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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.

American poet Louise Gluck wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

08 Oct 2020

American poet Louise Gluck wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

American poet Louise Gluck has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Nike's viral advertisement amazes with its marvelous editing, powerful message

31 Jul 2020

Nike's viral advertisement amazes with its marvelous editing, powerful message

If The Academy's video collage on hope has moved you, Nike's recent viral advertisement on sportsmanship courage will give you goosebumps.

Oscar's video about hope features Irrfan. Keep tissues ready!

31 Jul 2020

Oscar's video about hope features Irrfan. Keep tissues ready!

Late actor Irrfan Khan has been immortalized again by The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science in an inspiring video on hope to tide over the pandemic blues.

Emmy 2020: Netflix bags 160 nominations, Disney+, HBO leave mark

29 Jul 2020

Emmy 2020: Netflix bags 160 nominations, Disney+, HBO leave mark

Netflix stole the thunder with 160 nominations as the Television Academy announced its nominees for 72nd Emmy Awards on Tuesday.

Tom Hanks opens up about coronavirus: Details here

07 Jul 2020

Tom Hanks opens up about coronavirus: Details here

Hollywood veteran Tom Hanks has opened up about his experience with the novel coronavirus, how he recovered from it, and his latest film Greyhound.

Tom Cruise, Elon Musk to shoot movie in space: Report

05 May 2020

Tom Cruise, Elon Musk to shoot movie in space: Report

Tom Cruise is leaving the planet, but for a very good reason.

Irrfan Khan: Lesser-known facts about the late actor

29 Apr 2020

Irrfan Khan: Lesser-known facts about the late actor

Coming from a humble background and starting out small in the industry, Irrfan Khan defeated all odds to become one of the most loved actors in the country.

During two-week retreat, Jared Leto had no clue about coronavirus

18 Mar 2020

During two-week retreat, Jared Leto had no clue about coronavirus

Jared Leto just did a very Jared Leto thing.

From Oscars to your living room: 'Parasite' streams this month

18 Mar 2020

From Oscars to your living room: 'Parasite' streams this month

In case you (unfortunately) missed Oscar-winning Parasite's theatrical run, stop feeling sorry about yourself already.

Disgraced filmmaker Roman Polanski wins best director at 'French Oscars'

29 Feb 2020

Disgraced filmmaker Roman Polanski wins best director at 'French Oscars'

Filmmaker Roman Polanski, who fled United States in 1978 while awaiting sentencing for unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, won big at 45th Cesar Awards, the highest movie honor in France.

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.

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).

Maharashtra Home Minister vows action against professor for criticizing RaGa

16 Jan 2020

Maharashtra Home Minister vows action against professor for criticizing RaGa

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday said the Mumbai University professor, who spoke against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, will face action.

Oscars 2020: 'Joker', 'The Irishman' lead the nominations

13 Jan 2020

Oscars 2020: 'Joker', 'The Irishman' lead the nominations

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday announced the nominees for the 92nd Oscars awards.

For the second consecutive year, Oscars ceremony to go hostless

12 Jan 2020

For the second consecutive year, Oscars ceremony to go hostless

Following last year's practice, the 2020 Oscars ceremony will not have any host.

Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt's 'Gully Boy' out of Oscars 2020 race

17 Dec 2019

Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt's 'Gully Boy' out of Oscars 2020 race

Gully Boy, which was India's official entry to Oscars 2020 for the "Best International feature" category, is out of the race, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced.

Oscars 2019 will see Queen perform with Adam Lambert

20 Feb 2019

Oscars 2019 will see Queen perform with Adam Lambert

The Oscars, the biggest award show of the season, has been riddled with controversy this year.

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.

Confirmed: Oscars 2019 will take place without any host

06 Feb 2019

Confirmed: Oscars 2019 will take place without any host

Oscars is the highlight of the awards season and everyone is eager to see who walks away with the prizes when it is held on Sunday, February 24.

Oscars 2019: 9 category shortlists announced, India's entry misses out

19 Dec 2018

Oscars 2019: 9 category shortlists announced, India's entry misses out

As the year draws to a close, the award season begins.

After old-homophobic tweets surface, Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars-host

07 Dec 2018

After old-homophobic tweets surface, Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars-host

Comedian Kevin Hart will not host Oscars 2019, he confirmed on Twitter. The decision came after old homophobic tweets of him surfaced.

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.

It's confirmed: Oscars will not introduce 'Most Popular' movie category

07 Sep 2018

It's confirmed: Oscars will not introduce 'Most Popular' movie category

The Academy of Motion Picture and Sciences, that awards the Oscars, shelved their recent plan to introduce a 'Most Popular' movies category.

Oscars introduce 'popular films' category, decoding what it means

09 Aug 2018

Oscars introduce 'popular films' category, decoding what it means

The Academy of Motion Picture and Sciences, that awards the Oscars, announced new changes for Oscars 2019 and 2020.

SRK, Madhuri among 20 Indians invited to join Oscars-awarding body

26 Jun 2018

SRK, Madhuri among 20 Indians invited to join Oscars-awarding body

In a continued push for diversity, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited a record number of 928 film personalities from 59 different countries to be its members.

Nobel prize in Literature cancelled after sexual assault scandal

04 May 2018

Nobel prize in Literature cancelled after sexual assault scandal

The Swedish Academy announced, on Friday, about the cancellation of Nobel Prize in Literature this year.

Academy dismisses sexual harassment charges against president John Bailey

28 Mar 2018

Academy dismisses sexual harassment charges against president John Bailey

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has issued a statement saying that president John Bailey has been cleared of sexual harassment charges.

Oscars chief John Bailey faces sexual harassment charges

17 Mar 2018

Oscars chief John Bailey faces sexual harassment charges

In yet another shocker for Hollywood, the president of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, John Bailey, has been leveled with sexual harassment allegations, reported Hollywood trade publications.

Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' out of Oscars

15 Dec 2017

Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' out of Oscars

Rajkummar Rao's Newton, India's official entry in the Best Foreign Language category at the 90th Academy Awards, unfortunately, failed to make a cut in the Oscars.

Nobel literature prize-awarding Swedish Academy rattled by sex scandal

25 Nov 2017

Nobel literature prize-awarding Swedish Academy rattled by sex scandal

A sex scandal has rattled the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize.

Making food is now as easy as turning on switch!

01 Aug 2017

Making food is now as easy as turning on switch!

While we are nowhere close to producing any desired food using replicators like in Star Trek, a recent study has proven that food can be created out of thin air.

Dylan finally accepts Nobel Prize

02 Apr 2017

Dylan finally accepts Nobel Prize

The Swedish Academy stated that Bob Dylan finally accepted the Nobel Prize at a "private ceremony in Stockholm."

Dylan agrees to accept the Nobel Prize

29 Mar 2017

Dylan agrees to accept the Nobel Prize

The Swedish Academy has stated that Bob Dylan will meet them in Stockholm to accept the Nobel Prize in literature and will also present them with a taped version of his acceptance lecture.

Academy apologizes for Oscars goof-up

28 Feb 2017

Academy apologizes for Oscars goof-up

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences apologized for the mix-up in the announcement of the best-picture award, saying it "deeply regretted the error made at the prestigious awards ceremony."

89th Academy Awards: Winners

27 Feb 2017

89th Academy Awards: Winners

'La La Land', with 14 nominations (the all-time highest, tying with "Titanic" and "All About Eve"), took home the awards for Best Actress (Emma Stone), Best Director (Damien Chazelle), Cinematography (Linus Sandgren), Original Score (Justin Hurwitz), and Original Song ("Audition - The Fools Who Dream").

Dev Patel reacts to Oscar nomination

25 Jan 2017

Dev Patel reacts to Oscar nomination

British Indian actor Dev Patel was nominated for the 2017 Academy Awards in the supporting actor category for 'Lion' on Tuesday.