Oscar Spotlight: Hacksaw Ridge
Mel Gibson makes his return to the director’s chair after 10 years of absence. Hacksaw Ridge tells the true story of Desmond Doss, a WWII American Army Medic. He became the first conscientious objector to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor after carrying 75 men to safety during the Battle of Okinawa in 1945. Hacksaw Ridge is nominated for 6 Oscars, including Best Actor in a Leading Role for Andrew Garfield, Best Achievement in Directing, and Best Achievement in Film Editing.