From Ebbing, Missouri, to the beaches of Dunkirk, get ready to be transported to the worlds of this year’s best picture Academy Award nominees over the next two Saturdays.
AMC Theatres again presents its Best Picture Showcase, a two-day affair at Loews Raceway 10 in Westbury and Loews Stony Brook 17 in which moviegoers can enjoy marathons of the nine contenders for Oscar’s top prize.
Kicking things off on Feb. 24 at 10:30 a.m. will be “Phantom Thread,” starring Daniel Day-Lewis as a womanizing fashion designer. It will be followed by Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, “Lady Bird,” at 1 p.m.; the revenge comedy “Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri” (3 p.m.); and Guillermo del Toro’s “Beauty and the Beast”-like fantasy, “The Shape of Water” (6 p.m.).
On tap for March 3 are the World War II adventure “Dunkirk” (10:30 a.m.); “Darkest Hour,” starring Oscar nominee Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill (12:40 p.m.); the coming-of-age drama “Call Me by Your Name” (3 p.m.); the Tom Hanks-Meryl Streep newspaper drama “The Post” (6 p.m.); and Jordan Peele’s horror flick “Get Out” (8:15 p.m.).
Tickets range from $25 to $35 for each Saturday. For more details, go to nwsdy.li/amcoscar.