Also this year Sky Cinema is the home of the Oscars, with the awards ceremony of the 95th Academy Awards What will be live on Sky and streaming on NOW.
Also this year Sky Cinema to celebrate the highly anticipated appointment with the 95th edition of the Academy Awards, dedicates an entire channel to the best of Oscar-winning cinematography. For two weeks, from Saturday 4 to Friday 17 March Sky Cinema Collection (channel 303) becomes Sky Cinema Oscar, with over 100 titles awarded in previous editions, including four in the 2022 edition, and three first-run films among those competing in 2023. A programming that will culminate in the night between Sunday 12 and Monday 13 March from 11.15pm with the direct from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles own of the Academy Awards: on Sky CinemaOscars, Sky One, clear up TV8 and streaming on NOW. While Monday 13 March the appointment will be with BEST OF OSCARS NIGHT 2023, at 21.15 on Sky CinemaOscars And Sky Onein the late evening on TV8 and streamed on NOW. Movies will be available also streaming on NOW and on demand on Sky.
Not to be missed, on Monday 13 March, the premiere ELVIS (at 9.15 pm on Sky Cinema Uno and at 11.00 pm on Sky Cinema Oscar) the musical biopic directed by Baz Luhrmanninterpreted by Austin Butler And Tom Hanks, and nominated for five statuettes in 2023: best film, best leading actor, best editing, best art direction and best cinematography. While the first visions will arrive on Saturday 4 and Thursday 9 March LIVING (21.15 on Sky Cinema Due and in the late evening on Sky Cinema Oscar) with Bill Nighy nominated for Best Actor and Kazuo Ishiguro for Adapted Screenplay, e CLOSE (21.15 on Sky Cinema Due and in the late evening on Sky Cinema Oscar), nominated for the 2023 Oscars as best international film.
Four films are also available on the channel awarded in the 2022 edition: the winner of the last edition, CODA – THE SIGNS OF THE HEART, remake of the French film The Bélier family (three statuettes for best film, best supporting actor and best adapted screenplay); the Will Smith biopic about tennis sisters Venus and Serena Williams, A WINNING FAMILY – KING RICHARD (awarded Will Smith as best leading actor); the film written and directed by Kenneth Branagh BELFAST (Oscar for Best Original Screenplay); Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s touching road movie DRIVE MY CAR (awarded as best international film).
Among the other Oscar-winning films offered on the channel, there are also hits from the last decade such as: the war masterpiece by Sam Mendes with George MacKay 1917 (awarded for photography, special effects, sound); the musical by Damien Chazelle with Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone LA LA LAND, winner of six statuettes: direction, leading actress, cinematography, scenography, soundtrack, original song; Steven Spielberg’s thriller written by the Coen brothers THE BRIDGE OF SPIESplayed by Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance, the latter awarded as best supporting actor; Quentin Tarantino’s western with Christoph Waltz, Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio DJANGO UNCHAINED, honored with the statuettes for best supporting actor and original screenplay; the post-apocalyptic action with Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron, directed by George Miller, MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (awarded for set design, editing, sound, sound editing, costumes, makeup); the biopic about Alan Turing, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, THE IMITATION GAME , Best Adapted Screenplay; and the Martin Scorsese film starring Asa Butterfield and Ben Kingsley HUGO CABRET which received five awards, for production design, cinematography, sound editing, sound and special effects.
There will also be films that have made the history of cinema and have entered the collective imagination. Between these: GONE WITH THE WIND, AMARCORD, THE LAST EMPEROR, CHINATOWN, THE HUNTER, THE UNTOUCHABLES – THE UNTOUCHABLES, DANGEROUS RELATIONSHIPS, BRAVEHEART – FEARLESS HEART, HOWARD HOUSE, PULP FICTION, AMERICAN BEAUTY, A BEAUTIFUL MIND, NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MAN, THE LABYRINTH OF THE FAUN, ET – THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL, SAVE PRIVATE RYANAnd, in celebration of Michael Caine’s 90th birthdaywho for this role won the Oscar® for best supporting actor, THE RULES OF THE CIDER HOUSE.
The great cinema of the Oscars will also star on TV8 and Skywith the first unencrypted vision of the winner of the last edition, CODA – THE SIGNS OF THE HEART, Sunday 12 March at 21.20 on TV8; while on Skywithin the cycle AN OSCAR NIGHT, Sunday 12 March at 21.15 will be proposed ANOTHER ROUNDwinner of the 2021 Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film.