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Tom Cruise joins league of presenters at Oscars 2012

Halle Berry has been announced as one of the presenters of this year’s Academy Awards ceremony. The Oscar winner joins the list of presenters that already includes bigwigs like Tom Cruise and...

Steven Spielberg thrilled with Oscar nominations

Steven Spielberg, who comes to India with War Horse this Friday, admits two Best Picture Oscar nominations in the same year is a first for him.

Hugo, The Artist inject cinema nostalgia to Oscars

American master Martin Scorsese journeyed to France, putting Hollywood's newest technology to work for his dazzling 3-D re-creation of 1930s Paris in Hugo.

Reaction to Academy Award nominations

Some were surprised and some were left wondering on hearing of their nominations. Here's how the Oscar hopefuls reacted on hearing of the nominations.

Michael Douglas to present award at Oscars

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 to announce...

Oscars 2012: Trivia

The 84th Academy Awards is scheduled for Feb 26, 2012. Here're some interesting facts about the much-reputed awards function.

A Cat in Paris: Feline caper meets film noir

A Cat in Paris, France's contender for best animated feature at Sunday's Oscars, is a cartoon caper with a film noir edge, the latest in a string of international hits for French animation studios.

The Help: The bold and black Oscar contender

Viola Davis knew she had big shoes to fill when she agreed to play the role of a lowly black maid to a rich white family in 1960s Mississippi in The Help.

Oscar statuettes go under the hammer

Fifteen Oscar statuettes are to be auctioned off next week in what organizers said on Tuesday is the largest collection of Academy Awards ever to go under the hammer.

Kodak is out of the picture at Oscars

Bankrupt Eastman Kodak Co is having its named yanked from Sunday's telecast of the Oscars, the president of the group that gives out the awards said on Wednesday.

Short films fill tall order at Oscars

Oscar week kicked off Tuesday night at a celebration of this year's nominees for live action and short films, who are among the least-known of the 2012 Academy Award contenders but no less important to the movie industry.

Mike Myers and Kevin Kline teach Oscar etiquette

With comic Billy Crystal as host and several comedians presenting at the Oscars, the Academy Awards is looking to focus on humor for the 84th annual ceremony, February 26, and has released a short film produced by Will Ferrell's FunnyOrDie.com to offer some laughs.

Wolfgang Puck plans greatest hits for Oscar menu

After the red carpet has been walked and Oscars given out on Sunday night, Hollywood's stars will dine to what master chef Wolfgang Puck calls his greatest hits of recipes.

The Artist eyes gold at the Oscars

The race for Oscars glory comes to a climax soon as Hollywood gathers for the 84th Academy Awards, with hit silent movie The Artist and Martin Scorsese's Hugo leading down to the wire.
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