Oscar Hits & Misses: Movies to Watch

Last night was the 88th Oscar Awards and there was so much controversy surrounding the big night.

Did you watch?

The Academy didn’t have a choice but to tackle the controversy head on. Chris Rock opened with a monolague about the lack of black actors in film.  The audience chuckled and in a stark contrast got uncomfortably quiet on several occasions.

2016 Oscars Best Movies

And then Stacey Dash walked out…you could hear a pin drop.

The truth is I’m knee deep in meal plans, lesson plans, business plans and travel plans so let’s just say that I haven’t been to the movies lately.

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That’s why catching up on movies at home is so convenient and so my speed. Amazon.com has numerous titles available both for rent and for purchase. And if you have Amazon Prime, things are even sweeter. Thousands of current and past movie nominees are already included for streaming with membership.

As a matter of fact, Amazon is offering 30-day trials of Amazon Prime.

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Membership to Amazon Prime also includes FREE 2 day shipping and ad-free music streaming of millions of songs. Nothing annoys me more than when I am in the groove and get interrupted with an ad about adult diapers.

So who were last night’s big wins? The biggest win by far was Mad Max: Fury Road.

Click on the titles below to play catch up:

Mad Max: Fury Road

*Best
Make Up and Hairstyling
Sound Mixing
Sound Editing
Costume Design

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*Best
Original Screenplay

The Big Short

*Best
Adapted Screenplay

The Danish Girl

*Best
The Danish Girl

The Relevant

*Best
Cinematography

Bear Story

*Best
Animated Short Film

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Inside Out

*Best
Animated Feature Film

A Girl in the River

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*Best
Documentary (Short Subject)

Amy

*Best
Documentary (Feature)

Stutterer

*Best
Live Action Short Film

Son of Saul

*Best
Foreign Language Film

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The Hateful Eight

*Best
Original Score

Writings on the Wall,” Spectre

*Best
Music (Original Song)

The Revenant

*Best
Directing

**Actress in a Leading Role**

Brie Larson- Room

**Actor in a Leading Role**

Leonardo DiCarpio – The Revenant

**Best Picture**

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