Who's nominated for the Oscars this year? Watch the announcement live...

The 2016 Oscar nominations will be revealed today and all eyes are on the films competing for the best picture.

Actor John Krasinski, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and filmmakers Guillermo del Toro and Ang Lee will announce the nominees for all 24 categories at 15h30.

The 88th Academy Awards will take place on 28 February 2016 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, where actors, films, and filmmakers receive the coveted accolade.

WATCH: Live Oscar 2016 nominations announced

702 welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the 702 community a safe and welcoming space for all.

702 reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

702 is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
Iconic Baxter Theatre turns 40 as 'The Fall' takes Edinburgh by storm

Iconic Baxter Theatre turns 40 as 'The Fall' takes Edinburgh by storm

'The Fall' is among six cutting edge productions sent to the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland by the Baxter and has won two awards.

Knysna fires sparked by lightning strike, not arson, finds expert

Knysna fires sparked by lightning strike, not arson, finds expert

Forensic scientist Dr David Klatzow has disputed claims made in an official report that the fires were caused by human activity.

Support SA's outstanding Oscars hopeful 'Thina Sobabili'

Support SA's outstanding Oscars hopeful 'Thina Sobabili'

'Thina Sobabili' is SA's official entry into both the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes in 2016. It's filmmakers' journey to the Oscars is just as enthralling.

Oscar losers walk away with a gift bag for the pain - worth over R1.9 million

Oscar losers walk away with a gift bag for the pain - worth over R1.9 million

Don't feel bad if your favourite film star doesn't win an Academy Award this year – they’re taking home a whole lot more!

Oscar 2015 winners

Oscar 2015 winners

All the trailers of the nominated movies, a look at some of the nominees before they were famous and 18 clips of past hosts.

There is no I in Oscar

There is no I in Oscar

Who snubbed Oscar? When and why winners have said no to the glitter and gold of the Oscars.

Popular articles
Getting to know MP, Dr Makhosi Khoza

Getting to know MP, Dr Makhosi Khoza

Dr Khoza is admired by South Africans for her role in the SABC inquiry as a ANC member of parliament.

10 sexting tips on how to keep things spicy (and safe)

10 sexting tips on how to keep things spicy (and safe)

Interested in sexting but worried about the risks? Dr Eve has created a guideline to help you 'sext' in a fun and responsible way.

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.

Gospel singer Sipho Makhabane explains how Sfiso Ncwane died

Gospel singer Sipho Makhabane explains how Sfiso Ncwane died

Makhabane says Ncwane was feeling weak yesterday and his wife phoned paramedics to check on him.

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.

Meet the founder of Capitec Bank, named ‘Best Bank on Earth and Cheapest in SA’

Meet the founder of Capitec Bank, named ‘Best Bank on Earth and Cheapest in SA’

Michiel le Roux speaks about the fascinating story behind the little bank that has the Big 4 shaking in their boots.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?