Where & when are the Oscars?
The 92nd Academy Awards will take place at the Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles on Sunday February 9.
What time are the Oscars?
The stars will start arriving on the red carpet from 10pm Irish time, while the ceremony itself will kick off at around 1am.
How can I watch the red carpet online?
Oscars All Access: Red Carpet Live, the official red carpet preview show will be streamed online via the Academy’s Twitter account from 11.30pm. It features interviews with stars as they arrive outside the Dolby Theatre.
How can I watch the Oscars on TV in Ireland?
In Ireland, the ceremony will be broadcast on Sky Cinema. The red carpet coverage begins at 10pm, and the ceremony itself starts around 1am. If you don’t want to stay up until all hours RTÉ2 will be showing highlights from the ceremony Monday night at 9:35pm.
Who are the nominees?
Todd Phillips’s thriller Joker, which stars Joaquin Phoenix, and Quentin Tarantino’s, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood lead this year’s Oscar nominations pack, with 10 and nine nominations respectively. Close behind is 1917, Sam Mendes’ war epic, which is up for eight nominations.
They are joined by Little Women, Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Louis May Alcott’s classic novel; her partner Noah Baumbach’s film Marriage Story; Taika Waititi’s satirical Nazi comedy Jojo Rabbit; Ford vs Ferarri; and Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite, which could be the first ever foreign language film to win the Best Picture award.
Who will win?
It’s anyone’s game but 1917 has already won Best Picture at the Golden Globes. Two Hollywood giants, Martin Scorsese (The Irishman) and Quentin Tarantino will battle it out for Best Director, while Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker is the bookies’ favourite.