Gary Oldman stars as Herman J. Mankiewicz in Netflix’s “Mank.”
In recent years, Netflix‘s films have had no trouble earning top spots on Oscar ballots, but it has had a hard time turning those nominations into trophies.
The streaming service first appeared on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ radar in 2013 when it was nominated for best documentary feature for “The Square.”
Eight years later, Netflix has a total of 36 Oscar nominations across 17 films — the most of any distributor in this year’s slate. Its film “Mank,” a film centered around “Citizen Kane” co-writer Herman Mankiewicz, leads the pack with 10 nods.
While Netflix is outpacing its rivals in…