We're steadily advancing into awards season, and as anticipation builds for the 2020 Academy Awards, we're breaking down the essential components.
From film festival buzz to eventual nominations and prizes, here's your guide (which will be regularly updated over the coming months) to this year's Oscar race.
It's never too early to try and predict the movies that will generate Academy Awards buzz. Will one of your favourite movies from this year have made our list of predictions?
This year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) roster is a particularly exciting one, with many significant films generating awards buzz in advance of their release date.
This year's Venice Film Festival gets underway on 29th August, and showcases a host of awards-contending movies including Joker.
What are the movies in line for the most coveted Academy Award of them all?
Brad Pitt is said to give a career best performance in director James Gray's sweeping and thoughtful outer-space drama.
The first reviews of Joker out of the Venice Film Festival say Phoenix's performance is astonishing.
It's a typically crowded field for the Best Actor Oscar, as the likes of Joaquin Phoenix go head to head with Leonardo DiCaprio.
Joaquin Phoenix and director Todd Phillips make comic book movie history as Joker wins the top prize at the oldest film festival in the world.
Critics say that writer-director Rian Johnson and star Daniel Craig, combined with a whoddunit plot and fabulous ensemble cast, make Knives Out rip-roaring entertainment. Are Oscars beckoning?
From Jennifer Lopez to Lupita Nyong'o and beyond: the 2020 race for Best Actress is shaping up as unpredictable, exciting and varied.
Taika Waititi's controversial Adolf Hitler satire wins over the Toronto crowds. Is Oscar success beckoning?
The Witch director Robert Eggers returns with his new movie, starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. And critics say it's another masterpiece.
From Jordan Peele to Quentin Tarantino, Lulu Wang to Todd Phillips, we're tipping a host of fantastic film-makers for a 2020 nomination.
This year has brought with it a host of memorable soundtracks, across a host of genres and a number of terrific composers.
Will Rian Johnson triumph for devilishly clever murder mystery/comedy Knives Out, or will this to a prior winner like Jordan Peele or Quentin Tarantino?
Has Disney got this in the bag with Toy Story 4 or The Lion King? Or will homegrown hit Shaun the Sheep pull the wool over the eyes of Oscar voters?
It turns out that 13 members of the core Avengers: Endgame have been put forward for Oscar nominations. Can the Marvel blockbuster pick up where Black Panther left off and get much-deserved recognition from the Academy Awards?
Stay tuned to this blog post over the coming weeks and months as we update you on this year's Oscars season. Don't forget to tweet us your essential predictions and frontrunners @Cineworld.