Where to watch the Oscar nominees

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Where to Stream ‘The Banshees of Inisherin,’ ‘Elvis’ and More 2023 Oscar Nominees

Many of the top contenders can be watched at home. Here’s a guide to help you get a jump on the field

In a scene from “The Banshees of Inisherin,” a man sits at a table indoors next to his donkey.
Colin Farrell in “The Banshees of Inisherin.”Credit…Searchlight Pictures/20th Century Studios

By Scott Tobias

Jan. 24, 2023Updated 4:02 p.m. ET

The nominees for the 95th Academy Awards were announced this morning, with the absurdist sci-fi comedy “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” the Irish comedy-drama “The Banshees of Inisherin” and the Netflix World War I movie “All Quiet on the Western Front” leading with the most nominations, including best picture. All three of those films and many others are currently available on various platforms, along with many other major nominees for best picture and the various acting and screenplay awards. A handful of titles are still in their theatrical runs, like “Avatar: The Way of Water,” “Women Talking,” “The Whale” and “Living,” though “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” makes its way to Disney+ next week. Here’s a complete rundown of where to find all the major awards hopefuls.

Nominated for: Best picture, director, actor, supporting actor, supporting actress, original screenplay, score, editing.

How to watch: Stream it on HBO Max. Rent it on AmazonApple TVGoogle PlayVudu and YouTube.

Reuniting with Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson, the stars of his 2008 hit man comedy “In Bruges,” the writer-director Martin McDonagh (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”) once again harnesses the pair’s frisky chemistry for laughs, but with stronger notes of melancholy and political upheaval. On a remote island off the coast of Ireland, which still roils from civil war in 1923, a folk musician (Gleeson) abruptly decides to terminate his friendship with a longtime drinking buddy (Farrell), who naturally doesn’t understand what went wrong. In a place where companionship of any kind is hard to muster, their rift seems especially inexplicable, setting off an escalating series of consequences.

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2:43‘Elvis’ | Anatomy of a SceneBaz Luhrmann narrates a sequence from his biopic starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks.CreditCredit…Warner Bros.

Nominated for: Best picture, actor, cinematography, editing, production design, costume design, makeup and hairstyling, sound.

How to watch: Stream it on HBO Max. Rent it on AmazonApple TVGoogle PlayVudu and YouTube.

The rise and fall of Elvis Presley may have the familiar arc of a typical musician biopic in “Elvis,” but the director Baz Luhrmann feeds this story through the same whirring pop-culture Cuisinart that fueled anachronistic hits like “Moulin Rouge” and “William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet.” Though Luhrmann explores the King’s childhood roots in Deep South poverty, “Elvis” focuses mainly on the relationship between Presley (Austin Butler) and his controlling manager Col. Tom Parker (Tom Hanks), a shameless huckster who steered the singer to fame and fortune, but took a parasitic toll on his career.

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3:09‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ | Anatomy of a SceneDaniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert narrate a sequence from their film starring Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan.CreditCredit…Allyson Riggs/A24

Nominated for: Best picture, director, actress, supporting actor, supporting actress, original screenplay, editing, costume design, score, song.

How to watch: Stream it on Showtime.

As the beaten-down, put-upon proprietor of a failing laundromat (the Hong Kong legend Michelle Yeoh) faces the hassles of a Chinese New Year party for her visiting father and a hostile audit from an I.R.S. agent (Jamie Lee Curtis), she discovers that the multiverse has bigger plans for her. Nothing is off the table in this absurdist sci-fi comedy/drama by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, a.k.a. Daniels (“Swiss Army Man”), who cast Yeoh as a laundromat owner who’s surprised to discover that only she has the power to keep an interdimensional rupture from consuming the world. Her mission is crazier than it sounds, but affecting, too, in its insights on family and the immigrant experience in America.

  • Michelle YeohThe “Everything Everywhere All at Once” star, nominated for best actress, said she was “bursting with joy” but “a little sad” that previous Asian actresses hadn’t been recognized.
  • Angela BassettThe actress nearly missed the announcement because of troubles with her TV. She tuned in just in time to find out that she was nominated for her supporting role in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”
  • Ke Huy QuanA former childhood star, the “Everything Everywhere All at Once” actor said the news of his best supporting actor nomination was surreal.
  • Austin ButlerIn discussing his best actor nomination, the “Elvis” star said that he wished Lisa Marie Presley, who died on Jan. 12, had been able to celebrate the moment with him.

Nominated for: Best picture, director, actress, original screenplay, cinematography, editing,

How to watch: Stream it on Peacock, starting Jan. 27 Rent it on AmazonApple TVGoogle PlayVudu and YouTube.

The director Todd Field’s first film since “Little Children” (2006) enters the #MeToo and “cancel culture” discourse through a side door, scrutinizing a brilliant conductor at a moment she must face the consequences for her yearslong abuses of power. In a commanding performance, Cate Blanchett plays Lydia Tár, the award-winning maestro of the Berlin Philharmonic, who is promoting a new book and preparing to lead her orchestra through Mahler’s 5th symphony. Her habit of manipulating subordinates and attractive female protégés has long been an open secret, but when the scandal finally surfaces, she’s too myopic to see it coming.

Nominated for: Best picture, director, actress, original screenplay, supporting actor, score, production design.

Though pieces of Steven Spielberg’s childhood have found their way into fantasies like “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “E.T. the Extra Terrestrial,” he waited over half a century to address it directly, with a little help from his co-writer Tony Kushner. “The Fabelmans” tracks his young surrogate, Sammy, from his first experience in a movie theater through his precocious filmmaking experiments as a teenager. Sammy’s insight behind the camera — and his blind spots, too — also play a role in processing the turbulent relationship between his parents (Michelle Williams and Paul Dano) and a family friend (Seth Rogen) who’s always hanging around.

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3:37‘Top Gun: Maverick’ | Anatomy of a SceneThe director Joseph Kosinski narrates a sequence from the film starring Tom Cruise.CreditCredit…Scott Garfield/Paramount Pictures

Nominated for: Best picture, adapted screenplay, editing, sound, song, visual effects.

How to watch: Stream it on Paramount+. Rent it on AmazonApple TVGoogle PlayVudu and YouTube.

It didn’t seem likely that Tom Cruise would make a “Top Gun” sequel more than three decades after the original and it seemed even less likely that it would be nominated for multiple Academy Awards, but “Top Gun: Maverick” is a summer blockbuster of undeniable craft. Cruise reprises his role as a hotshot fighter pilot, but now he returns to an elite Navy training school as an instructor, preparing a new generation of fliers for a dangerous run at a uranium enrichment facility. Cruise’s age gives the character an unfamiliar gravitas, but the old man still feels the need for speed.

Nominated for: Best picture, adapted screenplay, international feature, cinematography, production design, score, sound, visual effects, makeup and hairstyling.

How to watch: Stream it on Netflix.

The year after Erich Maria Remarque’s novel “All Quiet on the Western Front” was published in 1929, Lewis Milestone turned it into one of cinema’s most enduring bleak antiwar films, painting the German war effort as a hellish abattoir for idealist young men. This Netflix adaptation, shot in German by the director Edward Berger, adds a modern pictorial slickness to the imagery, but spares none of the brutality. It also balances the on-the-ground experience of an enlistee (Felix Kammerer) in the trenches with cease-fire negotiations between a German armistice chair (Daniel Brühl) and his French counterpart. One story line greatly impacts the other.

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3:31‘Triangle of Sadness’ | Anatomy of a SceneThe writer and director Ruben Ostlund narrates a sequence from his film.CreditCredit…Neon

Nominated for: Best picture, director, original screenplay.

How to watch: Rent it on AmazonApple TVGoogle PlayVudu and YouTube.

For his second Palme d’Or-winning satire, Ruben Ostlund follows up the art-world raspberry “The Square” with a savage, at-times stomach-turning comedy about the ultrawealthy that morphs into a wild upending of class structure. Unfolding in three distinct acts, “Triangle of Sadness” follows two models (Harris Dickinson and Charlbi Dean) whose status as social-media influencers lands them a spot on a yacht that caters to captains of industry, a Russian oligarch and various other elites. But when a patch of bad weather comes sweeping through, the boat is only the first thing that gets rocked.

Nominated for: Best actor.

How to watch: Rent it on AmazonApple TVGoogle PlayVudu and YouTube.

In a year when filmmakers like Steven Spielberg (“The Fabelmans”) and James Gray (“Armageddon Time”) reflected on their bumpy childhoods from a more mature perspective, Charlotte Wells’s moving debut feature presented a different sort of memory piece, bittersweet yet untouched by nostalgia. “Aftersun” looks back on an 11-year-old girl (Frankie Corio) who vacations with her young father (Paul Mescal) at a downscale resort in Turkey. Amid all the fun they have sightseeing and splashing around in the water, the girl doesn’t have a full sense of the emotional turbulence her loving father does his best to mask.

Nominated for: Best supporting actor.

How to watch: Stream it on Apple TV+.

Two broken characters work to become whole again in this intimate drama, which is about shared trauma, but leavened by the easy chemistry between its stars, who make an unlikely friendship seem like a natural and fateful bond. Jennifer Lawrence stars as Lynsey, a soldier who returns home to New Orleans after an I.E.D. explosion in Afghanistan results in a brain injury and heightens her depressive tendencies. While working as a pool cleaner, Lynsey strikes a up a platonic relationship with an auto mechanic (Brian Tyree Henry) who’s also haunted by a past incident. In the meantime, they take solace in each other’s company, often while floating in the pools of her out-of-town clients.

Nominated for: Best actress.

How to watch: Rent it on AmazonApple TVGoogle PlayVudu and YouTube.

Casting an English actress like Andrea Riseborough as a working-class West Texan seems counterintuitive, but the low-budget drama “To Leslie” leans heavily on her tour-de-force performance in the title role. Years after winning $190,000 in the lottery, Leslie’s fortunes have dwindled in every respect, as she’s squandered the money on drugs and liquor and now turns to her estranged 20-year-old son (Owen Teague) for help. Andre Royo, Stephen Root, Marc Maron and Allison Janney all turn up as characters who offer assistance to Leslie in her circuitous route toward sobriety.

Nominated for: Best adapted screenplay.

How to watch: Stream it on Netflix.

After reviving the old-fashioned parlor room whodunit with the star-studded “Knives Out,” the writer-director Rian Johnson brings back his Southern sleuth, Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig), but rounds up a new batch of suspects for a luxury getaway that turns deadly. When billionaire tech visionary Miles Bron (Edward Norton) sends out elaborate invitations to old friends and “disrupters,” including a politician (Kathryn Hahn), a fashion designer (Kate Hudson) and a men’s rights streamer (Dave Bautista), Benoit turns up as a surprise guest, along with a co-founder (Janelle Monáe) that Miles cut out of company. The weekend goes haywire when Miles’s plans for a murder mystery game drum up real hostility.

Nominated for: Best international feature.

How to watch: Stream it on Amazon Prime Video.

Nominated for: Best animated feature.

How to watch: Stream it on Netflix.

Nominated for: Best animated feature.

How to watch: Rent it on AmazonApple TVGoogle PlayVudu and YouTube.

Nominated for: Best animated feature.

How to watch: Rent it on AmazonApple TVGoogle PlayVudu and YouTube.

Nominated for: Best animated feature.

How to watch: Stream it on Netflix.

Nominated for: Best animated feature.

How to watch: Stream it on Disney+.

Nominated for: Best documentary feature.

How to watch: Stream it on Disney+.

Nominated for: Best documentary feature.

How to watch: Stream it on HBO Max.

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