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Is Indian cinema ready for own big Oscar moment?

French critic Jean-Michel Frodon explains that the success of Parasite is the “extreme result” of the combination of an unusual number of factors.

17 Feb 2020 1:53 AM

Oscar 2020: 'Joker' leads nominations with 11 nods, 'Parasite' makes big mark

The film, which earned six nods, was also recognised in the international feature film, director and original screenplay categories.

14 Jan 2020 11:05 AM

Why Gully Boy missed the Oscar

The film is very similar to Curtis Hanson’s 2002 film 8 Mile, which is a big no-no for the Oscars’ jury.

18 Dec 2019 12:53 AM

Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt starrer 'Gully Boy' out of Oscar race; read details

The movie failed to make the cut in the top-10 movies that will advance to the next round of voting at the 92nd Academy Awards.

17 Dec 2019 10:32 AM

Against all odds

U-16 girls football team from Mumbai slums wins Dana Cup Trophy in Denmark.

28 Jul 2019 12:36 AM


Cher to release new album, 'Dancing Queen' with Abba

Cher said that she likes Abba and after working in 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' she was again reminded of how good they are.

10 Aug 2018 8:25 AM

The Academy President John Bailey cleared of sexual harassment allegations

In a statement, the organisation said that the 75-year-old will continue to serve as its president, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

29 Mar 2018 9:06 AM

Cotons du Two-lear: Barbra Streisand clones beloved dog

The cloning procedure can run from $25,000 to $100,000 through services such as the Texas-based ViaGen.

22 Mar 2018 2:52 PM

10 most memorable quotes from 90th Academy Awards

Below are some of the most memorable lines from Kimmel's monologue and other quotes from Oscar 2018.

05 Mar 2018 4:47 PM

I feel just as much woman as I am man: singer Sam Smith opens up about sexuality

The Oscar-winning singer said he likes to rock heels and his love for dressing has been a passion for years.

24 Oct 2017 11:39 AM


Cambridge women's college opens doors to transgender students

The college added that it was also supportive of non-binary students or gender identities not exclusively male or female.

04 Oct 2017 7:30 PM

Leonardo DiCaprio faces ‘heat’ in titanic fund fraud

US to seize stolen assets, paintings in 1MDB probe.

17 Jun 2017 3:24 AM

Sunny Pawar to host special screening for family

Child actor, Sunny Pawar, who has been creating ripples across the globe, with his Oscar nominated film Lion, is back in the country.

03 Mar 2017 12:12 AM

Jamie Foxx racially abused

However, the cops and the media in Croatia did not mention Foxx’s name as a victim.

23 Feb 2017 12:23 AM


Racism is a murderer of truth. It makes it impossible for us to understand strangers through the celluloid.

20 Feb 2017 2:42 AM


Lion made Keith Urban cry, says Nicole Kidman

In the film, Kidman plays Sue Brierley, one of Saroo’s adoptive parents.

02 Feb 2017 1:02 AM

China: Womens' rights activist faces harassment after Oscars nomination

The documentary would have become one of only a handful of movies by a mainland Chinese filmmaker to ever be nominated for an Oscar.

29 Jan 2017 9:56 PM

Constance Wu slams Oscars over Casey Affleck pick

The actress took to Twitter to slam the Academy moments after Affleck was announced as an Oscar nominee.

27 Jan 2017 6:48 AM

Oops! ABC lists Tom Hanks, Amy Adams in Oscar list

ABC Digital, which posted the nominations to, issued an apology for the errors.

26 Jan 2017 4:56 AM

Jessica Biel informed Justin Timberlake about Oscar nomination

Timberlake’s Can’t Stop the Feeling, which he had co-written, was nominated for the Best Original Song category.

26 Jan 2017 1:08 AM