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The Oscars

Everything you need to get ready for the 2016 Academy Awards, including nominations, predictions and interviews with the hopefuls

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From the worst ever Oscar winners to a recap of the most unlikely Oscar nominees, we’ve got everything you need to see you through to the Academy Awards. Take a look at the films we think have a chance of bagging gold and becoming an Academy Award winner this year, and come back again for more 2016 Oscars predictions and news.

Oscars nominations for 2016

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Ten things we learned from the 2016 Oscar nominations

The 2016 Oscars will take place on Sunday February 28 in Los Angeles – and after today’s announcement we know who’s nominated. Period western ‘The Revenant’ won 12 nominations; dystopian sci-fi ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ won ten; and inter-planetary romp ‘The Martian’ won seven. But still the film to beat for the coveted Best Picture prize remains Boston journalism drama ‘Spotlight’, which won six nominations. 

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Nine reasons why I’m bored of the Oscars already

We already know who’s going to win Best Actor, a lack of diversity and sexism still rules the red carpet and the whole thing goes on for ever

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More from the Oscars

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#OscarsSoWhite: the history of inequality and the Oscars

Another year, another Academy Awards race controversy. And again, it’s over the lack of minority representation in the major categories: not a single person of colour has been nominated in any of the acting or directing categories, while major titles like ‘Creed’ and ‘Straight Outta Compton’ have been largely shut out. But it’s hardly the first time the Oscars have struggled with the issue of equality. 

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Oscars 2016: 25 films that could win an Academy Award

Hang on a minute, didn’t we just get finished with the Oscars? We did indeed, but given the embarrassment of riches set to hit cinemas over the next year, we just couldn’t wait. With everything from spies to spaceships, missionaries to mass murderers, the East End to the Wild West – not to mention a hat trick of Michael Fassbenders – next year’s Academy Awards are wide open. RECOMMENDED: Time Out’s Oscars hub

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Oscar predictions 2016: 20 actors who could win an Academy Award

As the end of summer slides into view, so blockbuster season will give way to awards season – the time of year when studios unleash their most prestigious, Oscar-bating movies. This year brings an embarrassment of A-list frontrunners, playing Shakespearian anti-heroes, washed-up rock stars, historical freedom fighters and futuristic road warriors. Here are 20 actors we reckon have got a shot in 2016… RECOMMENDED: Find more Oscars 2016 predictions

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How to give an Oscar speech

Ten winning ways to accept a gold statuette in front of an audience of millions

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The 20 worst Oscar winners

A round up of the least deserving Academy Award winners

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The most unlikely Oscar nominees

And the nominees are… Wait, him? You’re kidding, right?

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Complete the Oscars speech

Can you guess what these Oscar winners said in their acceptance speeches?

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Eight Oscar speeches that will make you cringe

From the slushy to the smug – the stars who gave us a crash course in how not to accept an Academy Award

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The 15 best Oscar-winning movies on Netflix

The Academy do get it right occasionally – so here’s our handy list of the best winners available to stream on Netflix UK.

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