Oscar Award winning movies you must watch


Everybody needs a distraction or refreshment after continuous WFH and dealing with the online education system. Here’s a list of movies streaming online that you can watch to have a little break from your tedious schedule.


An Oscar award-winning South Korean film. A fantastic dark comedy which will tug at your heartstrings and leave you questioning the society we’re living in. This movie highlights the differences in the lives of people belonging to the high well to do families and the people living in slums. The rain which is a cheerful downpour for the first takes away the shelter of the latter. The movie will make you realize how grateful you should be for the things you’re taking for granted now. It is streaming live on Amazon Prime. Here’s the link where you can watch it: https://app.primevideo.com/detail?gti=amzn1.dv.gti.3eb85fb1-6cb3-1c67-b86a-38dfbce28c23&ref_=atv_dp_share_mv&r=web



Joker (2019) is a psychological thriller directed by Todd Phillips. Based on the DC comics, the film stars Joaquin Phoenix, who plays the role of Arthur Fleck, who is a failed stand up comedian. Arthur, who faces a lot of criticism from the society, falls into the clutches of insanity and depression and other psychological disorders that caused a real-life medical condition called the Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA), that is, uncontrollable laughter. The movie is a thrill ride that has been set in 1981 and talks about the vicious nexus of the wealthy and the prosperous class of Gotham City. It is available on the YouTube app. Here’s the link: https://youtu.be/DWU_iN2LSLk


Moonlight(2016) is a coming of age film directed by Barry Jenkins. The movie portrays the youth, adolescence and early adult life of the protagonist Chiron. The struggles he faces during his life exploring his identity and sexuality all while dealing with the emotional and physical abuse he’s inflicted upon. It is also the first LGBTQ related film to win an Oscar and is worth your time. It is streaming live on Amazon prime video. Here’s the link for it: https://app.primevideo.com/detail?gti=amzn1.dv.gti.52b8858d-c1e9-e629-d652-f046da336297&ref_=atv_dp_share_mv&r=web

12 Years A Slave

12 years a slave is an adaptation of the 1853 slave memoir “Twelve years a slave”. Directed by Steve McQueen, the movie won three Academy Awards. The protagonist is Solomon Northup who is delivered to a slave pen where he is brutally tortured and wounded. His journey and his struggles and the justification and redemption he receives, in the end, is bound to tug at your heartstrings. The portrayal of the cruel slavery is astonishing and terrible. It is streaming live on Netflix. Here’s the link where you can watch it:

The Shape of Water

A dark romantic fantasy film directed by Guillermo del Toro. It is the love story of a mute cleaner and a captured humanoid amphibian creature in a government laboratory. This film carries a beautiful message that love has no boundaries. The impeccable acting adds five stars to the picture. You can find it on the YouTube app, the link for which is: https://youtu.be/8pVAephMJRU

Oscar Award winning movies, Next time you’re getting bored sitting at home, tune in to your streaming app and try out these movies. They’ll keep you entertained and informative in this period.

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