Oscars 2021: where to watch the winning films

The 2021 Oscars took place on the night of Sunday to Monday. The attention of most people, at least of the French, was therefore more focused on the importance of sleeping well before leaving for a new week of work, than on the films, short films and documentaries which competed for a golden statuette. in the form of a naked man (yes, that’s right). The good news is that winning movies aren’t going anywhere and even if you missed out on the 2021 Oscars, you can still have a good marathon to decide for yourself whether they really deserved the awards they did. have received, from best film to best director, including best actors and actresses. Movies like Mank, Ma Rainey’s Blues and Minari were among the big winners of the evening. Netflix won multiple categories and Yoon Yeo-jeong made history by becoming the first Korean actress to win the supporting role category. The ceremony wasn’t exactly thrilling (although there was an awkward moment when Daniel Kaluuya reminded audiences that his parents had sex), but there were plenty of great films that won awards and it may be. be the last nudge you needed to make up your mind to watch them. These movies were the winners of the 2021 Oscars and here’s how you can watch them:

In streaming :

Sound of Metal – Amazon Prime

Starring Riz Ahmed and Olivia Cooke, this film from director Darius Marder tells the story of a musician who discovers he is losing his hearing, which leads him to seek a new path and a way to accept his new reality. without destroying everyone around him, trying to decide if he needs an implant or if he has to learn to live or if it is a chance to have a new life.

The Blues of Ma Rainey – Netflix

Chadwick Boseman’s latest film tells the true story of Ma Rainey, a legendary blues singer who embarks on recording her debut studio album, knowing that most of the profits will go to white managers who harness the talents of all. African-American artists of the 1920s.

The Wisdom of the Octopus – Netflix

This documentary explores the unusual relationship between a human and a South African octopus, which ends up revealing the mysteries and secrets of the world he lives in, far from the noise of cities and the curious gazes of most humans.

If Anything Happens I Love You – Netflix

In just a few minutes, this animated short will destroy you, make you cry and feel all the emotions. It is the story of a man and a woman who try to deal with the pain of losing a child in a traumatic situation, a shooting at their school.

Drunk – Amazon Prime (VOD)

Winner for Best Foreign Film, this film starring Mads Mikkelsen tells the story of four friends, all high school teachers, who decide to test the theory that everything would be better if they were a little drunk all the time.

Tenet – Apple Tv

Christopher Nolan’s latest film, the craziest, where John David Washington and Robert Pattinson are part of a complicated time paradox that aims to save humanity, through espionage, secret missions and plans to stop a group terrorist.

Soul – Disney +

Pixar’s film starring Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey is philosophical and spiritual. Soul tells the story of Joe, a frustrated man who, when he realizes his dream of playing jazz with a real band, suffers an accident which takes him to the “other side”, where he decides to find a way to get back into your body before it’s too late.

Two Distant Strangers – Netflix

This sci-fi short follows a man who tries to get home to find his dog, but along the way he is caught in a time loop that forces him to relive a deadly encounter with a cop.

Mank – Netflix

Directed by David Fincher and starring Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried, this film tells the story of Herman Mankiewicz, the brilliant and capricious screenwriter who in the 1940s helped create one of the great masterpieces of cinema , by writing the screenplay for Citizen Kane for Orson Welles.

In the cinema (soon)

Minari

Directed by Lee Isaac Chung and starring Steven Yeun, Alan Kim and Yoon Yeo-jeong, it is the heartwarming story of a family who must leave everything they know, traveling from Korea to the United States for trying to build a better life for themselves, facing rejection and prejudices from their neighbors.

The Father

Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman are father and daughter in this painful and melancholy film, in which Hopkins becomes an elderly man with dementia who cannot identify what is real and what is a product of his fragile and confused mind.

Promising Young Woman

Directed by Emeral Fennell, the film starring Carey Mulligan is brutal and somewhat violent, but it was the only way to tell this revenge story that touches on issues such as the culture of rape, how victims are treated and how victims are treated. relentless struggle for justice.

Nomadland

Chloe Zhao directs Frances McDormand in this film based on the true story of thousands of people made homeless by the economic crisis. McDormand plays a woman who lives in her van, traveling from city to city in search of a job.

Judas and the Black Messiah

Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield star in this Shaka King film in which Bill O’Neal infiltrates the Black Panther Party, on orders from FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover, who has his eyes on the President. party, Fred Hampton, whom they desperately want to stop.

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Oscars 2021: where to watch the winning films

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