The award season is upon us. So, what better time to catch up on the best films from past awards, most of which are available on various online streaming services.   

RAW Copenhagen what to watch during lockdown 2021 for award season. Top fifteen best Oscar nominated and winning films

The list below is my personal fave, the criterion for selection was that I have seen these and thought them all worthy a re-watch or two : )   
The films are not listed in order of preference and this in constantly changing. Here we go: 
The Grand Budapest Hotel 
I don't know what sort of cream they've put on you down at the morgue, but I want some 
Gustave (Ralph Fiennes)  
The Hours 
Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more 
Virginia Woolf (Nicole Kidman) 
12 Years a Slave 
I don't want to survive. I want to live 
Solomon (Chiwetel Ejiofor) 
Shawshank Redemption 
I have to remind myself that some birds aren't meant to be caged  
 Red (Morgan Freeman) 
Dr Strangelove  
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room! 
President Merkin Muffley (Peter Sellers) 
The Sixth Sense  
I see dead people – everywhere 
Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment) 
The English patient  
Why are you people so threatened by a woman 
Geoffrey Clifton (Colin Firth) 
Here’s looking at you, kid 
Rick (Humphrey Bogart) 
Forrest Gump 
Life is like a box of chocolate, you never know what you’re gonna get 
Forrest (Tom Hanks) 
The Graduate  
Mrs Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you? 
Benjamin (Dustin Hoffman) 
The Bridge over the River Kwai 
You give me powders, pills, baths, injections, enemas when all I need is love 
Shears (William Holden) 
When a man sees his end, he wants to know there was some purpose to this life
Marcus Aurelius (Richard Harris) 
Pulp Fiction 
Uncomfortable silences …  That's when you know you've found somebody special. When you can just shut the f**k up for a minute and  
Mia (Uma Thurman) 
The Godfather 
Revenge is a dish best served cold. 
Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) 
Rear Window 
We've become a race of Peeping Toms. What people ought to do is get outside their house and look in for a change 
Stella (Thelma Ritter) 
Enjoy - popcorn at the ready 
x x x 


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