supporting Role – Florence Pugh, Adapted Screenplay – Screenplay by Greta Gerwig, Best Picture, Costume Design, Music (Original Score) – Alexandre Desplat)

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Makeup and Hairstyling)

Marriage Story (Actor in a Leading Role – Adam Driver, Actress in a Leading Role – Scarlett Johansson, Actress in a Supporting Role – Laura Dern, Best Picture, Music (Original Score) – Randy Newman, Original Screenplay – Written by Noah Baumbach)

Memorable (Short Film (Animated))

Missing Link (Animated Feature Film)

Nefta Football Club (Short Film (Live Action))

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Actor in a Leading Role – Leonardo DiCaprio, Actor in a Supporting Role – Brad Pitt, Best Director – Quentin Tarantino, Best Picture, Cinematography, Costume Design, Original Screenplay – Written by Quentin Tarantino, Production Design, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing)

Pain and Glory (Actor in a Leading Role – Antonio Banderas, International Feature Film – (Spain))

Parasite (Best Director – Bong Joon-ho, Best Picture, Film Editing, International Feature Film – (South Korea), Original Screenplay – Screenplay by Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won, Production Design)

Richard Jewell (Actress in a Supporting Role – Kathy Bates)

Rocketman (Music (Original Song) – “I’m Gonna Love Me Again” – Music by Elton John, Lyric by Bernie Taupin)

Saria (Short Film (Live Action))

Sister (Short Film (Animated))

St. Louis Superman Documentary (Short Subject)

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Music (Original Score) – John Williams, Sound Editing, Visual Effects)

The Cave (Documentary (Feature))

The Edge of Democracy (Documentary (Feature))

The Irishman (Actor in a Supporting Role – Al Pacino, Actor in a Supporting Role – Joe Pesci, Adapted Screenplay – Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, Best Director – Martin Scorsese, Best Picture, Cinematography, Costume Design, Film Editing, Production Design, Visual Effects)

The Lighthouse (Cinematography)

The Lion King (Visual Effects)

The Neighbors’ Window (Short Film (Live Action))

The Two Popes (Actor in a Leading Role – Jonathan Pryce, Actor in a Supporting Role – Anthony Hopkins, Adapted Screenplay – Written by Anthony McCarten)

Toy Story 4 (Animated Feature Film, Music (Original Song) – “I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” – Music and Lyric by Randy Newman)

Walk Run Cha-Cha (Documentary (Short Subject))