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6 Oscar Contenders That Got a Boost From the Golden Globes

January 11th, 20236 Oscar Contenders That Got a Boost From the Golden Globes

The awards season can be a roller coaster, with many peaks and valleys. One day, you are getting recognition from a major critical organization, and the next day, you might not be.

The Oscar® race can be a marathon for the contenders and staying relevant for weeks (and months) can be a challenge, but these six movies got a boost when they took the stage as winners at the 80th Golden Globes. Five of the six winners were recognized as AMC Artisan Films when they were released, learn more about our program that features artist-driven films that can be experienced on the big screen.

The Banshees of Inisherin

THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN, written and directed by Martin McDonagh and starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson led all movies with eight Golden Globe nominations. The film took home three Golden Globes including Best Musical or Comedy Motion Picture, Best Screenplay of a Motion Picture and Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Film and Farrell won the Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Film. With the eight Golden Globe nominations and multiple wins, THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN should expect to hear their name called when the Academy Awards announce their nominations on January 24th.

Set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland, THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN follows lifelong friends Pádraic and Colm, who find themselves at an impasse when Colm unexpectedly puts an end to their friendship. A stunned Pádraic, aided by his sister Siobhán and troubled young islander Dominic, endeavours to repair the relationship, refusing to take no for an answer.

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The Fabelmans

THE FABELMANS is a personal portrait for one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, Steven Spielberg. The film and legendary director both were recognized at the Golden Globes, winning Best Drama Motion Picture and Best Director of a Motion Picture. We recognized the film as an AMC Artisan Film for its unique perspective, incredible performances by its acclaimed cast and compelling score. Spielberg, who has two Oscars for Best Director of SCHINDLER’S LIST and SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, finds himself as the favorite for a third Oscar after winning his third Golden Globe.

THE FABELMANS is a coming-of-age story about a young man’s discovery of a shattering family secret and an exploration of the power of movies to help us see the truth about each other and ourselves.

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Everything Everywhere All At Once

The wildly original EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE won in two categories at the Golden Globes, recognizing the immersive performances by Michelle Yeoh. Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Motion Picture and Ke Huy Quan, Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture. Yeoh may have cemented herself as the favorite for Best Actress at the Oscars in March with her Golden Globe win, but she will have tough competition from fellow Golden Globe winner Cate Blanchett.

When an interdimensional rupture unravels reality, an unlikely hero must channel her newfound powers to fight bizarre and bewildering dangers from the multiverse as the fate of the world hangs in the balance. The cast includes breakout performer, Stephanie Hsu.

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Tár

Cate Blanchett's performance is phenomenal in the stunning drama, TÁR and she was recognized with her fourth Golden Globe award. She previously won Golden Globes for her performances in ELIZABETH, I’M NOT THERE and BLUE JASMINE. In addition, TÁR was recognized as an AMC Artisan Film for its unique vision and pushing the boundaries of cinema.

TÁR examines the changing nature of power, its impact and durability in our modern world. From producer-writer-director Todd Field comes TÁR, starring Cate Blanchett as the iconic musician Lydia Tár. The acclaimed cast includes, Mark Strong, Noémie Merlant, Nina Hoss and introduces Sophie Kauer.

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

The Queen of Wakanda was the queen of the 80th Golden Globes. Angela Basset, took home the Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture award, her second Golden Globe, for her performance in BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER as Queen Ramonda.

In Marvel Studios’ BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER, Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku , Okoye and the Dora Milaje fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia and Everett Ross and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda. BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER introduces Tenoch Huerta as Namor, king of Talokan and the antogist to the kingdom of Wakanda.


Elvis

Austin Butler fit perfectly into the blue suede shoes of the legend and icon Elvis. Director Baz Luhrmann cranks the volume to 11 with a performance by Butler that immerses you into the glamourizing and sobering story of the The King. Butler took the stage and the award for the Best Actor in a Drama Motion Picture.

A thoroughly cinematic drama, Elvis's story is seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker. As told by Parker, the film delves into the complex dynamic between the two spanning over 20 years, from Presley's rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. ELVIS cast includes Tom Hanks, Olivia Dejonge, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Gary Clark, Jr. and Kodi Smit-McPhee.

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