OSCARS

  • 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch write's a letter of condolence to a deceased 14-year-old fan's family 11 hours 19 minutes ago

    London: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch has sent a touching letter to the family of a 'Sherlock' fan named Eve Shepherd, who passed away at the age of 14 due to breathing difficulties. The 38-year-old's letter was read in front of Shepherd's family and friends at her funeral service at Padgate Methodist Church...
  • Oscars still top draw for advertisers despite fickle ratings 16 hours 45 minutes ago

    The number of people who watched Sunday's Oscars was down and the critics were less than impressed, but Hollywood's biggest night is still a top draw for television advertisers. This year's telecast - which producers believed could build off 2014's big audience of 43.7 million - attracted its lowest audience in...
  • Lupita Nyong'o's $150,000 Oscars dress stolen from hotel 16 hours 53 minutes ago

    The $150,000 pearl-studded, custom-made Calvin Klein dress worn by Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Academy Awards has been stolen, police said on Thursday. The gown, embellished with 6,000 natural white pearls, was stolen from Nyong'o's room at the London Hotel in West Hollywood, during the day on Wednesday, a...
  • Kamal Haasan congratulates Canadian sound mixer Craig Mann on his Oscar win Yesterday

    Chennai: Canadian sound mixer Craig Mann, who pocketed an Oscar for his work in "Whiplash", has also worked on Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil drama "Uttama Villain". Congratulating Craig on the win, Kamal said he felt like his team had won the award. "When I asked my sound designer Kunal to get the...
  • Oscar Pistorius lawyers to challenge appeal ruling 3 days ago

    South Africa: Oscar Pistorius' lawyers will challenge a judge's decision to allow an appeal against his negligent killing conviction by prosecutors, who want the Olympic runner convicted of murder. Lawyer Brian Webber said on Tuesday in a statement that Pistorius' defense team has applied for permission to argue against Judge Thokozile...
  • John Travolta's creepy photos sparked a Photoshop battle that will make your eyes bleed 3 days ago

    Warning: If you have a weak heart, or have just eaten anything, we advise you to not proceed any further. Because you CAN NOT un-see them!On February 23, John Travolta woke up in the morning and decided that he would not mess up anything this time at the Oscars. We...
  • With Elie Saab, Zuhair Murad and her signature deep-neck outfits, Jennifer Lopez is the best dressed celebrity this awards season 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Oscars are the most anticipated award show of the season and so naturally the Oscar red carpet and stars that tread on it have their fans in breath-less anticipation to look at what they are wearing. Jennifer Lopez, whose Elie Saab gown turned heads as she passed the...
  • ABC's Oscars telecast draws smallest audience in six years 3 days ago

    Los Angeles: Sunday's Academy Awards telecast on ABC drew its smallest audience in six years with 36.6 million average viewers, according to Nielsen figures, in what critics deemed a long, lackluster show and limited box office appeal among top nominees. Nielsen data on Monday showed a 16 percent decline from last...
  • Oscars 2015: What made it such a crazy, memorable event? 4 days ago

    It may have began as a tiny team of men and women - who referred to themselves as Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - discussing and appreciating cinema at a low-key dinner party. Decades later, the event has now turned the great Oscar night of suspense, victory...
  • The most memorable Neil Patrick Harris moments from the Oscars 2015 4 days ago

    Neil Patrick Harris, the host for the 87th Oscars, left the audience with a little laugh but a lot more groans at the end of it.While most people considered his hosting of this prestigious event to be below the usual standard, it will be wrong to not give him credit...
  • Reese Witherspoon urges reporters to 'ask her more', Patricia Arquette demands equal rights; women empowerment was eminent at the Oscars 2015 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Apart form racism, women's right was the other theme that ruled the Oscar ceremony this time. Much before the red carpet, Best actress nominee Reese Witherspoon took to instagram and posted a picture saying '#Askhermore' (ask her more). Through her picture she requested the reporters to ask the...
  • Snapshot: Margot Robbie reveals new hairdo at Oscars 2015 4 days ago

    The Oscars 2015 will definitely be remembered for all those who won top honours. But it would also be talked about for the new hairdo which Margot Robbie sported. Margot made heads turn with this sleek hairdo. Take a look. ...
  • Everything is awesome even after 'The Lego Movie' gets snubbed at the Oscars 2015 4 days ago

    In spite of getting royally snubbed during the Oscar 2015 nominations, everything continues to be awesome in Lego universe. In fact, they had a surprise planned for the Oscars.After not getting nominated for the Oscars, Director Phillip Lord tweeted a photo of his own Oscare made from, well, Lego. ...
  • Oscars 2015: Speeches filled with political activism, pet issues 4 days ago

    Much of the chatter going into the Oscars was about the lack of diversity in the Academy's choices, specifically the dearth of nominations for 'Selma.' But while there were plenty of references to racial justice during the ceremony - drawing tears from the movie's David Oyelowo at one point - issues...
  • Bulgari earrings to Rauwolf clutch: How Naomi Watts, Margot Robbie, Cate Blanchett accessorised their looks for Oscars 2015 4 days ago

    Shimmering beads and jewels in pale hues and dresses in bold tones brightened an unusually dreary rainy afternoon in Hollywood on Sunday as the film industry's stars hit the glamorous Oscars red carpet. (Image: Reuters) ...
  • Joy, disappointment and Neil Patrick Harris: The Indian audience's reaction to The Oscars 2015 4 days ago

    The Oscars 2015 were fun, but it was no shocker. For starters, a lot of people had successfully predicted who would take which award. Also there was Neil Patrick Harris proving to be a disappointment as a host. Plus, for a resident Indian, it is really a pain to wake...
  • Photo of the day: Who minds a Versace gown? Jennifer Aniston lifts up Emma Stone at the Oscar's red carpet 4 days ago

    Jennifer Aniston, who came to the Oscars as a presenter indulged in her wild side with her friend, Best supporting actor nominee Emma Stone, on the Oscar red carpet. Emma Stone who wore an elegant Elie Saab gown posed with her friend Jennifer Aniston, who wearing Versace gown, lifted her...
  • 'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics, takes home best film, director 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: The long take of 'Birdman' has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past, took Hollywood's top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality. In a battle of B-movies for best picture, the Oscars...
  • Oscars 2015: Complete list of winners at the 87th Academy Awards 4 days ago

    List of winners at Sunday's 87th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Best picture: "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)." Actor: Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything." Actress: Julianne Moore, "Still Alice." Supporting actor: J.K. Simmons, "Whiplash." Supporting actress: Patricia Arquette, "Boyhood." Directing: Alejandro G. Inarritu, "Birdman or...
  • Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins the Best Actor award for 'The Theory of Everything' 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Eddie Redmayne has won the Academy Award for best actor for "The Theory of Everything." Redmayne plays the real-life role of physicist Stephen Hawking, who was diagnosed with motor neuron disease at the age of 21. The actor has been praised for his skillful depiction of Hawking's gradual physical...
  • Julianne Moore wins Oscar for best actress 4 days ago

    Julianne Moore has won the Academy Award for best actress for "Still Alice." Moore gives a nuanced and heart-rending portrayal of a vibrant, ambitious Columbia University professor diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease in the film by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland. It was the first Oscar for Moore, 54, in five acting...
  • Lady Gaga's tribute to 'The Sound of Music' at the Oscars 2015 was beautiful and unexpected 4 days ago

    It is very out of character to see Lady Gaga dressed normally. It is more out of character for her to look that elegant.And while no one is denying her prowess as a singer, it was yet again weird to hear an announcement that said Lady Gaga would be paying...
  • 'Big Hero 6' wins Oscar for animated feature film 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: "Big Hero 6" has won the Academy Award for best animated feature. The Disney film - based on a Marvel comic about a team of superheroes - tells the story of a tech nerd named Hiro and a lovable roly-poly robot, Baymax. The 3D animated feature was directed by...
  • Why Patrica Arquette's Oscar acceptance speech got the loudest cheer including that of fellow nominee Meryl Streep 4 days ago

    Actress Patricia Arquette, who won the award for the best supporting actress for 'Boyhood', at the 2015 Oscars gave one of the best acceptance speeches this year. In a very emotional moment, Arquette talked about wage equality and women's rights on the stage. Arquette's speech was received with a huge...
  • Oscars 2015: Patricia Arquette wins best supporting actress for 'Boyhood' 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Patricia Arquette has won the Academy Award for best supporting actress for 'Boyhood.' Arquette plays the mother of Ellar Coltrane's Mason in Richard Linklater's sweeping look at a boy's life, filmed over 12 years. It was the first Oscar for Arquette. She also won the Golden Globe in January. The other...
  • 'Ida' wins Oscar for best foreign language film 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: The black-and-white Polish film "Ida" has won the Academy Award for best foreign language film. The win marks the first foreign language Oscar for Poland despite nine previous nominations and a rich history of filmmaking, including by renowned directors like Andrzej Wajda and Roman Polanski. But the tautly made...
  • Host Neil Patrick Harris kicks off 'whitest' Oscars 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris wasted no time kicking off a stormy 87th Academy Awards and conceding the ceremony's much-discussed lack of diversity. "Tonight we honor Hollywood's best and whitest - I mean brightest," said Harris in a Dolby Theatre introduction Sunday. All of this year's acting nominees are...