The Oscars. A night that families come together to spend quality time; waiting to see their favorite actors on their TV screens. An event that sparks conversations and controversies across the U.S. that next day. It’s the most highly-viewed award show today (40.4 million according to hollywoodreporter.com). The biggest night for Hollywood. That is what the Oscars is all about.
What will be so important about this year’s show however? Isn’t it the same thing over and over again? Actually, this year’s showing will be one to remember. To start, the host of the evening will be the hilarious comedian Chris Rock. Yes, as surprising as it may be, a comedian is hosting an event spotlighting the movie business for good laughs and having a good time watching and being at the event.
Then, there is the list of nominees. The Revenant has the most nominations (12 nominations) with actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who is nominated for best actor along with Matt Damon (from The Martian) and Michael Fassbender in Steve Jobs. The actual movie, The Revenant, has nominations in Cinematography, Film Editing, Costume Design, plus Directing. But, moving along from this success, the movie Carol has many nominations. This includes leading actress with Cate Blanchett. Jennifer Lawrence is also nominated for Best Female Actress in her film Joy. Curious to see more of your favorite stars? Check the Oscars website to see the nominees.
Therefore, The Oscars will be a big night for Hollywood filled with awards, speeches, red carpet moments, laughs, and memories. Tune in to the show coming to your TV on February 28th. Do you think you know who will win each category? Head over to the Oscars 2016 website then look at the groups. Have a family/friends night and make your predictions. Let’s not forget, the Oscars would not be complete without the famous question that was born at this event: “Who are you wearing?”