It is prediction time 48 hours ahead of the Award ceremony. With the 88th Academy Awards on Sunday, here are some fun facts courtesy of WalletHub to show your friends you know more about the Oscars than they do. Here's hoping that he takes the ball and runs with it all the way to the finish line; in this case that will be when all of us bleary-eyed viewers are hoping to stay up to hear which film wins the Best Picture award.
An Academy award nomination or win could extend the time a movie is shown in theaters, boosting a film's box office proceeds. "The Revenant" leads all films with 12 nominations and will compete for best picture with "The Big Short", "Bridge of Spies", "Brooklyn", " Mad Max: Fury Road ", "The Martian", " Room " and " Spotlight ".
Insiders say the 51-year-old has completely rewritten his opening monologue in the wake of the scandal, which could prove embarrassing for the Academy's 6,000-plus voting members, overwhelmingly white men. The innovative storytelling of The Big Short? The Oscars announced the full list of nominees last month, which includes 12 nominations for The Revenant and 10 for Mad Max: Fury Road .
The footage captures the rapper in the middle of his expletive-littered outburst. Page Six posted the tape on Wednesday, and while it reveals Kanye's emotional volatility, it raises the question of why Taylor Swift is such a trope in his troubled psyche.
The Kardashian momager loves to share pictures of her children and grandchildren on social media, but North and Saint West , the children of Kim and Kanye West, may be getting preferential treatment. In addition, she posted an old photo of her father, who she described as her "guardian angel" in a touching message. "I can't even begin to explain the anxiety that you have when you just don't know when you're gonna go into labor", anxious Kim .
Brits are overwhelmingly backing five-time Oscar-nominated film star Leonardo DiCaprio to win the best actor gong at the Academy Awards on Sunday, a new poll shows. They will compete with Sylvester Stallone for Creed and Mark Ruffalo for Spotlight . Inarritu, who picked up a second Directors Guild of America award (DGA) in a row and a BAFTA earlier this month, won the Oscar for best picture past year for dark comedy "Birdman".