As far as the over-the-top content is concerned, the mention should definitely be made of Netflix. There’s no denying the fact that this OTT platform has a rich collection of quality content to provide the ultimate entertainment in leisure time.
Entertainment lovers across the world are now largely buying Netflix subscriptions to access a vast pool of online streaming content such as movies, web series, and documentaries. In fact, this content collection features some of the Oscar-winning movies that deserved to be watched at least once in a lifetime.
Dynamic character development, the logical transition of the plot, unique storyline, and heart-warming acting- all of these quintessential elements are to be found in these classic cinematic masterpieces. If you are a movie enthusiast and looking for some soul-touching performance, consider streaming these Academy Award Winning movies available on Netflix-
1. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
A thrilling amalgamation of action and romance, Bonnie and Clyde has transformed the typical American Movie direction. It is a biographical crime film starring Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty. Arthur Penn has aptly demonstrated his direction excellence in portraying more intimate sensuality and graphical violence in the public screenplay. The movie won the 1968 Oscars for the Best Supporting Actress (Estelle Parsons) and Best Cinematography (Burnett Guffey). Its unique exploration of crime and drama created a groundbreaking moment throughout Hollywood. The movie still remains to be a landmark.
2. The Iron Lady (2011)
There is no other actress as good as Meryl Streep. Maybe that’s why this was her third Oscar after ‘Sophie’s Choice’. Anyway, the movie reflects on the life of Britain’s most beloved Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. The biopic shows Thatcher (played by Streep) shatter gender roles in her political career and how her life decisions had a great impact in this regard. In short, the film shows how history is made.
3. The Danish Girl (2015)
At a time when the world is fighting for Transgender rights, The Danish Girl is a must-watch. With Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander as the lead actors, the story explores the life of Lili Elbe. Elbe was one of the first and few people who underwent sex reassignment surgery. To know why Alicia Vikander won the Oscars for the Best Supporting Actress, watch this movie right now.
4. Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)
When a fairy-tale got mingled with horror, it gave birth to the Pan’s Labyrinth. It shows the extraordinary ways how a little girl’s fantasies can show her the real dark side of a fairy tale. Therefore, be ready to enter a different world of fairies and monsters. There is no doubt why Pan’s Labyrinth bagged three Oscars together.
5. Roma (2018)
Roma speaks about the depths of a working-class girl. It touches the nuances of this class through Cleo’s character (played by Yalitza Aparicio). Set in the 1970s in Mexico City, the movie isn’t a hard and fast drama, if you are thinking it to be one. It remains a deeply affected work that juxtaposes excellent storytelling. The whole credit behind this masterwork goes to Alfonso Cuaron, who won three Oscars for the film in the category of Best Cinematography, Best Directing, and Best International Feature Film.
All these five Oscar-winning movies will certainly make you traverse through different worlds. If you want a pro tip, then we would suggest you binge-watch them together. After all, it’s the Oscars that we are talking about!