Attn Movie Buffs! Get Ready for the 2023 Oscars With This Ultimate Guide (for Aussies)
Attention, movie buffs! The 2023 Oscars, also known as the Academy Awards, are just around the corner. The highly anticipated annual event celebrates the best accomplishments in the film industry of the past 12-months.
The nominations for the 2023 Academy Awards have some big contenders in the mix for each category.
This year, Colin Farrell has been nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in “The Banshees of Inisherin,” while the likes of “Everything Everywhere All at Once” and “Top Gun: Maverick” have received Best Picture noms. Even the surprisingly artful “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” might snag a Best Animated Feature Film win.
If the nominations are anything to go by, then this year’s Oscars could be a wild night, folks.
Here’s everything else you need to know about the 2023 Oscars. We have all the information about when, where, and how to watch the Oscars in Australia.
When Are the 2023 Oscars?
The 2023 Oscar ceremony will take place on Sunday, March 12 in the United States, which corresponds to Monday, March 13 in Australia.
How to Watch the Oscars In Australia
The ceremony will be broadcast live (and free) on Channel 7 and 7plus.
The coverage will begin with Sonia Kruger’s live report from the star-studded red carpet during Sunrise’s 5:30 am broadcast. The live broadcast of the Oscars ceremony will start at 11:00 am AEDT.
Live From E!: Oscars, hosted by Laverne Cox, broadcasts live and exclusive on 7Bravo from 8.00am to 11.00am today.
Who Is Hosting the 2023 Oscars?
Comedian Chris Rock, who hosted the show in 2022, will not be back to host after last year’s controversy with Will Smith. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel will be taking his place instead.
Rihanna Will Perform “Lift Me Up” at the 2023 Oscars
Rihanna will perform at the Oscars, marking her second live performance in a matter of weeks following the Super Bowl.
The singer will take to the stage with her Oscar-nominated song, “Lift Me Up”, which features in the film “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”. It is also Rihanna’s first Oscar nomination.
Since her last album “Anti” debuted in 2016, the singer has not released any new music until now, making this her first song in six years. Dedicated to the late Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman, “Lift Me Up” is co-written by Rihanna, Tems, Ludwig Göransson, and “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” director Ryan Coogler.