For months now we’ve been following the minutiae of this year's Oscar race, but now it’s almost time for the ceremony itself. We. Are. Pumped. Here’s what you can expect from Vulture on Sunday: a red-carpet live-blog from the Fug Girls kicking off at 6 p.m., complete with a wrap-up slideshow; a live-blog of the awards starting at 8 p.m. with Lane Brown and Dan Kois; post-ceremony analysis from New York film critic David Edelstein; and, of course, we'll obsessively down every award, speech, joke, face-plant, dance sequence, and other embarrassing moment. Get prepped with Vulture’s Official Oscar Pool Ballot, our guide to the still-competitive categories, a preview of the ‘In Memoriam’ montage, our Fantasy Oscar Odds, a look at the forgotten Oscar Sweep, a handicapping of the Shorts categories, a Carey Mulligan vs. Anna Kendrick red-carpet showdown, and our guaranteed (note from legal: not guaranteed) predictions!
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