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HindustanTimes Thu,02 Oct 2014

Confirmed! Eddie Murphy will host Oscars 2012

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.

Nostalgia 2011: Divas, rockers, stars flock to Oscar parties

Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Cee Lo Green, Mick Jagger, Steven Tyler. With pop stars, R&B singers and long-haired rockers galore at parties following the Academy Awards, the glam festivities felt more like the Grammys than Hollywood's biggest night honoring film.

List of 83rd annual Oscar winners

List of the 83rd Annual Academy Award winners announced on Sunday.

Bhanu Athaiya plans to return Oscar

Bhanu Athaiya, 83, who had won an Oscar for costume design in Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi (1982) in 1983, plans to return her prized statuette to the Academy Awards Guild in December this year. She says: "I plan to hand it over myself so that..."

Sepia-tinted statuettes? Oscar films look to past

Of the nine films up for Best Picture Oscar on Sunday, only three are set in the last decade, fueling debate over whether our current troubled times are fueling a nostalgia for the past.

Wizard of Oz ruby slippers come to Film Academy

Judy Garland's ruby red slippers from The Wizard of Oz have found their way home. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said on Wednesday it had acquired one of the four known surviving pairs of the iconic shoes made for the 1939 movie, with the help of Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Spielberg.

Most memorable Oscars moments

From winners sobbing uncontrollably to shocking political outbursts, bizarre snubs and streakers, the Oscars have seen it all -- and Sunday's Academy Awards could provide fresh drama of its own.

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