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      Oscars cram session: 8 nominees you can watch right now on Fioptics On Demand

      Posted by Steve B. on Apr 20, 2021 11:53:29 AM

      The 93rd Academy Awards takes place this Sunday, April 25, at 8 p.m. on ABC (Fioptics Channel 509). Are you ready?

      The Oscars are a viewing event on par with any sporting event and just like with sports, it’s always more fun to have a rooting interest. Below are 8 Oscar-nominated movies available right now on Fioptics On Demand. So whether you are a cinephile who commits to watching every Best Picture nominee ahead of the show, or just a casual viewer who likes to watch the winners after they are announced, we’ve got you covered. Either way, grab your popcorn and enjoy! 

      To rent these movies, simply go to Fioptics channel 1 or press the "On Demand" button on your Fioptics remote. Tell us what movies you are rooting for in the comments below!

      Oscar-Nominated Movies Available On Demand

      Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Director, Cinematography, Film Editing, Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

      A woman loses everything in the Great Recession and embarks on a journey through the West.

      *Available on VOD 4/27-8/23

      Judas and the Black Messiah
      Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Cinematography, Music (Original Song), Writing (Original Screenplay)

      Featuring Lakeith Stanfield, this drama film is about an FBI informant who gathers intelligence on the chairman of the Black Panther Party in the 1960s. 

      *Available on VOD 4/2-4/26

      Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director, Music (Original Score), Writing (Original Screenplay)

      This film tells the story of a Korean American family who moves to Arkansas in search of its own American dream. 

      *Available on VOD 2/26-5/3

      Promising Young Woman
      Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Director, Film Editing, Writing (Original Screenplay)

      This comedy thriller stars Carey Mulligan as a cunning woman who seeks to avenge the death of her best friend. 

      *Available on VOD 3/16-8/31

      The Father
      Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Film Editing, Production Design, Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

      Anthony Hopkins plays a man struggling to be the father he intended for his daughter as he begins to suffer from dementia. 

      *Available on VOD 3/26-5/3

      News of the World
      Nominated for: Cinematography, Music (Original Score), Production Design, Sound

      Set after the Civil War, this Western Drama explains the journey of Captain Jefferson Kidd and a 10-year-old girl who was taken by the Kiowa.

      *Available on VOD 3/23-8/31

      Nominated for: Production Design,  Visual Effects

      A secret agent is sent to prevent World War III with just one word as his weapon and traveling through time while on his mission.

      *Available on VOD 1/5-5/14

      Nominated for: Costume Design, Makeup and Hairstyling

      The latest version of the traditional story of Pinocchio, a puppet creation that magically comes to life with dreams of becoming a real boy.

       *Available on VOD 3/2-9/2

      *Movies are only available to purchase if you are a Cincinnati Bell residential customer.


      Topics: TV

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