The anticipation for Yorgos Lanthimos’ Oscar-nominated film “Poor Things” is reaching new heights as fans eagerly await its digital release. Starring a stellar cast including Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe, and Ramy Youssef, this absurdist comedy has already garnered critical acclaim, winning two Golden Globe awards for Best Picture and Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Motion Picture. With 11 Oscar nominations under its belt, “Poor Things” promises to be a captivating cinematic experience for audiences worldwide.
Set in Victorian London and based on the novel by Alasdair Gray, “Poor Things” follows the intriguing journey of Bella Baxter (Emma Stone), a young woman who undergoes a bizarre resurrection by the eccentric scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter (Willem Dafoe). As Bella navigates through various stages of existence, she evolves from a Frankenstein-like experiment with the mind of an infant to a fiercely independent woman, exploring themes of identity, desire, and adventure along the way.
Mark Ruffalo and Ramy Youssef deliver compelling performances alongside Stone, adding depth and nuance to the film’s rich narrative tapestry. With its unique blend of comedy, drama, and social commentary, “Poor Things” promises to captivate audiences with its thought-provoking storyline and stellar ensemble cast.
For those eager to immerse themselves in the world of “Poor Things,” the film will be available to buy or rent digitally on popular platforms such as Apple TV, Prime Video, and other transactional video-on-demand services starting from February 27. Additionally, “Poor Things” will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on March 12, offering fans the opportunity to own a physical copy of this cinematic gem.
Given that “Poor Things” is distributed by Walt Disney Company’s Searchlight Pictures, there’s speculation that it may eventually make its way to Disney-owned streaming platforms such as Hulu or Disney+. While an official streaming release date or platform has yet to be announced, it’s expected that “Poor Things” will be available for streaming this spring, allowing viewers to enjoy this Oscar-nominated masterpiece from the comfort of their own homes.
As the countdown to the Oscars on March 10 continues, fans of “Poor Things” can look forward to experiencing this groundbreaking film on digital platforms and Blu-ray/DVD, immersing themselves in its captivating storyline and celebrating its well-deserved recognition at the prestigious awards ceremony.