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Sweatpants & TV | Your Amazon Prime viewing Oscar PreParty

By Leslie Gayle

Have you planned your Oscar party yet?  If you’re like me, you’re set for drinks and Oscar-themed snacks, but you’ve barely caught up on the latest Marvel and Justice League movies from the past year.

I’ve personally only seen three of the Best Picture nominees. It will be difficult to argue your favorite was robbed when you haven’t seen all the competition. But with Amazon video, you can catch up on seven of the Best Picture nominees before this Sunday’s Oscars!

Here is a list of all the Best Picture Nominees. Click on titles to see viewing options on Amazon.

Call Me By Your Name, Available 2/27

Starring: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg

Amid the summer splendor of 1980’s Italy, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire that will alter their lives forever.

Darkest Hour

Starring: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas

As Hitler’s forces near the United Kingdom, it is up to Winston Churchill to decide between negotiating peace or fighting against impossible odds.

Dunkirk

Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance

Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea, British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces facing a fierce battle in World War II.

Get Out: available on HBO with Amazon Channels

Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford

A black photographer’s weekend meeting his white girlfriend’s parents takes a terrifying turn in this horror hit from Jordan Peele.

Lady Bird

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts

A warm, affecting comedy about a high school senior who must navigate a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother over the course of her eventful and poignant senior year of high school.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell

Several months after the rape and murder of her teenage daughter, Mildred Hayes is so furious that the case remains unsolved that she commissions three billboards questioning the town’s respected sheriff.

The Shape of Water, available 2/27

Starring: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon

From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro comes an otherworldly fairy tale set in 1960s America where a woman’s life is changed forever after she discovers a secret experiment.

The last two Best Picture nominees can still be seen in theaters:

Phantom Thread

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Krieps and Leslie Manville

Set in the glamour of 1950’s London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock meets Alma and finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love.

The Post

Starring: Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks

Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep team for the first time in this exhilarating true story about how the Washington Post exposed a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades.

Enjoy!

Leslie Gayle

Leslie is a one time CPA, wife and mom of twins. She’s an over thinker who loves karate, thunder, and travel. Her sweatpants are yoga pants and she takes her coffee with milk.

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