‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ was a movie that shook people to their cores because it was that perfect. The Academy Awards has always been a critical time for the movies, its casts and its crew, but ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ just whizzed its way through plenty of nominations and although it wasn’t able to win all, it was able to bag plenty. Aside from winning Best Picture and it’s leading man Rami Malek winning Best Actor, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ also snagged the award for Best Film Editing, sealing the deal. Of course, its contenders were just as amazing. Here is the list that made it to the Best Film Editing category:
Bohemian Rhapsody (John Ottman)
The story of Queen’s Freddie Mercury as he seeks to fulfill his dream of becoming a well-known singer. He starts out as an art student and rebels against his Parsi family, and ultimately joins the band that we now all know as Queen. It is from here that he adopts the surname Mercury, and in the 1970s, he and his band have risen to become the superstars they were born to be.
BlacKKKlansman (Barry Alexander Brown)
The year is 1970 and Ron Stallworth is the first African-American cop in the Colorado Springs Police Department. He is made fun of and never taken seriously, but hoping to distinguish himself, he organizes a dangerous investigation into the local chapter of the KKK recruiting Jewish officer Flip Zimmerman to go undercover and infiltrate the hate mongering organization.
The Favourite (Yorgos Mavropsaridis)
In the 1700s, Queen Anne ruled Great Britain. Along the way, her health starts to deteriorate and she becomes emotionally unstable. She then makes Lady Sarah, her trusted confidante, the right to act as ruler of Great Britain during its war with France. Things begin to change for the worse when Lady Sarah’s cousin, Abigail, enters the picture and charms the Queen.
Green Book (Patrick J. Don Vito)
Dr. Donald Shirley was an accomplished concert pianist back in 1962. He hires Italian-American bouncer, Tony, to drive him during his tour of the South as protection against racism that he, as an African-American, could encounter. During that journey, both discover that they enjoy spending time with each other – despite their differences.
Vice (Hank Corwin)
Dick Cheney starts from a humble beginning before he reached the peak of politics. He worked and served in cabinet positions before becoming George W. Bush’s vice president. With the influence that comes with the position, Cheney seeks to be the power behind the throne.