Until proven otherwise, we see no reason not to be optimistic about the Grand Pooh-Bah of film prizes' potential for further underdog surprises.
Den of Thieves displays a reverence for Heat's taut, moody tension-building tactics, but it doesn't bring emotional resonance to its action sequences.
Nicolai Fuglsig’s 12 Strong doesn’t allow any complicated thoughts about war, colonization, and mortality to hover around its characters.
Bethany Ashton Wolf's Forever My Girl is less reminiscent of a country song than of Radiohead's “True Love Waits.”
The Assassination of Gianni Versace investigates the potential consequences of relegating populations to the shadows.