Don’t know anything about this years Oscars? Take a study break and find out. We’ve all been there, were we don’t know what movies are nominated or who are the actors suddenly winning all these awards. This time, you can get ahead of the game. Put your notebook or homework tabs away and take this quiz. This quiz will determine which Oscar-nominated movie you should watch based on your preferences. All you have to do is keep score of which letters you choose and then scroll down for the results. Enjoy!
Which celebrity would you want as a best friend?
What do you like in a film?
Which place do you want to vacation in?
Which activity would you choose?
If you chose mostly A’s you got:
Call Me by Your Name
Call me by your name is a story of a seventeen-year-old teenager who has sex with a peach and falls in love with an older man, which sounds creepy without context.
On a more serious note, this independent film directed by Lucas Guadagnino depicts a coming of age story of a young man who falls in love one summer in Italy. Full of beautiful scenery, chemistry, sensuality, and symbolism, this film shows that pain and love come hand in hand. Set in Northen Italy, the main character Elio, portrayed by Timothée Chalamet, finds himself completely drawn to the new graduate student staying in their house, Oliver, portrayed by Armie Hammer. The vulnerability and emotions portrayed transports the viewer to their own experiences with love. In addition, we see the unconditional love from Elio’s parents, parents everyone wishes they had. This story full of love, friendship, and art is the romance film of the era.
If you chose mostly B’s you got:
A young girl hates her mom and Sacramento. She finds out her boyfriend is gay, loses her virginity to a popular hot guy who is actually a government conspiracy freak, and ends up in the hospital for alcohol poisoning. A true coming of age story. #Relatable
Lady Bird, directed by Greta Gerwig, is a coming of age story about a high school senior who hates her hometown, Sacramento, California, and plans to escape to New York City for college. The main protagonists, played by Saoirse Ronan, calls herself “Lady Bird” and learns to appreciate her roots and where she came from. In this story, we see a young woman take charge of her life and goals, her turbulent bond with her mother, her navigation through the rapidly shifting American economic landscape, and finding herself and love on her last year at home. Set in the early 2000’s, Lady Bird is a charismatic and engaging film that gives the viewer an “affecting look at the beliefs that define us, the relationships that shape us, and the unmatched beauty of a place called home.” -Rotten Tomatoes
If you chose mostly C’s you got:
A black man goes on a weekend getaway with his white girlfriend to meet her parents. Little does he know that they are all psychopaths who kidnap black people to auction them off like bingo and sell their bodies to white people so they can put their conscious in their bodies and control them.
Get Out, a film by Jordan Peele is a dark thriller using social commentary on race in America. An African-American man called Chris, played by Daniel Kaluuya, finds himself in an anxiety-ridden environment when he visits his white girlfriends family in their secluded estate in the woods. As events unfold, a series of disturbing discoveries lead him to the truth behind his relationship and her family’s legacy. Full of suspension, tension, and nail-crunching scenes, Peele portrays what it feels like to be an African American in today’s society, with a dark twist.
If you chose mostly D’s you got:
A mute woman who works at a government experimental facility falls in love with one of the captured species, a man fish, finally becoming a fish herself. If you’re a fish, I’m a fish.
The Shape of Water, created by Guillermo del Toro, is the magical story of a mute woman, Elisa, portrayed by Sally Hawkins, who works in a high-security government laboratory. Set in 1962 Baltimore, her life changes forever as she discovers the lab’s classified secret- a mysterious scaled creature captured in the Amazon river of South America, who is confined in a water tank. As the storyline continues, she forms a unique bond with the creature, later finding out that his life rests in the hands of a hostile government agent and a marine biologist. This is a lush-fantasy romance that shows the beauty behind every monster and the unexpected special bonds that occur.
If you chose mostly E’s you got:
A historical view of the battle of Dunkirk where we see Harry Styles say three lines.
Dunkirk, directed by Christopher Nolan, gives the viewer an inside look at the battle of Dunkirk, France during World War II, where foreign troops were trapped on the beach as Germany advanced. Set in May 1940, young soldiers fight for their survival through the hardships of the sea and on the bloody shores of the beach, as they wait for someone to come to the rescue. In a heroic mission, Dunkirk tells the parallel story of the British civilians who sailed out to sea on their own vessels to bring the soldiers home, saving more than 300,000 men. In this action-packed drama, we get the real look of the legendary battle of Dunkirk.
If you mostly chose F’s, you got:
A young man has an obsession with music and lives the life of a fast and the furious movie while falling in love with a waitress.
Baby Driver, directed by Edgar Wright, tells the story of a talented getaway driver called Baby, portrayed by Ansel Elgort, who relies on his music to get him through every job. After being coerced into working for a crime boss, he finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. As the events unfold, Baby also finds himself falling in love with a waitress, portrayed by Lily James, who helps him run away from his crazy life. Set in Atlanta, Georgia, and with an amazing soundtrack, Baby Driver gives the viewer a whole new perspective of actually jamming out in your car.
If your results include ties, then you got:
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
A strong amazing woman takes on a lazy and aggressive police force by painting three large billboards to shade them for everyone to see.
Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri, directed by Martin McDonagh, is the story of a mother, Mildred Hayes, portrayed by Frances McDormand, who is still searching for answers and the culprit of her daughter’s murder. Being fed up with the local police department who have made no advances, Hayes makes a bold move, painting three large signs leading into her town with a strong and controversial message directed at the town’s chief of police, William Willoughby, portrayed by Woody Harrelson. When his second in command, officer Dixon, an immature boy with a keen for violence, gets involved, the events escalate dramatically. In this funny, brutal, and heartbreaking film, full of raw performances, the audience experiences the true rage of a mother seeking justice.