With the Golden Globe Awards arriving Sunday, it's officially red carpet season. That means designer dresses are being
Why it's gaining steam: This is the coming-of-age movie that could, with director Barry Jenkins focusing his lens on a young boy named Chiron growing up gay in the projects of Miami. The film is up for six
Look for: Standout performances from
'LA LA LAND'
Why critics fell so hard:La La Land is a remarkable melding of Hollywood old and new, dazzling choreography and daring lead performances by
Look for: Impressive direction from
'MANCHESTER BY THE SEA'
Why you keep hearing
Look for: An emotional turn from Michelle Williams, who plays his ex-wife. Both she and Affleck are Globes-nominated, with five total nods for Manchester.
Why this drama could rock several categories: Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning
Look for: Davis, who plays Troy's wife, Rose, is a force to be reckoned with, giving her strong odds in the best supporting actress category. Both she and Washington will be at the Globes with acting nominations.
Why it's a game changer: The Kennedy biopic, which focuses on the four days after JFK was shot, was a late entry to awards season, snapped up by
Look for: Hints of producer
'20th CENTURY WOMEN'
Why the best actress race could be tight: In short, Annette Bening. The actress has been nominated for four Oscars but walked away empty-handed each time. Many believe the '70s drama could propel Bening to seriously challenge contenders such as Stone and Portman. Bening plays Dorothea, an eccentric single mother struggling to connect with her teenage son, who enlists her feminist boarder (
Look for: Richly written women and a charming performance by