Yes, ‘Roma’ Lost, but Netflix Could Win Next Year’s Best Picture With One of These 5 Films

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Netflix’s The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind kicks off a year of prestige pictures for the streamer. Ilze Kitshoff / Netflix

Roma didn’t need to win Best Picture for Netflix to make a declarative statement to the film industry. But it’s hard to imagine CEO Reed Hastings and CCO Ted Sarandos roaming the company’s Silicon Valley halls without wondering what could have been. A streaming movie has yet to take the top prize at the Academy Awards, and since Hulu beat Netflix to the punch for the industry’s first-ever Best Drama Emmy win, you can bet it’s hungry to claim that Oscar as the ultimate validation.

While perusing potential contenders for the 2020 Oscars, we couldn’t help but notice Netflix’s healthy roster of prestige pictures arriving this year. If

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