It’s still a few months until the Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles on the night of Sunday February 26. But now that the Venice, Toronto and Telluride film festivals have been and gone, and a whole bunch of awards hopefuls have had their world premieres, the 2017 Oscar race is starting to look a little bit clearer. There’s still a long way to go and there are still potential game-changing films to come – including Martin Scorsese’s historical epic ‘Silence’ and Denzel Washington’s race drama ‘Fences’. But here are ten contenders we think could figure prominently when the Oscar nominations are announced on Tuesday January 24 2017.
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