The 2011 Academy Awards

This Sunday is the biggest night in Hollywood. It’s time for the 83rd Academy Awards!

While the Hollywood stars walk down the red carpet, the world’s eyes will be glued to their TVs. Whether you are watching out for the fashion, winners or hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway, there will be something for everyone at this years Oscars.

It’s been a great year for movies. Even if you missed them, you can prepare for the Oscars by reading reviews. You never know, one of them might inspire you to go and see the movie! Read the reviews for best Animated Feature Film nominees “Toy Story 3” and “How to Train Your Dragon”.

Many films this year have been based on true events. Read the famous speech by King George VI that inspired “The King’s Speech” and the book that inspired “The Social Network.” And who can forget the film that this years host is nominated for Best Actor for, “127 Hours”?

And, of course, everyone is making their predictions. Craig Forgrave picks “The King’s Speech” for Best Picture but The State Newspaper thinks that “True Gritshould win. Make your very own predictions with the Oscars Nomination Ballot!

No matter what you will be watching the Oscars for, one thing is for sure: it will be an exciting evening.

Mariko Fritz-Krockow, Community and Content Manager Currently reading “The Facebook Effect, by David Kirkpatrick