Pass the Popcorn, $17 at amazon.com
Get the party started before hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway take the stage with this quick movie-trivia game.
Popcorn container, $1 each at Target (locations around the city)
No movie-themed party is complete without this classic theater snack.
Buffet napkins, $10 for a pack of six at World Market (locations around the city)
Pay homage to the red carpet by going with these ruby-colored napkins.
Mini tealight holders, $1 each at World Market
Tealights, $4 for a pack of 11 at Ikea (1800 E McConnor Pkwy, Schaumburg, 847-969-9700)
Set the scene with a few small candles scattered throughout your party space.
Moët & Chandon Impérial bottle, $39 at UnCork-It (393 E Illinois St, 312-321-9400)
Oregon Champagne flute, $6 at Crate & Barrel (646 N Michigan Ave, 312-787-5900)
Moët has produced this limited edition gold bottle (available through March 31) just for the movie awards season.
Oscar ballot, free at oscars.org
The show’s more fun to watch when you turn it into a game. Predict the winners and keep track of your guesses with this official print-out.
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Serve up these punny dishes:
- True Grits
- Winter’s Bone-less wings
- Jesse Eisenburgers
- How to Train Your Dragon roll
- The King’s Peach cobbler