Around Town: Oscars Viewing Parties @ St. Gregory Hotel, Ventnor Sports Café, 2/26/17

LLL_D29_05187_R Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) in LA LA LAND. (Photo by Dale Robinette)

As with last year, Parklife DC recommends two Oscar-viewing parties — one fancy, one no-frills — on this Oscars Sunday, Feb. 26.

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Around Town: Oscars Red Carpet Party @ Malmaison, 2/22/15

Birdman Movie

Every year, I get very wrapped up in the race to the Oscars, and I get invested in my favorite nominees!

On Sunday, I’ll go to Malmaison (3401 Water St. NW, DC) in Georgetown for the Washington Film Institute’s Red Carpet Party. Join me there if tickets remain available!

My Oscar “picks” aren’t always who I think will win but they are always those that resonated the most with me personally. This year, for example, I had a lot of love for “Birdman” but I didn’t think too much of “Boyhood,” and so I don’t think the latter film should win too many awards.

In this post, the first of two parts, I’ll share my thoughts with the nominees for Best Director, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress. Find me later for additional thoughts on Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress.

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