With "American Hustle," "Gravity," and "12 Years a Slave" leading the Oscar nominations this year, and Ellen DeGeneres back as the show's host, there's already a lot to talk about. As far as entertainment goes, Bette Midler is taking the stage, Pink is making an appearance, and U2 is giving a performance of "Ordinary Love," featured in the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," for starters.
Emmy-award winning A&E critic Joyce Kulhawik previews this year's show, highlighting the night's most anticipated moments and making her predictions for winners in each major category.
Kulhawik joins Boston.com Sunday, March 2, beginning at 7 p.m. to live blog about the red carpet pre-show and Oscars ceremony, commenting on the night's most exciting style moments, wins, and onstage happenings. Follow along here and weigh in by leaving a comment.
For more complete Oscars coverage, including a full list of nominees, several videos featuring Globe movie critic Ty Burr, in which he shares his picks for the top categories, a look at this year's Oscar snubs, plus memorable Oscar moments through the years and more, visit www.boston.com/oscars. You can also choose your own picks for winners in our "Best of Hollywood" contest for a chance to win a prize.
More about Kulhawik:
Kulhawik, best known as the Emmy Award-winning arts and entertainment critic for CBS-Boston (WBZ-TV 1981-2008), is currently lending her expertise as an arts advocate, motivational speaker and cancer crusader. Kulhawik is President of the Boston Theater Critics Association, a member of the Boston Society of Film Critics, and Boston Online Film Critics Associations. Kulhawik has covered local and national events from Boston and Broadway to Hollywood, reporting live from the Oscars, the Emmys, and the Grammys. Nationally, Kulhawik co-hosted the syndicated movie-review show “HOT TICKET” with Leonard Maltin, and was a continuing co-host on “ROGER EBERT & THE MOVIES.” Look for her arts & entertainment reviews online at joyceschoices.com.
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Mark Feeney is an arts writer for The Boston Globe.
Janice Page is movies editor for The Boston Globe.
Tom Russo is a regular correspondent for the Movies section and writes a weekly column on DVD releases.
Katie McLeod is Boston.com's features editor.
Rachel Raczka is a producer for Lifestyle and Arts & Entertainment at Boston.com.
Emily Wright is an Arts & Entertainment producer for Boston.com.
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