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Skyfall, Zero Dark Thirty share sound editing Oscar

Two films - Skyfall and Zero Dark Thirty shared the best sound editing award, and Les Miserables clinched the best sound mixing trophy at The Oscars here Sunday night.i


Hollywood hits red carpet for unpredictable Oscars

Hollywood hit the red carpet Sunday for the Oscars, with Ben Affleck's Iran hostage drama Argo bidding to edge out Steven Spielberg's Lincoln in one of the most open races in years.

Oscars 2013: Christoph Waltz, Brave win early

Christoph Waltz on Sunday won his second Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in four years under the direction of Quentin Tarantino, this time as a German bounty hunter in the slave revenge tale Django Unchained.

Oscars 2013: Anne Hathaway wins best supporting actress

Anne Hathaway took home the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role of a mother-turned-prostitute, Fantine, in Tom Hooper's musical Les Miserables. The 30-year-old was a favourite to win the trophy for the difficult role, which saw her chopping off her tresses and losing about 25lb.

Life of Pi gets Oscar for cinematography, visual effects

Ang Lee's Life of Pi, a fantasy adventure drama widely shot in India, won the 85th Academy Award for best cinematography and best visual effects here Sunday night.

Oscars 2013: Argo, Jennifer Lawrence, Daniel Day-Lewis win big

Ben Affleck's Iran rescue thriller Argo has won best picture at the 85th Academy Awards while Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence won the best actor and best actress awards respectively. SEE FULL LIST OF WINNERS

Oscars 2013: Ang Lee's Life of Pi wins best direction, maximum awards

Taiwanese-born Ang Lee won his second Oscar (after Brokeback Mountain) for Best Direction on Sunday for Life of Pi, the adaption of Yann Martel's  fantasy adventure novel about an Indian boy who survives a shipwreck but is stranded in a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger. COMPLETE WINNERS LIST

My Indian crew, I love you: Ang Lee

Ang Lee, who won an Oscar for Best Director for Life Of Pi (2012), couldn't help but feel overwhelmed while going up to collect the golden statuette. This was his fifth Academy Award nomination.

OSCAR 2013: Lincoln, Life of Pi lead nominations

The Civil War saga Lincoln leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture, director for Steven Spielberg and acting honors for British-born Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.

OSCAR 2013: Bombay Jayashri bags nomination

Bombay Jayashri, a Carnatic music vocalist, is the only Indian among the Oscar nominees announced on Thursday, for lyrics for "Pi's lullaby" from the movie Life of Pi.

Silver Linings Playbook gets 8 nominations, Anupam Kher feels rewarded

Anupam Kher played Dr. Patel in the film, which features Hollywood giants Robert de Niro and Bradley Cooper in key roles. The Oscar nominations were announced in Los Angeles Thursday morning. "Director David O. Russell is undoubtedly a brilliant filmmaker and...

OSCAR 2013: oldest and youngest vie for best actress

This year's nominees for the best actress Oscar include the oldest ever and the youngest, nine-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis, who reportedly lied about her age to get the job.

Life of Pi turns new king of box office post Oscar nominations

According to the Rentrak Institute's weekly rankings, Ang Lee's film Life of Pi has knocked The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey off the top spot. With $35.89M earned on the weekend of January 13, Life of Pi is now in the top spot.

OSCAR 2013: actors make up largest voting bloc

Iran hostage drama "Argo" won the top prize at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, while Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence took acting honors, as Hollywood celebrated its own and helped sharpen the race for Oscar glory in February

OSCAR 2013: Catherine Zeta Jones to perform tribute to movie musicals

Catherine Zeta-Jones has confirmed that she will be taking part in an Oscars night tribute to movie musicals.
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