Engage in your Denver community this Oscar season with booze and parties to boot or snuggle up in bed with a glass of red and live vicariously through the stars, the choice is yours, and 303 Magazine is here to fill you in on all of your selections.
Also, if you need a refresher on all of the different nominees this year, check out “The Oscar Nominations That Have Everyone Reeling.”
Where to Watch The Oscar Nominated Films
Where: 2510 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206
When: Screening now through Feb. 28. Get more info on films, tickets and showtimes here.
What: The SIE FilmCenter has the wide array of Oscar nominated films that you’re looking for. Check out what’s playing:
Limited screenings: “Mad Max: Fury Road,” nominated for Best Picture as well as nominated in 10 other categories;“Boy and the World,” Oscar Nomination for Best Animated Feature Film (ends Thursday); “The Martian,” another Best Picture nominee, along with 7 other nominations (ends Thursday); “Cartel Land,” Oscar nominee for Best Documentary (ends Thursday); “The Look of Silence,” another Oscar nominee for Best Documentary (ends Thursday); “Theeb,” Oscar Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film (Ends Thursday); “Anomalisa,” nominated for Best Animated Feature Film; “When Marnie Was Here,” returning for one week only starting February 26! Attend the exclusive showing of this Best Animated Feature Film nominee.
“2016 Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts:” this showing is separated into two different programs, Program A and Program B. Tickets must be purchased separately.
“2016 Oscar Panel,” if you want to be a part of the Oscar’s in a more all-inclusive way, attend the “2016 Oscar Panel” to learn about the latest Oscar scandals and critiques, as well as the nominees and predicted winners. Happening Tuesday, February 23 at 7 p.m.
AMC Westminster Promenade 14
Where: 10655 Westminster Blvd, Westminster
When: All day marathon starting at 10am on February 27.
What: Marathon with half of the nominees for Best Picture all in one day! Here’s the line-up: “Brooklyn,” starting at 10 a.m.; “Spotlight,” starting at 12:15 p.m .; “The Martian,” starting at 2:45 p.m.;“The Revenant,” starting at 6:15 p.m.
Tickets are going fast so visit the AMC website for more information on purchasing tickets and what to expect here.
Where: The Landmark Theatres including The Mayan, Esquire, Chez Artiste, Olde Town Stadium 14 and Greenwood Village.
When: For more information on tickets and showtimes this week, click here.
What: Consisting of several different locations, these theaters give exclusive access to all types of Oscar related films and shorts. Here are the films to look for:
Chez Artise: “Son of Saul,” nominated for Best Foreign Language Film; “Spotlight,” nominated for 6 Academy Awards; “The Danish Girl,” nominated for 4 Academy Awards. All are now showing at the Chez Artiste.
Mayan Theatre: “Oscar Nominated Short Films 2016: Animation,” check out the exciting opportunity to see all five Academy Award nominees. “Oscar Nominated Short Films 2016: Live Action,” take part in another exclusive experience to see all five nominated “Live Action” shorts; “Room,” nominated for 4 Academy Awards
Olde Town Stadium 14: “The Big Short,” nominated for 5 Academy Awards.“The Revenant,” nominated for a whopping 12 Academy Awards. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” nominated for 5 Academy Awards.
Esquire Theatre: “45 Years,” features Best Actress nominee, Charlotte Rampling; “Brooklyn,” nominated for 3 Academy Awards, and also playing at Greenwood Village; “Carol,” nominated for 6 Academy Awards. All these now playing at the Esquire Theatre.
Boulder Art Cinema
Where: 1001 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO
When: The weekend of its grand opening on February 25. Doors open at 6 p.m. and first screening at 6:30 p.m.
The Line Up: Grand opening on February 25, its first weekend will include some Oscar favorites, such as: “Trumbo,” “Amy,” and “The Danish Girl.”Get more information on films and showtimes here.
Also, keep in mind that films such as: “The Revenant,” “Star Wars,” and “The Big Short” are still showing all around your local movie theaters.
Now, this is what it all comes down to — check out where to to watch the 88th Annual Academy Awards in Denver!
Where to Watch The Oscars
Where: 2510 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO
When: February 28, doors open at 5 p.m.
What: “2016 Hollywood Award Night Viewing Party”
Free and open to the public, this “Hollywood Award Night” is first come first serve seating. There will be two screens — one for serious viewers (no talking allowed) and one with a party atmosphere! Click here to get more information on the event and purchasing tickets.
RiNo Yacht Club
Where: 3350 Brighton Blvd, Denver
When: February 28, doors open at 5 p.m.
What: Dress up like one of the stars and drink like them too as you witness the failures and victories of some of Hollywood’s hottest.
Where: 700 East. 17th Ave, Denver
When: February 28, starting at 5:30 p.m
What: The Queerbots Present: “The Gayest Oscar Party Ever.” Join The Queerbots for a night of eating, drinking, live drag queen performances, comedy improv and The Oscars! Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here.
Where: 7301 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton
When: Starting February 11 up until Oscars Night.
What: Drafthouse.com/Oscars, “Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Wants Your Oscar Votes! Announcing VICTORY GOLD RUSH”
Starting on February 11, members of the Alamo’s free rewards program, “Alamo Victory,” can join the party a new and different way. Head over to Drafthouse.com/Oscars and cast your votes based on your prediction on who will be the big winners of the night. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema will share the results on social media throughout the Oscar’s big night and those who voted can see how their predictions matched up with the results.
Prizes go to people who guess correctly in six or more categories and you can win anything from food and drinks to a yearlong free movie pass! So the question is… what are you waiting for? Visit its website here!