2020 Academy Award Nominations – Best Picture
The Oscars 2020 Best Picture nominations have been announced! Nine films are now competing to take home the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar, with the winner revealed when the Oscars air LIVE SUNDAY FEBRUARY 9 8e|5p on ABC. The nominees for Best Picture are: FORD V FERRARI, THE IRISHMAN, JOJO RABBIT, JOKER, LITTLE WOMEN, MARRIAGE STORY, 1917, ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD and PARASITE. JOKER received the most nominations with 11 including Actor in a Leading Role and Directing. THE IRISHMAN, 1917 and ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD each garnered 10 nominations each. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2020 Best Picture nominees at the link below. You can also explore other Oscar nominees 2020 and see the complete Oscar nominations 2020 list HERE.
1917 (2020) Is Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes!
The movie 1917 is Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes and is now playing at Picture Show Theaters! Get your tickets now
In the movie two young soldiers, Blake (played by Dean-Charles Chapman) and Schofield (George MacKay), are charged with making a perilous 24-hour trek across No Man’s Land to deliver a message, warning troops of an ambush that could result in the deaths of 1,600 British soldiers, including Blake's brother.
The basis for the film was inspired by the stories of Lance Corporal Alfred H. Mendes, director and co-writer Sam Mendes's grandfather, who served as a message runner in WWI. However, though the film is dedicated to him, Alfred and the missions he served on don't actually feature in the film. Rather, Sam and his co-writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns created fictional characters to carry out a fictional mission informed by Alfred's stories.
"The movie is a fiction based on a fact, like all of my favorite war literature movies. Like Apocalypse Now and All Quiet on the Western Front. These are historically accurate but the characters are creations," Mendes told Deadline. "The characters George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman play are not my grandfather. But the spirit of what he told me and the central idea of a man carrying a message wouldn’t leave me. It just clung on in there somehow, for the last 50 years."
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Colorado Springs' only discount theater renovates, becomes first-run theater
The Colorado Springs Gazette
"The Picture Show has upped its film game.
No longer is the cinema your go-to for cheap, second-run movies. As of the summer release of “Toy Story 4,” the longtime discount theater in Citadel Crossing is now a first-run movie destination, in the same vein as the Cinemarks and AMCs"...Read Full Article Here
2019 Scholarship Awards
We are pleased to announce our 2019 Picture Show Scholarship winners!
- Bridget – Berlin $5,000
- Sarah – East Windsor $3,500
- Odele – Grand Junction $2,500
- Blairiangely – Altamonte Springs $2,500
- Serina – East Windsor $2,500
- Leslie - Altamonte Springs $2,500
- Jaydan - Mesa $2,500
Congratulations to all of the applicants! We are so proud of you and thankful that you are part of the Picture Show Family!
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