The Oscars nominations were dropped this week! Some were disappointed that people like Greta Gerwig, Margot Robbie, and Celine Song were snubbed of their respective nominations. But we can’t deny that history was made when BIPOC stars like Lily Gladstone, America Ferrera, and Danielle Brooks were nominated for Best Supporting Actress. If you’re looking to watch some of the top movies from 2023 and 2024 on streaming, this Weekend Watchlist is for you!
In this Best Picture-nominated film, a grumpy prep school instructor forms an unlikely bond with a troublemaker and the school’s head cook after staying on campus during Christmas break.
This Best Picture-nominated film features Barbie and Ken as they travel to the real world and soon discover that life in Barbie Land, where everything is positive and run by women, is not reality.
on Prime Video
Critics predict that this film about the making of the atomic bomb will take home the Oscar for Best Picture. Rent it on Prime Video and see what you think!
A24 is known for its thought-provoking productions. ‘Past Lives,’ a story about two childhood friends who are torn apart after Nora’s family emigrates from South Korea, is no exception.
Bradley Cooper is fantastic in this film where he portrays American conductor Leonard Bernstein. So much so that it earned him a Best Actor nomination and the film a Best Picture nomination.
Killers of the Flower Moon
on Apple TV+
Another strong contender for Best Picture is ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ starring Lily Gladstone and Leonardo DiCaprio. It’s about the Osage Nation facing murder and greed fueled by the oil industry.
Bobi Wine: The People’s
President on Disney+
This documentary on Disney+ depicts the life of Bobi Wine – a Ugandan opposition leader, activist, and musician – and how he uses music to fight for change. It’s truly a powerful story.
Based on the true story from 2013, this film features Best Actress nominee Annette Benning as Diana Nyad in her monumental swim from Cuba to Florida.
Best Actor nominee Colman Domingo is incredible in his portrayal of Martin Luther King Jr.’s racial equality advisor who is written out of history books due to his sexuality. It’s an eye-opening film.
Spider-Man: Across the
Spider-Verse on Netflix
The sequel to ‘Into the Spider-Verse’ is up for Best Animated Feature for being one of the most visually impressive films of 2023. The talented animators at Sony deserve an Oscar for their hard work!