The 89th Annual Academy Awards ceremony celebrates the film industry's best and biggest in cinema for the year 2016 with host Jimmy Kimmel, including awards for best actors, directors, songs, original screenplays and motion picture.
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
Sacha Baron Cohen reprising his role as Ali G was a last-minute addition and a suggestion by his friend. To do this before presenting with Olivia Wilde, Cohen had to cover his face around the Dolby Theater after his wife applied a fake goatee on him in the washroom as well as practicing his lines to a few people. After presenting Room (2015) on stage, Cohen was approached by the ceremony producers, who were unhappy with him presenting as Ali G instead of himself. See more »
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 »
Margaret Sixel - Winner: Best Film Editing:
Charlize! Us Mad Maxers are doing okay tonight. Thank you so much to the Academy. You know, "Mad Max" was the best-reviewed film of 2015. Audiences loved it, and to be honored tonight is just more than we could ever have hoped for. But, it took enormous creative courage and guts to make this film, so I just want to say thanks to George Miller, Doug Mitchell and the whole crew that endured six months in that Namibian desert to bring back the most amazing footage. But honestly, it's in the edit ...
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