OSCARS

  • No trouble in Clooney and Alamuddin's paradise 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actor George Clooney and British human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin are not getting divorced as being rumoured, says the couple's representative. Representative Stan Rosenfield shunned the speculations with RumorFix by calling the news fabricated, reports aceshowbiz.com. "This story is totally made up in order to sell their magazines," he...
  • Anne Hathaway enjoyed working with husband Adam Shulman for 'Song One' 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actress Anne Hathaway says she enjoyed working with her husband Adam Shulman on new film 'Song One'. Hathaway stars in 'Song One' and one of her collaborators is Shulman, who has co-produced the indie drama. "At first, I was curious how it would go. People always say don't work with...
  • Adele to croon for new James Bond film 'Spectre' 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: It is rumoured British singer Adele has been flown to the city to work on new scores for upcoming James Bond film 'Spectre'. The singer, who scored multiple awards for her 'Skyfall' song which featured at the end credits of the last eponymous James Bond film, was spotted earlier...
  • 'Whiplash' to release in the Oscar week in India 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Director Damien Chazelle's Oscar-nominated drama film "Whiplash" will release in India Feb 20, ahead of the 87th Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. The film, which stars Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons and Paul Reiser has been nominated for five Oscars, including Best Motion Picture and Best Supporting Actor. The story of...
  • Oscars is a political campaign: George Lucas 1 week ago

    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' 1 week ago

    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...
  • Diego Costa, Oscar score two each as Chelsea thrash Swansea 5-0 January 17, 2015

    Swansea: Chelsea scored four goals in the opening 36 minutes in their 5-0 demolition of Swansea in the Premier League on Saturday. Oscar struck first within the first minute at the Liberty Stadium. Diego Costa added two more in the 20th and 34th, before Oscar grabbed a second for a 4-0...
  • '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 nominations: AR Rahman, Sonu Nigam, Bickram Ghosh out of the race January 16, 2015

    Los Angeles: India will be a no-show at the 87th Academy Awards as none of its probable contenders, including Oscar winner A.R. Rahman, have made it to the final nomination list, which was announced here Thursday. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences revealed the final nominations across all 24...
  • 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: Patricia Arquette, Keira Knightley, Emma Stone, Meryl Streep nominated for Best Supporting Actress January 15, 2015

    Beverly Hills: The 87th annual Academy Award nominations for supporting actress in a motion picture have been announced in Beverly Hills, California, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The nominees announced Thursday morning are: Patricia Arquette, "Boyhood"; Laura Dern, "Wild"; Keira Knightley, "The Imitation Game"; Emma Stone, "Birdman";...
  • Oscar 2015: Mark Ruffalo, Ethan Hawke, Robert Duvall nominated in the best supporting actor category January 15, 2015

    Beverly Hills: The 87th annual Academy Award nominations for supporting actor in a motion picture have been announced in Beverly Hills, California, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The nominees announced Thursday morning are: Robert Duvall, 'The Judge'; Edward Norton, 'Birdman'; Mark Ruffalo, 'Foxcatcher'; Ethan Hawke, 'Boyhood'; and...
  • 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...
  • Oscar, Costa score as Chelsea beat Newcastle to take solo lead in EPL January 10, 2015

    London: A goal in each half from Oscar and Diego Costa handed Chelsea a 2-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday, a result that moves Jose Mourinho's side two points clear atop the Premier League. Newcastle began strongly and was denied the opening goal when Petr Cech made a superb low save...
  • Farhan Akhtar plans a birthday lunch for father Javed Akhtar January 10, 2015

    Mumbai: After Farhan Akhtar's 41st birthday, the family is now looking forward to his father Javed Akhtar's grand 70th birthday celebrations Jan 17. Farhan says they've planned a get-together for friends and family. "We're calling all of my father's friends and colleagues for lunch at the farmhouse in Lonavala," said Farhan. The...
  • Pregnant Keira Knightley gives pre-Oscar events a miss January 9, 2015

    New York: Pregnant actress Keira Knightley has had to miss some awards campaigning due to sickness. Morten Tyldum, the director of 'The Imitation Game', said that the 29-year-old actress has not been keeping well, reported New York Post. "Keira's been not feeling well last week. So she has been home,"...
  • Do the opposite of what I did, and you'll be fine: Anne Hathaway advises Neil Patrick Harris on how to host the Oscars January 8, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Anne Hathaway, who hosted the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, has faith that Neil Patrick Harris will do a wonderful job this year. She even has some tips for him. "He'll be great. He's a natural host," Hathaway said of Harris in an interview with The New York Times,...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio ushers in the New Year at St Barts; girlfriend Toni Garrn was nowhere to be seen January 5, 2015

    Los Angeles: Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio was spotted partying with bikini-clad women at the beach in St Barts last week. The 'Wolf of Wall Street' star hit the beach last week for a little partying with friends, reported E!Online. Dressed in colourful floral-print swim trunks and sunglasses, the 40-year-old star celebrated New...
  • U2's Bono says he may never play guitar again January 3, 2015

    New York: Bono, the frontman of the Irish rock group U2 who was injured in a cycling accident last year, said on Friday his recovery has not been easy and he may never play guitar again. In a blog on the group's website, the 54-year-old rocker said he broke his hand,...
  • 2014 was like a workout for me: AR Rahman December 30, 2014

    Mumbai: "The year 2014 was like a workout for me" says Oscar winning composer A.R.Rahman, who has given music for as many as twelve films including some Hollywood projects this year. He has also composed music for Shankar's forthcoming Tamil film 'I'. "I have done almost twelve movies in 2014 and it's...
  • 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...