NOMINATIONS

  • Baftas 2015: Complete list of nominations 3 days ago

    Here's the complete list of nominees for this year. BEST FILM Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game The Theory of Everything OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM '71 The Imitation Game Paddington Pride The Theory of Everything Under the Skin DIRECTOR Alejandro G. Iñárritu -Birdman Richard Linklater - Boyhood Wes Anderson - The Grand Budapest Hotel James Marsh - The Theory of Everything Damien Chazelle - Whiplash ORIGINAL...
  • Candidates consult astrologers to find auspicious time to file nomination for Delhi polls January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: On the last day of filing nomination for the one day election to the 70-member Delhi Assembly on Wednesday, the national capital will witness numerous road shows of Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party. While the roads are likely to witness huge traffic jams during the...
  • Oscars is a political campaign: George Lucas January 18, 2015

    Los Angeles: Moviemaker George Lucas has slammed Oscars, saying the awards are one big political campaign which does not recognise real artistic talent. Lucas, 70, was responding to 'CBS This Morning' host Gayle King's question about whether he saw the all-white categories as a snub of eligible black actors, like...
  • Jennifer Aniston is a bit unhappy with the Oscar snub for her role in 'Cake' January 18, 2015

    New York: Actress Jennifer Aniston says she was a little sad for failing to get nominated at the 87th Oscars. The 45-year-old star said she took the snub in her stride as she got nods at other big awards, reported the New York Daily News. Aniston portrays an acerbic woman who becomes...
  • Delhi elections: 13 file nominations for poll January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: As many as 13 candidates, including two from Aam Aadmi Party and four from Congress, on Friday filed their nomination papers for the February 7 Assembly polls in the national capital. Out of 13 candidates, two were independent. For AAP, Manoj Kumar filed his nomination papers from Kondli constituency...
  • 'Dick Poop': The slip of tongue that turned the entire internet into a two-year-old! January 16, 2015

    For Dick Pope, the cinematographer who earned his second Oscar nomination on Thursday for British historical drama "Mr. Turner," one scatological slip of the tongue made him a trending topic. Not that he knows what that is. "Dick Poop," flubbed Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs...
  • 'The Lego Movie' misses out on a nomination in Oscar 2015, director Phil Lord builds one instead January 16, 2015

    'The Lego Movie' may have missed out on an Oscar nomination this year in the best animation category, but co-director of the film Philip Lord had other alternatives. Soon after the nominations were announced on Thursday, fans of the film started tweeting their disappointment at the film not making it...
  • Meryl Streep sets record with 19th Oscar nomination for her performance in 'Into The Woods' January 16, 2015

    Los Angeles: Veteran Hollywood actress Meryl Streep got her 19th Academy Award nomination for 'Into The Woods' Thursday, making her the most nominated artiste in Oscar history. The Oscar nominations were announced Thursday, and the 65-year-old was named for her role as the witch in 'Into The Woods'. Streep will be competing...
  • Oscars odds, ends, facts and figures January 16, 2015

    Here's fun stuff to know about the Oscar nominations that happened on January 15. TRIPLE THREAT: Bradley Cooper's nomination for his leading role in "American Sniper" is his third consecutive acting nod, following nominations for "American Hustle" in 2014 and "Silver Linings Playbook" in 2013. The previous performers to three-peat...
  • Oscars 2015: The full list of nominations January 15, 2015

    Stephen Hawking's biopic 'Theory Of Everything', Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel', Linklater's 'Boyhood' won maximum nominations at the Oscars 2015. Here is the full list of nominatons. ...
  • Oscars 2015: 'American Sniper', 'Birdman', 'Boyhood', among Best Picture contenders January 15, 2015

    Beverly Hills: The 87th annual Academy Award nominations for best motion picture have been announced in Beverly Hills, California, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The nominees announced Thursday morning are: "American Sniper," "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)," "Boyhood," "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game,"...
  • 'Leviathan,' Ida' among Foreign-Language Oscar contenders January 15, 2015

    London: Five movies that tackle the cruelties of existence with humanity and humor are finalists for the Academy Award for best foreign-language film. The finalists announced Thursday include director Andrey Zvyagintsev's "Leviathan," a tragic parable of small-town Russian corruption; Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida," in which an aspiring Polish nun confronts dark truths...
  • 'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each January 15, 2015

    Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," tied for the most Oscar nominations on Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. They were joined in best-picture nominations by "Boyhood," "Whiplash," "The Theory of Everything," "The Imitation Game," "American Sniper" and "Selma." Nominations for the 87th annual Academy...
  • As it happened: Oscars 2015 nominations January 15, 2015

    Awards season has begun, and so has Oscars 2015 nominations. Oscar nominees in all 24 categories will be announced in a few seconds. While in the past, only the most popular categories were presented live with the rest announced in a news release, this year for the first time all...
  • Oscars 2015: Box-office hits seem assured of a snub in the nominations January 15, 2015

    Unless David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' or Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' unexpectedly crash the party, the most certain thing absent at Thursday's Oscar nominations will be major box-office hits. When the nominations to the 87th annual Academy Awards are unveiled at 8:30 a.m. EST from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif.,...
  • Live: Watch Alfonso Cuaron, JJ Abrams announce Oscars 2015 nominees January 15, 2015

    Oscar nominees in all 24 categories will be announced in a few seconds. While in the past, only the most popular categories were presented live with the rest announced in a news release, this year for the first time all Oscar contenders will be declared live. Actor Chris Pine, directors...
  • Delhi elections: Candidate nominations for assembly polls begins on Wednesday January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Filing of nomination papers for coming Delhi Assembly elections will begin on Wednesday. Candidates of different political parties can file their nominations from tomorrow for the poll which is scheduled to held on February 7. With the declaration of poll dates, Election Commission today launched a crackdown on illegal hoardings...
  • 'Bigg Boss 8' Halla Bol: Sambhavna Seth punished by Farah Khan; to wash Dimpy, Rahul Mahajan's clothes January 10, 2015

    The tension and tiff between Challenger Sambhavna Seth and Champion Dimpy Ganguly has been increasing since the first day of Bigg Boss - Halla Bol. Sambhavna Seth told ex-host Salman Khan that she had Dimpy in her mind and wanted to give her a piece of her mind. After...
  • 'Queen', 'PK', '2 States' top Star Guild Awards 2015 nomination list January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: 'Queen' and 'PK' are leading the nominations tally in 10 categories, followed by '2 States', 'Highway' and 'Haider' in the 10th edition of Renault Star Guild Awards. The Film and Television Producers Guild of India Thursday announced the Renault Star Guild Awards nominations in a statement. Rajkummar Rao ('Citylights'), Varun...
  • Geetu Mohandas's 'Liar's Dice' misses Oscar nomination December 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: Indian filmmaker Geetu Mohandas's "Liar's Dice", which was India's official entry for the foreign language film category at the Academy Awards, has not made it to the first phase of the nomination shortlist. "Liar's Dice", which tells the story of a young mother who takes her daughter in search...
  • Nine films advance in Oscars shortlist for Best Foreign Film December 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: The list of contenders for best foreign film got a bit smaller Friday as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nine features that will advance to the next round of voting. Included are Ruben Ostlund's patriarchy-skewering avalanche film "Force Majeure" from Sweden, Andrey Zvyagintsev's "Leviathan,"...
  • Jennifer Aniston humbled by Golden Globes nomination December 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Aniston has admitted that she is humbled by her Golden Globes nomination for 'Cake'. The 45-year-old actress made the shortlist for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama alongside Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) and Reese Witherspoon...
  • 'One Direction' not surprised with no Grammy nomination; says there's so much incredible music out there December 13, 2014

    London: Popular boy band One Direction is not angry for being blanked at the 57th Grammy Award nominations. The five-member group, whose third album 'Midnight Memories' is the biggest-selling album worldwide in 2013, thinks there is a high quality of music up for the Grammy prizes, reported Contactmusic. When asked if they...
  • Beyonce's perfume 'Rise' expected to be biggest selling celebrity fragrance of 2014 December 13, 2014

    London: Singer Beyonce's 'Rise' perfume is expected to sell over 750,000 units in the UK, which will net her 1.5 million pounds, becoming the biggest selling celebrity fragrance of the year. Boy band One Direction's new perfume, 'That Moment', is second on the list, with retailer escentual.com, expecting the band's fans...
  • Dark showbiz comedy 'Birdman' leads SAG film award nominations December 11, 2014

    Reuters: The cast of dark existential comedy "Birdman" led the Screen Actors Guild film award nominations on Wednesday, earning four nods from its peers in the kick-off of the Hollywood awards season. "Birdman" was followed by coming-of-age chronicle "Boyhood," biographical drama "The Theory of Everything" and World War Two drama "The...
  • Pharrell Williams not nervous about Grammy nominations December 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: Pharrell Williams says he's not nervous about Friday's Grammy nominations, but he's definitely excited to see how it plays out. Williams' mega hit "Happy" was released before Grammy eligibility, but the song's live version could nab nominations for record of the year and best pop solo performance. At an event...
  • Watch: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar fumbles in Hindi! November 10, 2014

    Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar filed nomination papers for Rajya Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh on Monday. The Minister who fumbled in Hindi assured that he would work on it in the coming days. ...
  • Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls from UP November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who took charge as the Union Defence Minister on Monday filed his nomination papers for upcoming Rajya Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh. Talking to the reporters after filing nomination papers, Parrikar said, "I am proud to have filed my nomination from Uttar...
  • Seven nominations rejected in first phase of Jammu polls November 7, 2014

    Jammu: With the rejection of seven nominations, 63 candidates are left in the fray in the six assembly constituencies of Jammu region which are slated to go to polls in the first phase on November 25. Two nomination papers were rejected in Ramban, two in Doda, one each in Bhaderwah, Kishtwar...
  • 222 candidates file papers for first phase of Jharkhand polls November 5, 2014

    Ranchi: As many as 168 candidates filed their papers on Wednesday, the last day of nominations for the first phase of polling on November 25, taking the total to 222 contestants for 13 of the 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats. Scrutiny will take place on November 7 while the last date for...