Due to his show, "Late Night Show With Jimmy Kimmel" becoming a bit political, fans can expect the host to throw in a few jabs at the US president, albeit in a (hopefully) amusing manner.
We saw that a year ago with "Moonlight". This year, a third PwC representative will remain in the central control room, with the winner's names memorized, ready to pull the live feed in the event of an error.
He also worked as a director and writer, amongst other things, so there was plenty of potential for Walt to win. They are joined by actor Wesam Keesh (ABC's upcoming legal drama For the People).
On the evening, no one will be allowed to have social media backstage either, as the man responsible for the mix-up was Tweeting photos previous year, against the award show policy.
The oldest victor is Christopher Plummer, Best Supporting Actor for Beginners, in 2012, at 82. The Post, Dunkirk, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Get Out, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri also have a lion's share in the nominations.
The Best Animated Feature category, is one that strikes a flawless balance between audience reaction and critical consensus.
Original Screenplay nominees: The Big Sick, Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani; Get Out, Jordan Peele; Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig; The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor; Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Martin McDonagh.
CHANG: So it's nearly like a mathematical game who ends up becoming the best picture. If the Oscar goes to a performance you thought was garbage, that doesn't mean you watch movies wrong, just as if all of the Academy Awards in a given year go to nominees you loved, it's not proof that your taste is somehow superior to everyone else's.
But Oscar predictions in general appear to have overshadowed discussions regarding which nominees should win and why.
It's worth bearing in mind that Robert De Niro was also acting primarily in a foreign language, and is one of only five actors to win Best Actor for a role not entirely in their mother tongue.
The Square, from Sweden won accolades at Cannes Film Festival, is tipped to take out this category.
The process for Best Actress nominees could apparently have begun months ahead, around October, when the nominations were announced.
Seven of those times, Denzel heard another person's name called to the stage to accept the Oscar while he maintained a poker face when the cameras panned to him.
HOLMES: Well, you know, Bob and I, again, have different rooting interests here because I really do tend to root for her.
British actor Gary Oldman, who disappears entirely into the role of Churchill thanks to some convincing make-up and padding, is expected to bring home his first Oscar for best actor, although the movie is another outsider for best picture.
This stands in stark contrast to a movie like "Blade Runner", also from 1982, a "genre" picture nominated only for set decoration and visual effects Oscars, which it did not win.
But Fivethirtyeight.com concludes that Nolan is a long shot, "the only precedent for a win with Nolan's awards season record is Ang Lee ("Life of Pi"), who won in a year that Ben Affleck (director of best picture "Argo") was somewhat notoriously snubbed". Meanwhile, Sam Rockwell from Three Billboards Outside Epping, Missouri is predicted to win Best Supporting Actor.
From sexual harassment to ethnic diversity, sensitive issues will be at the forefront of Sunday night's ceremony. Instead, most of the referencing and tributes will be made in speeches and monologues, as appose to the fashion.
Not mentioned in the film but present between the lines on every page of the script is President Donald Trump, who has waged a vitriolic campaign against media outlets he believes are unfair to him.