Based on Erich Maria Remarque's 1929 novel of the same name, Edward Berger's adaptation follows a young German soldier named Paul (Felix Kammerer) as he and his friends go from excitedly enlisting to fight in World War I to realizing the violent realities of battling on the Western Front. The movie, which was released 92 years after the previous rendition won Best Picture, can be watched on Netflix.
Want to revisit Pandora? For the time being, you'll need to do so in theaters. Continuing the story of James Cameron's 2009 film Avatar—which took home three Oscars—this movie tells the story of Jake (Sam Worthington), Neytiri (Zoe Saldaña) and their children amid, as the synopsis puts it, "the trouble that follows them, the lengths they go to keep each other safe, the battles they fight to stay alive, and the tragedies they endure."
Set in 1923 as the Irish Civil War is coming to an end, Martin McDonagh's film explores the fallout that occurs on the titular island after Colm (Best Supporting Actor nominee Brendan Gleeson) tells his BFF Pádraic (Best Lead Actor nominee Colin Farrell) that he no longer wants to be friends. The movie is available to watch on HBO Max.
There's one last chance to get all shook up before the Oscars. Austin Butler, who is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, portrays the late Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann's film. The drama explores the stages of the King of Rock 'n' Roll's life and his business relationship with manager Colonel Tom Parker (played by Tom Hanks). It's available to watch on HBO Max.
In Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert's movie, Evelyn (Best Lead Actress nominee Michelle Yeoh) strives to save the universe by traveling throughout the multiverse and discovering different versions of herself. She does it all while trying to navigate family dynamics—including with her husband (Best Supporting Actor nominee Ke Huy Quan), daughter (Best Supporting Actress nominee Stephanie Hsu) and father (James Hong)—and finish her taxes.The film is available to watch on Showtime and on streaming services like Hulu, Apple TV+ or Paramount+ with a Showtime add-on.
Drawing inspiration from his own childhood, Steven Spielberg's semi-autobiographical, coming-of-age movie tells the story of an aspiring young filmmaker named Sammy Fabelman (Gabriel LaBelle) and his relationship with his family—including his mother Mitzi (Best Lead Actress nominee Michelle Williams), his father Burt (Paul Dano), his dad's best friend "uncle" Bennie Loewy (Seth Rogen), his sisters, and Mitzi's Uncle Boris (Best Supporting Actor nominee Judd Hirsch).Viewers can rent the movie on streaming services like Apple TV+, Amazon's Prime Video and YouTube.
In Todd Field's Tár, Best Lead Actress nominee Cate Blanchett plays Lydia Tár, a conductor in Berlin who has risen to the top of her field. But as she prepares to do a live recording of Mahler's Fifth Symphony, new allegations against her come to light and lead to her downfall.The psychological drama is available to watch on Peacock.
This movie soared at the box office, but will it land the Best Picture win? Nearly four decades after Top Gun's 1986 release, Naval aviator Pete "Maverick" Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is back. This time, he's training a group of young pilots for a major mission, including Lt. Bradley "Rooster" Bradshaw (Miles Teller) who is the son of his late friend Lt. Nick "Goose" Bradshaw.You can fly on over to Paramount+ to find the film.
Ruben Östlund's movie follows model couple Carl (Harris Dickinson) and Yaya (Charlbi Dean) as they embark on a cruise for the ultra-rich. However, the excursion—captained by Woody Harrelson's character—doesn't go according to plan, leaving the passengers stuck on a deserted island. The film is available to stream on Hulu.
Sarah Polley's movie, based on Miriam Toews' 2018 novel of the same name, follows a group of women in a religious colony who have repeatedly been sexually assaulted by the men in their community. However, the elders ignore the abuse. The women gather to decide whether they should do nothing, stay and fight, or leave. The film—which stars Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Judith Ivey, Frances McDormand and Ben Whishaw—is available to watch on Amazon's Prime Video.