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Pedestrians walk through the arrivals area for the Oscars in front of the Dolby Theatre on Wednesday Feb. 24 2016 in Los Angeles. The 88th Academy Awards

Turns out, there is plenty to do Sunday night besides waiting to see which white person will get a prize.

The 88th annual Academy Awards will be broadcast Sunday night on ABC, live from coast to coast beginning at 8:30 p.m. Eastern time. So many exciting movies were made then.

72,000,000: The amount of people who tuned into the show past year.

When nominations were announced last month, "The Revenant" emerged as the frontrunner with 12 nods, followed by stark action epic "Mad Max: Fury Road" with 10 and Ridley Scott's space adventure "The Martian", with seven.

The 89-year-old institution has launched an ambitious drive to diversify its membership, but a Los Angeles Times study shows just how much work the academy has to do if it intends to reflect the audience it serves.

So while there are many strong contenders this year (For the love of God, see The Big Short, Brooklyn, and Room, if you haven't already.), there are probably more than a few big nominees you haven't seen, and there might be a few you've never even heard of. Before the public finds out if Leonardo DiCaprio wins his first Oscar, which film walks away with Best Picture and how Chris Rock holds up as host, let's break down the difference between the two names. There is no limit to what Chris Rock will say in his opening monologue.

"There is no joke that he can crack", Gibson told People magazine in a January interview.

"But I believe that the DGA is a more mainstream group and that the higher-toned Academy - with all its craft and technical categories - will reward Miller for his big-scale creative artistry". For those interested in celebrity interviews and fashion, there are free live streams of the red carpet available from the Oscars website, ABC Facebook page, Entertainment Weekly and E!

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