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Oscar Awards: all about the Latino nominees, the favorite tapes and how to watch the award ceremony


The Hispanic presence is provided by the Mexican director Guillermo del Toro, the Cuban-Spanish actress Ana de Armas, and the film 'Argentina, 1985'. There will be no slap in the face this year, at least not from Will Smith, who was banned by the Academy for 10 years.

Just a year after a viral slap on the Oscars stage forever marked Hollywood's biggest night, the Academy is gearing up for its 95th Oscars this Sunday, where the sci-fi film Everything Everywhere All at


tops the list of nominees.

What time will the Oscars be?

Where will they be held?

How to watch the award ceremony?


what Latinos can make history tonight?

We tell you everything you need to know.

What time does the ceremony start?

The Oscars are held this Sunday, March 12, at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles (California).

The ceremony will begin at 8:00 pm

ET and will be broadcast live on ABC.

Can I watch it online?

The retransmission will be able to be seen by


those who have subscription to

Hulu Live TV






Fubo TV


Some of these platforms offer free trials.

Who will present the awards?

Jimmy Kimmel

will return for the third time to host the ceremony after his last appearance in 2018, the last year the Oscars had a solo host.

In 2022 comedians and actresses Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes hosted.

[The prosecutor of the historic sentence against dictators in the film 'Argentina, 1985' explains why that trial is still important]

In a recent Oscar announcement, Kimmel humbly said he's the right person for the job, asking not to be slapped because "I cry a lot," a joke referring to actor Will Smith's viral slap of comedian Chris Rock, which outshone last year's ceremony.

What are the films nominated for Best Picture?

The ten films competing for the top prize of the night are:

All Quiet on the Western Front, Avatar: The Way of Water, The Banshees of Inisherin, Elvis, Everything Everywhere All at Once, The Fabelmans, Tár, Top Gun: Maverick, Triangle of Sadness, Women Talking


From left to right, Stephanie Hsu, Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan in a scene from 'Everything Everywhere All at Once.' Allyson Riggs/A24 via AP

Who are the nominated Latinos?

Some Latinos compete in important categories tonight.

The Mexican director Guillermo del Toro and his film that reinterprets the children's story


is the favorite to win the Best Animated Film award.

Del Toro won Best Director and Best Picture for

The Shape of Water in 2018.

He arrives as a favorite at this year's ceremony with a

stop motion

tape that the author considers one of his most personal works, which took more than 10 years.

['Pinocchio', by Guillermo Del Toro, will compete for the Oscar for best animated film]

"It is not a film for children, but it is a film that children can see," said the Mexican.

Argentina, 1985

competes in the Best International Film category


which has already won a Golden Globe and the Goya Award for best Ibero-American film.

Mexican director Guillermo del Toro at the premiere of 'Pinocchio' on November 5, 2022.AUDE GUERRUCCI / AFP via Getty Images

The film, based on true events, recounts the historic Trial of the Military Junta with which Argentina made history by becoming the first country where a civilian government prosecuted the dictatorship that preceded it in court.

Here we tell you more about this milestone and why the film has been so acclaimed.

The Cuban-Spanish actress

Ana de Armas

was nominated in the Best Actress category for her role in


in which she plays the mythical Marilyn Monroe.

Although her work has been celebrated, the film was panned by critics.

Other Latinos will participate in the ceremony as award presenters, among them the Chilean

Pedro Pascal

, who is a viral phenomenon for his role in the series

The Last of Us.

Zoe Saldaña, Antonio Banderas, Eva Longoria and Salma Hayek

will also announce some of the awards.

Who will deliver the prizes?

Presenters include actors and actresses Halle Bailey, Antonio Banderas, Elizabeth Banks, Jessica Chastain, John Cho, Andrew Garfield, Hugh Grant, Danai Gurira, Salma Hayek Pinault, Nicole Kidman, Florence Pugh and Sigourney Weaver.

They join a previously announced lineup that includes: Riz Ahmed, Emily Blunt, Glenn Close, Jennifer Connelly, Ariana DeBose, Samuel L. Jackson, Dwayne Johnson, Michael B. Jordan, Troy Kotsur, Jonathan Majors, Melissa McCarthy, Janelle Monáe, Deepika Padukone, Questlove, Zoe Saldaña and Donnie Yen, among others

What to expect from the gala?

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the winners of all categories will be broadcast live.

Last year, some were recorded at a preview show, causing outrage among viewers and members of the Academy.

Rain prevails in Los Angeles and clouds the Oscars ceremony

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Everything indicates that

there will be musical performances by the singer Rihanna

interpreting her song

Lift Me Up

, from the film

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,

and Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava singing

Naatu Naatu

by Chandrabose and MM Keeravaani, from the action film



Actress and singer-songwriter Lady Gaga (who won the Oscar for Best Song in 2019 for


), will not perform at the ceremony despite being nominated for

Hold My Hand

, from

Top Gun: Maverick


On Monday, the show's producers announced that singer Lenny Kravitz will be in charge of the

In Memoriam

section .

Who are the favorites to win?

The independent sci-fi film

Everything Everywhere All at Once

, directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, tops the list with 11 nominations.

Close behind was Irish black comedy

The Banshees of Inisherin

, with nine nominations, a total equaled by the Netflix

Original World War I film

All Quiet on the Western Front .

Michelle Yeoh (

Everything Everywhere All at Once

) could slightly edge Cate Blanchett (


) for best actress.

The best actor award is more difficult to determine, with Brendan Fraser (

The Whale

) and Austin Butler (


) in the running.

Promotional art for the films nominated for Best Picture.

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In the supporting categories, Angela Bassett (

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

) and Ke Huy Quan (

Everything Everywhere All at Once

) are favorites, though Jamie Lee Curtis' recent win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards may have turned the tide. to the category of supporting actress.

Steven Spielberg (

The Fabelmans

) could win his third Oscar for best director, although the Daniels are shaping up to be favorites.

Associated Press film journalists Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle predict a big win for

Everything Everywhere All at Once


What are the controversies this year?

The biggest stir this year has been the debate surrounding Andrea Riseborough's unexpected best actress nomination.

Riseborough was nominated for

To Leslie

, a little-known drama set in Texas.

The Academy launched an investigation into the matter, but found no reason to void her nomination.

The producer of 'Argentina, 1985' is "cautious" about the possibility of winning the Oscar

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Meanwhile, when two black best actress nominees—Danielle Deadwyler (


) and Viola Davis (

Woman King

)—were passed over, some said it was a reflection of racial bias in the film industry.

What else to expect from the ceremony?

90-year-old American composer and musician John Williams (

The Fabelmans

), who is up for the award for Best Original Score, is the oldest nominee.

Following historic back-to-back wins for Chloé Zhao (


) and Jane Campion (

The Power of the Dog

) for best directors, there are no women nominated in that category this year.

[Will Smith finally apologizes to Chris Rock (and the comedian's mother) in a video on social networks for the Oscar slap]

Don't expect to see actor Will Smith at the Oscars anytime soon, either.

After slapping comedian and actor Chris Rock at last year's ceremony, the Academy banned him from attending the awards for 10 years.

In a live Netflix special, Rock hit back at Smith on Saturday with a hard-hitting monologue about the controversial attack.

Source: telemundo

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