Marcus Theatres showing all seven Academy Awards Best Picture nominees
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Marcus Theatres will showcase the films up for Best Picture at the 91st Academy Awards. The two-day event will give moviegoers the opportunity to see all seven nominees for Best Picture back-to-back on February 16 and February 23.
This year attendees will also be able to enjoy nominated animated and live action short films as part of the line-up.
Admission for each day is sold separately. A ticket to see all four movies on day one is $28, and a ticket to see all five movies on day two is $35.
Here's the schedule:
Day One: Saturday, February 16
11 a.m. — Nominated Live Action Short Films (Various Ratings; 120 Minutes)
1:35 p.m. — “Green Book” (PG-13; 130 Minutes)
A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour through the Deep South in the 1960s. Despite their differences, the two soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism in an era of segregation.
4:20 p.m. — “A Star is Born” (R; 135 Minutes)
A musician helps a younger singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
7:10 p.m. — “BlacKkKlansman” (R; 135 Minutes)
Ron Stallworth, an African-American police offer from Colorado Springs, successful manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. This incredible story is based on actual events.
Day Two: Saturday, February 23
11 a.m. — Nominated Animated Short Films (Various Ratings; 90 Minutes)
1:05 p.m. — “The Favourite” (R; 119 Minutes)
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When Abigail, a new servant, arrives her charm endears her to Sarah.
3:40 p.m. — “Vice” (R; 132 Minutes)
The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as vice president to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
6:30 p.m. — “Black Panther” (PG-13; 134 Minutes)
After the death of his father, T’Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future. To do so, he must also confront a challenger from his country’s past.
9:20 p.m. — “Bohemian Rhapsody” (PG-13; 135 Minutes)
The foot-stomping story of legendary rock band, Queen, and its extraordinary lead singer, Freddie Mercury, leading up to the band’s famous performance at Live Aid in 1985.
The 2019 Best Picture Festival will be available at the following Marcus Theatres’ and Marcus Wehrenberg Theatres’ locations: