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Jimmy Fallon to host Oscars next year?


August 6th, 2012 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Actor Jimmy Fallon will reportedly host next year's Academy Awards Ceremony.The American funny man, who hosts Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, is said to be frontrunner ... Read more...

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Portman’s Oscars dress sells for $50,000


March 8th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 8 (IANS) The dress worn by actress Natalie Portman at the recent Academy Awards ceremony has fetched $50,000.The "Black Swan" actress sported the vintage 1954 Christian Dior ... Read more...

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Oscar statuettes sold for $3 mn in auction


February 29th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 29 (IANS) A collection of 15 Oscar statuettes which were handed out to recipients, including the writer for "Citizen Kane", fetched more than $3 million at ... Read more...

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Is Natalie Portman married?


February 28th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 28 (IANS) Actress Natalie Portman has fuelled rumours of marriage with choreographer boyfriend Benjamin Millepied after she was sported wearing a ring on her wedding finger.The actress ... Read more...

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US congratulates Iranian director on Oscar win


February 28th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) The US government Monday congratulated Iranian director Asghar Farhadi after his film "A Separation" won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film."On behalf of all of ... Read more...

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Don’t compare Indian awards with Oscars: Abhishek


February 27th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Abhishek Bachchan feels it is futile for Indian media to compare Indian film award functions to a ceremony like Oscars because here most ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’, ‘Hugo’ in tie with five Oscars each (Roundup)


February 27th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) French silent film "The Artist" and period film "Hugo" became the big winners at the star-studded 84th Academy Awards ceremony here as they walked ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins best picture Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Michel Hazanavicius' "The Artist" was conferred the Oscar for best picture at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony, beating eight other movies.Set in 1927, "The Artist" ... Read more...

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Jean Dujardin, Meryl Streep win best actors


February 27th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Jean Dujardin and Meryl Streep were named the best actors in leading role at the 84th Academy awards ceremony for their work in "The ... Read more...

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Pakistani film wins Oscar for best documentary


February 27th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistani documentary film "Saving Face", which uncovers the story of hundreds of people, mostly women who become acid attack victims, was honoured with the Oscar ... Read more...

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‘The Descendants’ wins for adapted screenplay


February 27th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) "The Descendants", a screen version of Kaui Hart Hemmings' eponymous novel, won the best adapted screenplay award, while Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" was ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins best original score


February 27th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Ludovic Bource walked with prestigious golden statuette for best music (original score) for silent French film "The Artist" at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony ... Read more...

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‘Hugo’ wins best visual effects Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Martin Sorcerese's "Hugo" is on award-winning spree. The film pocketed the best visual effects trophy for Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann and Alex Henning ... Read more...

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‘Rango’ named best animated feature film at Oscars


February 27th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) "Rango", a movie about a chameleon, won the best animated feature film trophy at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony here.The movie, directed by Gore ... Read more...

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Chinese acrobats to perform at the Oscars


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) Acrobats from China will for the first time perform at the Academy Awards ceremony to be held in Los Angeles Sunday.Nine artists from east Shandong province ... Read more...

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Eddie Murphy to host 84th Oscar ceremony


September 7th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Actor Eddie Murphy, popular for films like "Beverly Hills Cop" and the "The Nutty Professor", will host the 84th Academy Awards ceremony at the ... Read more...

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Jolie makes surprise visit to Afghanistan


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to Afghanistan this week to meet refugees in the war-torn country.The 35-year-old, who is a UN Goodwill ... Read more...

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Style quotient at Oscars - hits and misses


February 28th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) The glamour quotient at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles saw Hollywood beauties walking the red carpet in stylish long gowns. But not ... Read more...

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James Franco opens exhibition of his artwork in Germany


February 15th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): 'Spider-Man' star James Franco has opened an exhibition of his artwork in Germany.The actor is set to host the glitzy Academy Awards ceremony with Anne Hathaway on ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise dismisses Anne Hathaway Oscar boycott rumours


January 12th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 12 (ANI): Tom Cruise's rep has denied reports that the actor and his wife, Katie Holmes, were not attending the Oscars to avoid host Anne Hathaway.The spokesman told PopEater ... Read more...

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2012 Oscars not moving to earlier date


October 14th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has said that its Board of Governors had determined the date of the 2012 Oscars "will not be significantly earlier ... Read more...

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Lula biopic to represent Brazil at Oscars


September 24th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Sep 24 (IANS/EFE) A film about the life of Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was chosen Thursday to represent the South American country in the Best Foreign Language ... Read more...

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Visual-Effects Category Nomination Increases To Five At Oscars


July 9th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The next Academy Awards Ceremony will be a more glorious moment for the visual-effects category. The "Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' has raised ... Read more...

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Career will have to wait: Sandra Bullock


May 5th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock will take a break from movies to focus on her adopted son following her split from husband Jesse James. "All I know is that I ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock spotted without her wedding ring


April 21st, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sandra Bullock was spotted without her wedding ring when she was hiking in Northern California with her dog and a friend. Since the Academy Awards ... Read more...

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Sam Worthington ‘blown away’ by Oscar gum criticism


April 10th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Sam Worthington has said he was "blown away" by the media reaction over his chewing gum while presenting an award at the Oscars.The Australian actor has said ... Read more...

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Farrah Fawcett faces snub at the ‘in memoriam’ segment of the 82nd Academy Awards


March 9th, 2010 - 1:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Charlie’s Angel’ star Farrah Fawcett had died in June 2009, at the age of 62 years. She was also a reputed TV actress and ... Read more...

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Perry embarrassed for using expletive on Oscar red carpet!


March 9th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry was left red-faced at the Oscars after her boyfriend Russell Brand chastised her on live TV for swearing. The "I Kissed A Girl" hitmaker blurted ... Read more...

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Christoph Waltz Takes Home Oscar As Best Supporting Actor


March 8th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Mar 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Austrian actor Christoph Waltz won the award in the Best Supporting Actor category for his amazing portrayal of a Nazi officer Hans Landa in ... Read more...

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“The Cove” Bags Oscar As Best Feature Documentary


March 8th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Mar 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Louie Psihoyos directed documentary "The Cove" grabbed the Oscar for the best feature documentary in the 82nd Academy Awards ceremony which was held ... Read more...

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‘The Hurt Locker’ sets records at 82nd Academy Awards (Roundup)


March 8th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) "The Hurt Locker" swept the 82nd Annual Academy Awards ceremony here winning six out of nine trophies, becoming the lowest grossing movie ever to win the ... Read more...

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Major Winners of the 2010 Oscars, The Hurt Locker sweeps the awards


March 8th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2010 Oscars were held at the Kodak Theatre and were hosted by – Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin. Harnish Hamilton directed the 82nd Academy ... Read more...

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Oscars 2010: The New Tenants wins the Best Live Action Short Film award at the 82nd Academy Awards


March 8th, 2010 - 9:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New Tenants has won the award for the Best Live Action Short Film at the 82nd Academy Awards. The film is a Danish live ... Read more...

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Oscars 2010: Logorama wins the Best Animated Short Film award at the 82nd Academy Awards


March 8th, 2010 - 9:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The producer of the film ‘Logorama’ has picked up the award for the Best Animated Short Film. The duration of the movie is just ... Read more...

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Oscars 2010: ‘The Hurt Locker’ wins the Best Original Screenplay Award at the 82nd Academy Awards


March 8th, 2010 - 9:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Boal of the ‘The Hurt Locker’ won the award for the Best Original Screenplay. He dedicated the awards to the troops in Afghanistan. He ... Read more...

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