The 85th Annual Academy Awards is set to be an exciting one. One clue: Seth MacFarlane will host. Will the man behind the movie "Ted" and the TV show "Family Guy" do the voice of Stewie? Will he sing? Will he share the stage with a potty-mouthed teddy bear? Will he help boost the show's rating, especially with that all-important men ages 18 to 35 demographic?
As we cover the Oscar scene in the weeks ahead, join us as we speculate about and prepare for the event. Print out our ballot and help us predict the winners in major categories. Get fresh content from a variety of sources -- including Stars and Stripes -- about the show and nominees. Check out official trailers and websites for the best picture nominees. And Stars and Stripes staff will share thoughts on the best picture picks.
Look for stories in the pages of Stars and Stripes, as well as full coverage of the Feb. 24 awards ceremony.
Take your pick
Do you plan to watch the show?
Best supporting actress
Best supporting actor
Best animated feature
Best original song
How many of the best picture nominees have you seen?