Friday, February 22, 2013
The 85th annual Academy Awards: Where and when to watch, who will win, who is hosting and more need-to-know info.
Will Lincoln or Argo win Best Picture in the 85th annual Academy Awards? Will Ben Affleck go home with a Best Director statue? Will Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence win Best Actor and Best Actress? The 2013 Oscars will be on television locally on ABC 7 (WJLA) at 8:30 p.m. (ET) Sunday, Feb. 24. The "preshow" (also known as the red carpet) begins at 7 p.m. See all Oscar nominees here. WJLA's Arch Campbell and Cynne Simpson will be covering the show live from Hollywood. The 2013 Academy Awards host is Seth MacFarlane. Lovers of the annual award show can play My Picks and predict who they think will win on the Oscars website. Players can challenge their friends and watch the game update in real time during the show. For tips on who …
Join us at 7 p.m. Sunday to discuss the 85th annual Academy Awards in a Patch live chat with Cinema Siren.
Who will hit the red carpet in style? Is Ben Affleck still being punished for Gigli? Who's going to take the Best Picture award home? Join area Patch columnists and editors as we chat about the Oscars starting at 7 p.m. Sunday. [Find more details about Sunday night's award show, including what channel it airs on locally by clicking here.] Expect a bit of snark, a few jokes, some questioning of the Academy's choices, and more. Put on your finest — or just your pajamas — and accompany us virtually to the red carpet at 7 p.m. and the awards at 8:30 p.m. for some Oscars live chat fun. Enter your email address in the Cover It Live box above to get an email reminder for the live chat and don't miss a minute. For a look at all of this year's …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Plus, where to watch the Academy Award-nominated films locally.
Patch Staff report Want to know what the Oscars will look like this year? We've got a rundown of all the 2013 Oscar nominations below. Want to know what Academy Award-nominated films are playing in McLean and elsewhere? You can enter your ZIP code in the box above to get local, up-to-date showtimes for a variety of theaters near your home or office. The AMC Tysons Corner is still showing "Lincoln," "Les Miserables," "Django Unchained" and several other Oscar nominees. See the schedule of showtimes for these and other movies at the AMC Tysons Corner here. The AMC Tysons Corner is at 7850 Tysons Corner Center in McLean. If you want to venture down to Alexandria, the AMC Hoffman 22 will host a two-weekend Best Picture showcase on two back-to…
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Academy Award nomination successes and snubs.
The 85th Academy Awards … these Oscar noms are full of the biggest surprises and snubs in a while, although there are still going to be some complete shoe-ins. Let's get to it! Will Affleck forever pay for Gigli? Argo and Zero Dark Thirty are both movies that have been highly lauded, with multiple nominations. That doesn't happen in a vacuum. What sense does it make for the directors not to get nominated as well? I speak of Ben Affleck of Argo and Kathryn Bigelow of Zero Dark Thirty, the latter of whom's exclusion is truly shocking. These directors spend the entire time the film is being made manipulating the end result and aiding the actors in getting their best performances. Without them, those wonderful movies wouldn't exist. Is it …
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Watching the Oscars? Join us in some local commentary on the fashion, the films and more.
Join area Patch columnists and editors as we chat about the Oscars. Who will hit the red carpet in style? Will the last in the Harry Potter series see some love from the Academy? Will the amazing Gary Oldman receive his first Oscar? Expect a bit of snark, a few jokes, some questioning of the Academy's choices, and more. Put on your finest and accompany us at 6 p.m. Sunday for some PatchChat 2012 Oscars fun. For a look at the films nominated, check out one of Siren's recent columns, OSCARS 2012: The Super Bowl of the Film Lovers Set.
Friday, February 24, 2012
POLL: Weigh in with your choices for Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress; Academy Awards chat on Patch will start in time for red carpet coverage at 7 p.m. ET on ABC
Watching the Oscars Sunday night? Grab your popcorn and your laptop. Patch is rolling out the red carpet on Academy Awards night with a live blog that will start just before ABC's red carpet coverage at 7 p.m. This year's 84th annual Academy Awards, hosted by comedian and actor Billy Crystal, begins its broadcast on ABC at 8:30 p.m. "Oscars Red Carpet Live" will begin at 7 p.m. Patch columnists—movie critic Leslie Combemale and Fort Hunt Patch columnist Beth Jarvis—will co-host the live chat on Patch with an assist from Patch editors who also love the Oscars. Patch readers are encouraged to join in on their commentary of films, personalities and fashions. Both Combemale and Jarvis have been big fans of movies and the Academy Awards for …