Getting Ready for the Oscars

Getting Ready for the OscarsWhether you are putting on your pearls or fluffy slippers to watch the Academy Awards, here are some great tips to help with getting ready for the Oscars. They will help you enjoy the Hollywood pomp and display of the evening.

Assuming you’re not already in L.A., the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, honoring the best films of 2016, will be televised by ABC, Sunday, February 26th at 5:30 PM.

Here is our list of tips to help you with getting ready for the Oscars:
First, do some research. You can find a full list of nominees on this site.

Now, voice your opinion. Fill out this New York Times ballot and vote for your favorite film. Voting ends at 5:30 PM (Pacific) on Sunday.

Learn how SF Gate rated the Oscar-nominated movies in this article.

Next, you can plan your menu based on your choices. This Epicurious article puts together menus for every best picture nominee (even the depressing ones). So, pick your movie, and find your menu.

Now, if you wish to harken back to Oscars of yesteryear, this article has links to some great recipes inspired by favorite movies.

And, here is a list suggesting drinks for you to sip on while you are watching.

So, where are you going to watch? If the answer is “In my living room,” then here is how to stream the awards.

However, if you want to go out, this list from the Chronicle tells you where to watch, and party, too.

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