you are here: HomeNewsWorld

Oscars 2021 Live Streaming: Where to watch and stream the virtual 93rd Academy Awards ceremony

This year, a record number of nominated films are available to watch on streaming media before the stars hit the (virtual) red carpet

April 25, 2021 / 08:29 AM IST
Oscar Awards. | Representative image (PC-Reuters)

Oscar Awards. | Representative image (PC-Reuters)

The 2021 Academy Awards will finally be handed out on Sunday 8 pm ET (5.30 am IST on April 26) after a two-month COVID-19 pandemic delay.

This year, a record number of nominated films are available to watch on streaming media before the stars hit the (virtual) red carpet.

With details of 30 best Hollywood's top awards set to be announced on Sunday, the local ABC affiliate will carry the ceremony live on on April 25 at 8 pm ET (5.30 am IST on April 26). However, the this year’s red carpet festivities for 93rd Academy Awards will reportedly be kicked off at 6:30 pm ET (4.30 am IST on Monday).

Oscar-nominated songs to be performed from LA museum roof, and Iceland

Among the movies that have been nominated for the top Hollywood awards include The Father, Judas and the Black Messiah, Mank, Minari, Nomadland, Promising Young Woman, Sound of Metal and The Trial of the Chicago 7.

Close

COVID-19 Vaccine

Frequently Asked Questions

View more
How does a vaccine work?

A vaccine works by mimicking a natural infection. A vaccine not only induces immune response to protect people from any future COVID-19 infection, but also helps quickly build herd immunity to put an end to the pandemic. Herd immunity occurs when a sufficient percentage of a population becomes immune to a disease, making the spread of disease from person to person unlikely. The good news is that SARS-CoV-2 virus has been fairly stable, which increases the viability of a vaccine.

How many types of vaccines are there?

There are broadly four types of vaccine — one, a vaccine based on the whole virus (this could be either inactivated, or an attenuated [weakened] virus vaccine); two, a non-replicating viral vector vaccine that uses a benign virus as vector that carries the antigen of SARS-CoV; three, nucleic-acid vaccines that have genetic material like DNA and RNA of antigens like spike protein given to a person, helping human cells decode genetic material and produce the vaccine; and four, protein subunit vaccine wherein the recombinant proteins of SARS-COV-2 along with an adjuvant (booster) is given as a vaccine.

What does it take to develop a vaccine of this kind?

Vaccine development is a long, complex process. Unlike drugs that are given to people with a diseased, vaccines are given to healthy people and also vulnerable sections such as children, pregnant women and the elderly. So rigorous tests are compulsory. History says that the fastest time it took to develop a vaccine is five years, but it usually takes double or sometimes triple that time.

View more
Show

While in the best actor category, Riz Ahmed from Sound of Metal, Steven Yeun from Minari, Gary Oldman from Mank, late Chadwick Boseman from Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and Sir Anthony Hopkins for The Father have been nominated.

In the best actress category, Viola Davis from Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Frances McDormand from Nomadland, Vanessa Kirby from Pieces of a Woman, Carey Mulligan from Promising Young Woman and Andra Day from The United States vs. Billie Holiday have been nominated.

All these movies are available online and can be streamed either on Netflix or Amazon Prime. Among other platforms where the Hollywood films are available are Hulu, Google Play, HBO, Apple TV+, YouTube, Disney+ and Fandango Now.
Moneycontrol News

stay updated

Get Daily News on your Browser
Sections