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20 Feb: It’s Awards Season: Movie Fans’ Favorite Films, and How to Watch Them

Awards season is here, and millions of movie enthusiasts will be cheering on their favorite stars this weekend during the biggest night in cinema.

Even before we find out which Oscar®-nominated films go home with the hardware, movie fans are already indicating their favorite films that are up for awards.

More than 13 million movie lovers stream films at home on Roku players and Roku TVs. With the Roku Feed feature users can “follow” nominated movies, to receive alerts as soon as the films are available to stream.

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18 Feb: How to Plan a Star-Worthy Viewing Party

And the award goes to … my friends … for throwing the best annual Academy Awards® viewing party around.

That’s right, celebrities don’t have to be the only ones having all the fun on the big night. All you need is a little technology and a spark of creativity to create an enviable red carpet experience or partake in a 21st-century ballot competition.

Here are a few ways you can make a viewing party fun this year:

Watch the movies beforehand

Watching the awards show is much more enjoyable if you’ve seen the performances that are getting honored.

Hunger Games

21 Jul: Here’s How to Get A Ticket to ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’

Big fan of The Hunger Games? … on July 26-27, head to Best Buy to potentially snag a free ticket to see The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, an exclusive Mockingjay pin, and movie posters.

That’s right, fans of the girl on fire, here’s how to score a complimentary ticket to see the blockbuster movie on Nov. 21:

From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 26 and extending into Sunday, July 27, head to one of 220 Best Buy stores and into their Samsung Experience Shop.