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Academy Awards



April 28, 2021 8:43 am

Academy Awards did well on diversity and inclusion. If only they had remembered to be fun

Explained: What Frances McDormand's Oscars triumph reveals — and conceals — about older women characters in Hollywood

April 27, 2021 9:52 am

Ageism persists in Hollywood. Visibility of prominent actors like McDormand may skew perceptions of other women and female characters over 40

Deepa Mehta film Funny Boy is Canada’s entry for Oscars 2021

October 30, 2020 4:41 pm

Set in the 1970s and 1980s, Funny Boy follows the growing up years of Arjie amid growing political tensions between the minority Tamils and the majority Sinhalese in Sri Lanka.

A photo of Parasite director Bong Joon Ho gazing at his Oscar went viral on social media

February 10, 2020 3:20 pm

Bong Joon Ho's Parasite bagged four awards including Best Film at the 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles and became the first South Korean film to win the award.

Gully Boy fails to make shortlist for Oscars’ best international film

December 17, 2019 2:07 pm

Nominations for the 92nd annual Academy Awards will be announced on January 13. The Oscars will be held on February 9 in Los Angeles.

Cuaron, del Toro criticise Academy for pushing cinematography, editing Oscars during ad break

February 12, 2019 8:02 pm

The four awards -- best cinematography, film editing, live action short and makeup and hairstyling -- will be announced during the ads and the winning speeches will be edited to remove the winners' walk from their seats to the stage. Each speech will be aired separately later in the telecast.

Beyond black & white

February 07, 2019 12:19 am

Oscars have done well to increase diversity in the awards. More needs to be done.

Motion Picture Academy invites 928 new members, including Shah Rukh Khan, Naseeruddin Shah and Tabu

June 26, 2018 11:33 am

In an announcement, the Academy said the new members will increase the diversity in a major way as 49 per cent of its invitees are female and 38 per cent are people of colour.

Academy of Motion Pictures president John Bailey accused of sexual misconduct

March 17, 2018 2:34 pm

The president of Academy of Motion Pictures, John Bailey, has been accused of sexual misconduct. The Academy has received three claims of sexual harassment against John Bailey and has begun an investigation.

Bold, beautiful

March 06, 2018 12:44 am

This year’s Oscar moment was the collective assertion that gender rights are integral to the equality debate in Hollywood


Oscars 2020: Bizarre looks from the red carpet

February 10, 2020 12:30 pm

Oscars 2020: The Academy Awards was not only high on cinema, it was also packed with style and glamour. But there were some bizarre looks which will not be forgotten anytime soon. Take a look at some unconventional silhouettes and designs that stood out on this year's red carpet.

Oscars: Most inspiring and memorable quotes of Academy Award winners

February 28, 2016 6:12 pm

As the 2016 Oscars ceremony approaches fast, we take a look at the most inspiring and memorable quotes of the previous Oscar winners.

Those Oscar pizzas weren't props

March 03, 2014 10:35 am

That was a real pizza delivery guy, not an actor, who helped Ellen DeGeneres pass out those pies.

Oscars 2014: Pink, U2, Pharrell Williams rocked the stage

March 03, 2014 10:02 am

Bono of U2 performs during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday in Los Angeles.

Oscars 2014 Nominations

February 27, 2014 1:25 pm

Take a look at the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards.

The worst dressed ever at Oscars

February 27, 2014 1:19 pm

Before the 86th Academy Awards here is a look at the worst dressed on the big night through the years.