Chadwick Boseman and other 'Oscar-winning' talents

Tomorrow is the 93rd Oscar delivery, back to April where it took place for several decades of the last century, but now postponed and with a new format due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

After the last delivery still in person at the end of February last year where the winner of the main awards was “Parasites”, by the Korean filmmaker Boon Joon Ho, who will therefore be one of the several presenters tomorrow, this The new edition is from its nominations the most diverse in history (yes, without many Mexicans as in several of the past decade at least) and that is why today we will make a list of recommendations of films starring or directed by winners of the statuette Now there are all colors and flavors that can be accessed today both on streaming platforms and cable channels: ¨

* CHADWICK BOSEMAN: PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST (Awol Erizku, 2021).

Just a week ago Netflix premiered this documentary short film, on the one hand, as a complement to the film released last December on this same platform, which is almost a fact will give a posthumous Oscar to the late African-American actor Chadwick Boseman, “The Mother of Blues” , by George C. Wolfe, but on the other hand to know a little more about the artist who went behind the cameras through the testimonies of several of his friends and close collaborators such as Wolfe and Spike Lee, his director of another Oscar-winning film also from Netflix , “5 Bloods”; fellow actresses such as Viola Davis (“The Mother of Blues”) and Danai Gurira (“Black Panther”) and the producer of “The Mother of Blues” and her mentor, who also won twice the statuette, Denzel Washington, among others.

*GLADIADOR (Ridley Scott, 2000) Star Hi, 17:28 Horas.

Winner of 5 of the most important Oscars of her year, including those for Best Film and Best Actor for her protagonist Russell Crowe, she returned to great audiences to epics of the genre such as “Spartacus” (Stanley Kubrick, 1960) through from the story of a former Roman general (Crowe) seeking revenge against a corrupt emperor (Joaquin Phoenix, in the role that gave him his first nomination for the statuette) who has murdered his family and turned him into slave.

* BASTARDS WITHOUT GLORY (Quentin Tarantino, 2009). Star Hi, 21:47 hours.

Tarantino’s first collaboration with Brad Pitt and his fetish actor Christoph Waltz gave the latter the latter’s first Oscar in the Best Supporting Actor category as one of the ruthless Nazis that Pitt-led bastards of the title go against and in between. who there is one with the name of the Mexican actor Hugo Stiglitz.

* BIRDMAN (2014) and EL RENACIDO (2015), directed by Alejandro G. Iñarritu. Star Hi, 15:33 and 0:19 hours.

The pair of films that in two consecutive years made our compatriot make history first by winning for the first time a comedy for Best Picture of 2014 for his story of an actor famous for playing the superhero of the title (Michael Keaton) who tries to revive his career in decline through a Broadway play, and then by winning for the second year for Best Director in a feat previously accomplished by Joseph L. Mankiewicz in the late 1940s for the breathtaking adventure of a man faced with the nature that gave Leonardo DiCaprio his long-awaited first Oscar for Best Actor in 2015.

*JOJO RABBIT (Taika Waititi, 2019). Star Hi, 20:00 Hours.

The film that won the New Zealand director Waititi the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay of 2019 is another story that, also mixing comedy, also has Nazis and nods to “Life is Beautiful.”

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