The Academy awards are tonight! It’s definitely Ladies’ Night: Glenn Close is up for a seventh time for best actress, and a life time achievement award is a definite possibility, while Lady GaGa is giving her a run for the money for her role opposite Bradley Cooper in the remake of a Hollywood Classic—A Star is Born. Melissa McCarthy, the consummate comedienne, challenges both with her moving portrayal of misanthropic struggling author turned literary forger Lee Israel in Can you ever forgive me?
Some very diverse films are up for best picture, ranging from Black Panther, a popular smash hit based on a comic book with a nearly all black cast, to Bohemian Rhapsody, the epic story of the Uber popular rock group Queen and the multi-talented Freddie Mercury.
ABC will be streaming the broadcast live, online for people logging in with certain online services. To find out how to watch online, click on this link.