Hollywood glitz and glamour will step out to hit the red carpet Sunday night as the 85th annual Academy Awards take over Tinsel Town.
The annual Oscars, hosted this year by Seth MacFarlane, start with the red carpet at 7 p.m. on local ABC affiliate ABC 7 WJLA-TV. The awards show will begin immediately afterward, at 8:30 p.m.
WJLA's Arch Campbell and Cynne Simpson will cover the show live from Hollywood. (See Campbell's Oscar win predictions here.)
Lovers of the annual award show can play "My Picks" and predict who they think will win on the Oscars website. Players can challenge their friends and watch the "My Picks" game update in real time during the show.
Not in Hollywood? Join Patch for an Oscars Live Chat
Looking to discuss which designer gown is the best, or which film should've really won Best Picture?
Patch readers can come join us right here for an Oscars Live Chat with our very own Cinema Siren and local Patch editors starting at 7 p.m. Sunday.
We'll talk about the fashion, the films, the host, and the winners and losers.
See all the Oscar nominees and read Cinema Siren's take on who was picked and who was left out in her recent column, Cinema Siren's Observations of the 2013 Oscar Nominations.
There's Still Time to Catch Oscar Nominated Movies
Still hoping to catch one of the nominated films on the big screen? Many local theaters are still showing them.
Closest to Greater Alexandria and Mount Vernon, AMC Hoffman Center 22 is showing:
• Zero Dark Thirty
• Silver Linings Playbook
Who do you think will take home an Academy Award this year? Tell us in the comments.