Oscars buzz is everywhere following the nominations last month, with film fans now looking to seek out the flicks favoured by judges.
But those living in Gedling borough won’t have to go far, with The Bonington in Arnold giving people the chance to see if this year’s selections are really statue worthy.
These are the Oscar-nominated films playing over at The Bonington over the next few weeks…
Friday, February 7 – Monday, February 17
You can also catch-up in March from Friday 13 – Thursday 19
Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes (Skyfall, Spectre, American Beauty) brings his singular vision to his World War I epic as two British soldiers embark on a dangerous mission to save 1,600 men from certain doom.
At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers—Blake’s own brother among them.
Jojo Rabbit (12A)
Saturday, February 22 – Thursday, February 27
Jojo is a lonely German boy who discovers that his single mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his imaginary friends – who happens to be Adolf Hitler – Jojo must confront his blind Nationalism as WWII continues to rage on.
The Lighthouse (15)
Friday, March 28 & Saturday, February 29 at 7.30pm
From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The VVitch, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Friday, March 13 at 7.30pm
Winner of the prestigious Palme d’Or, Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite has become the first Korean film to ever be nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards.
Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan in this funny, thrilling and hugely entertaining film.
Nominated For: 6 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best International Film
Marriage Story (15)
Sunday, March 15 & Thursday, March 19
No Netflix? No problem! Nominated for Best Picture, Noah Baumbach’s emotional and heartfelt film chronicles a coast-to-coast divorce that pushes a stage director and his actor wife to breaking point.
Nominated For: 6 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actress (Johansson) Best Actor (Driver) & Best Original Screenplay.
- You can buy tickets online for these films here: https://theatre-web.gedling.gov.uk/