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  • Oscars producers lift the lid on nearly 'impossible' ceremony Apr 18, 2021 06:14 PM IST

    Oscars producers lift the lid on nearly 'impossible' ceremony

    A 'teeny-tiny' red carpet, no invitations for Hollywood's most powerful moguls, and a 'central' role for masks -- next weekend's in-person Oscars are taking no risks when it comes to Covid-19, but the event still would have been "impossible" to hold just weeks earlier, producers said Saturday.

  • Oscar ceremony 2021 to be held in April will be live, in-person, and from multiple locations Feb 11, 2021 03:24 PM IST

    Oscar ceremony 2021 to be held in April will be live, in-person, and from multiple locations

    To create an in-person show for a global audience while adapting to the requirements of the coronvirus pandemic, the Oscar ceremony will broadcast live from multiple locations, including the landmark Dolby Theatre.

  • PwC apologizes for its role in Best Picture drama at Oscars Feb 27, 2017 10:02 PM IST

    PwC apologizes for its role in Best Picture drama at Oscars

    "We sincerely apologize to 'Moonlight,' 'La La Land,' Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway and Oscar viewers for the error that was made during the award announcement for Best Picture," read PwC's apology, hastily issued shortly after the fiasco unfolded.

  • Order book stands at $200mn plus: Prime Focus Mar 02, 2016 03:06 PM IST

    Order book stands at $200mn plus: Prime Focus

    In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Prime Focus Founder and Executive Chairman Namit Malhotra discussed the Academy Award given to subsidiary Double Negative for its visual effects work on Ex Machina.

  • Double Negative bags consecutive VFX Oscar for film Ex Machina Mar 01, 2016 02:19 PM IST

    Double Negative bags consecutive VFX Oscar for film Ex Machina

    Double Negative (‘DNeg‘), part of India-listed Prime Focus, the world‘s largest independent and integrated media services powerhouse, scored a second consecutive win at the Academy Awards by winning the award for best visual effects for their work on Ex Machina.

  • 'The Revenant' leads Oscar nominations with 12 nods Jan 14, 2016 08:33 PM IST

    'The Revenant' leads Oscar nominations with 12 nods

    "The Revenant" and "Mad Max: Fury Road" will vie with "The Big Short," "Bridge of Spies," "Brooklyn," "The Martian," "Room" and "Spotlight" for best picture, the top Oscar award

  • Music can transcend boundaries & barriers: AR Rahman Aug 12, 2015 10:10 PM IST

    Music can transcend boundaries & barriers: AR Rahman

    Speaking about the music influences on his early life as well as the influence of Carnatic music on his tunes, AR Rahman said music has the ability to transcend boundaries and barriers.

  • Eddie Remayne wins best actor award at Oscar Feb 23, 2015 11:19 AM IST

    Eddie Remayne wins best actor award at Oscar

    The ceremony held at Dolby Theatre honoured winners in 24 categories who were voted by over 6000 members of the Academy.

  • JK Simmons wins best supporting actor Oscar for 'Whiplash' Feb 23, 2015 07:56 AM IST

    JK Simmons wins best supporting actor Oscar for 'Whiplash'

    Other notable performances nominated were Robert Duvall in "The Judge", Ethan Hawke in "Boyhood", Edward Norton in "Birdman" and Mark Ruffalo in "Foxcatcher".

  • 'Gandhi' filmmaker Richard Attenborough dies at 90 Aug 25, 2014 10:00 AM IST

    'Gandhi' filmmaker Richard Attenborough dies at 90

    Attenborough won an Academy Award for best director for 'Gandhi', one of many highlights of a distinguished career that spanned six decades, on both sides of the camera.

  • Gravity cleans up the deck with 7 awards at Oscars Mar 04, 2014 03:24 PM IST

    Gravity cleans up the deck with 7 awards at Oscars

    Alfonso Cuarón‘s space saga Gravity, David O. Russell‘s stylish caper American Hustle, Steve McQueen‘s searing 12 Years A Slave and the poignant yet inspiring Dallas Buyers Club were only four of the nine terrific films that had landed the coveted best picture nomination.

  • Highest-rated Oscars ever? See the numbers here Mar 03, 2014 08:52 AM IST

    Highest-rated Oscars ever? See the numbers here

    The Oscars usually do pretty well with viewers, who can't seem to get enough of the stars on display, whether they're posing on the red carpet or tripping over steps on their way to collect their awards and thank their agents, third-grade drama coaches, co-stars, directors, producers and physical trainers.

  • 5 Indian and Foreign films to see in 2014 Jan 13, 2014 11:57 AM IST

    5 Indian and Foreign films to see in 2014

    The film Bombay Velvet by Anurag Kashyap is the first of a planned trilogy on how Bombay city became a metropolis, it is set against a backdrop of love, greed, violence—and jazz—from the ‘50s to the ‘70s. The film stars Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar, and is co-produced by Fox Star Studios and Phantom Films.

  • Golden Globe Awards: Jennifer Lawrence among early winners Jan 13, 2014 09:24 AM IST

    Golden Globe Awards: Jennifer Lawrence among early winners

    Last year's co-hosts picked up where they left off, starting the 71st annual Golden Globes from Beverly Hills, Calif., with a torrent of punch lines that lambasted Matt Damon, Meryl Streep and, of course, George Clooney. The starry audience roared most of all when Fey described the four-Globe nominee space odyssey 'Gravity.'

  • Sibling power in entertainment and sports Jan 02, 2014 01:03 PM IST

    Sibling power in entertainment and sports

    Sibling Revelry: Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. The tumultous relationship between Lata and Asha has been the subject of gossip columns for long, but they take a back seat when it comes to their melody quotient.

  • Ben Affleck to play Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel Aug 23, 2013 10:38 AM IST

    Ben Affleck to play Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel

    Affleck will take on the role of reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne, Batman's alter-ego, in director Zack Snyder's 2015 sequel to this year's Superman reboot "Man of Steel," starring 30-year-old British actor Henry Cavill

  • 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' offers decade-long look at race Aug 14, 2013 04:12 PM IST

    'Lee Daniels' The Butler' offers decade-long look at race

    Inspired by the life of Eugene Allen, an African-American White House butler who served eight US presidents, the film chronicles the changing political landscape and race relations

  • Anime master Miyazaki's new film sounds a warning for Japan Aug 07, 2013 04:23 PM IST

    Anime master Miyazaki's new film sounds a warning for Japan

    "The Wind Rises", which debuted at the top of the Japanese box office last month and has a competition slot at the upcoming Venice Film Festival, is based on the man who designed Japan's feared Zero fighter plane used in World War Two.

  • Mirren in DreamWorks Indian drama- The Hundred-Foot Journey Jul 02, 2013 01:34 PM IST

    Mirren in DreamWorks Indian drama- The Hundred-Foot Journey

    Oscar winning actress Helen Mirren and Indian-origin actor Manish Dayal will star in "The Hundred-Foot Journey" by DreamWorks Studios'. Lasse Hallstrom will direct the film with Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey and Juliet Blake producing.

  • Oscar, Booker winning author Ruth Jhabvala dies at 85 Apr 04, 2013 09:40 AM IST

    Oscar, Booker winning author Ruth Jhabvala dies at 85

    German-born screenwriter and novelist Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, the only person to win both an Oscar and a Booker prize and lived in Delhi for 25 years, died on Wednesday.

  • Oscar trivia Feb 26, 2013 03:45 PM IST

    Oscar trivia

    The 85th Academy Awards wait in the wings. Take a sneak peak at some interesting trivia.

  • Oscar 'losers' to go home with $45,000 gift bags Feb 20, 2013 05:52 AM IST

    Oscar 'losers' to go home with $45,000 gift bags

    Oscar nominees who don't end up with a coveted gold statuette at the Academy Awards on Sunday won't go home empty handed after all.

  • Adele rents McCartney's home for Oscar rehearsals Feb 09, 2013 01:35 PM IST

    Adele rents McCartney's home for Oscar rehearsals

    Adele is said to have rented Paul McCartney's old house to practise for her performance at the Oscar ceremony.

  • Women face celluloid ceiling in US film industry: Study Jan 23, 2013 08:22 AM IST

    Women face celluloid ceiling in US film industry: Study

    Women lag far behind men in reaching the top jobs in the film business as a study on Tuesday found only 9 percent of directors of the top 250 grossing Hollywood films in 2012 were women - the same level as 15 years ago.

  • Anurag Basu's 'Barfi!' out of Oscar race Dec 22, 2012 02:57 PM IST

    Anurag Basu's 'Barfi!' out of Oscar race

    Ranbir Kapoor-Priyanka Chopra starrer 'Barfi!' is out of Oscar race after it failed to qualify for the next voting round in the best foreign film category, according to the Academy.

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