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Academy Awards

Where to watch this year’s Oscar-nominated films in Hong Kong before the Academy Awards

The countdown to the Oscars may be on, but don’t worry, there is still time to catch up on all the nominated films before the awards ceremony

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 20 February, 2018, 2:31pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 20 February, 2018, 5:00pm

On March 4, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will announce the winners of this year’s Oscars at its annual ceremony in Hollywood. While many of this year’s nominated films are currently being screened at cinemas in Hong Kong, some are simply too niche, or have already come and gone from cinemas.

So here’s where Hongkongers can see the main Oscars contenders ahead of the big event.

Dunkirk

Nominations: best picture, director, cinematography, film editing, sound editing, sound mixing, original score, production design

Cinema: Movie Movie Cityplaza (February 24 only)

Stream: Amazon, iTunes

Darkest Hour

Nominations: best picture, lead actor, cinematography, costume design, make-up and hairstyling, production design

Cinema: Movie Movie Cityplaza, AMC Pacific Place, The Grand Cinema, Palace IFC

Stream: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Get Out

Nominations: best picture, lead actor, director, original screenplay

Cinema: Movie Movie Cityplaza (February 25 only)

Stream: Vudu, Amazon, HBO Go (subscription required)

Lady Bird

Nominations: best picture, lead actress, supporting actress, director, original screenplay

Cinema: Opens in Hong Kong on February 22.

Stream: Vudu, iTunes, Amazon

Phantom Thread

Nominations: best picture, lead actor, supporting actress, director, original score, costume design

Cinema: Opens in Hong Kong on March 8.

Stream: Not currently available to stream.

Call Me By Your Name

Nominations: best picture, lead actor, adapted screenplay, original score

Cinema: Opens in Hong Kong on March 1.

Stream: Due for release on Amazon on February 26.

The Post

Nominations: best picture, lead actress

Cinema: Multiple screenings throughout the city.

Stream: Amazon

The Shape of Water

Nominations: best picture, lead actress, supporting actor, supporting actress, director, original screenplay, cinematography, film editing, sound editing, original score, costume design, sound mixing, production design

Cinema: Multiple screenings throughout the city.

Stream: Due for release on Amazon on February 27.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Nominations: best picture, lead actress, supporting actor x2, original screenplay, film editing, original score

Cinema: Multiple screenings throughout the city.

Stream: iTunes, Amazon

I, Tonya

Nominations: best lead actress, supporting actress, film editing

Cinema: The Grand Cinema (Tsim Sha Tsui) only

Stream: Due for release on iTunes on March 2.

The Florida Project

Nomination: best supporting actor

Cinema: Opens in Hong Kong cinemas on April 5.

Stream: Amazon

All the Money in the World

Nomination: best supporting actor

Cinema: Festival Grand Cinema, The Grand Cinema, Palace IFC

Stream: Due for release on iTunes March 27.

Mudbound

Nominations: best supporting actress, adapted screenplay, cinematography, original score

Cinema: None.

Stream: Netflix (subscription required)

The Boss Baby

Nomination: best animated feature

Cinema: None.

Stream: Amazon, YouTube

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Nomination: best documentary feature

Cinema: None.

Stream: PBS

Coco

Nomination: best animated feature

Cinema: Various screening throughout the city.

Stream: YouTube

Blade Runner 2049

Nominations: best cinematography, sound editing, sound mixing, production design, visual effects

Cinema: None.

Stream: YouTube, Amazon, iTunes

The Big Sick

Nomination: best original screenplay

Cinema: None.

Stream: Amazon, iTunes

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