Oscar best picture nominated films "Amour," "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Beasts of the Southern Wild" are screening at Carmike's Hollywood Ritz 13 this weekend (beginning Feb. 22). "Zero Dark Thirty" continues screening at Carmike 15 and “Les Miserables" opens at Peachtree 8 Friday, Feb. 22. Visit carmike.com for specific screening times. Best picture nominees "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Argo" are currently available on DVD. "Life of Pi" is available to purchase on iTunes for $14.99.
All five films nominated for Best Documentary Feature are available to purchase or to "rent" through Amazon instant video to watch on tablets, some smart phones and on TVs with Roku or other devices. "Searching for Sugarman" is available through the RedBox. "The Invisible War," "5 Broken Cameras" and "How to Survive a Plague" are available on Netflix and Netflix Instant. Foreign film "Kon-Tiki" is on iTunes.
Official ABC coverage of the The Academy Awards begins at 7 p.m. EST Sunday, Feb. 24. Expect an hour of red-carpet fashion coverage before the awards ceremony begins at 8 p.m. E! begins its live fashion coverage on the red carpet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Expect the biggest stars to arrive on the red carpet after 5 p.m. E! will offer live streaming from the red carpet at 5:30 p.m. Visit www.eonline.com to learn more.
Beginning at 3 p.m., visitledger-enquirer.com for red carpet fashion updates. Live coverage of the arrivals and the ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. Hosting a viewing party? Click here to download a ballot of Oscar nominees, so you can have your own Oscar picking contest.
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If you're headed to Atlanta this weekend, you can see many of Oscar nominated films, including all animated and live action shorts. Those screen at the Midtown Art Cinema. Find show times at landmarktheatres.com.
Here are the Oscar categories that will be decided Sunday and details about where you can see the nominees:
"Silver Linings Playbook:" Playing at Hollywood Ritz 13. DVD will be released in March.
“Lincoln:” Received 12 Oscar nods, DVD will be released in March.
“Les Miserables:” Starting Friday, Feb. 22, screens at Carmike's Peachtree 8. DVD release set for March 22.
“DJango Unchained:” DVD release date is April 16.
“Argo:” Available on DVD now.
“Zero Dark Thirty:” Playing at Carmike 15.
“Beasts of the Southern Wild” Available now on DVD and screening at Hollywood Ritz 13.
"Life of Pi:" Available to purchase on iTunes for $14.99. Screening at several Atlanta theaters including Midtown Art Cinema. DVD release date is March 5.
"Amour:" Playing at Hollywood Ritz 13.
Naomi Watts: "The Impossible:" DVD release date is February 26.
Jessica Chastain: "Zero Dark Thirty."
Jennifer Lawrence: "Silver Linings Playbook."
Emmanuelle Riva: "Amour." At age 85 she's the oldest Oscar nominee in Oscar history.
Quvenzhane Wallis: "The Beasts of the Southern Wild." At age 9, she's the youngest nominee.
Daniel Day Lewis: "Lincoln."
Denzel Washington: "Flight." Available on DVD now.
Hugh Jackman: "Les Miserables."
Bradley Cooper: "Silver Livings Playbook."
Joaquin Phoenix: "The Master:" DVD release date is Feb. 26.
David O Russel: "Silver Linings Playbook."
Ang Lee: "Life of Pi."
Steven Spielberg: "Lincoln."
Michael Haneke: "Amour."
Ben H Zeitlin: Beasts of the Southern Wild:"
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Christoph Waltz: "DJango Unchained."
Phillip Seymor Hoffman: "The Master."
Robert De Niro: "Silver Linings Playbook."
Alan Arkin: "Argo."
Tommy Lee Jones: "Lincoln."
Of note: All the Supporting Actor nominees are previous Oscar winners.
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Sally Field: "Lincoln."
Anne Hathaway: "Les Miserables."
Jacki Weaver: "Silver Linings Playbook."
Helen Hunt: "The Sessions." Available on DVD now.
Amy Adams: "The Master."
BEST ANIMATED FILM
"Frankenweenie:" Available now on DVD.
"The Pirates Band of Misfits:" Available now on DVD.
"Wreck it Ralph:" Comes to DVD March 5.
"Paranorman:" Available now on DVD.
"Brave:" Available now on DVD
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:
John Gatins: "Flight."
Mark Boal: "Zero Dark Thirty."
Quentin Tarantino: "DJango Unchained."
Michael Haneke: "Amour."
Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola: "Moonrise Kingdom." Available on DVD now.
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Before my Time from "Chasing Ice:" Available on DVD now.
Pi's Lullaby from "Life of Pi."
Suddenly from "Les Miserables."
Everybody Needs a Best Friend from "Ted:" Available now on DVD.
Skyfall from "Skyfall:" See it at the National Infantry Museum's IMAX Theatre
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
"Amour:" France, Austria: Playing at Carmike's Hollywood Ritz 13.
"No:" Chile: DVD release date unknown
"War Witch:" Canada: Coming to DVD Feb. 26.
"A Royal Affair:" Denmark: Coming to DVD March 26. See it at Atlanta's Plaza Theatre, 1049 Ponce de Leon. DVD release date unknown
"Kon Tiki:" Norway: DVD release date unknown
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Lucy Alibar and BenH Zeitlin for "Beasts of the Southern Wild."
Chris Terrio for "Argo."
Tony Kushner for "Lincoln."
David O'Russell for "Silver Linings Playbook."
David Magee for "Life of Pi."
5 Broken Cameras: Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi
The Gatekeepers: Dror Moreh, Philippa Kowarsky and Estelle Fialon.
How to Survive a Plague: David France and Howard Gertler
The Invisible War: Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering
Searching for Sugar Man: Malik Bendjelloul and Simon Chinn
Inocente: Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine
Kings Point: Sari Gilman and Jedd Wider
Mondays at Racine: Cynthia Wade and Robin Honan
Open Heart: Kief Davidson and Cori Shepherd Stern
Redemption: Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill
Makeup and Hairstyling
Hitchcock: Howard Berger, Peter Montagna and Martin Samuel
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane
Les Misérables: Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell
Anna Karenina: Sarah Greenwood (Production Design); Katie Spencer (Set Decoration)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: Dan Hennah (Production Design); Ra Vincent and Simon Bright (Set Decoration)
Les Misérables Eve Stewart (Production Design); Anna Lynch-Robinson (Set Decoration)
Life of Pi: David Gropman (Production Design); Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration)
Lincoln: Rick Carter (Production Design); Jim Erickson (Set Decoration)
Animated Short film:
Adam and Dog: Minkyu Lee
Fresh Guacamole: PES
Head over Heels: Timothy Reckart and Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly
Maggie Simpson: David Silverman
Paperman: John Kahrs
Short Film Live Action
Asad: Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura
Buzkashi Boys: Sam French and Ariel Nasr Curfew: Shawn Christensen
Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw): Tom Van Avermaet and Ellen De Waele Henry: Yan England
“Life of Pi”
"Snow White and the Huntsman"
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life of Pi
Marvel’s The Avengers
Snow White and the Huntsman
Life of Pi
Zero Dark Thirty
Life of Pi
Get a full list of Oscar nominees at oscar.go.com/nominees