When the world is glued to the spectacle of the Academy Awards, I will, as I have for many years, gather a few hours’ worth of top-notch edibles and begin an Oscar snack attack.
The 2011 Academy Awards Ballot
Here’s the complete listing of this year’s Academy Awards nominees. For the top eight categories, we’ve included each nominee’s name along with a list of the accolades that have already been won, as well as betting odds according to historic London bookmaker Ladbrokes. Plus, we’ve added our own “Alibi Predicts” picks.
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Watching the Oscars in style
Certain television events demand not merely your attention, but a modicum of ceremony as well. You can’t just casually flip on the Super Bowl one afternoon and watch it while you clean house. No! You’ve got to gather together as many screaming people in football jerseys as possible and devour a Crock-Pot full of nacho cheese while glued to the TV screen. Anything less would be an insult.
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards Nominees Spectacular
... And Then There Were 10
A look at the films up for Oscar consideration
Albuquerque Little Theatre Salutes the Academy
Go glam with local Oscar night party
“The Oscar Goes to ...”
“The 82nd Academy Awards” on ABC
A whole galaxy of Hollywood stars will be in attendance, Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin will share hosting duties, and at some point, somebody’s bound to show up on stage painted Avatar blue. (My money’s on Robin Williams.) But this year’s Academy Awards telecast boils down to one simple question. It’s the same question that comes up every year, and it’s the only one people actually care about: Who’s gonna win?