Why streaming services could have an increasing advantage at the Oscars

Why streaming services could have an increasing advantage at the Oscars
It’s hard to fathom that the Oscars may no longer be about theatrical releases and seeing cinema in the ideal environment with the best sound and picture possible (mostly). Many movies are still getting the necessary one-week theatrical runs to be eligible for consideration, but even that is no longer mandatory, thanks to some of the allowances made because of the Covid pandemic.

For the 2020 Oscars, none of the eight Best Picture nominees received a theatrical release in New York City or LA because movie theaters weren’t open in either city until March 2021, after the eligibility period. Even so, the eventual Best Picture winner, Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland,” played at drive-ins as part of film festivals in Telluride and New York, the rare opportunity for anyone to see that movie on the big screen.

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