For movie lovers and celebrity watchers alike, the Academy Awards are the highlight of the year. On January 14, the official nominees were announced, followed by an exciting countdown towards the big night, which takes place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 28, 2016. This year will be the 88th Academy Awards.
Last year, the Best Picture award went to the critically acclaimed motion picture Birdman and the Best Director award went to Birdman's director, Alejandro González Iñárritu, who is nominated again this year for The Revenant. Last year, the Best Actor award was earned by Eddie Redmayne for his amazing performance in The Theory of Everything. Julianne Moore took home the Best Actress award for Still Alice, while Best Supporting Actor went to veteran J.K. Simmons for his incredible turn as an abusive teacher in Whiplash. Patricia Arquette won Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal as the mother of a boy in Boyhood, which was filmed over a period of 12 years.
In anticipation of the big event Tribute will be providing a list of the nominees and a score card so you can see which movies and actors are nominated. Check off the ones you think will win!