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88th Annual Academy Awards

The 88th Annual Academy Awards will be hosted by Chris Rock

Get ready for Hollywood's biggest night when the 88th Academy Awards take place at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood on Sunday, February 28, 2016. The show will air live on ABC at 7 PM EST with Chris Rock hosting for a second time. The event celebrates the best in cinema, and GAYOT's Oscars guide is your ticket to the big night, connecting you to the nominees in major categories, offering movie reviews and even showing you how to live like a star in Los Angeles.

Tom Hardy puts up one hell of a fight in Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Picture Nominees
The Big Short, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, Room and Spotlight are all up for Oscar night's biggest prize.

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Cate Blanchett is nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role for the film Carol

Other Nominees
Want to know who else will win big on Oscar night? See the nominees for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and more at the Oscars official website.

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Celebrate the 88th Oscars with the official Champagne Piper-Heidsieck "Red Carpet Ready" bottle

Champagne Piper-Heidsieck "Red Carpet Ready" Limited Edition Bottle
Celebrate the Academy Awards like a star with Champagne Piper-Heidsieck. Even if you can't get ahold of one of these limited edition bottles, GAYOT has plenty of bubbly suggestions.

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LA can be a tough city for travelers, but GAYOT is here to show you the best way to see the City of Angels

The Best of LA Guide
Los Angeles is more than traffic and smog. Live like an A-lister with GAYOT's guide to La-La land featuring everything from the best museums to the top spas for getting red-carpet ready.

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Find great LA area hotels with GAYOT, like The Beverly Hills Hotel

Best Hotels in Los Angeles
Looking for a place to hang your halo in the City of Angels? GAYOT has you covered with the list of the Best Hotels in Los Angeles.

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Celebrity sightings are often part of the experience at Château Marmont, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Restaurants for Star Spotting in Los Angeles

Top 10 Restaurants for Star Spotting in LA
A jaunt through Los Angeles just isn't complete unless you cross paths with a star from the silver screen. These hot Hollywood hangouts will put you in prime position to catch a glimpse of the glitterati.

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Pixar Animation's Inside Out, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Films of 2015

Top 10 Films of 2015
And the award goes to .... Now that you've seen which films the Academy nominated this year, it's time to compare notes with GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Films of 2015. When it comes to movie-making magic, these 10 titles are winners.

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The kinds of movies made for foodies, including classics such as Like Water for Chocolate and newer releases like Chef and Ratatouille.

We taste-tested several brands to help you find the best kombuchas on the market and the results are delicious. Bottoms up!