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If you're a fan of pop culture, movies, celebrities, and glamour, today is your Christmas. (It's, um, definitely ours.) Oscar Sunday is here — the culmination of a grueling awards season that saw the world's biggest movie stars parade down red carpet after red carpet, make acceptance speech after acceptance speech, and wake up with hangover after hangover.
While some knock the annual proceedings for being too long or too boring, we're here to tell you that it doesn't have to be that way. Believe it or not, this year's ceremony is chock-full of intrigue. For example, the race for best picture has never been tighter. Brangelina will be in attendance. Ellen DeGeneres will be telling jokes. And, Toronto mayor Rob Ford will actually be in he same room as Jennifer Lawrence.
And, believe it or not, that's barely scratching the surface. Here are eight more things to look out for at this year's Academy Awards.
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