The Artist and Hugo will be Available Soon on Netflix

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The best picture winner “The Artist”, along side another Oscar winner “Hugo”, will soon be available on Netflix. Members of Netflix will be able to view the top 2 nominated films from the 84th Academy Awards, which aired this last Sunday. The movies that have captured audiences across the world and has been recognized by the Academy by showering the films with Oscars can now be streamed through Netflix very soon.

The Artist is a silent romantic-comedy-drama that was filmed in black and white to achieve the setting of 1920’s – Hollywood. The film follows actor Jean Dujardin as a older silent film star and his relationship with a young raising actress played by Bérénice Bejo. The film showcases the struggles of Jean Dujardin character as a silent actor in a era of “talkies”, which was dialogues in a movies. The Artist won 5 Oscars in total which included “Best Picture of the Year”.

Hugo, which was directed by Martin Scorsese is a film for all ages but mostly targeted towards children. The film is set in France in the 1930’s and follows an alone orphan boy (played by Asa Butterfield) that fixes clocks around a train station. The boy, Hugo, is set to fix a broken automaton to see what message his father had left behind before his death. He later finds out that the message would lead him to the original owner of the automaton. The movie carries the enchantment of old Disney movies and is also exquisitely visually impressive.

You can find both films on Netflix later this year, along side many other Oscar nominated films such as Undefeated and Rango. If you like to try Netflix check out their free trial offer. Click here to try the Netflix 30 day free trial offer.

Source: Netflix blog

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