Cupid's Pulse Article: Date Idea: Have an Oscar Nominated Movie Date NightCupid's Pulse Article: Date Idea: Have an Oscar Nominated Movie Date Night

This post is sponsored by On Demand.

By Mary DeMaio

With the Oscar’s right around the corner, what better way to get in the spirit than curling up on the couch next to that special someone and catching up on the most popular nominated movies. Movies On Demand is the perfect date idea and visitors can find the timeliest titles and take part in an Oscars Pool right now. It’s like a March Madness bracket for movies! Just go to the interactive site and pick your Oscar win predictions up until the start of the show on Sunday, February 28. Users can create their own pools or participate in others.

Check out some of the nominated movies available for a great date idea On Demand now!

What Oscar-nominated movies are available to you? You’ll find The Martian, Inside Out, Shaun the Sheep Movie, Straight Outta Compton, Bridge of Spies, Spectre, Trumbo, and Steve Jobs to name a few. New titles will continue to premiere On Demand during the lead up to the OscarsThese brand new movie titles won’t be released to the Netflix library for a very long time!

This movie date idea will help get you in the Oscar spirit before the weekend comes. And if you are into trivia, here are some fun facts that you could use on your friends:

Movie Fun Facts:

Straight Outta Compton: The actors re-recorded NWA’s entire Straight Outta Compton album to help them get into character.

Martian: The Martian is based on a book which was initially self-published for free on a blog.

Bonus Fun Fact: Matt Damon is the only Best Actor nominee for this year’s Oscars who is nominated for playing a fictional character. All the other Best Actor nominees were nominated for playing historical figures.

Tune in this Sunday, February 28th to watch the 88th Academy Awards on ABC. Exclusive red carpet coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. EST/ 4:00 p.m. PST, immediately followed by the awards ceremony at 8:30 p.m. EST / 5:30 p.m. PST. Tune-in to ABC on your television or live stream* the Oscars at or the WATCH ABC app.