While one special event overshadowed the 2022 Academy Awards, let us not forget what it was meant to celebrate that night: the wonderful films produced in the past year, bringing joy to our lives during a turbulent time.

If you want to watch Oscar winning movies at the 2022 ceremony, you don’t have to leave your home. Almost all are available on US streaming services such as Disney+, Apple TV+, Netflix, and HBO Max, or through rental or purchase via Video on Demand.


Synopsis: Set in Northern Ireland during the 1960s, Kenneth Branagh’s film The Time of Trouble is a semi-autobiographical look at his Protestant upbringing.

Where to stream: Belfast isn’t available to stream on any subscription services, though you can buy or rent it in plenty including Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu, YouTube, Alamo On Demand, Redbox, and the Microsoft Store .


Synopsis: Ruby, a teenage girl and the only hearing member of a deaf family, finds passion in her school’s choir. But her new love distances her from her family and tensions arise.

Where to stream: Apple TV+ is the exclusive home of CODA. This means that Apple TV+ is the first streaming service to win an Oscar for Best Picture; Although technically the company only paid for the distribution rights instead of making it in-house. Regardless, watching CODA is a great reason to sign up for Apple TV+.


Synopsis: The prequel to the Disney animated classic One Hundred and One Dalmatians, Cruella charts the story of the thief fashionista as she transforms from innocent to villainous.

Where to stream: To stream Cruella as part of a subscription, turn to Disney+. If you do not subscribe to House of Mouse’s service, you can buy or rent Cruella through various other platforms such as AMC on Demand, Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, YouTube and more.

drive my car

Synopsis: This complex and rewarding drama follows the story of an aging actor and his young driver, who help him banish the ghosts from his past.

Where to stream: HBO Max subscription for streaming and for buying or renting Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, and Vudu.


Won: Best Sound, Original Score, Film Editing, Cinematography, Production Design, Visual Effects

Synopsis: Based on the Frank Herbert novel, sci-fi director Denis Villeneuve follows the story of a young man who tries to defend his planet against a battle to claim a precious resource.

Where to stream: HBO Max is the only subscription service where you can watch Dune. You can also rent or buy movies through services like Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, YouTube and Vudu.

Note that only a few of these offer to stream in 4K, so choose wisely if you have an epic-sized 4K TV and want to see Dune’s award-winning effects and cinematography at their best.


Synopsis: The Madrigal is a magical family, hidden in the Colombian mountains, each with a special gift. All except Mirabel, who steps in when the family’s magic is in danger.

Where to stream: Since this is a Disney production, it’s only natural that you can stream Encanto on Disney+. It is also available in sing-a-long version. If you want to buy or rent it elsewhere, you can do so on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, AMC on Demand, Vudu and other services.

King Richard

Synopsis: The story of Richard Williams, father of tennis legends Venus and Serena, and their tireless efforts to see their daughters achieve greatness.

Where to stream: HBO Max, Apple TV, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, et al, for subscription streaming. For rental and purchase.

no time to die

Synopsis: Daniel Craig returns for his final outing as James Bond, brimming with his past relationships with a mad villain plotting, of course, to destroy the world.

Where to stream: No Time to Die is not available on any subscription service, although available to rent or buy on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, the Microsoft Store, YouTube, and more. Although Amazon now owns MGM, who knows what the future holds.

heat of soul

Synopsis: The Story of the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, a six-week celebration of Black culture.

Where to stream: For subscription streaming, this is exclusive to Hulu (a streaming service with a free trial). Otherwise, if you want to buy or rent it, check out Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, YouTube, Vudu, and others.

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