DStv brings you the 90th annual Academy Awards happening this Sunday, March 4, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, which will also feature Black Panther’s Daniel Kaluya, an actor of Ugandan ancestry.
DStv customers will be able to catch it live on M-Net Movies Premiere on the morning of Monday, March 5, at 03:30 (Prime time repeat will air on Mnet at 21:00 CAT. With the infamous Jimmy Kimmel set to host the awards for the second year in a row, viewers can be guaranteed a thrilling ride.
And of course what would The Oscars be without E! Entertainment special Live From The Red Carpet: 2018 Academy Awards starting at 00:30 CAT.
Tiffany Haddish, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Greta Gerwig, Oscar Isaac, Gal Gadot, Chadwick Boseman, Zendaya, Margot Robbie, Mark Hamill, Kelly Marie Tran, Gina Rodriguez, Jennifer Garner, Daniela Vega, Kumail Nanjiani, Eva Marie Saint, and Wes Studi are just some of the stars who will present awards.
On the musical side of things, be sure to catch the double-nominee Mary J. Blige who will perform her song ‘Mighty River’ from Mudbound; Common and Andra Day will perform ‘Stand Up for Something’, and Miguel will team up for a performance of Coco’s ‘Remember Me’.
Who is nominated you might ask? Well amongst the nominated are Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water led the pack, scoring 13 nominations (just shy of the record set by All About Eve and Titanic, each of which received 14).
Dunkirk came in second in the nomination count, with eight, followed by Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which collected seven nods. For more of the most high-profile categories please see below list:
Call Me By Your Name
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name
Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
Meryl Streep, The Post
Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan
Get Out, Jordan Peele
Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig
Phantom Thread, Paul Thomas Anderson
The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
Allison Janney, I, Tonya
Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread
Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World
Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
A Fantastic Woman, Chile
The Insult, Lebanon
On Body and Soul, Hungary
The Square, Sweden
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
Last Man in Aleppo
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
The Boss Baby