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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.