The ultimate Oscar party
Six easy ideas to help make yours the best gathering on the big night.
By Kate Bonamici, FORTUNE

NEW YORK (FORTUNE) - It seemed like a great idea a few weeks ago -- invite your friends over for an Oscars party, hand out ballots, place a few friendly wagers on who will look best on the red carpet or who will win, depending on the crowd.

Everyone has a few drinks and crosses their fingers that new host Jon Stewart rescues the ceremony from its typical tedium. Easy!

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Now there's a crowd arriving Sunday afternoon, and you haven't even begun to prepare. Sure, you've got the flat-screen situated and comfy seating ready to go, but what to feed the ravening masses?

No worries. We've got you covered, with six no-hassle parties-to-go for every type of film buff, all delivered to you by Saturday. Convenience may not come cheap, but at least you don't have to settle for chips and dip. See them here. Top of page

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