2013-02-24 09:15:03 - Live streaming from LA for the 2013 Oscar Awards Ceremony, 85th Oscars online viewing streams in the US, Canada, UK and Australia with full nominations and predictions.
The Kodak Theatre is the venue for the 85th Academy Awards, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will honor the best films of in California. This year many countries are providing live online viewing options.
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The 85th Academy Awards ceremony is an event during which the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) will present its annual Academy Awards to honor the best films of 2012 in the United States. The ceremony is scheduled for February 24, 2013, at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles, California. Seth MacFarlane will host the Academy Awards for the first time.
The 85th Academy Awards
are notable for several rare and first-time feats. Amour (French) became the first film in twelve years to be nominated for both Best Picture and Best Foreign Language Film; the last film to do so was Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Mandarin) in 2000. Amour also became the first foreign-language film in six years to earn a Best Picture nomination; the last film to do so was Letters from Iwo Jima (Japanese) in 2006.
Several age-related records were set: Emmanuelle Riva, at 85, became the oldest nominee in the Best Actress category. This record was previously held by Jessica Tandy, age 80, who was nominated (and won) for Driving Miss Daisy in 1989. Quvenzhané Wallis, at age 9, became the youngest nominated actress in the Best Actress category. This record was previously held by Keisha Castle-Hughes who was nominated at the age of 13 for Whale Rider in 2003. Jennifer Lawrence, at 22, became the youngest Best Actress two-time nominee, having previously been nominated in 2010 for Winter's Bone.
Silver Linings Playbook became the first film in 31 years to receive nominations in all four acting categories; the last film to do so was Reds in 1981. Silver Linings Playbook also became the first film in eight years to be nominated in the "Big Five" categories; the last film to do so was Million Dollar Baby in 2004.