Oscar » Oskar | 31 will be, the first indicators of who could enter the race for anOscar came after the recentGothamIndependent Film Awards, which were held for the 30th time on 11th January. The top candidates for the Best Film category, based on the work of magazines Variety and IndiWire, and in accordance with the nominations at Gotham, include independent modern western drama Nomadland withFrancesMcDormand,whohas alsobeenmentioned among others as a possible candidate for the best female role, David Fincher’s Netflix filmMank, about the golden era of Hollywood and the behind-the-scenes drama of the cult classic CitizenKane, the historical dramaThe Trial of the Chicago 7, about clashes between police and protesters in1968over theU.S. government’sdecisionto enlist a large number of young men to fight in the VietnamWar, andMinari, a Korean-American drama about a Korean family who comes to America with the desire to realise the famous “American dream”. Films that received positive reviews from critics, including Promising Young Woman, Sound of Metal, Soul, Palm Springs and First Cow, are not considered as being top candidates, but critic Chris Evangelista stated for IndiWire that he would not be surprised to see some of these films included in the best film category. The 2020 Oscars were held on 10th February, while this year they’ve been scheduled for 25th April. Two months remain until nominations are announced, and films that will be released during February and March could alsobe part of the ceremony. And just as thewhole of 2020was uncertain, so theOscars on25th April 2021 will be uncertain. Nothing is certain yet, and a lastminute surprise could happen. Like all other arts, the art of film is also at a turning point. Still, one thing that’s for certain is that there will always be good films, even if they don’t come frommajor Hollywood studios. NOMADLEND Nakon što je izgubila sve u Velikoj recesiji, žena krece na put američkim zapadom živeci kao moderni nomad After losing everything in the Great Recession, this woman set out on a journey through the American West, living as a modern nomad THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 Istorijska drama o sukobu policije i demonstranata 1968. The historical drama about clashes between police and protesters in 1968 FOTO: PROFIMEDIA/LMP, PICTORIAL PRESS LTD ALAMY, NETFLIX