Your 2018 Oscars viewing guide

Oscars panel in January. He will be hosting the awards show on Sunday. Credit Richard Shotwell  Invision

The 90th Academy Awards - hosted for the second straight year by late night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel - will be beamed live around the world by ABC from Hollywood's Dolby Theatre.

Yes, other awards shows-the Grammys, the Golden Globes, even the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards-make time to gawk and fawn over celebrities heading into the ceremony. Gender equality is a hot topic at the event. Just under 33 million watched previous year when Moonlight took top honors. "This year, when you hear your name called, don't get up right away", Kimmel jokingly advised winners.

Indian fans of Oscars need not worry, as we have just the fix for you. He noted that the punishment for Weinstein - including being kicked out of the academy and essentially exiled from Hollywood - was long overdue. He added that he also won't be able to stop people's bad behavior with his "bad jokes". "And the truth is if we are successful here, if we can work together to stop sexual harassment in the workplace, women will only have to deal with harassment all the time in every other place they go". Those nominated for Leading Actress include Sally Hawkins for The Shape of Water as Elisa Esposito; Frances McDormand for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri as Mildred Hayes; Margot Robbie for I, Tonya as Tonya Harding; Saoirse Ronan for Lady Bird as Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson and Meryl Streep for The Post as Katharine Graham. MORE: Unexpected moments that prove anything can happen at the Oscars Retired Lakers great Kobe Bryant won in the Animated Short Film category for "Dear Basketball", the film he wrote that was directed by Glen Keane, with a score by John Williams.

There was a bump in feature films eligible for a best picture nomination in 2017. "And the last thing I want to do is ruin that for someone who is, you know, nominated for, you know, best leading actress or best supporting or best director or cinematographer or whatever, by making it unpleasant". And when it comes to the men, Connelly believes Gary Oldman's chances of winning Best Actor are excellent.

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Last year was a big win for an incredible film, but can we expect the same for this year?

While there are some frontrunners in the acting categories, the best picture Oscar is up for grabs.

Will "The Shape of Water, '" (13 nominations) or "Dunkirk", (eight nominations) win the most Oscars? Connelly said along with "The Shape of Water", "Get Out" has a good change to pull a surprise Best Picture win. One year after that unforgettable envelope snafu, Kimmel says he's still unclear about how the wrong envelope got into Warren Beatty's hands. E! will also be hosting their special, Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2018 Academy Awards followed by Live From the Red Carpet: 2018 Oscars, starting at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT. 10 a.m. -1 p.m. (KOMO): First preview of the big show.

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