Oscars Nomination

  • The surprise Oscar snubs of 2014: 'The Butler', Tom Hanks, Woody Allen, Spike Jonze January 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'American Hustle' and 'Gravity' were the big scorers with 10 total nods each at the Oscar nominations this year but Lee Daniels' much acclaiamed 'The Butler' failed to find a place in the coveted list of the 86th Academy Awards. Tom Hanks, a two-time Oscar winner, was looking to...
  • Oscars 2014: The complete list of nominees January 16, 2014

    The 86th annual Academy Award nominations were announced in Beverly Hills, California by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Here's the complete list of 86th Annual Academy Award nominations which were announced today: 1. Best Picture: "American Hustle," "Captain Phillips," "Dallas Buyers Club," "Gravity," "Her," "Nebraska," "Philomena," "12 Years...
  • Can't tell me whether my film is good or bad: Aamir Khan on Oscar nominations January 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor-producer Aamir Khan, who stays away from award functions, says an Oscar nomination provides an opportunity to a film to get more viewers. Aamir is one of the few Indian filmmakers to win an Oscar nomination - 2001 period drama 'Lagaan' in the Best Foreign Language Film category. "For me,...
  • Snapshot: Anupam Kher seen with Leonardo Dicaprio February 28, 2013

    Actor Anupam Kher, who was a part of the cast of the Oscar-nominated film 'Silver Linings Playbook' was seen in Los Angeles interacting with several Hollywood stars, including Leonardo Dicaprio at the pre-Oscar nomination party. ...
  • Oscar Watch: Nominations for the Best Actress February 2, 2013

    Rajeev Masand brings to you the nominations in the Best Actress category at the 85th Academy Awards which will be held on February 24th, 2013. ...
  • Rajeev Masand's take on the Oscar Best Picture nominations for 2013 January 19, 2013

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor examines the nominations for the Oscar Best Picture nominations for the year 2013. ...
  • Glad to work in Oscar nominated 'Silver Linings': Kher January 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian actor Anupam Kher, who features in the cast of Hollywood movie 'Silver Linings Playbook', is ecstatic after the romantic-comedy bagged eight nominations at the 85th Academy Awards. He says "this is the biggest moment of my life". "As an Indian actor, I feel rewarded for my 30 years of...
  • Singer Bombay Jayshree bags Oscar nomination for 'Life of Pi' song January 11, 2013

    Singer Bombay Jayshree's song in Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi' has bagged the nomination in 'The Best Original Song' category of 85th Annual Academy Award. The singer is excited about the nomination and plans to attend the ceremony. ...
  • Didn't expect Oscar nomination for 'Barfi': Ranbir Kapoor September 23, 2012

    Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor has said that the Oscar nomination for his latest film 'Barfi' came as an unexpected pleasant surprise for the entire team. ...
  • Oscar nomination for 'Barfi' an icing on the cake: Ranbir Kapoor September 23, 2012

    Director Anurag Basu's 'Barfi', starring Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra, has been nominated as India's official entry to the 2012 Oscar Academy Awards. ...
  • Midnight's Children: Clips people are talking about September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Midnight's Children is an epic film from Oscar-nominated director Deepa Mehta, based on the Booker Prize winning novel by Salman Rushdie. At the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, as India proclaims independence from Great Britain, two newborn babies are switched by a nurse in a Bombay...
  • Nora Ephron, you will be missed June 27, 2012

    Nora Ephron (May 19, 1941 – June 26, 2012), an American filmmaker, director, producer, screenwriter, novelist, playwright, journalist, author, and blogger will be missed for her romantic comedies like Sleepless in Seattle and When Harry Met Sally. She was a triple nominee for the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay for...
  • Acclaimed screenwriter Nora Ephron dead at 71 June 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Oscar-nominated screenwriter Nora Ephron, known for romantic comedies 'When Harry Met Sally' and 'Sleepless in Seattle,' as well as books and essays, has died in New York after battling leukemia. She was 71. Ephron, who had suffered from acute myeloid leukemia, died on Tuesday evening at New York's Presbyterian/Weill...
  • Oscars: Art Direction backstage interview February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Interview with Dante Ferretti of Production Design and Francesca Lo Schiavo of Set Decoration in the film ‘Hugo’ Q. Dent and Francesca, I'm sorry I speak Italian. A. (Dante Feretti) Today is my birthday and I think this is the most incredible gift I've ever been given. A....
  • 'The Artist' shines at French film awards February 25, 2012

    Paris : Silent movie 'The Artist' shone at home, netting best film and a string of other awards at France's annual Cesars, held two days before the Oscars in which the black-and-white film is a top favourite. Michel Hazanavicius won both best film and best director for his tribute to Hollywood's...
  • Oscar watch: Nominations for Best Director February 18, 2012

    This week Rajeev Masand takes a look at the five nominations for the Best Director. ...
  • Shyamalan's fans want him to go back to film school April 16, 2011

    Three of filmmaker Manoj Night Shyamalan's American fans have created a website called 'mnightschool.org' which is dedicated to collecting funds to send the director back to his film school. ...
  • Oscar fever: how stars prepare for the event February 25, 2011

    Oscars are larger than life and Hollywood celebs turn up at the gala in their best. ...
  • Resul Pookutty gets candid, speaks out March 8, 2009

    Resul Pookutty won his Oscar award for Slumdog Millioanaire . ...
  • For the record: Facts about the Oscars February 23, 2009

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presents its 81st annual Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The world's top film honors are given out annually by the Beverly Hills-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Here are some facts about the Oscars:...
  • Oscar watch: The Reader and Slumdog Millionaire February 19, 2009

    A look at two top contenders at the Oscars this year. ...
  • Not just Slumdog.., The Final Inch too in Oscar race February 19, 2009

    Mumbai: Apart from Slumdog Millionaire, this year's Oscar season will also see another Indian flavour through the film, The final Inch which is based on a man’s fight against polio which eventually turns global. "The nomination of the Oscar is like a day dream to me,” says, actor, Mohammed Gulzar Saifi....
  • Slumdog Millionaire bags 2 more US film awards January 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire has bagged yet another honour, this time the film won the the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by the cast of a Motion Picture at the 15th Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night. This award for Outstanding Performance by...
  • Watch: Slumdog Millionaire director thanks Mumbai January 23, 2009

    Slumdog Millionaire is clearly on a roll and director Danny Boyle can't stop smiling. "It's unbelievable, We've got 10 nominations and three are extraordinary special because they are for AR Rahman, who is not here because he's working on Dilli 6 in Chennai right now," said Boyle. Boyle also extended a warm...
  • All of us in Slumdog are underdogs: Anil Kapoor January 23, 2009

    Actor Anil Kapoor who plays Prem Kumar - the wily game show host in the film Slumdog Millionaire talks about his experience of working in the film, his association with the film's director Danny Boyle and also how the film has garnered world wide acclaim. Mallika Kapur: How are you feeling...
  • Resul Pookutty's Oscar score, music to Indian ears January 23, 2009

    Mumbai: Resul Pookutty is suddenly a well-known word across the nation. He has bagged an Oscar and a BAFTA nomination and has made it to Hollywood's Cinema Audio Society's nominations for his audio work in Slumdog Millionaire. But not many know who exactly sound designer Resul Pookutty is and what...
  • Slumdog hopeful of being nominated at Oscars February 19, 2009

    New Delhi: Slumdog Millionare has already bagged four coveted Golden Globes and multiple Bafta nominations. And now it is said to be the front-runner for the 81st Academy awards nominations that will be announced on Thursday in Beverly hills, Los Angeles. Director Danny Boyle is keeping his fingers crossed for...
  • Honours list for 2008's worst movies, worst actors out January 22, 2009

    Los Angeles: Voters for 2008's worst movies love Mike Myers. They really love him. Myers' comedy flop The Love Guru led the field on Wednesday for the Razzies with seven nominations, among them worst picture and worst-acting slots for Myers, Jessica Alba, Verne Troyer and Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley. The number...
  • Slumdog Millionaire leads BAFTA film nominations February 19, 2009

    London: Low-budget Indian drama Slumdog Millionaire garnered 11 nominations at the BAFTA film awards on Thursday, building on its success at the Golden Globes and giving it a further boost ahead of the Oscars next month. It was tied at the top with The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring Brad...