Pictured: Rustin, Maestro, and Rebel Moon

With the 95th Academy Awards in the rearview mirror, there are now eight months of releases left before the next round of Oscar nominations is improvised. While some outlets have already started making lists of predictions for the upcoming ceremony, it’s only spring 2023, and multiple factors will play into various chances of movies opening this year making the final shortlist of nominees.

We already have a pretty good idea of ​​what Netflix is ​​offering in 2023 with its slate almost settled, though more titles could be added as the months go by throughout the year. But we will try to point out some titles that stand out or have great potential for the upcoming awards season.

Coming soon to Netflix: October 27

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A police thriller from director DaVine Yates, best known for directing most of the Potterverse movies. Depending on the reviews, the story seems like it might be interesting enough to get critics’ attention. The pharmaceutical drama also boasts an impressive cast with Emily Blunt, Chris Evans, Catherine O’Hara, Chloe Coleman, Jay Duplass, Brian D’Arcy James, Amit Shah, and Andy Garcia.

Losing her job, a blue-collar woman struggling to raise her daughter takes a job at a failing pharmaceutical company, only to become involved in a dangerous organized crime scheme.

Coming to Netflix: November 10

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Filmmaker David Fincher returns to Netflix after his Hollywood film Mank garnered ten nominations with winning statuettes for production design and cinematography. As Fincher adapts a French graphic novel with The Killer and wades into the waters of the genre, it’s hard to downplay the director’s ability to elevate any material he touches.

«After a fateful near miss, a killer battles his employers and himself in an international manhunt he insists isn’t personal.»

Coming to Netflix: 2023 to be determined

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Bradley Cooper’s directing continuation after the massive success of A star has been born he’s automatically been cooked up awards bait since the jump after his latest film garnered eight nominations and walked away with Best Song for Lady Gaga.

Cooper will work behind the camera and play Leonard Bernstein in solid vintage makeup in the biopic. The only problem that could arise is if Netflix bounces it back to 2024, as it does with all movies without fixed 2023 release dates.

“Maestro is a bold and imposing love story that chronicles the lifelong relationship between Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein. A love letter to life and art, Maestro at its core is an emotionally epic portrait of family and love.»

Coming to Netflix: 2023 to be determined


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Regina King plays the iconic American political figure Shirley Chisholm and also puts on one of the final performances by the late Lance Reddick. Written and directed by John Ridley, who previously won an Oscar for his fantastic adapted screenplay for the Best Picture winner, directed by Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave.

There’s a lot of potential here, as King won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2019 for her performance in If Beale Street Could Talk and her directorial debut One Night In Miami has also garnered three nominations in the past. There’s a lot of love for King and Ridley, that’s for sure.

“Shirley is an intimate portrait of pioneering political icon Shirley Chisholm, the first black congresswoman and first black woman to run for US President, and the cost of achievement for Shirley herself. This film will tell the story of Chisholm’s historic presidential campaign, based on extensive and exclusive conversations with family, friends and those who knew her best.»

coming to netflix: 2023 to be determined

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The civil rights drama comes from director George C. Wolfe, who previously directed Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. That film ended up with five nominations, including a posthumous Best Actor nomination for Chadwick Boseman. Therefore, he is certainly one to watch out for.

“Bayard Rustin, the brilliant strategist behind the momentous 1963 March on Washington and close adviser to Martin Luther King, Jr., dedicated his life to the tireless pursuit of racial equality, human rights and global democracy. But as an openly gay black man, he was all but erased from the civil rights movement that he helped build.»

Coming to Netflix: 2023 to be determined

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An adaptation of Roald Dahl The wonderful story of Henry Sugarman Expected to be Wes Anderson’s second film to be released in 2023, that other film is Asteroid City at Focus Features/Universal Pictures.

Benedict Cumberbatch will play Henry Sugar with Ralph Fiennes, Dev Patel, Ben Kingsley, Rupert Friend and Richard Ayoade in other unnamed roles. It’s hard to gauge at first glance whether the film will be worthy of award consideration. Still, it’s hard to ignore that. The real Tenenbaums, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Moonrise Kingdomand isle of dogs they were able to get nominations in the past.

The Grand Budapest Hotel it was Anderson’s biggest Oscar contender, earning nine nominations and four statuettes with wins for technical achievement along with composer Alexandre Desplat’s quirky original score.

«Wes Anderson’s adaptation of several Roald Dahl short stories, including The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar.»

coming to netflix: fourth quarter of 2023

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When it comes to animation, movies that aren’t from Disney or Pixar are harder to predict if they’ll end up receiving nominations, and even harder when you don’t know how good a movie really is.

the case with Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget it has a strong track record from the animation studio behind it, Aardman Animations, known as the best stop-motion dogs in claymation. WAllace & Gromit: The Curse of the Rabbit-Man won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature in 2006, along with The Pirates! On an adventure with the scientists!, shaun the sheep, A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon landing nominations in their respective years.

It also doesn’t hurt that Netflix recently won this award with Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio.

After achieving a death-defying escape from Tweedy’s farm, Ginger has finally found her dream: a peaceful island sanctuary for the entire herd, far from the dangers of the human world. When she and Rocky give birth to a girl named Molly, Ginger’s happy ending seems complete. But back on the mainland, the entire chicken species faces a terrifying new threat. For Ginger and her team, even if it means putting their own hard-earned freedom at risk, this time, they’re breaking in!

coming to netflix: December 22th

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by Zack Snyder rogue moona rather large sci-fi fantasy version of Akira Kurosawa’s acclaimed film the seven samurai (it was nominated for two awards in 1957), it might become a good candidate for the technical award given the scale it has hitherto been teased about.

“When a peaceful colony at the edge of the galaxy is threatened by the armies of the tyrannical Regent Balisarius, a young woman with a mysterious past named Kora is sent to seek out warriors from neighboring planets to help them take a stand.”

Future acquisitions could also affect current predictions or listings, as streamers like Netflix fund their own originals and look to film festivals/markets for new content throughout the year.

Not to mention the movies that distributors or studios want to ditch when they regret a limited or wide theatrical release. Taking places like Amazon, Apple, Hulu, and Netflix, it will potentially pick up even more stragglers along the way.

It’s worth mentioning that with all of this being said, the actual awards predictions won’t pay off until the nominations are announced and we get closer to the actual show, as other awards ceremonies are a big part of determining who the frontrunners are. . There could also be titles that stand out more as the months go by and Netflix promotional campaigns kick in along with critical reactions and in-depth reviews.

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