Sunday, October 2, 2022

Russia decides not to send any nomination for Oscars

Washington | September 28, 2022 1:28:35 AM IST
Russia will not send any official Oscar nomination this year.... read..

Oscar-winning star Louise Fletcher passes away at 88

Washington | September 25, 2022 3:29:41 AM IST
Oscar-winner Louise Fletcher passed away at the age of 88 on Friday at her home in France.... read..

Oscars 2023: FFI picks 'Chhello Show' as India's official entry

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:11 AM IST
India has selected its official entry for the upcoming edition of the Academy Awards and it's neither 'RRR' nor 'The Kashmir Files', but is the Gujarati film 'Chhello Show' (The Last Film Show).... read..

Gujarati film 'Chhello Show' is India's official entry for Oscars 2023

New Delhi | September 20, 2022 7:59:44 PM IST
The Film Federation of India (FFI), on Tuesday, announced that the Gujarati film 'Chhello Show' (Last Film Show) is India's official entry for the Oscars 2023.... read..

Harry Styles accepts his first acting award of Oscar season

Washington | September 12, 2022 11:27:46 AM IST
'Don't Worry Darling' star Harry Styles was soft-spoken while accepting an award for one of his first major movie roles at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.... read..

Chris Rock declines offer to host 2023 Oscars after Will Smith slap: Reports

Washington | August 30, 2022 7:57:04 AM IST
Comedian Chris Rock has reportedly declined an offer to host the Oscars next year after he was slapped by actor Will Smith during this year's award ceremony back in March.... read..

Regina Hall reacts on Will Smith's Oscars slap apology

Washington | August 25, 2022 9:27:01 AM IST
American actor and comedian Regina Hall shared her reaction to Will Smith's apology for the Oscars slap incident.... read..

Will Smith capture huge spider with son Trey, as he returns to social media post-Oscar's slap incident

Washington | August 22, 2022 6:56:16 AM IST
Hollywood star Will Smith is back on social media post the infamous Academy Awards slap in March, the 53-year-old star posted a video with his elder son Trey as they caught a tarantula while at home in Southern California in a clip shared by Will on his s... read..

Nani's 'Shyam Singha Roy' in race for Oscar nominations in 3 categories

New Delhi | August 17, 2022 6:27:05 PM IST
South actor Nitya Pranav Teja, popularly known as Nani, and Sai Pallavi's film 'Shyam Singha Roy' is in the running for Oscar nominations in three different categories.... read..

Zoe Kravitz regrets the way she called out Will Smith's Oscar Slap incident: 'I wish I had handled that differently'

Washington | August 17, 2022 7:26:52 AM IST
Hollywood diva Zoe Kravitz says she wishes she had "handled that differently" in response to her messages sent after Will Smith struck Chris Rock during the 2022 Oscars ceremony.... read..

'CODA' star Troy Kotsur's Oscar statue recovered after being stolen along with vehicle

Washington | August 15, 2022 2:27:01 PM IST
American actor Troy Kotsur of 'CODA' fame has revealed that after his vehicle was stolen recently, his Oscar statue went along with it.... read..

Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, Jeremy Lin, Naomi Osaka short films qualified for Oscar consideration

Washington | August 14, 2022 4:27:58 AM IST
Best live-action short, best documentary short, and best animated short are the three Oscar categories that honour movies that are 40 minutes or less. These categories are frequently thought of as "small," but this year's contenders for them will have som... read..

Will Smith's daughter Willow opens up about her father's Oscars slap

Washington | August 6, 2022 6:56:43 AM IST
Hollywood star Will Smith's daughter Willow Smith has defended the now-infamous moment her father slapped Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars, saying it is human nature to make mistakes.... read..

'Nobody hear real victims' Chris Rock reacts over Oscar 2022 slap incident

Washington | July 31, 2022 9:58:24 PM IST
Chris Rock jokes about the "slap heard around the world," incident on his recent comedy show.... read..

Will Smith apologises to Chris Rock for 'unacceptable' Oscars night slap

Los Angeles |Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
A contrite Will Smith has opened up about the controversy surrounding his assault of Chris Rock at this year's Academy Awards, offering his most unvarnished thoughts about an altercation that has marred his public image, despite being named Best Actor, re... read..

Will Smith breaks silence over Oscar slap, apologizes to Chris Rock, his family

Washington | July 29, 2022 9:58:00 PM IST
Hollywood star Will Smith spilt the beans about the ongoing controversy over his assault on Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscard Awards, giving his most unfiltered opinions on the incident that has tarnished his public image on social media.... read..

Oscar winner Troy Kotsur to headline series based on true story of deaf high school football team

Washington | July 29, 2022 12:28:26 PM IST
'CODA' fame Troy Kotsur will be seen in a lead role in Disney+ series, which is based on the football team from the California School for the Deaf Riverside (CSDR).... read..

Chris Rock addresses Will Smith's Oscars slap incident

Washington | July 28, 2022 11:28:01 AM IST
Months after he was slapped by Will Smith at Oscars 2022, comedian Chris Rock addressed the infamous altercation recently.... read..

Oscar winner Mo'Nique's first standup comedy special to stream on Netflix

Washington | July 19, 2022 11:57:47 PM IST
Oscar-winner American comedian Mo'Nique, on Tuesday, announced her first standup comedy special with Netflix.... read..

Kevin Hart says Will Smith is 'apologetic' after Oscars incident

Washington | July 15, 2022 7:26:33 PM IST
American actor and comedian Kevin Hart has shared an update on Will Smith, nearly four months after the actor slapped Chris Rock during the 2022 Oscars ceremony.... read..

Martin Lawrence confirms next 'Bad Boys' film still under development following Will Smith's Oscar slap

Washington | July 14, 2022 7:56:53 PM IST
American comedian and 'Bad Boys' actor Martin Lawrence has weighed in on the future of the franchise in the wake of co-star Will Smith's slap of Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars.... read..

Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore wants 2nd amendment scrapped

New York |Wednesday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Oscar-winning Michigan documentary filmmaker Michael Moore has suggested the scrapping of the 2nd amendment and replacing it with what he calls his own 28th amendment to forever end gun violence in the US, which has claimed thousands of lives in the years... read..

Oscar winner Resul Pookutty calls RRR 'gay love story', says Alia Bhatt was 'a prop' in film

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 4, 2022 8:56:12 PM IST
Having worked on some of the biggest Indian films over the years, the Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty has sparked a controversy on Twitter with his comments on SS Rajamouli's magnum opus 'RRR.' Responding to the tweet from actor-writer Munish ... read..

Oscar winners Billie Eilish, Finneas invited to join Motion Picture Academy

Washington | June 29, 2022 3:56:13 PM IST
Billie Eilish and Finneas, who won an Oscar in March for co-writing 'No Time to Die' from the James Bond film of the same name, have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.... read..

Oscar-nominated French actor Isabelle Adjani under investigation for alleged fraud

Washington | June 28, 2022 12:26:16 PM IST
Oscar-nominated French actress Isabelle Adjani, best known for 'Camille Claudel' and 'The Story of Adele H.,' is formally being investigated for alleged fraud involving hundreds of thousands of dollars in business expenses since October 2020, as confirmed... read..

Oscar-nominated Producer Robert A. Katz dies at 79

Washington | June 24, 2022 3:25:32 PM IST
Oscar-nominated Robert A. Katz, the producer behind projects such as 'Gettysburg,' 'Selena' and 'Introducing Dorothy Dandridge,' died after a long battle with lung cancer on Wednesday at the age of 79, announced his family on Thursday.... read..

Bradley Cooper reveals he was mocked by a famous director over Oscar nominations

Washington | June 21, 2022 4:55:36 AM IST
Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper revealed that he was mocked by a famous director for having seven Oscar nominations.... read..

Oscar-winning director Michel Hazanavicius unveils debut animation film in Annecy

Washington | June 19, 2022 1:57:33 AM IST
The Oscar-winning director Michel Hazanavicius has unveiled his first-ever animation film at the 'Annecy International Animation Film Festival.'... read..

Julianne Moore, Oscar Isaac to star in podcast thriller 'Case 63' from Spotify

Washington | June 17, 2022 2:55:13 AM IST
Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac are set to headline the forthcoming scripted original podcast thriller 'Case 63' from Spotify, which is scheduled to launch later in 2022. Both the stars are also set to serve as the executive producers on the podcast.... read..

Julianne Moore, Oscar Issac star in Spotify's 'Case 63' podcast

Washington | June 16, 2022 10:56:43 PM IST
Hollywood actors Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac are ready to star on the audio-streaming platform, Spotify's, latest podcast titled 'Case 63'. Both the actors are executive producers on the podcast as well.... read..

Oscar-winning actor McConaughey makes emotional plea for gun legislation at White House

By Reena Bhardwaj

Washington | June 8, 2022 4:26:23 AM IST
Oscar-winning actor, Matthew McConaughey delivered a moving and powerful address at the White House briefing on Wednesday as he underlined the need for "responsible" gun legislation.... read..

Jada Pinkett Smith finally addresses Will Smith's 2022 Oscars slap

Washington | June 1, 2022 11:24:57 PM IST
American actor and talk show host Jada Pinkett Smith has addressed the Will Smith-Chris Rock Oscars slap for the first time in detail during the June 1 episode of her Red Table Talk' series.... read..

An Oscar line-up and more for the 17th Edition of Mumbai International Film Festival

Business | May 30, 2022 10:53:58 AM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 30 (ANI/BusinessWire India): With an offering of over 400 films in its 17th edition, the highly anticipated Mumbai International Film Festival is back with a bang! Scheduled for an exciting inaugural event today, one of t... read..

Rajiv Ranjan's directorial debut 'Bediyan' for United Nations on women's social issues of Uttarakhand is on Oscar drive

| May 24, 2022 2:55:11 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI/PNN): Bediyan refers specifically to superstition, blind faith, error, and misconceptions that persist despite decades of education in our society.... read..

Will Smith discusses 'trauma' with David Letterman in interview shot before Oscars incident

Washington | May 23, 2022 5:55:15 AM IST
Hollywood star Will Smith had opened up about his life's "trauma" during an interview with David Letterman that was recorded prior to him slapping Chris Rock at this year's Oscars.... read..

Jennifer Lopez breaks down over 2019 Oscars snub in 'Halftime' documentary trailer

Washington | May 20, 2022 7:23:56 AM IST
American singer and songwriter Jennifer Lopez recently premiered the first trailer of 'Halftime', a new Netflix documentary which looks back on her illustrious career.... read..

Oscars 2023: Academy announces Telecast And Nomination Dates

Washington | May 14, 2022 4:24:41 PM IST
The 95th Oscars will be held on March 12, 2023, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC announced on Friday.... read..

'Got most of my hearing back', Chris Rock jokes about Will Smith's Oscars slap

Washington | May 14, 2022 10:56:26 AM IST
Chris Rock has recovered from the infamous Oscar slap incident and now jokes publicly about the controversy.... read..

When you hurt my child, you hurt me: Chris Rock's mom reacts to Will Smith slapping her son at Oscars

Washington | April 24, 2022 9:31:01 PM IST
Nearly after a month of the 2022 Oscars slap controversy, Rose Rock has reacted to actor Will Smith slapping her son Chris Rock during the live telecast of the award ceremony.... read..

Vir Das mocks Will Smith's visit to India post Oscars slap controversy

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | April 24, 2022 9:27:52 PM IST
Hollywood star Will Smith's recent visit to India weeks after slapping Chris Rock at Oscars 2022 has caught everyone's attention. Like several netizens, actor and stand-up comedian Vir Das, too, commented about the same.... read..

Jay Leno weighs in on Will Smith, Chris Rock's Oscars altercation

Washington | April 16, 2022 5:52:34 PM IST
Comedian and former 'Tonight Show' host Jay Leno has reacted to actor Will Smith slapping comedian Chris Rock at the Oscars last month. Leno, who called Smith a "good guy," said that the most shocking moment for him came after the slap.... read..

Michael Bay says he would 'absolutely' work with Will Smith following Oscars slap controversy

Washington | April 12, 2022 12:52:32 AM IST
Filmmaker Michael Bay has stated that he would "absolutely" work with Will Smith after the actor slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars.... read..

Chris Rock subtly refers to Oscars slap controversy during California stand-up show

Washington | April 11, 2022 12:53:01 AM IST
American comedian Chris Rock, during his recent stand-up show in California mocked politicians and lambasted celebrities, only subtly referencing the controversial moment at the 2022 Oscars when Will Smith slapped him.... read..

Ricky Gervais shares humorous take following Will Smith's Oscars ban

Washington | April 9, 2022 11:53:55 PM IST
In the generally unfunny Will Smith slap saga at the 2022 Oscars, British comedian Ricky Gervais has once again shared a humorous take following the Academy's ban of the actor.... read..

Will Smith responds to Academy's 10-year ban after 2022 Oscars slap incident

Washington | April 9, 2022 12:23:32 PM IST
Actor Will Smith has responded to being banned from Academy events for 10 years after slapping Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars ceremony.... read..

Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years

Los Angeles | April 9, 2022 1:52:37 AM IST
Days after Will Smith's slapping incident at Oscars 2022, the Board of Governors for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, on Friday, voted to ban the 'The Pursuit of Happiness' star from all the Academy events for for 10 years.... read..

Academy prepones meeting to address sanctions on Will Smith after Oscars slap

Washington | April 7, 2022 9:22:26 AM IST
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President David Rubin has announced that the board is moving up the meeting date to quickly address the possible sanctions for actor Will Smith who slapped comedian Chris Rock on live TV during the Oscars ce... read..

Oscar-winning filmmaker John Zaritsky passes away

Washington | April 5, 2022 10:23:48 AM IST
Veteran filmmaker John Zaritsky, well known for winning an Oscar in 1983 for best documentary feature for 'Just Another Missing Kid', has passed away.... read..

Filmmaker Michael Bay weighs in on Will Smith's Oscar slap, addresses Russia-Ukraine crisis

Washington | April 5, 2022 9:52:30 PM IST
American filmmaker Michael Bay, who has directed Will Smith in 'Bad Boys' and 'Bad Boys II' has weighed in on the actor's recent slapping controversy at the 2022 Oscars.... read..

Whoopi Goldberg feels Will Smith will bounce back from Oscars slap controversy

Washington | April 5, 2022 6:53:11 PM IST
Actor-comedian Whoopi Goldberg opened up about Will Smith and Chris Rock's altercation, which took place during Oscars 2022. Goldberg believes that Smith will bounce back from the recent controversy surrounding him.... read..

Amy Schumer reveals the Alec Baldwin joke she 'wasn't allowed' to say at Oscars

Washington | April 5, 2022 10:52:31 AM IST
Comedian Amy Schumer, who's one of the hosts of Oscars 2022, recently revealed that she was not allowed to make a few jokes at the ceremony.... read..
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