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2023 Oscar Best Picture Nominees

Looking for the 2023 OSCAR Best Picture nominees at the library? Read below for more information.

The following films are currently available OR on order at the library. Click the links for each for more information or to place holds.

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The Banshees of Inisherin – Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.

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Elvis – Elvis Presley rises to fame in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

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Everything Everywhere All At Once – An aging Chinese immigrant is swept up in an insane adventure, where she alone can save the world by exploring other universes connecting with the lives she could have led.

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The Fabelmans – Young Sammy Fabelman falls in love with movies after his parents take him to see The Greatest Show on Earth. Armed with a camera, Sammy starts to make his films at home, much to the delight of his supportive mother.

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Tár – Set in the international world of classical music, the film centers on Lydia Tár, widely considered one of the greatest living composer/conductors and first-ever female chief conductor of a major German orchestra.

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Top Gun: Maverick – After more than 30 years of service as one of the navy’s top aviators, Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. Training a detachment of graduates for a special assignment, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past and his deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who choose to fly it.

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Triangle of Sadness – Master of social discomfort Ruben Östlund trains his unsparing lens on the world of wealth, beauty, and privilege in this audacious, Palme d’Or–winning satire of our status-obsessed culture. A model-influencer couple get a ticket to the luxe life when they’re invited aboard an all-expenses-paid cruise alongside a coterie of the rich and ghoulish—but an act of fate turns their Insta-perfect world upside down.

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Women Talking – Do nothing. Stay and fight. Or leave. In 2010, the women of an isolated religious community grapple with reconciling a brutal reality with their faith.

The following are only available through pay streaming services, and have yet to be announced for DVD release:

All Quiet on the Western Front (German)- War breaks out in Germany in 1914. Paul Bäumer and his classmates quickly enlist in the army to serve their fatherland. No sooner are they drafted than the first images from the battlefield show them the reality of war. Only available with a subscription to Netflix

The following is currently unavailable through streaming and does not have an announced DVD release yet:

Avatar: The  Way of Water- Jake Sully and Ney’tiri have formed a family and are doing everything to stay together. However, they must leave their home and explore the regions of Pandora. When an ancient threat resurfaces, Jake must fight a difficult war against the humans.