See All the Academy Award-Nominated Films at Harkins Best Picture Film Fest

Academy Award nominations have been announced, and this year’s best picture lineup impresses with its diverse selection of genres. In the spirit of the awards season, Harkins Theatres is providing the perfect opportunity to catch up on these impressive films before the Oscars, which airs on March 10. 

Beginning Friday, February 23, all 10 nominees for Best Picture will be available to watch on the big screen, from the intense historical recounting of Killers of The Flower Moon to the bitter-sweet romance of Past Lives. Guests visiting participating Harkins Theatres will have the chance to rewatch blockbuster favorites, like “Barbie”, or explore new indie titles, including:

  • “American Fiction” (R) — Jeffrey Wright stars in this film as an author and professor. Wright’s character struggles to publish his satirical novel until the story becomes a success when the satire is misunderstood and taken seriously. Cord Jefferson’s directorial debut, the film confronts our culture’s obsession with reducing people to outrageous stereotypes.
  • “Anatomy of a Fall (R) — Following the murder of her husband, a widowed writer, played by Sandra Hüller, attempts to prove her innocence. This thrilling murder mystery explores familial tensions and marriage dynamics across its suspenseful plot. 
  • “Barbie (PG-13) — Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie bring the classic Barbie doll to life in this hilarious and tear-jerking soon-to-be-classic. Put on your pink accessories and sing along to “I’m Just Ken” one more time with this trendsetting film. 
  • The Holdovers (R) — Set in a New England boarding school over the winter holiday, a despised teacher, played by Paul Giamatti, chaperones a group of students who remained on campus for the holidays. This film, with heartfelt moments and well-placed humor, is equal parts drama and comedy. 
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon (R) — Based on the nonfiction book of the same name, this Western is unlike any other with its brutally truthful story of greed. An important story to know, and sometimes difficult to watch, this film portrays the horrific Osage Tribe murders and the following FBI investigation into the occurrence.
  • “Maestro (R) — This film chronicles the life of renowned composer Leonhard Bernstein, played by Bradley Cooper. Cooper also wrote and directed this biographical drama.
  • “Oppenheimer (R) — This Christopher Nolan drama tells the historical story of theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer as he created the atomic bomb. 
  • “Past Lives (PG-13) — This bitter-sweet romance follows a writer across her life as she faces personal choices of love, life and success. The film is beautifully poetic and deeply human at its core.
  • “Poor Things (R) — Based on the novel of the same name, this steampunk, sci-fi romance stars Emma Stone. The Frankenstein retelling will leave you laughing and deeply entertained. 
  • “The Zone of Interest (PG-13) — Directed by Jonathan Glazer, this historical drama set in the horrors of World War II follows Nazi commandant Rudolf Hoss as he and his family attempt to settle into their life living next to the Auschwitz concentration camp. 

Dates and showtimes for each film will follow a rotating schedule. Grab a ticket for only $5, or go big and watch all 10 nominees with Harkins’s All Access Pass for $40. The films will be shown from February 23 to March 10. 

To purchase tickets, see the film schedule and more, click here.

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