And you can watch the red carpet arrivals here in a video live stream starting at 3 p.m. PST (6 p.m. EST)! It's a display of glamour like no other.
If you showed up early and are waiting for the red carpet video to start, click play to watch a video recapping 2013 Oscar nominations in some of the top categories — and when the red carpet's over in real time, after 4:30 p.m. PST, we will have a gallery of red-carpet fashions here to peruse instead.
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Expect the likes of nominees Jennifer Lawrence, Ben Affleck, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jessica Chastain, Bradley Cooper, Denzel Washington, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Sally Field and more to stroll into the Dolby Theatre before the Oscar broadcast begins.
Of course, it all leads up to the naming of the year's best picture, with "Amour," "Argo," "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Django Unchained," "Les Misérables," "Life of Pi," "Lincoln," "Silver Linings Playbook," and "Zero Dark Thirty" competing for that honor.
The Oscar ceremony can be seen live starting at 5:30 p.m. PST and 8:30 p.m. EST on ABC.
During commercial breaks, you can join us on latimes.com for video commentary from film critic Kenneth Turan and writer Robin Abcarian. While the show airs, latimes.com will have live updates on all the winners. Follow along from your computer, tablet or mobile phone.
Our complete Oscars coverage includes:
- Oscar Watch interactive: Everything you need to know about the 10 most-nominated films.
- Top Oscar nominees rundown in photos.
- Complete list of nominees by category.
- Academy Awards timeline: winners through the years.
- 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.
Keep your browser tuned to the Ministry of Gossip through the night for our own celebrity interviews from the red carpet, and hit us up tomorrow for coverage of the hottest parties in town: Elton John's Oscar viewing and after-party, the Governors Ball and the Vanity Fair post-Oscar bash.