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Second screen: Watch live Oscar commentary on Sunday night

February 19, 2013|By Nardine Saad

The 85th Academy Awards will take place Sunday night starting at 5:30 p.m. Pacific. Will "Argo," Ben Affleck's drama about the Iranian hostage crisis, cap off its awards season run with a best picture win?

On Oscar night, Times film critic Kenneth Turan and staff writer Robin Abcarian will weigh in on the awards show right before the show starts and during commercial breaks.

FULL COVERAGE: Oscars 2013 | Top nominees

Meanwhile, check back on The Envelope for complete coverage, including Oscar night predictions and more, such as:

  - Oscars play-at-home ballot: Share your picks.

  - Oscar Watch interactive: Everything you need to know about the top films.

  - Key scenes video roundup: Watch the best actor and actress nominees carry out their key scenes from the films that got them nominated this year. Among them: Denzel Washington in "Flight," Joaquin Phoenix in " The Master" and Jennifer Lawrence in "Silver Linings Playbook."

  - Top Oscar nominees rundown, in pictures!

  - Complete list of nominees by category.

  - Academy Awards timeline: Winners through the years.

  - Oscar quiz: Know what movie John Ford didn't win a best picture Oscar for? Learn the answer with our quiz.

  - Trivia from this year's nominations.

  - Buzzmeter: See what pundits have to say about the top nominees.

  - A sneak peek at three Oscar ballots of academy members.

On Sunday night, in addition to Turan and Abcarian's live video, The Times will have comprehensive win-by-win coverage of the show.


VIDEO: Nominees' defining scenes

BUZZMETER: Pundits make their final picks

OSCAR WATCH: What you need to know about the films

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VOTE: Play-at-Home Oscar Ballot 2013

INTERACTIVE: Oscar Watch 2013

TIMELINE: Academy Awards through the years

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