Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Oscar catch-up

Where you can watch the Best Picture nominees

The nominations for the 92nd Oscars were announced on Monday, January 13, with Todd Phillips’ Joker earning 11 nominations, the most of any film. If Toledo movie buffs have missed any of the nine films up for Best Picture, not to worry— here’s a quick guide to where you can find them!

1917 – Two young soldiers are given an assignment to deliver a message during World War I, in a film designed to appear as though it was taking place in one continuous shot. Showing at Levis Commons 12, Fallen Timbers 14 and Franklin Park 16.

Ford v Ferrari – A team of American engineers work to build a new Ford racing car that they hope will dethrone the dominant Ferrari racing team at the 1966 Le Mans auto race. Showing at Levis Commons 12.

The Irishman – The life of Frank Sheeran, a truck-driver-turned-hitman who became involved with the mafia and worked with Jimmy Hoffa, is the focus of this film by Martin Scorsese. Available to stream on Netflix.

Joker – The origins of the iconic Batman villain are brought to life in this electrifying and controversial film starring Joaquin Phoenix. Showing at AMC Fairlane in Dearborn. Now available on demand.

Jojo Rabbit – A young member of the Hitler Youth learns his mother has been hiding a Jewish girl, and must confront his own beliefs in the form of his imaginary friend— Adolf Hitler himself. Showing at the State Theatre in Ann Arbor. Available on demand on February 4.

Little Women – Louisa May Alcott’s classic tale of four sisters growing up during the Civil War, adapted for the screen by Greta Gerwig. Showing at Levis Commons, Fallen Timbers and Franklin Park.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – A down-and-out actor and his long-suffering stunt double try to find renewed success in 1969 Hollywood. Directed by Quentin Tarantino. Now available on demand.

Marriage Story – An actress and her director husband go through a complicated divorce in this drama starring Scarlett Johannson and Adam Driver. Available to stream on Netflix.

Parasite – The members of a poor South Korean family become fascinated by— and begin ingratiating themselves into— the lives of a wealthy family in this celebrated black comedy. Showing at the State Theatre in Ann Arbor. Available on demand on January 14.

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