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QUAD in Derby will be screening some Oscar-nominated films in January and February.

The Favourite is top of the table with ten nominations including Best Picture and triple nominations for cast members including Olivia Colman for Best Actress, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz for Best supporting actress. The Favourite (15)continues at QUAD untilThursday 31st January.

Vice follows behind with eight nominations including Best Picture, plus Christian Bale for Best Actor and Sam Rockwell and Amy Adams for supporting roles. Vice (15) is screening in QUAD from 25th January.

Green Bookhas nominations for Best picture as well as Best Actor for Viggo Mortensen and Best Supporting role for Mahershala Ali in an uplifting true story of an odds-defying friendship. Set against the backdrop of racial division in 1960s America, Italian-American Tony Lip is hired to chauffeur African-American pianist Dr. Don Shirley on a concert tour of the Deep South. Green Book (12A) is screening in QUAD from 1st February.

Can You Ever Forgive Me? is about Lee Israel, the best-selling celebrity biographer who made her name in the 1970s and ‘80s until she turned to forgery, abetted by her loyal friend Jack. Richard E Grant and Melissa McCarthy are was nominated for their roles plus another for Adapted Screenplay. Can You Ever Forgive Me? (15) is screening in QUAD from 15th February.

Mary Poppins Returns, starring Emily Blunt as the umbrella wielding nanny in Depression-era London, has four nominations including music and costumes as returns to QUAD for half term family-friendly ‘Cine Kids’ screenings. Mary Poppins Returns (U)screens in QUAD from Saturday 16th to Thursday 21st February.

If Beale Street Could Talk is Barry Jenkins follows up his smash commercial and critical hit Moonlight, with this adaptation of the James Baldwin novel, nominated for Best Supporting Actress for Regina Kingand adapted screenplay. If Beale Street Could Talk (15) is screening in QUAD from 22nd February.

Finally, two of the films nominated for Best Documentary Feature Free Solo and RBG can be seen at QUAD. RBG is aboutU.S Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who, at the age of 84, has developed a breath-taking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. RBG is a revelatory documentary exploring Ginsburg’s exceptional life and career. RBG (PG) is screening in QUAD until 24th January.

Free Solois an intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock – the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park…without a rope. Free Solo (12A) screens at QUAD on Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th January.

For more information or to book tickets for films, call QUAD on 01332 290606 or see: https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on/cinema

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