OSCAR 2013

  • Actress Natalie Dormer reacts to Jennifer Lawrence's nude photo leaks, calls the incident 'horrific' November 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence's 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1' co-star Natalie Dormer has said the incident involving the leak out of the former's nude photographs, as "horrific". The 32-year-old has spoken of the internet havoc in Nylon magazine's December 2014/January 2015 double issue, reports eonline.com. "What Jen went through recently was...
  • Director Steven Spielberg gets candid about movies March 16, 2013

    Hollywood director Steven Spielberg talks about his love for movies and what's his inspiration. ...
  • MacFarlane says 'no way' he would host Oscars again February 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Comedian Seth MacFarlane said on Tuesday that he would not host the star-studded Academy Awards ceremony again, after TV critics panned Sunday's show. 'Family Guy' creator and star MacFarlane was asked on Twitter whether he would host the Oscars a second time after making his debut in Sunday's show,...
  • Jennifer Lawrence shows middle finger at Oscar backstage February 26, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence made a shocking gesture at the Academy Awards backstage as she posed for photographers. The 22-year-old, who won the Best Actress Oscar for her work in 'Silver Linings Playbook', turned to the cameras, made an unpleasant facial expression and showed her middle finger while her...
  • The Onion apologises to Quvenzhane Wallis for offensive tweet February 26, 2013

    New York: The Onion is apologizing for calling the 9-year-old star of 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' a vulgar and offensive name on Twitter, an attack that led to a firestorm online. The satirical newspaper on Sunday referred to Quvenzhane Wallis with an expletive intended to denigrate women. The Onion was...
  • Oscars 2013: Hottest style trends from the red carpet February 26, 2013

    The Oscars are considered the superbowl of fashion and on Monday, viewers tuned in to see who is wearing what instead of who wins the trophy. ...
  • Hollywood's elite mingle at glitzy post Oscar-parties February 25, 2013

    The party of all parties on Hollywood's biggest night is the strictly invite-only Governors Ball, thrown by The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences which hosts the Oscars, a lavish affair attended by about 1,500 guests. This is the party that draws most of the stars and is the first...
  • 10 funniest Oscar hosting moments of all time February 25, 2013

    Rookie Oscar host Seth MacFarlane casually slung a string of zingers at some of Hollywood's biggest names, including a musical tribute to female frontal nudity in the movies, as he launched the Academy Awards show on a decisively edgy note. It's never been easy hosting what is cinema's biggest night....
  • Oscars 2013: The most memorable quotes February 25, 2013

    Following is a collection of memorable quotes from the show and backstage: Ang Lee, Winner, Best Director, 'Life Of Pi': "Thank you movie god," Lee said to a big laugh from the audience. "I really need to share this with all 3,000 - everybody who worked with me on 'Life of...
  • 'Life of Pi' leads Oscar pack, spreads Indian flavour February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: The Indian flavour was predominant at the 85th Academy Awards, when 'Life of Pi', widely shot in India with Indian actors, won the maximum awards, including the best director's trophy for Ang Lee, who not only thanked his Indian crew but also wowed everyone by saying 'Namaste'. Another India...
  • Oscars 2013: Jennifer Lawrence wins Best Actress award February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: In a unique race, 22-year-old Jennifer Lawrence defeated the oldest and youngest Oscar nominees to take home the Best Actress Oscar for her role of a recovering sex addict in David O Russell's 'Silver Linings Playbook'. The actress, who established herself as a box office superstar with 'The Hunger...
  • Oscars 2013: Ang Lee wins Best Director for Life of Pi, Argo gets Best Picture February 25, 2013

    Among the actors, the Best Actor went to Daniel Day-Lewis for 'Lincoln' and the Best Actress award went to Jennifer Lawrence for 'Silver Linings Playbook'. ...
  • No Oscar for Indian vocalist Bombay Jayashri February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Indian vocalist Bombay Jayashri, who was nominated in the best original song category at the 85th Academy Awards for her track 'Pi Lullaby' from 'Life of Pi', lost the trophy to British singer Adele, who took home the statuette for 'Skyfall'. However, 'Life of Pi' won the best...
  • 'Argo', 'Django Unchained' win screenplay Oscar February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Ben Affleck's 'Argo' walked away with the best writing - adapted screenplay award at the prestigious 85th Annual Academy Awards announced Sunday night. Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino won the best original screenplay for 'Django Unchained'. 'Argo' is based on a 2007 article about the "Canadian Caper", in which Tony Mendez,...
  • 'Argo' storms to Oscar victory on night of surprises February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Argo' stormed to Best Picture victory at the Oscars on Sunday on a night of surprises that ended in disappointment for frontrunner 'Lincoln' and handed the most overall wins - four - to 'Life of Pi.' It was the first time since 'Driving Miss Daisy' in 1990 that a...
  • Best and worst of Oscar jokes by host Seth MacFarlane February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Rookie Oscar host Seth MacFarlane casually slung a string of zingers at some of Hollywood's biggest names, including a musical tribute to female frontal nudity in the movies, as he launched the Academy Awards show on Sunday on a decisively provocative note. In an opening monologue and package of...
  • 'Amour' wins Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film February 25, 2013

    Austere Austrian drama 'Amour' that tackles death and aging won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film on Sunday. The French-language film became the second Austrian movie to capture the Academy Award. World War Two drama 'The Counterfeiters' won the Oscar for top foreign film in 2007. The honor caps a year-long...
  • Live blog: The Oscars 2013 February 25, 2013

    Austrian actor Christoph Waltz and animated movie 'Brave' took home early Oscars on Sunday as Seth MacFarlane mocked both himself and Hollywood's A-listers in his debut as host of the movie industry's biggest night. In one of the closest contests going into the ceremony, the Best Supporting Actor went to Waltz...
  • Oscars 2013: The full list of winners February 25, 2013

    List of the 85th annual Academy Award winners announced on Monday in Los Angeles: 1. Best Picture: 'Argo.' 2. Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, 'Lincoln.' 3. Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, 'Silver Linings Playbook.' 4. Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, 'Django Unchained.' 5. Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, 'Les Miserables.' 6. Directing: Ang Lee, 'Life of Pi.' 7. Foreign Language Film: 'Amour.' 8. Adapted...
  • Show Bits: Food takes spotlight on red carpet February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Even the food gets the red-carpet treatment at the Academy Awards. Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck rolled a tray out onto the carpet to show off just a few of the goodies that will be served at the annual Governor's Ball following the show. Making the scene were baked potatoes...
  • 'Lincoln,' 'Argo' in tight race as Oscars roll out red carpet February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: The Oscars rolled out the red carpet on Sunday for the movie industry's biggest night, with Iran hostage drama 'Argo' and presidential drama 'Lincoln' in a tight race for Best Picture. With several contests too close to call, a slate of big box office hits to celebrate and an...
  • Armani racks up early fashion wins at Oscars February 25, 2013

    Giorgio Armani could claim some big wins at the Oscars on Sunday night: The designer dressed Jessica Chastain and Quvenzhane Wallis. Chastain, in a glistening copper-tone strapless gown with mermaid hem, looked like an old-world glamorous movie star, especially with her oversized vintage Harry Winston diamond earrings and bright red lipstick....
  • 'Lincoln' to 'Argo': History alive and kicking at 2013 Oscars February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: History is alive and kicking at this year's Oscars in an unusually rich year for movies that plumb the distant and recent American past and have resonated with both audiences and voters. Four of the nine Best Picture nominees at Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony - Iran hostage drama 'Argo,'...
  • Oscar 'losers' to go home with $45,000 gift bags February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: Oscar nominees who don't end up with a coveted gold statuette at the Academy Awards on Sunday won't go home empty handed after all. Los Angeles-based marketing firm Distinctive Assets will be handing out its annual "Everyone Wins at the Oscars Nominee Gift Bag", valued at more than...
  • Oscar-nominated Daniel Day-Lewis did a cameo in 'Gandhi' February 24, 2013

    New Delhi: A small scene from the 1982 Oscar-winning biopic 'Gandhi' saw a relatively unknown, young actor bully Mahatma Gandhi on screen. The actor, who played the street bully, was none other than Daniel Day-Lewis, the frontrunner for the best actor trophy at the Oscars tonight for his powerful portrayal...
  • Oscars 2013: Stars to tweet their backstage pictures February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is encouraging celebrities to tweet during the Oscars. The film organization has expanded its digital outreach for the 85th Academy Awards with a new feature that lets stars to snap photos of themselves backstage during Sunday's ceremony and instantly post...
  • Oscar foreign film nominees reveal movie magic February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: A few old-school video cameras, a cloned apartment, a sea of digital sharks, and an actress who helped herself to craft services were just a few tricks that international filmmakers employed in their Oscar nominated films. The five directors nominated for this year's foreign language film Academy Award revealed...
  • Dozens of stars rehearse day before Oscar ceremony February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: Some dressed down in jeans and hoodies. Others looked camera-ready in suits or chic dresses and spiky stilettos. But no matter how they looked, all of the stars who rehearsed Saturday for the 85th Academy Awards seemed excited about being a part of the big show. They paraded through...
  • Oscar show promises music, megastars and James Bond February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: Bigger stars, more music and edgier comedy are on the menu for Sunday's Oscar ceremony, when the most coveted awards in the movie industry are handed out during a glittering Academy Awards show. Producers of the three-hour Oscar telecast at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre are promising a faster-paced show and...
  • Hollywood set for Oscars 2013; 'Lincoln', 'Life of Pi' lead nominations February 24, 2013

    The 85th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday night. ...