This week, IndieWire is rolling out our annual fall preview, including the very best indie movies coming out this year, festival hits bound for a big screen near year, all the awards contenders you need to know about, and even some blockbuster fare that will please the most discerning viewers.
Check back every day for a new look at the best the season has to offer. Today, 29 new films arriving in theaters (or, in some cases, streaming platforms and theaters) just in time for the awards season fray. Which one of these new contenders still be leading the pack come Oscars time? We’ve got a few ideas on some frontrunners to watch, plus a few buzzy dark horses worth keeping an eye on.