Oscars 2012

  • 'The Artist' was originally shot in colour February 29, 2012

    London: Oscarwinning silent movie 'The Artist' was originally shot in colour in case film bosses didn't want to show the picture in black and white. The film was the big winner at Sunday night's AcademyAwards, taking five prizes including the coveted Best Picture title as well as Best Actor for its...
  • Angelina Jolie's right leg an instant web celeb February 29, 2012

    Los Angeles: Angelina Jolie's bare leg led to many postOscar jokes, but by Tuesday it had kicked back at critics and become an Internet celebrity in its own right followed by thousands. Jolie, accustomed to having the spotlight on her and perhaps not her appendage, attended the Oscars on Sunday...
  • Why Indian awards compare poorly with Oscars February 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The best moments from the 84th Academy Awards, Hollywood's biggest night of love for a shared moviegoing experience, were ones which were sentimental, nostalgic and drew the audience in with a sense of easy familiarity. For most Indians who made the effort to wake up at 6 AM...
  • Oscars: Onstage speech for Supporting actor February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Speech by Christopher Plummer for Beginners. You're only two years older than me darling, where have you been all my life? I have a confession to make, when I first emerged from my mother's womb, I was already rehearsing my Academy thank you speech. But it was so long...
  • Oscar: Sound Mixing backstage interview February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Interview with Tom Fleischman and John Midgley for film Hugo Q. Congratulations. A. [Tom Fleischman] Thank you. Q. So, uhm, in talking with some of your collaborators on this film now that Martin is going to the third dimension, what was it like mixing for the third dimension? I...
  • Oscar: Short film (Animated) backstage interview February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Interview with William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg for the film The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore. A. (William Joyce) Cheer up, guys. Q. Bill and Brandon, congratulations. A. (Brandon Oldenburg) Where are you? Q. To your right. Talk about what this now means for Moonbot and Louisiana. A. (William Joyce)...
  • Oscars 2012: 'Hugo' leads the pack of winners February 27, 2012

    Director Martin Scorsese's 'Hugo,' which tells the story of a boy lost in a train station and also serves as an ode to the early days of filmmaking, came into the night with 11 nominations. ...
  • Google predicts Oscars 2012 winners February 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The names of Academy Awards winners are a closely guarded secret until the envelope is opened during the Oscar night. But Google, armed with its search statistics takes a go at predicting the winners at the 84th Annual Academy Awards. The search engine giant has closely analysed the search...
  • Oscars 2012: Nominees in the Best Actress category February 22, 2012

    The Oscar nominees for the Best Actress include Rooney Mara for 'The girl with the dragon tattoo'. ...
  • Sneak peek: Oscar nominated film 'War Horse' February 6, 2012

    War Horse is a 2011 war epic motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. It is based on both War Horse, a children's novel set before and during World War I, by British author Michael Morpurgo, first published in the United Kingdom in 1982, and the 2007 stage adaptation of the...
  • A look at the Oscar nominations 2012 January 25, 2012

    CNNIBN's Rajeev Masand in a discussion with Anurag Kashyap, Rohan Sippy and Ranvir Shorey on Oscar nominations. ...
  • Oscar watch: A look at the Academy Awards nominees January 7, 2012

    Rajeev Masand talks about the Oscar nominated films, 'Midnight in Paris', 'Martha Macy May Marlene' and '50/50'. ...