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Brangelina to star together again?


February 28th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who were last seen sharing screen space in the 2005 movie "Mr and Mrs Smith", are in ... Read more...

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Halle Berry missed Oscar ceremony due to injured leg


February 27th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry pulled out of the Oscars ceremony due to her broken foot.The 45-year-old was set to present alongside actor Tom Hanks at the ... Read more...

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Rahman performs at Oscars again


February 27th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian composer A.R. Rahman performed at the 84th Academy Awards here as part of the Oscar band in his third performance at the prestigious ... 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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Why is Sacha Baron barred from the Oscar ceremony?


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angels, Feb 23 (IANS) Known for his portrayal of three unorthodox fictional characters -- Ali G, Borat, and Brüno, actor Sacha Baron Cohen has been barred from attending the ... Read more...

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Douglas to present award at Oscars


February 21st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Veteran actor Michael Douglas, who is recovering from throat cancer, has been added to the list of presenters at the Oscar ceremony.The 67-year-old is tipped ... Read more...

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Oscar is boring: Dustin Hoffman


February 11th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 11 (IANS) Hollywood veteran Dustin Hoffman says being at the Oscar ceremony isn't as glamorous as it looks."Oscar is boring. It lasts forever. And don't think you're ... Read more...

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Oscar ballots mailed to academy members


December 28th, 2011 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 28 (IANS) The nomination ballots for 84th Annual Academy Awards were mailed Tuesday to the 5,783 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... 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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Anne Hathaway defends hosting ‘worst ever’ Oscars 2011


April 8th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 08 (ANI): Anne Hathaway has defended her Oscar ceremony performance, which was dubbed the "worst ever" by critics.The 28-year-old hosted the ceremony in February with '127 Hours' star James ... Read more...

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Divorce has made me a better person: Sandra Bullock


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock says her divorce from husband Jesse James has helped her to be a better human being."It's made me a better person, I'm more patient ... Read more...

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Johansson’s dad hospitalised after fall


February 26th, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson's father is in hospital and in a critical condition after a fall near his home.The "Lost in Translation" star is due to hand out an ... Read more...

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Portman ‘honoured’ by Oscar nomination


January 27th, 2011 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Hollywood actress Natalie Portman is "honoured" for being nominated in the best actress category for "Black Swan" at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards and thanks director Darren ... Read more...

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Rahman in Oscar run again with two nominations for ‘127 Hours’


January 25th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 25 (IANS) Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman has done it again! He received two nominations Tuesday for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards for the original score in ... 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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Aamir must make film on George Washington, win Oscar: Asha Bhosle (Film Snippets)


July 3rd, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Ace Bollywood actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan must make a film on first US president George Washington and win an Oscar for it, says veteran Indian singer Asha ... Read more...

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Facebook campaign wants Betty White to host the Oscars


May 13th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is another Facebook campaign for Betty White, and this time around her fans want her to host the prestigious Academy Awards. It ought to ... Read more...

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Bullock nearly gave away baby news at Oscars


April 30th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): Hollywood actress Sandra Bullock almost spilled the beans about having adopted a baby during the Oscar ceremony - the socks of her newly adopted baby kept slipping ... Read more...

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Gabourey Sidibe To Host SNL


April 1st, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, Apr 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gabourey Sidibe, the American actress who debuted with "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" and got nominated for the best actress in ... Read more...

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Sandra wanted to go home from Oscar ceremony


March 9th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Hollywood actress Sandra Bullock who picked up the best actress Oscar for her role in "The Blind Side" admitted she was overwhelmed by winning her first-ever academy ... Read more...

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Fans of Lauren Bacall Will Miss Her Oscar Moments


March 5th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, March 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday, Mar 7, as the 82nd Academy Awards unfolds, there would be some of the world's best in the business receiving the awards. ... Read more...

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Rowling too busy to give award at Oscar ceremony


March 4th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has turned down the opportunity to present an Oscar because she is too busy writing her next book. "You won't be hearing from me ... Read more...

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Tarantino confident of losing best director Oscar


February 19th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19(IANS) Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino, who has been nominated in the best director category for his film "Inglorious Bastards" at the Oscars this year, says he is confident that he ... Read more...

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2010 Academy Awards to Feature 10 Best Picture Nominees


June 25th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by admin
Beverly Hills, CA (June 24, 2009) — The 82nd Academy Awards, which will be presented on March 7, 2010, will have 10 feature films vying in the Best Picture category, Academy Motion ... Read more...

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Billy Crystal was on Leno’s second last show to salute him


May 29th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by GD
All the ardent followers of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno will surely remember that it was Billy Crystal who inaugurated Leno's show 17 years ago. As Jay Leno prepares to leave ... Read more...

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The curious case of the queen of pop


March 21st, 2009 - 1:59 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Madonna seems to be truly inspired by "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'. Quite literally. She seems to be aging in reverse as the singer stunned onlookers with her youthful appearance. And ... Read more...

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`Slumdog Millionaire’ to be screened in China


March 18th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 18 (Xinhua) "Slumdog Millionaire", the Academy Award-winning best picture of the year, will hit Chinese screens March 26, an official said Wednesday. "The movie will be available at cinemas nationwide," ... Read more...

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Holmes is on diet to conceive


March 1st, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes did not attend the recent Academy Awards as she is on a strange diet to prepare for conceiving the second child. The 30-year-old Holmes is going ... Read more...

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My Oscars will connect people, says A.R. Rahman (Lead)


February 26th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) A smiling yet modest A.R. Rahman, who made a triumphant return home Thursday after winning two Oscars for the music of the film "Slumdog Millionaire", said his victory ... Read more...

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Winslets daughter “mortified” over her gray Oscars dress


February 25th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): While Kate Winslet liked the way she dressed for the Oscar ceremony, her 8-year-old daughter couldnt get over her mums asymmetric evening gown.In an interview on the ... Read more...

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Can `Slumdog…’ save the Oscars?


February 24th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (DPA) The exuberant Oscar victory of "Slumdog Millionaire" helped the Oscar ceremony end on a high note. But by Monday morning, the aftermath of the Oscars did not ... Read more...

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Maharashtra makes ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ tax-free


February 23rd, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" that won eight Academy Awards has been made tax-free in Maharashtra, an official said Monday evening. The movie, in which a number of Mumbai children, majority of ... Read more...

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Sukhwinder misses Oscar ceremony, but very happy for Rahman


February 23rd, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) He was to have performed with music maestro A.R. Rahman at the 81st Annual Academy Awards but could not due to some snag. But "Jai ho" singer Sukhwinder ... Read more...

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Kannada film industry gets emotional after Rahman’s Oscar triumph


February 23rd, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) Kannada film personalities, who have worked with A.R. Rahman, have gone on an emotional trip after hearing the big news of the Indian music maestro's twin win at ... Read more...

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Indian slum kids’ fairytale experience at Oscars


February 23rd, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Starry-eyed, excited and wearing little tuxedos and dresses for the first time, a motley of Indian slum kids from Academy award winning "Slumdog Millionaire" and "Smile Pinki" ... Read more...

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