Apr 27, 2021 05:59 PM IST
A strong showing at Bafta, where Hopkins finally notched a significant best-actor win, indicated that the film’s momentum might be picking up, and a high-profile appearance on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” was scheduled right before Oscar voting closed
- Apr 27, 2021 02:42 PM IST
In China, where Chloe Zhao was born, her history-making success has not been trumpeted or celebrated. State media in China remained silent as of Monday afternoon, with no mention of her win by either CCTV and Xinhua, the two main state-run outlets.
- Apr 26, 2021 12:30 PM IST
About 30 people had gathered at a small bar on The Bund, a historic district in central Shanghai, to support Zhao as early as 8:00 a.m. local time (0000 GMT) and watch the awards live on YouTube. But the screening, hosted by the Alumni Society of New York University, didn't start until 10 a.m., when organiser Kevin Ke got his VPN service to work.
- Apr 26, 2021 09:03 AM IST
For the 2021 Oscar edition, the Academy had selected eight actresses who gave noteworthy performances in films released over the past year. The Oscars 2021 nominees for Best Actress in a Leading Role were: Viola Davis, Andra Day, Vanessa Kirby, Frances McDormand, and Carey Mulligan.
- Apr 26, 2021 08:59 AM IST
The nominees for the best actor category were: Chadwick Boseman for 'Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom', Gary Oldman for 'Mank', Steven Yeun for 'Minari', Anthony Hopkins for 'The Father' and Riz Ahmed for 'Sound of Metal'.
- Apr 26, 2021 08:38 AM IST
Oscars 2021 | Best Picture award: Besides winner Nomadland, other nominees in the category were Mank, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Promising Young Woman, Sound of Metal, Judas and the Black Messiah, Minari and The Father.
- Apr 26, 2021 08:29 AM IST
Chloe Zhao is only the second woman to win the award for best director, after Kathryn Bigelow ('The Hurt Locker', 2010). Her film 'Nomadland' also won the award for best picture award at the 93rd Academy Awards.
- Apr 26, 2021 07:10 AM IST
Oscars 2021 | Best Animated Feature Film: Besides winner Soul, other nominees in the category were Wolfwalkers, Over The Moon, Onward and A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
- Apr 26, 2021 07:03 AM IST
Oscars 2021 | Best Foreign Language Film: Besides winner Another Round, other nominees in the category were Better Days, The Man Who Sold His Skin, Collective and Quo Vadis, Aida?
- Apr 26, 2021 06:53 AM IST
Daniel Kaluuya won best supporting actor Oscar for his role in "Judas and the Black Messiah".
- Apr 26, 2021 06:45 AM IST
With the win, Chinese-born filmmaker Chloe Zhao became the first Asian woman and second woman ever to win best director at the Academy Awards.
- Apr 26, 2021 05:32 AM IST
Oscars 2021 Highlights: Filmmaker Chloe Zhao scripted history at the 93rd Academy Awards by becoming the first woman of colour and only the second woman in the Oscars' history to win best director trophy.
- Apr 25, 2021 08:49 AM IST
Apart from Amazon Prime and Netflix, many of the Hollywood movies nominated for Oscars 2021 are available on Hulu, Google Play, HBO, Apple TV+, YouTube, Disney+ and Fandango Now. Here's a list.
- Apr 25, 2021 08:29 AM IST
This year, a record number of nominated films are available to watch on streaming media before the stars hit the (virtual) red carpet
- Apr 24, 2021 07:17 PM IST
Riz Ahmed is the first Muslim man to get nominated in the best actor category for his role in the ‘Sound Of Metal’. He is also the first person of Pakistan-origin who got nominated in an acting category. He will become the first Muslim man to get the best actor award if he wins in the category.
- Apr 24, 2021 05:03 PM IST
A few hours shy of the 93rd Academy Awards, we re-view the nominees and venture a few Oscar predictions. Best Picture? We think 'Nomadland'. Best Original Song? 'One Night in Miami' gets our vote.
- Mar 31, 2021 06:42 PM IST
As I watched 'Nomadland' unfold in front of me, I too began to yearn for a place not bound by four walls and years of mortgage payments
- Mar 16, 2021 12:04 PM IST
I do hope that we are treated to the spectacle of the awards show like every other year.
- Mar 15, 2021 09:12 PM IST
Director Ramin Bahrani, who was also involved in the screenplay, adapted the film from Aravind Adiga's Man Booker Prize-winning book, by the same name.