eSpotlight - Prepping for the Oscars
Source: Martin Vorel
Ready for the Oscars?
The 91st Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2019. Are you ready for the show? We've got plenty of eBooks, eMedia, and eResources to help you prepare, all available for free with a library card.
History of the Academy Awards
Interested in learning about the history of the Academy Awards? You can read an article on EBSCO or U.S. History in Context. Additionally, we have eBooks available to read online, as well as eMusic from Hoopla, featuring past winners for Best Original Song and Best Original Score.
Who are the nominees?
If you're looking to learn more about some of the nominees, Biography in Context is a great place to start. Here are a just a few of the various nominees featured on this excellent database:
- Mahershala Ali
- Christian Bale
- Glenn Close
- Olivia Colman
- Alfonso Cuarón
- Adam Driver
- Regina King
- Lady Gaga
- Spike Lee
- Rami Malek
- Sam Rockwell
- Emma Stone
Score and Original Song
Hoopla has soundtracks available for some of the Best Original Score and Best Original Song nominees. Take a listen to some of these great soundtracks:
Want to read or watch the inspiration for some of this year's nominees? We've got the source material for some of the Adapted Screenplay nominees available at our various eBook providers:
Watch Winners & Nominees
One of the current nominees for Best Documentary, RBG, is available to watch on Hoopla in addition to previous Best Documentary winners.
Want to watch a previous Best Picture winner or nominee? Here are a few available to watch on Hoopla.
Hoopla also has several Best Foreign Language Film winners available to watch. Check out a few:
Planning Your Party
Now that you've learned about the nominees and the history of the awards, it's almost time for the big show. Are you hosting an Academy Awards viewing party? We've got plenty of cookbooks and party planning eBooks to help you out. Whatever you do for the evening, have fun!
Got questions? We've got answers!
Feel free to contact us. We will happily answer any questions you have!