10 Must-See Movies Nominated for Best Pictures at the 2022 Oscars

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With the 2022 Academy Awards taking place on March 27th, now might be the best time to catch up on the 10 movies that will be competing for the Best Picture award so you can properly appreciate or critique the choice. when the rewards find their owners. .

Unexpected names will animate the ceremony which will be held this year at the Dolby Theatre. The three favorite actors of the big screen, Amy Schumer, Wanda Sykes and Regina Hall will present the event. For the first time in awards history, three women will steal the show.

Here is a list of the 10 films with their synopsis for those who want to prepare for this year’s award wars.

Caitriona Balfe (from L), Jamie Dornan and Judi Dench appear in a scene from ‘Belfast’. (AP Photo)

Belfast

Kenneth Branagh’s “Belfast” focuses on the life of a working-class child and family that experienced turbulent events during the Irish Troubles in the late 1960s.

Troy Kotsur (L) and Marlee Matlin (R) in a scene from

Troy Kotsur (L) and Marlee Matlin (R) in a scene from ‘CODA’. (AP Photo)

‘CODA (Child of deaf adults)

Ruby, 17, is the only hearing member of a hearing-impaired family. The young girl helps her parents and older brother in the morning before they go to school to keep their fishing business afloat. Ruby’s life takes a different turn when she joins the school choir. The situation of Ruby, who has a great passion for singing, also attracts the attention of the choir director. The choirmaster encourages Ruby to consider a future beyond fishing. Ruby is then torn between her commitment to her family and the pursuit of her dreams. After receiving two Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nominations, “CODA” won them both, while Troy Kotsur made history as the first actor with hearing loss to receive an individual SAG Award.

Leonardo DiCaprio (L) and Jennifer Lawrence in

Leonardo DiCaprio (L) and Jennifer Lawrence in ‘Don’t Look Up,’ in this image released by Netflix. (AP Photo)

“Don’t Look Up”

This film tells the story of two astronomers who struggle to warn people that a giant meteorite is about to destroy the planet. A comet the size of Mount Everest is rapidly approaching Earth, and the resulting collision will destroy Earth. This discovery made by Kate Dibiasky, a graduate student in astronomy, will save humanity. Kate and Dr. Randall Mindy decide to go on a media tour to inform humanity of the impending danger.

In this image released by Janus Films and Sideshow shows Hidetoshi Nishijima (L) and Toko Miura in a scene from

In this image released by Janus Films and Sideshow shows Hidetoshi Nishijima (L) and Toko Miura in a scene from ‘Drive My Car.’ (AP Photo)

‘Driving my car’

The latest film by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, a stable talent in Japanese cinema, is adapted from a story by Haruki Murakami. Successful director Yusuke Kafuku, who mourns the loss of his wife, is invited to a festival in Hiroshima to direct Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya”. The festival unexpectedly allocates a 20-year-old conductor; and Kafuku embarks on a series of journeys with his mysterious driver, filled with loneliness, loss, and grief. Arguing that art can originally be a tool for a better understanding of human nature, this elegant film is a cleverly crafted reasoning of loneliness. Presented in world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, “Drive My Car” also won the prize for best screenplay.

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Timothee Chalamet (L) and Rebecca Ferguson are in a scene from

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Timothee Chalamet (L) and Rebecca Ferguson are in a scene from ‘Dune.’ (AP Photo)

‘Dune’

A classic sci-fi classic, Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune” is based on the first book in the series and focuses on the Dune universe and the events that develop around main character Paul Atreides. The film is expected to clean up awards in different categories as well as the 2022 BAFTA Awards.

Image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Will Smith (R) with Demi Singleton and Saniyya Sidney in a scene from

The image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Will Smith (R) with Demi Singleton and Saniyya Sidney in a scene from ‘King Richard’. (AP Photo)

‘King Richard: Champions on the Rise

The film chronicles the professional life of Venus Williams and Serena Williams’ father who does his best to write the names of his daughters Venus and Serena into history. In keeping with Richard’s intense 78-page plan, Serena and Venus train against the odds at California’s neglected Compton tennis court. Serena and Venus defy all prejudice, thanks to their father’s unwavering determination. Richard Williams is played by Will Smith.

In this image released by MGM, Cooper Hoffman is seen in a scene from

In this image released by MGM, Cooper Hoffman is seen in a scene from “Licorice Pizza.” (AP Photo)

‘Licorice pizza

This film centers on the experiences of a high school student living in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970s. comes to his school. Trying to find her way in life, Alana is impressed by Gary’s extraordinary self-confidence. Unable to stay apart over time, Alana and Gary mature together and begin to fight for their future.

Willem Dafoe (L) and Bradley Cooper in a scene from

Willem Dafoe (L) and Bradley Cooper in a scene from ‘Nightmare Alley,’ in this image released by Searchlight Pictures. (AP picture)

“Alley of Nightmares”

Stanton “Stan” Carlisle has joined the team at a carnival that travels from town to town. Her goal is to unravel the “mind reading” tricks of Miss Zeena and her alcoholic husband Pete. When Pete dies, Zeena is forced to accept Stan as a partner. Soon, Stan turns out to be much better at manipulating and scamming people than Zeena’s late husband. An ambitious Stan begins to believe he can do the cheating game on his own. However, when he enters into a rivalry with Zeena, he will face dangers he never expected.

In this image released by Netflix shows Benedict Cumberbatch (L) and Jesse Plemons in a scene from

In this image released by Netflix shows Benedict Cumberbatch (L) and Jesse Plemons in a scene from ‘The Power of the Dog’. (AP Photo)

‘The power of the dog

Based on the same novel by Thomas Savage, the film tells the story of two brothers who own a large farm in Montana. The two brothers, Phil and George, who are different from each other, own the largest farm in the Montana Valley. An intelligent and successful man, Phil despises weakness while George, a quiet man dedicated to his work, has a loving spirit. The two brothers have lived under the same roof for years, but their lives are turned upside down by George’s unexpected marriage to a young widow. Phil, on the other hand, is quite disturbed by the presence of this woman who settles on their farm. Wanting to put an end to this situation, Phil embarks on a fierce fight to eliminate his brother’s wife.

This image released by 20th Century Studios shows a scene in

This image released by 20th Century Studios shows a scene in “West Side Story.” (AP Photo)

‘West Side Story

Adapted from the 1957 musical, the film tells of the forbidden love between two young people and the rivalry between two street gangs of different ethnic origins. Tony is a teenager caught in the rivalry between two gangs, the Jets and the Sharks. He loses his heart to Maria, who is his rival’s sister. The territorial war between the gangs becomes more and more devastating, and Tony and Maria’s love blossoms in this environment of war. Stephen Spielberg’s remake of the mid-century musical has made adaptations for alignment with 21st century values.

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