Tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 26th, there wil be the 89th edition of the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Everyone talks about it. But… are you ready? (Here you find a list of the best looks that have made history from the previous editions).
You still have a few hours of time to make a feast of films that have won the coveted statuette in the last years, so you will never be unprepared in conversations with friends and family on the night when the cinema excellence shines.
Netflix runs in your help by offering some of the winning films (and some nominated)
1)Let’s start with “Hell or High Water”: Netflix original film nominated for Oscar 2017 for four categories, including Best Picture.
2) “Argo”: Best Picture in 2013. Ben Affleck behind and in front of the camera for a film that keeps in suspense. Set in Teheran after the Iranian revolution of 1979, the film talks about the Canadian Caper, the secret operation in which the US and Canada joined in order to free and to repatriate six American diplomats hidden in the Canadian embassy in the Iranian capital.
3) “Gravity”: best director in 2013. This is only one of the seven Oscar won by the science fiction film set in the space and directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Special effects and an amazing Sandra Bullock for a movie that will make you “miss the ground from under you feet”.
4) “Forrest Gump”: Best Actor in 1995. An evergreen. Tom Hanks was able to play his best role ever with Forrest. To watch and watch again. Come on, let’s see it!
5) “The Fugitive”: Oscar as best supporting actor in 1994 for Tommy Lee Jones, which in this action film stars opposite to Harrison Ford in the role of Lieutenant Samuel Gerard, looking for the truth in investigations who accuse unjustly the protagonist (Ford).
6) “The Iron Lady”: best actress in 2012. “And the winner is … Meryl Streep“. The actress, who holds the record of nominations, gave us an interesting insight at the private and political life of the Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher.
7) “Ghost“: Best Supporting Actress in 1991. We are of course talking about Whoopi Goldberg, the self-proclaimed medium who fools people, until she discovers she really have the gift to connect with the afterlife.
8) “Birdman“: Best Original Screenplay in 2015. One of the four statuettes won by an ironic and edgy film, which is signed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. The story of an actor in decline who tries to regain the lost fame by trying to forget his historical role that torments him, the one of the Birdman superhero.
9) “The Millionaire“: Best Adapted Screenplay in 2009. A Bollywood atmosphere, a dramatic and romantic film shot in India revolving around the format “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”?
10) “Amour“: Best Foreign Film in 2013. The French film that moved the world bringing on stage the love story of a couple, whose life is turned upside down by the illness of her.
11) “Inception”: Best Cinematography in 2011. A visionary and enigmatic film by Christopher Nolan, where the passages from the world of the dreams to the real world are even more effective thanks to a masterful photography. To see and interpret.