LA LA LAND, FENCES and HIDDEN FIGURES Lead Nominations for The Critic’s Choice Awards
Denzel Washington, Viola Davis and Janelle Monáe earn top nominations
Here’s the scoop on the must see Critic’s Choice Award nominated movies you need to watch! LA LA LAND which features Oscar Award Winner John Legend, is up for 12 awards in various categories. FENCES, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis has been nominated for six awards such as Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress (Viola Davis), and Denzel Washington earned both Best Director and Best Actor. HIDDEN FIGURES, starring the three leading ladies – Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer – has been nominated for three awards including Best Supporting Actress nod for film new comer (Janelle Monáe), Best Acting Ensemble, and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Check out the below list of this season’s must-see movies!
LA LA LAND |In Theaters December 16
SYNOPSIS: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.
Directed by: Damien Chazelle
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Amiée Conn, Terry Walters, Thom Shelton
Writers: Damien Chazelle
Official Website: http://www.lalaland.movie/
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FENCES |In Theatres December 25
Synopsis: A former professional baseball player creates tension in his family when he denies his teenage son’s dream of playing college football and comes home with the baby he had through an affair.
Directed By: Denzel Washington
Cast: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Jovan Adepo, Mykelti Williamson, Saniyya Sidney, Russell Hornsby, Stephen Henderson.
Writers: August Wilson
Official Website: http://www.fencesmovie.com/
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HIDDEN FIGURES |In Theatres December 25
SYNOPSIS: NASA mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson cross gender and race lines to help launch astronaut John Glenn into outer space. Based on the unbelievably true life stories of these three women, known as “human computers”, we follow them as they quickly rose the ranks of NASA alongside many of history’s greatest minds.
Directed by: Theodore Melfi
Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe
Writers: Allison Schroeder, Theodore Melfi
Official Website: http://www.foxmovies.com/movies/hidden-figures
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