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The 90th Academy Awards took place last night at the Dolby Theatre in LA, honouring the most critically acclaimed movies of the year. The Oscars marks the end of Hollywood’s awards season, which makes this the perfect time to update your movie bucket-list. Here are 7 past winners and nominees that you can stream on Showmax – with four bonus titles featuring some of this year’s winners.
2018 Oscar nominee: Animated Short Film
Straight from the pages of the legendary children’s author Roald Dahl, revisit classic fairy tales brought to life in this amazing, Oscar-nominated animation. Coming 15 March 2018.
2016 Oscar winner: Best Documentary, Short Subject
A Pakistani woman didn’t know falling in love would mean death. But she survived and now takes us into the dark world of honour killings in this unmissable documentary. Watch now »
2007 Oscar winner: Best Cinematography, Best Make-Up, Best Art Direction
Beauty and horror come together in this adult fairytale about a girl who finds a special and terrifying secret in the garden, where she has a chance to become immortal. Watch now »
2015 Oscar winner: Best Original Song
Despite new laws making it illegal, discrimination was still rife in 1965 America. So activists went on a march to change minds. What they accomplished changed history. Watch now »
1995 Oscar winner: Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role for Tom Hanks, Best Director, Best Writing, Best Film Editing, Best Effects
The slow-witted Forrest may seem disadvantaged, but his life story, full of triumphs and friends, will inspire you in this much-loved multi-Oscar-winning masterpiece starring Tom Hanks. Watch now »
2001 Oscar nominee: Best Actor for Tom Hanks, Best Sound
Tom Hanks is outstanding in his role as a man stranded on a remote island in this classic film about love, life, and survival. Watch now »
2009 Oscar nominee: Best Leading Actress for Meryl Streep, Best Supporting Actor for Philip Seymour Hoffman, Best Supporting Actress for Amy Adams and Viola Davis, Best Adapted Screenplay
Change comes to a strict Catholic school. Yet when the head nun suspects the reforming priest is abusing students, nobody believes her and she has to fight for the victims. Watch now »
And don’t miss the chance to see these Oscar-winning directors, writers and stars on Showmax
- Guillermo del Toro
At this year’s Oscars, The Shape of Water got the big prize for Best Picture, and director Guillermo del Toro also took home Best Director. As well as also directing the epic fantasy Pan’s Labyrinth (2007 Oscar winner), which is available right now on Showmax, Del Toro also directed Hellboy II. Watch now »
- Sam Rockwell
Rockwell won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, but you can also see him in a much earlier supporting role in the dark comedy Seven Psychopaths on Showmax. Watch now »
- Frances McDormand
The winner of one of 2018’s biggest awards, the Oscar for Best Leading Actress, took the same Oscar for the role specially written for her, as police chief Marge Gunderson in the 1996 Coen Brothers movie Fargo, now streaming on Showmax. Watch now »
- Jordan Peele
He won his first Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for the satirical horror Get Out this year, but his writing and acting genius are on hilarious display in his and Keegan-Michael Key’s brilliant skit show Key & Peele, Seasons 1-4, on Showmax. Watch now »
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