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The Oscars (2016)

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony honors achievement in film in 2015.

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Glenn Weiss
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Rock ... Himself - Host
Emily Blunt ... Herself - Presenter
Charlize Theron ... Herself - Presenter
Tom McCarthy ... Himself - Winner & Nominee
Josh Singer ... Himself - Winner
Matt Charman ... Himself - Nominee
Joel Coen ... Himself - Nominee
Ethan Coen ... Himself - Nominee
Alex Garland ... Himself - Nominee
Josh Cooley ... Himself - Nominee
Ronnie Del Carmen ... Himself - Nominee
Pete Docter ... Himself - Winner & Nominee
Meg LeFauve ... Herself - Nominee
Andrea Berloff ... Herself - Nominee
Jonathan Herman ... Himself - Nominee
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Storyline

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will honor the best films of 2015 and is scheduled to take place on February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. During the ceremony, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present Academy Awards in 24 categories. The ceremony will be televised in the United States by ABC, and will be produced by David Hill and Reginald Hudlin. Actor Chris Rock will host the show for the second time, having previously hosted the 77th ceremony held in 2005. Written by Shmeagol

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We all dream in gold.

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Comedy | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The 88th Annual Academy Awards See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

All acting nominees were Caucasian, an instance which again, after no POC were nominated for acting Oscars in 2015, caused some upheaval. See more »

Goofs

Chris Rock said it's not fair Will Smith made $20 million for Wild Wild West, Smith did not make that amount for Wild Wild West . See more »

Quotes

Pato Escala Pierart - Winner: Best Animated Short Film: Wow.
Gabriel Osorio Vargas - Winner: Best Animated Short Film: We are really happy right now. We want to thank the Academy, our families and everyone in Chile that have supported us and trust in our work. Personally I want to dedicate this achievement to my grandfather, who is the one who inspire this story and to all the people like him who have suffered in exile. We really hope that this must never happen again. Thanks.
Pato Escala Pierart - Winner: Best Animated Short Film: Thank you all. We are from a small country called Chile. This is the first Oscar for our country, so this is very important for us....
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Connections

Follows The 32nd Annual Academy Awards (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Writing's on the Wall
Written by Sam Smith and James Napier
Performed by Sam Smith
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18 August 2018 | by BatmanFunReviews2018See all my reviews

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will honor the best films of 2015 and is scheduled to take place on February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. As much as great as it was to see Leonardo to finally win his oscar and movies like Room and Spotlight win big time it was definitely an agressive and disappointing time for me to see Sylvester Stallone losing his Oscar from the absolute terrible and boring Mark Rylance.


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