Both Amazon Studios and Netflix have worked hard to have their original films become an accepted part of the awards season campaign cycle with the ultimate goal, of course, being the Best Picture award. Let’s see Amazon’s list for this season:
Oscar Hopefuls From Amazon
Beautiful Boy is a film based on a best-selling set of memoirs from and father and son about a family that battles a son’s addiction for many years. The film stars last year’s Oscar nominee for Call Me By Your Name Timothée Chalamet along with Oscar-nominated Steve Carrell (Foxcatcher) and Golden Globe winner Maura Tierney (The Affair). The film is directed by Felix Van Groeningen and is his English language feature debut.
A remake of what The Hollywood Reporter calls “a sacred cinematic property”https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/why-suspiria-will-be-horror-event-2018-1136971 Suspiria tells the story of a dark evil at the heart of world-renown dance company. Suspiria was directed by Luca Guadagnino and stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Tilda Swinton and Doris Hick.