The Descendants

  • Hollywood studios on hunt for the next 'Twilight' November 16, 2012

    Los Angeles: As vampires Bella and Edward take their last bites on the big screen, Hollywood studios are on the hunt for the next 'Twilight,' a movie that plays on teenage angst and, more importantly, lights up the movie box office. The first four 'Twilight' movies earned $2.5 billion at theaters...
  • Oscars: Best adapted screenplay backstage speech February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Oscars for the 'Best Adapted Screenplay' went to 'The Descendants'. Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash accepted the award. 'The Descendants' was in the running for 'Best Film' and 'Best Actor' besides other nominations. Here's the backstage interview with Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim...
  • Moments to remember from Oscar 2012 February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: The Oscar telecast takes hours, but it's the moments we remember. Just a few of them, of course - ones that are so emotional, funny, or bizarre that they'll stand out in our collective memories, candidates for future Oscar montages, of course, but also for office watercooler talk....
  • What you didn't see on TV during the Oscars February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Even the hundreds of photographers, TV cameras and webcams around the Hollywood & Highland Center can't capture every starry moment of Sunday's 84th annual Academy Awards. Celebrities reunite on the red carpet, mingle during commercial breaks and experience impromptu star-crossings in the wings - and we've got our eyes...
  • Factbox: A look at Oscars' history February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: The 84th Oscar ceremony, hosted for the ninth time by Billy Crystal, will be televised on Sunday from Hollywood, just steps from the historic Grauman's Chinese Theatre. The awards are given out by the Beverly Hills-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Here is a look at the...
  • Oscar show begins with 'The Artist' as key film February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: When the curtain comes up on Sunday's Oscars in Hollywood, producers of the movie awards show will be less worried about who wins which trophy than they will be about how many people tune-in on television. The world's top film honors are in jeopardy of losing their status as...
  • 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: It's 'The Artist' vs 'The Help' February 24, 2012

    Los Angeles: When the curtain rises on the Oscars this Sunday, nervous anticipation will, as usual, fill the theater at the world's top film awards, but this year movie fans can relax. After years of trying to jazz up the Academy Awards with flashy, hip hosts, emcee Billy Crystal is returning...
  • Oscar pick of the day: The Artist February 21, 2012

    Los Angeles: The January 31 photo opportunity for the film 'The Artist' came courtesy of Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge, who presented the cast and crew of the film with the inaugural 'Made in Hollywood' award. But the photo op wasn't just a feel-good ceremony to celebrate the movie. It...
  • Oscar producers celebrate movie memories February 7, 2012

    Beverly Hills, California: Facing a future where many movies will be seen in homes, Oscar organizers on Monday unveiled this year's awards show theme at an annual luncheon honoring nominees by asking fans to relish memories of why they love movies and going to theaters. "Celebrate the movies in all of...
  • Fewer business deals made at Toronto film fest September 14, 2011

    Toronto: The Toronto International Film Festival reached its midpoint on Tuesday with films like the The Descendants and actor Michael Fassbender winning praise, but a nagging question about the future of dark dramas in Hollywood has hovered over the event. Toronto, which along with recently wrapped festivals in Venice and...
  • Clooney gets initimate with girl in Hawaii April 19, 2010

    Hollywood star George Clooney was spotted getting up close and personal with his Italian girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis in Hawaii – putting to rest the rumours of a spilt between the two. Clooney, 48, took time out from filming his new movie The Descendants for a stroll along the harbour with his...