Get Ready for Oscars 2024

As Oscars 2024 approaches, the anticipation mounts following the phenomenal success of “Everything Everywhere All at Once” at the previous ceremony. Now, another film, Christopher Nolan’s epic biopic “Oppenheimer,” emerges as a formidable contender with an amazing 13 nominations. With its impressive box office performance and flawless awards-season journey, “Oppenheimer” is poised to make a historic Oscars sweep. The film’s potential to challenge records, including the desired title for the most wins, sets the stage for an unforgettable night at the Oscars 2024.


With an astounding 13 nominations, backed by formidable box office success and a flawless awards season journey, Christopher Nolan’s epic biopic “Oppenheimer” stands poised not only to claim the Best Picture honor but also to rewrite Oscars history. The record for the most wins—currently held by cinematic juggernauts like “Ben-Hur,” “Titanic,” and “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”—may well be within reach.


Anticipation is heightened this year, as the 96th Academy Awards will commence an hour earlier than usual. Eastern Time on Sunday. Will the earlier start time breathe new life into dwindling viewership figures? Can “Oppenheimer” solidify its dominance with a sweeping Oscars victory? Or will dark horse contenders such as “Barbie,” “Poor Things,” or “Killers of the Flower Moon” defy expectations with a stunning upset?

Cillian Murphy plays theoretical quantum physicist Robert Oppenheimer

While we eagerly contemplate these questions, let’s delve into what we can expect from the 2024 Academy Awards.


Breaking from the recent tradition of 8 p.m. starts, this year’s ceremony will kick off promptly at 7 p.m. Eastern Time at the iconic Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, followed by a new episode of “Abbott Elementary” around 10:30 p.m.—assuming the awards show adheres to its notorious tendency to run long.

America Ferrara, Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling starred in Barbie – the highest-grossing film of last year


Jimmy Kimmel, known for his affable demeanor and adept hosting skills, returns to helm the ceremony for the second consecutive year and fourth time overall since 2017. Joining the ranks of esteemed hosts alongside Whoopi Goldberg and Jack Lemmon, Kimmel’s return marks a rare feat in Oscars history. Reflecting on his decision to return, Kimmel cited the allure of blockbuster hits like “Top Gun: Maverick” and “Barbie,” which resonate with audiences and facilitate his hosting duties.

The Oscar nominations, a culmination of industry recognition, reflect the collective voice of the Academy’s diverse membership. While most categories are nominated by respective branches, the Best Picture nominees are determined by the entire voting body—an honor that underscores the film’s broad appeal and cultural significance.

As Hollywood gears up for yet another unforgettable Oscars night, all eyes remain fixed on the horizon, where cinematic triumphs and historic moments await. Will “Oppenheimer” seize its place in the annals of Oscars history? Only time will tell as the countdown to the 2024 Academy Awards begins.

Getty Image  Christopher Nolan



Unveiling the Intrigues of the Oscars 2024: Predictions and Potential Upsets

As the anticipation mounts for the Oscars 2024, the stage is set for another exhilarating showdown in the world of cinema. With a membership of approximately 11,000 individuals, the Academy will decide the winners across 23 categories, expanding to 24 in 2026 with the addition of Best Casting.


While most awards are determined by a simple majority vote, the coveted Best Picture prize follows a unique process. Employing a preferential ballot system, voters rank the nominees, ensuring that the ultimate winner garners more than 50 percent of the first-place votes. This method, while complex, aims to provide a fair and inclusive outcome.

Gladstone won best actress at the SAG awards in February


Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer,” a gripping portrayal of the enigmatic architect behind the atomic bomb, has emerged as a frontrunner, having amassed nearly $1 billion at the global box office. Sweeping prestigious awards such as the Golden Globes, Critics Choice Awards, and the British Academy Film Awards, “Oppenheimer” seems destined for glory, with Nolan himself poised for a long-awaited Best Director accolade.


Despite “Oppenheimer’s” dominance, contenders like Yorgos Lanthimos’s “Poor Things” and “Anatomy of a Fall” lurk in the shadows, ready to defy expectations. With impressive nominations and victories in key categories, these dark horses hint at the possibility of a thrilling upset on Hollywood’s biggest night.

Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon” and the revolutionary tale “Barbie” face obstacles after notable snubs in crucial categories. While “The Holdovers” received recognition, questions linger over its directorial and lead actress nominations.


In the supporting actor and actress categories, frontrunners like Robert Downey Jr. and Da’Vine Joy Randolph appear poised for success, having dominated major precursors with their standout performances.


Yet, the most riveting duel unfolds in the realm of lead actress, where Emma Stone’s mesmerizing portrayal in “Poor Things” clashes with Lily Gladstone’s haunting performance in “Killers of the Flower Moon.” With victories at esteemed ceremonies and groundbreaking implications, this showdown promises to captivate audiences and redefine Oscars history.


As the awards season unfolds, “Anatomy of a Fall” emerges as a frontrunner in the original screenplay category, while “American Fiction” gains momentum in adapted screenplay. However, with the Writers Guild Awards postponed, the outcome remains uncertain, further intensified by the unexpected inclusion of “Barbie” in the adapted screenplay race.

Colman Domingo also stars in The Color Purple, which got one nomination for Danielle Brooks (best supporting actress)


As the world awaits the unveiling of Hollywood’s finest achievements, the 2024 Oscars stand as a evidence to the power of storytelling and the enduring magic of cinema. With surprises lurking around every corner, this year’s ceremony promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of cinematic excellence.

Inside the Oscars 2024: Showdowns, Streaming, and Musical Delights

As the curtain rises on the 2024 Oscars, anticipation swirls around the animated feature and live-action short categories, promising a night filled with suspense and celebration.

In the animated feature race, two titans clash: Hayao Miyazaki’s enchanting farewell, “The Boy and the Heron,” goes head-to-head with the stylish sequel “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.” With victories at prestigious ceremonies like the Golden Globes, BAFTAs, Critics Choice Awards, Annie Awards, and Producers Guild Awards, both films vie for the ultimate recognition.

Meanwhile, in the live-action short category, all eyes are on beloved filmmaker Wes Anderson, whose adaptation of Roald Dahl’s “The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar” could earn him his first Oscar—a milestone moment for the acclaimed auteur.

Justine Triet poses with The Palme D’Or Award for ‘Anatomy of a Fall’ during the Palme D’Or winners photocall at the 76th annual Cannes film festival at Palais des Festivals on May 27, 2023 in Cannes, FranceCorbis via Getty Images Getty Image

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As audiences prepare to tune in, accessibility to the best picture nominees takes center stage. Subscribers to streaming services can already enjoy the majority of the nominated films: “Oppenheimer” and “The Holdovers” on Peacock, “Barbie” on Max, “Killers of the Flower Moon” on Apple TV Plus, “Past Lives” on Paramount Plus, “Poor Things” on Hulu, and “Maestro” on Netflix.

For those seeking the theatrical experience or prefer to rent, options abound: “American Fiction,” “Anatomy of a Fall,” and “The Zone of Interest” are available in theaters or through rental services like YouTube, Vudu, Apple TV, Google Play, and Prime Video.

Adding to the spectacle, the Academy promises live renditions of all five best song nominees. Audiences can look forward to Jon Batiste’s rendition of “It Never Went Away” from “American Symphony,” Becky G’s performance of “The Fire Inside” from “Flamin’ Hot,” Scott George and the Osage Singers’ moving rendition of “Wahzhazhe (A Song for My People)” from “Killers of the Flower Moon,” Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell’s haunting performance of “What Was I Made For?” from “Barbie,” and Mark Ronson and Ryan Gosling’s rendition of “I’m Just Ken” from “Barbie.”

With the stage set for a night of excitement, emotion, and entertainment, the 2024 Oscars promise to be an unforgettable celebration of the finest in cinema.


Lissa is a News Writer at USA Viewport . She has 2 year professional writing experience.