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HindustanTimes Thu,17 Apr 2014

Hugo wins sound honours at Oscars

Hugo
The 84th Academy Awards for best sound editing and best sound mixing went to Hugo. The Martin Scorsese film beat other nominees like Drive, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and War Horse for the best sound editing trophy, collected by Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty.

The Girl With… wins best editing at Oscars

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Director David Fincher’s The Girl With Dragon Tattoo won the golden statuette for best editing for Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall at the 84th Academy Awards.

Hugo leads at Oscars, but Artist eyes big prizes

The Artist
Martin Scorsese's Hugo was in the lead more than halfway through the 84th Academy Awards, but hotly-tipped silent film The Artist was still vying for some of the top prizes. Scorsese's 3D adventure had won five Oscars against two for The Artist.

Michel Hazanavicius wins best director Oscar for The Artist

Michel Hazanavicius
France's Michel Hazanavicius on Sunday took home the Oscar for best director for silent movie The Artist, at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony. The 44-year-old, who triumphed over veterans, had already won a series of gongs for his black-and-white homage to the silent movie era.

Jean Dujardin wins best actor Oscar for The Artist

Jean Dujardin
Jean Dujardin won the Oscar for best performance by an actor in a leading role on Sunday for the silent film The Artist, in which he plays an actor in 1920s Hollywood. Dujardin, 39, is the first French actor to win a best actor Oscar.

The Artist wins Best Picture Oscar

The Artist
Silent movie The Artist won the Academy Award for Best Picture, crowning its triumphal procession through Hollywood's annual awards season. The French-directed black-and-white movie beat eight rivals for the top Oscars prize including...

Confirmed! Eddie Murphy will host Oscars 2012

Hollywood actor Eddie Murphy
Twitterverse went aflutter after it was officially anounced that funnyman Eddie Murphy would host the Oscars 2012 as a solo host. The reclusive actor has confirmed to Oscar top bosses that he's on for the job.

Last century inspires Oscar prospectives

George Clooney
Prospective Academy Awards nominees have pretty much every decade of the last century covered, from the World War I epic War Horse through modern times with the family drama The Descendants.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo director refuses to release it in India

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
The Indian Censor Board has reportedly offended The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo director David Fincher so much so that he has refused to release the film in India. The bone of contention is the...

Johnny Depp may not attend Oscars?

Johnny Depp

Actor Johnny Depp is planning to ignore this year's Oscar awards over rumors of his relationship problems. The 48-year-old is expected to present an award at the ceremony but feels his appearance will only put his personal life with partner Vanessa Paradis under more scrutiny.

Oscar-tipped 'Artist' star under fire for 'sexist' poster

The Oscar App
The French actor tipped to win an Oscar for his role in The Artist was under fire at home today for a poster showing him holding a woman's legs in the air under the line "I'm going into a meeting."

Radcliffe annoyed with Academy ignoring Potter

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe has said that the Harry Potter films have been overlooked for Oscars due to the snobbish attitude of Hollywood. The 22-year-old actor said it was unfair that Hugo, the Martin Scorsese children’s film, should be feted by the Academy while the Potter franchise was ignored.


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