On Sunday, Feb. 24, the 91st Academy Awards, an event that has been fraught with controversies for its past few iterations, will decide the most noteworthy films of 2018. After #OscarsSoWhite in 2015, the subsequent boycott of many artists in 2016, the “Moonlight” and “La La Land” blunder in 2017 and the hyper spotlight on the #MeToo and “Time’s Up” movements last year, the Oscars lacks a host this year for the first time in three decades.
The Academy Awards seems to constantly take two steps forward and another step back. So leading up to this next chapter, sure to be fraught with controversies of its own, we decided to review this year’s nominees for Best Picture.
Read our reviews below.
The 91st Academy Awards will air Sunday Feb. 24 at 8 p.m.