Tinsel Town's biggest night jumps off for the 85th time from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. In preparation for tonight's festivities, VIBE commends all the nominees for contributing great pieces of art with something truly being made for everyone. The individual performances from veterans (Denzel Washington) and newcomers (Quvenzhane Wallis) have actually been one of the best in recent memory.
Which brings us to you, struggling thespian.
If you're currently at home, gearing up your Oscars party with $5 foot-longs and chips, this list was put together with you in mind. For those who aren't trying to spend 2013 at the back of the bus, we present 10 Ways to Impress the Oscars in hopes that your name will be called to walk upon that stage in the future.