Oscars

Week before release, Pakistan bans Saim Sadiq’s film 'Joyland', its Oscars contender

Jamaat-e-Islami senator Mushtaq Ahmed Khan had objected to the film for being against “Pakistani social values” and the institution of marriage and for its portrayal of homosexuality. 

published on : 14th November 2022

'RRR''s Naatu Naatu song under Oscar predictions for Best Original Song nominees

According to a Variety report, the other frontrunner in the category includes Rihanna's Life Me Up from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever which she co-wrote with Ryan Coogler and Ludwig Goransson.

published on : 11th November 2022

Jimmy Kimmel to host 95th Academy Awards 

Prior to the "Jimmy Kimmel Live" star, Jerry Lewis, Steve Martin, Conrad Nagel and David Niven have hosted the Oscar ceremony thrice.

published on : 7th November 2022

Audiences will come to theatres for experiences that are cinematic: Siddharth Roy Kapur 

According to Roy Kapur, it will take the audience some time to redevelop an appetite to watch films in theatres after getting used to consuming content at home on TV and streaming platforms.

published on : 13th October 2022

India's Oscar entry 'Last Film Show' to open in 95 cinemas, tickets priced at Rs 95

Inspired by director Pan Nalin's own memories of falling in love with movies as a child in rural Gujarat, "Last Film Show" is set at the cusp of the digital revolution.

published on : 10th October 2022

'Our cinematic culture star-driven, don't blame people': 'Chhello Show' director on Oscar row

The Gujarati language film's suitability as best foreign film at the Oscars has been called into question by several social media users who were rooting for "RRR" or "The Kashmir Files".

published on : 9th October 2022

Samuel Goldwyn Films' Prez supports India's selection of 'The Last Film Show' for Oscars

Peter Goldwyn, the president of the US distributor Samuel Goldwyn Films, has called India's selection of its competitor for this year's best international film race at the Oscars, 'The Last Film Show'

published on : 27th September 2022

World should stop judging Will Smith for slapping Chris Rock: Kevin Hart

In a new interview, the comedian insinuated that his friend deserves a shot at redemption and that people should stop judging Will after slapping Chris.

published on : 27th September 2022

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

Chris also stated he also turned down the opportunity to appear in a Super Bowl ad following the slapping incident.

published on : 30th August 2022

Regina Hall reacts on Will Smith's Oscars slap apology

During the Oscars 2022 ceremony, Smith punched presenter and comedian Chris Rock on the Dolby Theatre stage after he made a G.I. Jane joke about Jada Pinkett's baldness.

published on : 25th August 2022

Film academy apologises to Littlefeather who faced harassment for 1973 Oscars speech on Native Americans

When Brando won best actor for "The Godfather," Littlefeather, took the stage, becoming the first Native American woman ever to do so at the Academy Awards.

published on : 16th August 2022

Willow Smith on dad Will's Oscars slap: 'I see my family as being human'

She told in an interview "I see my whole family as being human, and I love and accept them for all their humanness."

published on : 6th August 2022

Chris Rock on Will Smith slap at Oscars 2022: I'm not a victim

While Rock had previously addressed the incident that was aired live across the world from the 2022 Academy Awards stage, this was his most direct response to the controversy yet.

published on : 28th July 2022

Actor Suriya accepts Academy's invite, thanks Tamil Nadu CM for wishes

Actors Kajol, Suriya and filmmakers Sushmit Ghosh, Rintu Thomas, Reema Kagti, and Pan Nalin are among the 397 new members invited this year by the Academy.

published on : 30th June 2022

Suriya, Kajol and Reema Kagti invited to join the Oscars' Class of 2022

Suriya has been selected for his work in 'Jai Bhim' and 'Soorarai Pootru', and Kajol has been selected for her work in 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham' and 'My Name is Khan'.

published on : 29th June 2022

Lagaan to be adapted as a Broadway show in the UK

Ashutosh Gowariker’s Lagaan: Once Upon A Time clocks 21 years today. The film starring Aamir Khan was released in theatres on June 15 in 2001.

published on : 16th June 2022

Jada Pinkett Smith speaks on Oscars slapgate

The Academy has suspended  Will Smith from its membership for 10 years because of his violent actions at the Oscars.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Academy Awards announces date for 2023 ceremony

The annual award ceremony will take place at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood.

published on : 14th May 2022

Benedict Cumberbatch  jokes about Will Smith’s Oscars slap

He joked that Lorne Michaels - the executive producer of Saturday Night Live - asked him what other films he’d appeared in, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

published on : 10th May 2022

Benedict Cumberbatch jokes about Will Smith's Oscars slap

The 45-year-old star was nominated for the Best Actor gong at the Academy Awards for his performance in 'The Power of the Dog'.  

published on : 9th May 2022
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