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After the SAGs and movie Golden Globes are said and done, awards season culminates in the Oscars. That little golden statue, which will be handed out on February 9 starting at 8 p.m. ET, represents the pinnacle of movie-making. On January 13, nominations for the Oscars were announced—and we've them all right here.

When are the 2020 Academy Awards?

The ceremony will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The awards show begins at 8 p.m. ET and 5 p.m. PT, but avid viewers will already be glued to the TV. Before the ceremony is three hours of red carpet coverage.

While you could certainly DVR the ceremony and save it for later, the fun of awards shows is that they unspool in real time, leaving room for unpredictability, like

Within this line-up, we can see what the members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences value in a movie. Unfortunately, it's not women directors—once again, women were shut out of the category entirely, though women led many of 2019's most acclaimed films.

Further, the acting categories almost overlooked performers of color. Aside from  19 of the 20 acting nominees were white. "There was a wealth of talent—and not just of black performers but of various marginalized communities—that was overlooked," April Reign, the creator of the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag in 2015, told for example, deserved a nom. While Parasite racked up six nominations, its excellent cast received none (at the Oscars, Golden Globes, or BAFTAs).

Still, some outstanding films are in the running. Here's what you need to know about the Academy Awards, including how to tune in on February 9.


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