Netflix wants to kickstart its Oscar chances with these 6 movies

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Business Insider—Netflix Netflix has a contentious history with film festivals, but the streaming service has been welcomed with open arms to this year's Venice Film Festival, which begins on Wednesday. It will premiere six movies at the fest. The movies hail from respected and Oscar-winning filmmakers like Alfonso Cuarón and the Coen Brothers. In fact, Netflix no doubt has its sights on the Oscars this year: you don't finance films from such directors and premiere them at Venice if you're not thinking about...

The Best Oscar Movies on Netflix Right Now. Last Updated: September 20th If you’re looking to put a little prestige into your viewing experience, Netflix actually has quite a few “Oscar movies” to choose from. It can be tough to find exactly what you’re looking for, however, so below we’ve assembled a list of the very best Oscar movies on Netflix right now. To whittle this list down, we relegated it to films that won at least one Oscar, so while a movie like Gangs of New York picked up a slew of nominations, it came away empty handed. But...