If you love movies, pop culture or red carpet style, this weekend is your Super Bowl. It’s the grand finale of awards show season: the Oscars. And this year looks like it’s going to be memorable. It’s been a highly politicized year in film, what with #OscarsSoWhite and news regarding the limited types of roles for women who win Oscars in film, so that’s sure to play out in host Chris Rock’s quips. The movies nominated for Best Picture this year are all very different, so all bets are off. To get you all pumped up for your Oscar-viewing party, we’re rounded up a list of previous nominees, winners and this year’s contenders. Now, you’ve only got a couple days to watch as much Oscars material as you can, so get streaming! The winner for best weekend plans goes to…
This Year’s Nominees
3. The Martian: The nail-biting film stars Matt Damon as an astronaut abandoned on Mars who must find a way to get back home. The film was directed by Ridley Scott, who also did Prometheus and Alien. So if you’re a fan of either Matt Damon or dystopian flicks, it’s a must-see. It’s nominated for seven awards including Best Picture, Best Screenplay and Best Lead Actor for Damon’s role. (Image via 20th Century Fox)
Last Year’s Big Winners
Academy Award Classics
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