Marriage Story, 1917, The Irishman, and Joker. These are just a few solid movies that kept American and international audiences entertained throughout most of 2019 and the first few weeks of 2020. These and a lot more Hollywood and South Korean movies have been nominated for the Best Picture award at Oscars 2020 award ceremony. Let's have a look at the best films and where you can stream them online.
1. Marriage Story
Marriage Story is a heartwarming story of a stage director and his actor wife who are going through a tough divorce as they figure out each other in the process.
Joker is the surprise comic book movie wonder of 2019, a hit with the Oscar jury. It is the origin story of Batman villain, Joker; we see a failed stand-up comedian struggling through 1980s Gotham.
3. Jojo Rabbit
Jojo Rabbit is yet another runaway success of 2019. This Taika Waititi-starrer is about a young boy living during World War II, whose escapism is talking to an imaginary friend, who happens to be Adolf Hitler. Hilarious war comedy this.
4. Ford V Ferrari
Ford V Ferrari is one of the best dramas of last year, with big names like Matt Damon and Christian Bale leading the cast. Based on a true story, Ford V Ferrari beautifully captures the spirit of racing drivers.
5. The Irishman
The Irishman is probably the most awaited movie of 2019, almost confirmed as an Oscar nomination as soon as it came out. Well, with director Martin Scorsese helming the project, and Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci starring, was it even a surprise?
6. Little Women
Last year's Little Women is a beautiful romance drama revolving around four sisters who come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Greta Gerwig directs.
1917 is an epic single-take war drama of the modern era. Starring brilliant actors like Richard Madden, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Andrew Scott, this Sam Mendes directorial recreates a crucial moment from World War II.
8. Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood marked the comeback of Quentin Tarantino to American cinema. The movie is a tribute to classic Hollywood, a visual delight for the purists.
Parasite is the only international film to be part of the Best Picture award category this year. This South Korean black comedy also cuts across genres of drama and thriller.
Watch Parasite in cinemas starting January 31 in India