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Inside the scramble to make the Oscars shorter

The film academy has been fighting over how to keep the Oscars to a reasonable running time since at least 1987. The reason is simple, protecting television ratings.

10 days before show time, a full-on revolt over the Oscars

After a litany of public-relations disasters, backtracks and missteps, the latest dust-up surrounds the film academy's plans to remove four categories from the live portion of February 24's broadcast, including cinematography and editing, arguably the two most foundational components of moviemaking.


Glenn Close: I feel like everyone's rooting for me

Glenn Close has earned an Oscar nod for her performance in The Wife. The film, a feminist parable based on Meg Wolitzer's 2003 novel, came to Close about six years ago, shortly before divorcing her third husband, venture capitalist David Evans Shaw.

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

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.

Here are the 4 Oscars which will be given off air

The Oscars for cinematography, film editing, makeup and hairstyling and live-action short will be presented off-air at this year's ceremony. These will be presented during the commercial breaks in an attempt to shorten the show to three hours.

I was their first choice to host Oscars this year: Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson recently revealed that he was first approached to host the much-anticipated Oscars event this year. But he couldn't make it work as his schedule was clashing with the shooting of Jumanji 2.


Beyond black & white

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

Oscars 2019: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper confirmed to perform

After the much-talked about exit of comedian and actor Kevin Hart from the show as an Oscar host, there were reports about how out of the best five song nominees, only two would be performing on the night. However, the Academy recently dispelled the rumours with its recent tweets.

Why do the Oscars keep falling for racial reconciliation fantasies?

In many Oscar bait movies, interracial friendships come with a paycheck, and follow the white character’s journey to enlightenment.

Oscar nominations 2019: The biggest snubs and surprises

Oscar nominations 2019: The movies that were expected to score big in Oscars 2019 nominations did just that. But like every year, there were a few surprises and snubs this time around as well. Here, we list a few.

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Oscars 2018: These Hollywood stars are yet to win an Academy Award

They are actors, actresses, directors who have made significant contributions in cinema but have been overlooked by the Academy. Fortunately, they have many more years, let us say decades, ahead of them, and hopefully the Academy would recognise their worth.

Halle Berry, Ciara, Emma Roberts: Best and worst dressed stars at Vanity Fair Oscar Party

While some celebs like Halle Berry and Ciara left fashion enthusiasts gasping for breath with their style quotient, the style statement of others like Kate Beckinsale and Emma Roberts was a tad bit disappointing. Catch the highlights of the party here.


Oscars 2018 fashion: Nicole Kidman and Jennifer Lawrence lead the best dressed brigade

The Oscars red carpet is the red carpet of all red carpet events for celebrities all across the globe. Each tries to put their best foot forward and make a statement with their sartorial choices. This year too there have been celebrities who impressed us with their fashion choices.

Oscars 2018 Winners: Frances MrDormand and Gary Oldman bag top honours

The 90th Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, were held at the Dolby Theatre on March 5. Here are the photos of the winners as they accept the most prestigious award in the history of cinema.

Oscars 2018 fashion: Salma Hayek and Viola Davis lead the worst dressed brigade

Here are those who missed the fashion memo for the 90th Academy Awards. While Nicole Kidman and Jennifer Garner stole the show in blues, Salma Hayek and Viola Davis were sheer disappointments in the fashion department.

Oscars fashion: 20 most-memorable Oscar red carpet gowns of all time

Oscars fashion: From Audrey Hepburn to Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lawrence, we have compiled a list of the most memorable - for better or for worse - gowns to ever grace the Oscars red carpet.


Priyanka Chopra in white at TIME 100 Gala, plus her other red carpet looks

Sure, Priyanka Chopra is going places but is she faring well on the fashion metre? Let's find out.

Top Frames: Oscar Awards, US elections, astronaut's home coming

Leonardo DiCaprio wins Best Actor Oscar award, Hillary Clinton arrives at her Super Tuesday primary night party in Miami, Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly of NASA returned home after spending six months.

Oscars 2016: Seven most memorable moments from the show

Leonardo DiCaprio's win, Chris Rock selling daughter's Girl Scout cookies, a few moments we'll be talking about from Sunday's Oscarcast the day after.

Oscars 2016 from racism to LGBT: Diverse issues take centrestage

Here's what the Oscars winners like Leonardo DiCaprio, Sam Smith, Mark Rylance as well as host Chris Rock had to say on the issue like racial diversity, climate change and LGBT rights at the Academy Awards.