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Academy Awards: Oscar nominees, winners & movie reviews

Get ready for this year's Academy Awards with our guide, including nominees, the Oscar's effect on LA and film reviews


It's almost time for the 88th Academy Awards: Oscars will go to the lucky two-dozen winners on Sunday, February 28, 2016. Time Out Los Angeles will tune in, of course, and spot celebs and sling as much sass as possible during the broadcast. Whether you're looking for the next great sports movie or romantic comedy, use our guide to keep tabs on Best Picture hopefuls.

When are the Oscars?

Good question, thanks for asking. The Academy Awards will be held Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 4pm PST. The Oscars are held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

2016 Academy Awards coverage

Best Picture nominee reviews



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2015 Academy Awards coverage

2014 Academy Awards coverage

Oscars best- and worst-dressed

Oscars best- and worst-dressed

Check out the best (Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o) and worst (sorry, Liza Minnelli) looks from last night's Academy Awards red carpet

The funniest Oscars tweets

The funniest Oscars tweets

Was Twitter the real winner last night? Read the best jokes, snark and burns from the 86th Academy Awards.