2017 Oscar Contenders - Best Picture (42 movies items)
Director: Kenneth Lonergan
Writer: Kenneth Lonergan
Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Gretchen Mol, Lucas Hedges
Release Date: November 18th
Plot Synopsis: An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.
Pros: The movie got insanely excellent reviews out of Sundance, and these types of smaller family dramas always seem to strike a cord with voters (see Room just last year).
Cons: Most of the buzz it picked up eventually got snuffed ou"