The 94th Academy Awards winners have been announced, ending the awards season. Now that the dust of the Oscars has settled, it is time to watch the winners or revisit the big victors of the night. All the Oscar-winning films are available to watch online.
You can stream, rent, or purchase the Oscar winners here.
The best original screenplay was won.
Kenneth Branagh was inspired by his own childhood in the coming-of-age story of Belfast. At the start of the Troubles, Buddy was a young boy in Belfast. The Troubles impact his youth and his family through his eyes.
You can rent or purchase Belfast on Prime Video, Youtube, and more.
"CODA" swept all three categories it was nominated for. Credit: Apple TV+
The Best Adapted Screenplay was won.
The first film from a streaming service to win an Oscar was CODA, and it was a clean sweep.
Ruby is the only hearing member of the family. She struggles to balance her rehearsals, a new relationship, and her family's expectations when she discovers a passion for singing. The actors who play her family include Marlee Matlin, who won an Academy Award for her performance, and Daniel and Troy Kotsur, who were both nominated for an Academy Award. This is the film you are looking for.
CODA is available on Apple TV+.
The best costume design was won.
It was brilliant, bad, and a little bit mad. In the origin story of the Disney villainess, Emma Stone wears a perfectly tailored fur coat. The real stars here are the costumes, designed by Jenny Beavan, which include lavish dresses, punk-inspired jackets, and a show-stopping gown made of trash.
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The best international feature film was won.
Drive My Car is the first Japanese film to ever be nominated for a Best Picture award. The two are at odds with each other at first, but Drive My Car shows them getting along. Drive My Car is engaging throughout the three-hour film.
Drive My Car is now available to watch.
"Dune" brought desert power to the Oscars, winning six awards. Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures
Best cinematography, best sound, best film editing, best production design, and best visual effects were all won.
Dune won the most Oscars this year. It dominated the technical categories. The sci-fi epic is a treat for the eyes and ears, as well as an excellent adaptation of Frank Herbert's tricky source material. Get ready to meet desert warriors, scheming nobles, and sandworms when you travel to the planet Arrakis with Paul Atreides.
Dune is now available on the internet.
The best animated feature film was won.
We talk about Encanto, but we don't talk about Bruno. The Madrigal family, whose special gifts prove to be burdens as well as blessings, is introduced in Disney's latest animated film. The Oscar-nominated "Dos Oruguitas" and "We Don't Talk About Bruno" are just two of the gorgeous animation and catchy tunes provided by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Encanto is on Disney+.
Will Smith won his first Oscar. Credit: Chiabella James/Warner Bros. Entertainment
Will Smith was the best lead actor.
Will Smith plays Richard Williams, father to tennis superstars Venus and Serena, in King Richard. The film looks at Richard's drive to make his daughters tennis greats. Aunjanue Ellis delivers a moving performance as the Williams sisters' mother, but the film is mainly a showcase for Smith, whose tense interaction with Chris Rock quickly became the story of this year's Oscars.
King Richard is available on the internet.
The best original song was won.
What else would you expect from Bond, James Bond? No Time to Die is a strong send-off for Daniel Craig as James Bond, and a solid addition to the franchise.
No Time to Die can be rented or purchased on Prime Video, Apple TV+, and more.
The best documentary feature was won.
The Harlem Cultural Festival took place in 1969. It was filmed, but the footage was forgotten until Summer of Soul. Summer of Soul allows the music to speak for itself over time. Summer of Soul is a celebration of Black culture and history.
Summer of Soul is available on Disney+.
Jessica Chastain won for her performance as Tammy Faye Bakker. Credit: Searchlight Pictures
The best lead actress, best makeup and best hair styling were won.
Three cheers for the makeup team of The Eyes of Tammy Faye, who transformed Jessica Chastain into Tammy Faye Bakker. She embodies Bakker throughout her life, including her marriage to Jim Bakker, the founding of the PTL Television Network, and its subsequent downfall. She used her acceptance speech to highlight the rights of the LGBTQ community.
The Eyes of Tammy Faye is available to watch.
The best live action short film was won.
The Long Goodbye is based on the album of the same name and was nominated for an Academy Award. A South Asian family prepares for a celebration when a far right movement arrives at their house.
You can watch The Long Goodbye for free.
Benedict Cumberbatch in "The Power of the Dog." Credit: Kirsty Griffin/Netflix
Jane Campion was the best director.
Jane Campion is the third woman to win an award for Best Director for her work on The Power of the Dog. Benedict Cumberbatch and his co-stars Jesse Plemons, Kirsten Dunst, and Kodi Smit-McPhee deliver award-worthy performances in the film. The Power of the Dog is proof that it is Campion's world. We are all living in it.
The Power of the Dog can be watched on the internet.
The best documentary short subject was won.
The story of Lusia Harris is amazing. She was the first and only woman to ever be drafted into the NBA. Harris died in January of 2022. Ben Proudfoot paid tribute to her in his speech.
The Queen of Basketball is free to watch.
The Best Animated Short Film was won.
A man smoking a cigarette in a cafe asks us what love is, and then The Windshield wiper takes us through a series of moving stories about love and relationships. In his acceptance speech, Mielgo said that animation for adults is a fact. It is happening. Let's call it cinema.
You can watch The Windshield Wiper for free.
Ariana DeBose is the second actor to play Anita in "West Side Story" and win an Oscar. Credit: Niko Tavernise / 2020 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
The Best Supporting Actress wasAriana DeBose.
Steven Spielberg's adaptation of West Side Story is a wonderful film that puts its own spin on the beloved musical. If anyone can do justice to a classic like West Side Story, it is Steven Spielberg.
West Side Story can be watched on Disney+ and HBO Max.