Follow live: 88th Academy Awards, from red carpet to best picture

The glitz, the glamour, the little gold men. Follow along live as the American-Statesman covers the 88th Academy Awards live. Who will be the best dressed on the red carpet? Will Leonardo DiCaprio finally walk away with an Oscar? Vote in our poll, fill out a printable ballot and find out what our critics predict will happen Sunday night.

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

5:20 p.m.: The order of this year’s Oscars

In case you were wondering, tonight’s Oscar broadcast will NOT start off with a supporting actor category, as it usually does. Nope, this year, the celebrity stuff is being delayed, for some reason.

And the first two categories to be announced will be for screenplays. And that won’t provide much suspense, since those two categories are probably the easiest to pick.

“Spotlight” is expected to win best original screenplay, while “The Big Short” expected to win best adapted screenplay.

Here’s the order of awards presentations tonight:

Here is the full rundown of tonight’s awards, in order of presentation:

Original Screenplay
Adapted Screenplay
Actress in a Supporting Role
Costume Design
Production Design
Makeup and Hairstyling
Cinematography
Film Editing
Sound Editing
Sound Mixing
Visual Effects
Animated Short Film
Animated Feature Film
Actor in a Supporting Role
Documentary Short Subject
Documentary Feature
Live Action Short Film
Foreign Language Film
Original Song
Original Score
Directing
Actress in a Leading Role
Actor in a Leading Role
Best Picture


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