Oscars 2012: Your Guide To The 84th Annual Academy Awards
The 84th Annual Academy Awards will be presented Sunday beginning at 8:30 p.m. and will be hosted by Billy Crystal on ABC. Celebs will appear on the red carpet around 6 p.m. and NJ105.com will be here to bring you shots from the red carpet, video and updates from the ceremony and a winner's list when it's all through.
Can't get to the TV? Use your phone and download the official Oscars app to get an inside look at the Oscars. "Once you download the app, you'll be a virtual member of The Academy with insider information on all the Oscar buzz, a first person view of the Red Carpet and exclusive backstage access to Hollywood's biggest night," according to a description of the app on it's iTunes page.
Martin Scorsese’s Paris adventure “Hugo” leads the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, among them best picture and the latest director slot for the Oscar-winning filmmaker.
Also nominated for best picture Tuesday: the silent film “The Artist”; the family drama “The Descendants”; the Sept. 11 tale “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”; the Deep South drama “The Help”; the romantic fantasy “Midnight in Paris”; the sports tale “Moneyball”; the family chronicle “The Tree of Life”; and the World War I epic “War Horse.”
Who's covering the Oscars on Twitter?
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has a Twitter page @TheAcademy where they invite Oscars fans to come for behind-the-scenes info as the ceremony happens. Journalists from the Associated Press will be tweeting from the Academy Awards live as the ceremony progresses on this public list created by The Associated Press. Or, if you're watching the coverage and posting on Twitter be sure to use #Oscars on your Tweets to join the conversation or search #Oscars to see what other people are saying.
Oscars coverage begins on ABC's network with "Good Morning America" starting off with live reports from outside Hollywood & Highland Center. Then get on the red carpet during "Oscars Red Carpet Live" with hosts Robin Robers, Timm Gunn, Nina Garcia at 4 p.m. Tune in at 8:30 for "The 84th Academy Awards" ceremony but get the full Oscars schedule.
Of course there is! The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has created a Facebook page for the Oscars. Connect with the Academy Awards on Facebook by liking the page for shots from the red carpet, video previews and more.