The Justice Department Thinks Netflix Should Be Eligible for Oscars

Happy Thursday and welcome to another edition of The Monitor, WIRED's digest of the best news from the world of pop culture. What's new this week? Well, for one, the Justice Department—yes, the Justice Department, not the Justice League—is weighing in on whether or not Netflix should be eligible for Oscars. Also, Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer are getting a superhero movie, and there's a trailer for the next film to feature the Joker. It's been a weird week, y'all. Let's get started! Justice Department Says Netflix Should Be Eligible for Oscars Here's some news we bet you didn't expect to read: Per a report in Variety, the Department of Justice is getting into the fray over whether or not …