Oscars Nominations for 2017

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Come January and the entire entertainment fraternity, of course with fans included, around the world eagerly await the Academy Awards. Interest levels are high and it reaches a crescendo up to its telecast in February, when millions of movie lovers worldwide tune in to watch the glamorous … [Read more...]

The Oscars are here!

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It’s time for the Oscars again. Scheduled for the 28th of February 2016 it will be the 88th Academy Awards ceremony! Presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), they will honour the best English-language films of 2015. During the ceremony AMPAS will present the Academy … [Read more...]

The many faces of Denzel Washington

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Denzel Washington has teamed up once again with his Training Day director Antoine Fuqua in The Equalizer. Denzel may not get the superb Press he got in his heyday, but that doesn’t mean we forget that he’s been in some superb films. Here are our top 5. … [Read more...]

The best of the Oscar Red Carpet 2014

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The 86th Academy Awards are over; it brought with it a stream of A-list stars, dazzling dresses, sharp suits and smiles so bright they may actually blind you. But before they handed out those gold statues, there was, of course, the superbly fashionable red carpet. Suchetana Bauri rounds up the best … [Read more...]

Will 2014 finally be Leonardo DiCaprio’s year at the Oscars?

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After two decades of stellar performances, Leonardo DiCaprio still doesn't have an Academy Award. What gives, asks Time magazine's Megan Gibson.  … [Read more...]

How does Lone Survivor stack up against the Top 10 War Films?

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The Peter Berg-helmed, Mark Wahlberg-starring Lone Survivor is a damn good film, but factual inaccuracies aside, is it one of the best war films ever? Not by a long shot, writes Dean Williams. … [Read more...]

Tiny Animated Film ‘Ernest & Celestine’ Takes On Disney and DreamWorks at Oscars — WSJ

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Didier Brunner, producer of Ernest & Célestine knows what it’s like to run up against the big Hollywood animation studios at the Oscars, but that hasn’t thwarted his enthusiasm for the genre. Robin Kawakami tells us why this could be the year of the underdog. … [Read more...]

Oscars 2014: Did the Academy get their nominations right?

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American Hustle and Gravity may have notched up 10 nominations apiece, but seeing films like Her and Philomena get their due means that the Academy has done its bit. But there’s always Oscar night to undo all the hard work, writes Dean Williams. … [Read more...]

Can any other film beat Gravity’s VFX at the Oscars? ­— Deadline Hollywood

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With Gravity offering a seemingly irresistible complete package, it looks as if the other nine Academy short-list contenders will just have to aspire to impress the effects branch enough at the Jan. 9 bake-off to score one of five Oscar nominations on Jan. 16, writes  Thomas J. McLean. … [Read more...]