FOXTEL launches OSCARS Pop Up Channel ahead of 91st Academy Awards
In the lead up to the 91st Academy Awards, Foxtel Movies is set to showcase the best Oscar winning films including those that have taken out the Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress and Supporting gold statues across years of extraordinary filmmaking that has moved audiences worldwide.
Celebrating this year’s awards event held at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday February 24, Foxtel Movies is bringing you the winning titles so you can prepare for Hollywood’s night of nights, all which have been honoured with the most prestigious award in film: an Academy Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The Oscar Winners pop-up will screen back to back for nine days from 6.00am Sunday 17th February to Monday 25th February 2019, including La La Land, The Shape of Water, I, Tonya, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Titanic, Forest Gump, Good Will Hunting, The Departed, Saving Private Ryan, Erin Brockovich, The Dark Night, Million Dollar Baby, Chicago, Spotlight, Darkest Hour, The Godfather, Jerry Maguire and Rocky with all titles available to stream on Demand.
Catch award winning titles and talent including Emma Stone, Renee Zellweger, Julia Roberts, Robin Williams, Heath Ledger, Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, Hillary Swank, Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster, Frances McDormand, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Sam Rockwell, Gary Oldman, Sean Penn, Jamie Foxx, Marisa Tomei, Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Gwyneth Paltrow and Meryl Streep.
Prepare yourself for this year’s Academy Awards with Foxtel Movies’ Oscar Winners pop-up Channel 410, available to Foxtel Movies and Platinum subscribers in HD - all titles available to stream On Demand via FoxFlicks on internet connected iQ3 and iQ4 boxes, on devices with Foxtel Go, and via Foxtel Now.
The Foxtel Movies Oscars Winner’s pop-up includes the following Oscar winning titles and many more!
La La Land (2016) – Best Actress Winner & Best Director Winner
Two ambitious artists fall in love, chase their dreams and discover the joy and heartbreak of risking it all for your passion. Directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling & Rosemarie DeWitt.
The Shape of Water (2017) – Best Director Winner & Best Picture Winner
In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment. Directed by Guillermo del Toro and starring Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer & Richard Jenkins.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) - Best Actress Winner & Best Supporting Actor Winner
The story of Mildred Hayes, a woman in her early 50s, who goes to war against her local police force, believing them to be too inept to solve the murder of her daughter. Directed by Martin McDonagh and starring Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell & Woody Harrelson.
I, Tonya (2017) -Best Supporting Actress Winner
Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, TONYA is a darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Directed by Craig Gillespie and starring Margot Robbie, Allison Janney & Sebastian Stan.
Titanic (1997) – Best Director Winner & Best Picture Winner
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. Directed by James Cameron and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet & Kathy Bates.
Blue Jasmine (2013) - Best Actress Winner
Elegant New York socialite Jasmine's life falls to pieces, forcing her to self-medicate and move into her sister's modest apartment. Directed by Woody Allen and starring Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin & Sally Hawkins.
Erin Brockovich (2000) – Best Actress Winner
A mother who suspects a cover-up over the poisoning of a town's water supply single-handedly takes on a powerful California power company. Directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Julia Roberts, Albert Finney & Aaron Eckhart.
Jerry Maguire (1996) - Best Supporting Actor Winner
A sports agent suddenly discovers his scruples and promptly loses his job. But with the help of one loyal colleague and one outrageous client, he learns that loving well is the best revenge. Starring Tom Cruise, Renee Zellweger & Cuba Gooding Jr.
The Dark Knight (2008) – Best Supporting Actor Winner
A rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante. Directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger & Gary Oldman.
Forrest Gump (1994) – Best Actor Winner, Best Director Winner & Best Picture Winner
One man will rise above his challenges and proved that determination, courage, and love are more important than ability. Directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks, Sally Field and Gary Sinise.
The Departed (2006) - Best Director Winner & Best Picture Winner
Set in South Boston where the state police force is waging an all-out war to take down the city's top organised crime ring. The key is to end the reign of powerful mob boss Frank Costello is from the inside. A young rookie, Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate Costello's mob. While Billy is working to gain Costello's trust, another young cop, Colin Sullivan is among a handful of elite officers whose mission is to bring Costello down. Directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon & Jack Nicholson.
Saving Private Ryan (1998) - Best Director Winner
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of US soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks, Matt Damon & Tom Sizemore.
Good Will Hunting (1997) - Best Supporting Actor Winner
The most brilliant mind at America's top university isn't a student, he's the kid who cleaning floors. After one too many run-ins with the law, Will's last chance is help from a psychology professor. Directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Robin Williams, Matt Damon & Ben Affleck.
Darkest Hour (2017) - Best Actor Winner
Academy Award winner Gary Oldman stars in this biopic of Winston Churchill, the great British Prime Minister who rallied his nation in defiance of Hitler during World War II. Directed by Joe Wright and starring Gary Oldman, Ben Mendelsohn & Kristin Scott Thomas.
Mystic River (2003) - Best Actor Winner & Best Supporting Actor Winner
With a childhood tragedy overshadowing their lives, three men are reunited when one loses his daughter. Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins & Kevin Bacon.
Dallas Buyers Club (2013) – Best Actor Winner & Best Supporting Actor Winner
An Oscar-winning story of an entrepreneurial cowboy who, faced with the fact that he has only 30 days to live, joins forces with a band of outcasts to seek illegal, life-saving treatment. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and starring Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto & Jennifer Garner.
Gravity (2013) - Best Director Winner
Two astronauts are completely alone - tethered to nothing but each other and spiralling out into the blackness. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. Directed by Alfonso Cuaron and starring Sandra Bullock, George Clooney & Ed Harris.
The Iron Lady (2011) - Best Actress Winner
The Iron Lady is a surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first female Prime Minister of The United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male dominated world. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd and starring Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent & Richard E. Grant.
Silence of the Lambs (1991) - Best Actress Winner, Best Actor Winner, Best Director Winner & Best Picture Winner
A young FBI cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help in order to catch another serial killer nicknamed Buffalo Bill who skins his victims. Directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins & Scott Glenn.
Million Dollar Baby (2004) - Best Actress Winner, Best Supporting Actor, Best Director Winner & Best Picture Winner
A hardened boxing trainer is taken by surprise when an incredibly determined young woman wants him to train her. Won over by her sheer determination, he begrudgingly takes her on. Directed and starring Clint Eastwood also starring Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman & Jay Baruchel.
Chicago (2002) – Best Supporting Actress & Best Picture Winner
A small-time chorus dancer in the 1920s who will kill for fame, becoming the latest tabloid sensation and setting the stage for a singing, dancing catfight between the rivals. Directed by Rob Marshall and starring Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones & Richard Gere.
The Godfather (1972) – Best Actor Winner & Best Picture Winner
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino & James Caan.
The Godfather: Part II (1974) – Best Supporting Actor Winner, Best Director Winner & Best Picture Winner
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro & Robert Duvall.
Rocky (1976) - Best Director Winner & Best Picture Winner
A small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight a heavy-weight champion in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect. Directed by John G. Avildsen and starring Sylvester Stallone, Burt Young & Carl Weathers.