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This year's Oscar documentary race has two ex-US Presidents' connections

08 Mar 2021

This year's Oscar documentary race has two ex-US Presidents' connections

The Academy Awards aka Oscars are touted as Hollywood's and the world's most prestigious film awards.

Oscars to go ahead with multiple in-person ceremonies simultaneously

11 Feb 2021

Oscars to go ahead with multiple in-person ceremonies simultaneously

The 93rd Academy Awards is braving all odds of pandemic to retain its stature of the highest global recognition for films.

Oscars: Academy releases shortlisted titles for nine categories

10 Feb 2021

Oscars: Academy releases shortlisted titles for nine categories

Advancing toward the deadline of April 25 when the 93rd Academy Awards will be held, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revealed the shortlisted titles for nine categories.

'Jallikattu,' India's entry to Oscars, is out of the race

10 Feb 2021

'Jallikattu,' India's entry to Oscars, is out of the race

Malayalam movie Jallikattu, India's official entry for the Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards 2021, has failed to make it to the list of the 15 features that will be competing for a spot in the final five.

Suriya-starrer 'Soorarai Pottru' enters the Oscar race

27 Jan 2021

Suriya-starrer 'Soorarai Pottru' enters the Oscar race

Actor Suriya-starrer Tamil movie Soorarai Pottru has joined the Oscar race for this year in the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, and other categories.

AR Rahman launches new initiative 'Futureproof' to promote Indian talent

27 Jan 2021

AR Rahman launches new initiative 'Futureproof' to promote Indian talent

Music maestro AR Rahman has launched a new initiative - Futureproof - aimed at presenting the Indian talent to the world.

David Gordon Green in talks to direct 'The Exorcist' sequel

25 Dec 2020

David Gordon Green in talks to direct 'The Exorcist' sequel

Halloween director David Gordon Green is in talks with Blumhouse Productions and Morgan Creek Productions to make a sequel of the pioneering, classic horror film, The Exorcist.

Harrison Ford returning as Indiana Jones for fifth franchise film

13 Dec 2020

Harrison Ford returning as Indiana Jones for fifth franchise film

Indiana Jones is coming back and there is only one person able enough to portray the character.

Academy Awards to be an 'in-person' event? Officials say no

03 Dec 2020

Academy Awards to be an 'in-person' event? Officials say no

Academy Awards, the highest respect paid to films across the world, had to be different from what everyone else is doing or so we thought.

Our pick: Top four Netflix titles for Oscars 2021 race

29 Nov 2020

Our pick: Top four Netflix titles for Oscars 2021 race

COVID-19 might have shut the doors of theatres, but it meant extra eyeballs for streaming services.

Majid Majidi's 'Sun Children' is Iran's official Oscar 2021 entry

10 Nov 2020

Majid Majidi's 'Sun Children' is Iran's official Oscar 2021 entry

Veteran Iranian film director Majid Majidi is representing his country in the Oscar race through his recent film Sun Children.

'The Lion King' is getting a sequel: Details here

30 Sep 2020

'The Lion King' is getting a sequel: Details here

Looks like Mufasa will roar again with all his might as Disney is planning to make a sequel to The Lion King.

"Diverse global population" mandatory for 'Best Picture' nomination: Academy Awards

09 Sep 2020

"Diverse global population" mandatory for 'Best Picture' nomination: Academy Awards

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is taking the diversity angle seriously.

After Rahman, Resul Pookutty says Bollywood ignored him as well

27 Jul 2020

After Rahman, Resul Pookutty says Bollywood ignored him as well

Oscar award-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty has opened up about how Bollywood sidelined him after he won the coveted accolade.

At 23.6 million, Oscars viewership drops to an all-time low

11 Feb 2020

At 23.6 million, Oscars viewership drops to an all-time low

It was a historic Sunday night in Los Angeles, with the Academy scripting many firsts in its 92-year-old history, including the maiden Best Picture win for a non-English movie (Parasite), and the first win in any category for a Maori person (Taika Waititi).

Oscars 2020: 'Parasite' wins Best Picture, and a lot more!

10 Feb 2020

Oscars 2020: 'Parasite' wins Best Picture, and a lot more!

Parasite, the cinematic marvel of Bong Joon-ho, created history at Oscars 2020 by becoming the first-ever non-English movie to win the award for Best Picture in the 92-year span of the Academy Awards.

Zack Gottsagen becomes first Oscars presenter with Down syndrome

10 Feb 2020

Zack Gottsagen becomes first Oscars presenter with Down syndrome

The 92nd annual Academy Awards turned out to be historic.

Missing in action, Priyanka shares pictures of her Oscars looks

10 Feb 2020

Missing in action, Priyanka shares pictures of her Oscars looks

Even as Priyanka Chopra Jonas couldn't make it to the Oscars ceremony this year, the actress was totally excited about it, this Monday morning.

Oscars 2020: Joaquin Phoenix, Renée Zellweger named Best Actors

10 Feb 2020

Oscars 2020: Joaquin Phoenix, Renée Zellweger named Best Actors

The 92nd annual Academy Awards were presented at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, last night.

How much is the Oscar statuette worth? Not too much!

09 Feb 2020

How much is the Oscar statuette worth? Not too much!

The Oscars 2020 or the 92nd Academy Awards are set to be presented on Sunday night at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California (US).

When and how to watch the Oscars 2020 in India

09 Feb 2020

When and how to watch the Oscars 2020 in India

The Oscars 2020, officially the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony, is set to be held on Sunday, February 9, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles (California, US).

Five amazingly talented brother-sister duos currently working in Bollywood

18 Oct 2019

Five amazingly talented brother-sister duos currently working in Bollywood

Amid brawling over the tiniest of issues (such as the TV remote) and standing by each other's side in tough times, all brothers and sisters grow up.

'Gully Boy' India's official entry for Oscars 2020

21 Sep 2019

'Gully Boy' India's official entry for Oscars 2020

Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy has been declared India's official entry for the 92nd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category.

Seven top sports movies even non-sports lovers will enjoy watching

19 Sep 2019

Seven top sports movies even non-sports lovers will enjoy watching

Sports genre films are entertaining and inspiring at the same time, and don't show much gore.

Top 6 romantic-comedy flicks you can watch on Amazon Prime

08 Sep 2019

Top 6 romantic-comedy flicks you can watch on Amazon Prime

Romantic comedies have a set theme: two people meet, struggle to establish their relationship, and then finally succeed.

Seven best comedy movies you can watch on Netflix now

26 Aug 2019

Seven best comedy movies you can watch on Netflix now

Who doesn't love comedy movies?

These famous and well-deserving actors have never won an Oscar

18 Aug 2019

These famous and well-deserving actors have never won an Oscar

Despite being an established actor in Hollywood, there was one jinx that haunted Leonardo DiCaprio for long: He couldn't win an Academy Award, in spite of getting nominated for a stunning six times.

These eight animated films can be watched on a loop

13 Aug 2019

These eight animated films can be watched on a loop

Who doesn't love animated films?

Six times Hollywood drew inspiration from other language films

09 Aug 2019

Six times Hollywood drew inspiration from other language films

Films are a piece of art.

8 famous Hollywood father-son duo who have appeared onscreen together

01 Aug 2019

8 famous Hollywood father-son duo who have appeared onscreen together

In Hollywood, there are stalwarts like Tom Cruise, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Leonardo DiCaprio, Oprah Winfrey, who have made it big on their own.

Zoya Akhtar, Anupam Kher, Anurag Kashyap invited for Oscars panel

03 Jul 2019

Zoya Akhtar, Anupam Kher, Anurag Kashyap invited for Oscars panel

In a step towards making a more inclusive team, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science has invited 842 new members this year from 59 countries across the globe.

Your guide to Oscars 2019, all details you should know

24 Feb 2019

Your guide to Oscars 2019, all details you should know

The Oscars is the biggest event of the awards season.

Academy bows to pressure, agrees to present all awards live

16 Feb 2019

Academy bows to pressure, agrees to present all awards live

The Oscars 2019, as we reported, had announced the controversial decision to present awards for four categories during commercial breaks.

Oscars: Academy drops four categories from live telecast, faces backlash

12 Feb 2019

Oscars: Academy drops four categories from live telecast, faces backlash

The Oscars, the highlight of the awards season, is nearing and the 91st Academy Awards is going to be unique in several aspects.

Rahman's double-Oscar win completes ten years, musician shares interesting anecdotes

05 Feb 2019

Rahman's double-Oscar win completes ten years, musician shares interesting anecdotes

AR Rahman created history in 2009 by becoming the first ever Indian to win two Academy Awards in a single night but the music composer says on the eve of the ceremony, he was "starving" to look in shape.

#HeathLedger: Five unknown facts about the Joker on actor's death-anniversary

22 Jan 2019

#HeathLedger: Five unknown facts about the Joker on actor's death-anniversary

The Dark Knight was the second film in the acclaimed trilogy from Christopher Nolan.

Oscar Buzz: Could 'Black Panther' win Best Picture?

16 Nov 2018

Oscar Buzz: Could 'Black Panther' win Best Picture?

'Black Panther' was Marvel's most significant movie in 2018, despite 'Avengers: Infinity War' drawing more crowd.

Disney trying to nominate 'Avengers: Infinity War' for 11 Oscars

12 Nov 2018

Disney trying to nominate 'Avengers: Infinity War' for 11 Oscars

'Avengers: Infinity War' has been the biggest Marvel movie yet and is the fourth highest grossing film of all time, having made more than $2 billion globally.

#MeToo: First-trailer of 'The Reckoning', film on Harvey Weinstein, out

25 Oct 2018

#MeToo: First-trailer of 'The Reckoning', film on Harvey Weinstein, out

In 2017, Hollywood saw the beginnings of a movement that would forever change how the industry dealt with women.

'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film, is India's Oscar entry

22 Sep 2018

'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film, is India's Oscar entry

In the rat race to Oscars 2019, 'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film has become India's official entry in 'Best Foreign Language film' category.