The 88th Academy Awards better known as the Oscars is taking place this weekend.
Chris Rock will host the show with the opening ceremony kicking off at 7 p.m. Sunday night.
All eyes are on Leonardo DiCaprio this weekend as he looks to take home his first Oscar.
He’s already been nominated five times for performances in the Wolf of Wall Street, Blood Diamond and Aviator.
Each time he has come up short.
This time he is looking to win for his role in the Revenant and he’s got some tough competition once again.
Here’s who was nominated for the best Actor.
- Matt Damon (The Martian)
- Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl)
- Bryan Cranston (Trumbo)
- Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs)
- Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant)
The nominees for best actress are…
- Brie Larson (Room)
- Cate Blanchett (Carol)
- Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn)
- Charlotte Rampling (45 Years)
- Jennifer Lawrence (Joy)
If you haven’t seen any of these films you should probably check them out because they’re up for best picture.
- The Revenant
- Mad Max: Fury Road
- The Martian
- The Big Short
- Bridge of Spies
Some other notable nominations include Sylvester Stallone going up against Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Mark Ruffalo and Mark Rylance for best supporting actor.
The best supporting actress will see Kate Winslet up against Rachel McAdams, Alicia Vikander, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Rooney Mara.
It should be a good show that you’re not going to want to miss…
Even if the #OscarsSoWhite