The nominations are in – and so begins the anxious month-long wait for the actors, actresses, directors, producers, make-up artists, vision mixers, editors, sound engineers, costume designers (well, you get the idea) that have received a nod.
Sadly, unlike truly important contests like the X Factor and Strictly Come Dancing, the Oscars are not decided by the people as they fumble around to find their mobile phone on a table full of takeaway on Saturday night.
Perhaps one day the Academy elite will see sense and let us have our say – but for now, you’ll just have to cast your vote in the major categories here on RadioTimes.com.
First up it’s the Best Picture category which sees American Sniper, Birdman, Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Imitation Game, Selma, The Theory of Everything and Whiplash battle it out.
We’ll pass your results on to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in good time for them to (not) include your views…