Excitement Builds as Oscars 2023 Approaches
This weekend marks one of the most highly anticipated film award shows of the year, the Oscars 2023. The 95th edition of the Academy Awards will be watched by over 200 territories around the world on March 12, showcasing the best in film from the past year. The Dolby Theatre, located in the heart of Hollywood, will be the venue for the prestigious event. If you’re looking forward to tuning in to the Oscars, here’s what you need to know.
Where to Watch the Oscars 2023
The Academy Awards ceremony will be broadcasted live by ABC at 8 p.m. EDT/5 PDT. However, if you don’t have cable, don’t worry! You can still watch the show on ABC.com and the ABC app, although you’ll need a cable subscription to access them. Alternatively, there are other platforms to watch the Oscars, such as Hulu, YouTubeTV, AT&T TV, and FuboTV.
Indian Films at the Oscars 2023
The Oscars 2023 nominations have generated a lot of buzz, and Indian films have not been left out. SS Rajamouli’s RRR, with its popular song “Naatu Naatu,” has been nominated for Best Original Song and will be performed live on stage. It’s also a strong contender to take home the award. All That Breathes by Shaunak Sen is nominated for Best Documentary, and The Elephant Whisperers by Kartiki Gonsalves is nominated for Best Documentary Short Film. These nominations demonstrate the rising popularity and recognition of Indian cinema on the global stage.
The Hosts of Oscars 2023
Hosting the Oscars is a prestigious role, and the 2023 ceremony has an impressive lineup of hosts. Jimmy Kimmel, the late-night host and comedian, will return to host the Oscars after previously hosting in 2017 and 2018. He will be joined by Jerry Lewis, Steve Martin, Conrad Nagel, and David Niven as hosts. Notably, Whoopi Goldberg, Jack Lemmon, Johnny Carson, Billy Crystal, and Bob Hope have all hosted the Oscars more than three times, cementing their status as legendary hosts.
2023 Oscar nominees list
The 2023 Oscar nominees list has been released, featuring some highly anticipated films and performances.
The Best Picture category includes movies like “All Quiet on the Western Front,” “Avatar: The Way of Water,” “Triangle of Sadness,” and “Women Talking.” In the Best Actress category, Ana de Armas, Cate Blanchett, Andrea Riseborough, Michelle Williams, and Michelle Yeoh have been nominated for their outstanding performances in “Blonde,” “Tár,” “To Leslie,” “The Fabelmans,” and “Everything Everywhere All at Once” respectively.
The Best Actor category has also attracted some of the most talented actors, including Austin Butler for “Elvis,” Colin Farrell for “The Banshees of Inisherin,” Brendan Fraser for “The Whale,” Paul Mescal for “Aftersun,” and Bill Nighy for “Living.” The Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor categories are filled with the names of popular actors and actresses, such as Angela Bassett, Jamie Lee Curtis, Brian Tyree Henry, and Judd Hirsch, to name a few.
The Best Director category includes talented individuals like Todd Field, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Martin McDonagh, Ruben Ostlund, and Steven Spielberg. Best International Film nominees include “All Quiet on the Western Front” (Germany), “Argentina, 1985” (Argentina), “Close” (Belgium), “EO” (Poland), and “The Quiet Girl” (Ireland).
Other categories include Best Original Screenplay, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Animated Film, Best Visual Effects, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Production Design, Best Film Editing, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Sound, Best Original Score, Best Original Song, Best Documentary Feature, Best Documentary Short, Best Animated Short, and Live Action Short. These nominations reflect the diversity and talent of the film industry and are sure to create an exciting buzz amongst movie enthusiasts.
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