How Well Do You Know The Academy Awards?
Oscars night is nearly upon us — but how much do you know about the history of the biggest awards ceremony in cinema?
When was the first Academy Awards ceremony held?
When was the ceremony first televised?
Why are Academy Award statuettes called 'Oscars'?
Which male actor holds the distinction of receiving the most Oscar nominations for acting?
Which female actor holds the distinction of receiving the most Oscar nominations for acting?
What was the first animated movie to be nominated for Best Picture?
What was the first film to win the Best Animated Feature award?
What is the longest movie to win Best Picture?
What is the biggest number of awards a film has been nominated for without a win?
How long did Beatrice Straight spend on screen to win a Best Supporting Actress award for her performance in Network?
How many movies have won the 'Big Five' — Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Screenplay — in the same year?
Who has had the most Best Actress wins?
Who has had the most Best Actor wins?
Which director notched up the most Oscar wins?
Only three movies have managed to win 11 Oscars; Titanic and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King are two of them — what's the third?