Which Films from the First Half of 2019 Will Be in the Oscar Race?

It may only be July, but the awards campaigns are already locked and loaded for a number of contenders looking to make their splashy festival debuts in August and September.

But before we get to festival season, it’s necessary to take a look back at the year so far and consider the potential awards contenders that were released in the first half of 2019.

Sure, the majority of successful awards candidates are released in September and beyond, but films like Get Out, Black Panther, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Mad Max: Fury Road have performed solidly during awards season …

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