After announcing their U.S. and UK limited theatrical-streaming release plans for Martin Scorsese
’s $160M mob opus The Irishman this morning, Netflix
has unveiled the release dates for its entire awards-season slate including Steven Soderbergh
’s The Laundromat
, the Eddie Murphy
pic Dolemite Is My Name
, David Michod’s The King
, Wash Westmoreland’s Earthquake Bird, Noah Baumbach
’s drama Marriage Story
, Sergo Pablos’ animated pic Klaus, Fernando Meirelles
’ The Two Popes
, Jeremy Clapin’s French animated pic I Lost My Body
, and Mati Diop
The latter two pics are Cannes Film Festival award winners the streamer acquired in May.
For Oscar eligibility, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
requires a film to have a seven-day run in a commercial theater in Los Angeles County, and Netflix is providing a theatrical run for these pics which go far beyond that minimum requirement before they hit the streaming site.