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James Corden and Rebel Wilson in Cats costumes present the Oscar for Best Visual Effects at the 92nd Academy Awards.(REUTERS)

Oscars 2020 record lowest audience ever despite surprise performances and wins

By HT Correspondent | Reuters, Los Angeles
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 01:23 PM IST
The Oscars failed to rake in viewers with the awards ceremony on Sunday. Critics called it too long and haphazard.
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Joaquin Phoenix poses on the red carpet during the Oscars arrivals at the 92nd Academy Awards.(REUTERS)
Joaquin Phoenix poses on the red carpet during the Oscars arrivals at the 92nd Academy Awards.(REUTERS)

Joaquin Phoenix accepts he was a scoundrel and cruel, talks animal rights in Oscar speech. Watch

By HT Correspondent | Reuters, Los Angeles
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 10:42 AM IST
Oscars 2020: Joaquin Phoenix made a plea for compassion among fellow human beings and also animals in his Oscars acceptance speech.
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Oscar statues stand off of Hollywood Boulevard in preparation for Sunday's 92nd Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Wednesday.(Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Oscar statues stand off of Hollywood Boulevard in preparation for Sunday's 92nd Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Wednesday.(Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

From cannabis chocolates to all-inclusive cruise, here’s what’s inside Rs 71 lakh Oscars 2020 goodie bag

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 03:09 PM IST
From cannabis chocolates and a 12-day cruise to gold-plated vape pen and a urine collector; here’s what’s inside the Rs 71 lakh Oscars goodie bag.
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The Irishman got 10 nominations at this year’s Oscars.
The Irishman got 10 nominations at this year’s Oscars.

Oscar 2020 noms: Netflix lands 24 nominations including Best Picture, women snubbed in Best Director category

By HT Correspondent | Reuters, Los Angeles
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 01:07 PM IST
Oscars this year were dominated by Netflix, which raked in 24 nominations in different categories.
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An Oscar statuette awarded to Audrey Hepburn posthumously for her humanitarian work is pictured at the exhibition "Intimate Audrey" in Brussels.(REUTERS)
An Oscar statuette awarded to Audrey Hepburn posthumously for her humanitarian work is pictured at the exhibition "Intimate Audrey" in Brussels.(REUTERS)

Oscars to go hostless once again, Ricky Gervais can’t stop laughing

By HT Correspondent | Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2020 02:54 PM IST
The 2020 Oscars ceremony in February will again have no host, the head of ABC Television Entertainment said on Wednesday.
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Robert Pattinson in The Lighthouse.
Robert Pattinson in The Lighthouse.

Robert Pattinson to compete for lead actor Oscar next year for The Lighthouse

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 03:42 PM IST
Robert Pattinson will compete for an Oscar next year for his work in film The Lighthouse. The black and white film also starts Willem Dafoe.
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Awkwafina arrived at the 2019 Oscars in a sparkly and metallic pink DSquared2 pantsuit. (Instagram)
Awkwafina arrived at the 2019 Oscars in a sparkly and metallic pink DSquared2 pantsuit. (Instagram)

Oscars 2019 celebs who experimented with androgynous looks and won the red carpet

By Asian News International | Los Angeles
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2019 03:17 PM IST
Oscars 2019: From Awkwafina, Melissa McCarthy and Amy Poehler sporting stylish pantsuits to Pose star Billy Porter wearing a custom black gown and a matching bolero jacket, gender-fluid fashion made a statement at the 91st Academy Awards.
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Oscars 2019: From Roma to Rami Malek, here’s predicting the winners in six major categories.
Oscars 2019: From Roma to Rami Malek, here’s predicting the winners in six major categories.

Oscars 2019 predictions: From Roma to Rami Malek, here are the most likely winners in six major categories

By Rohan Naahar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2019 12:39 PM IST
Oscars 2019: An Alfonso Cuaron win will mean 5 out of the last 6 Best Director Oscars have gone to Mexicans. Don’t tell Trump. A Best Picture victory for Green Book, meanwhile, will make Dumb and Dumber director Peter Farrelly and Oscar winner.
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Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa and Christian Bale as Batman.
Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa and Christian Bale as Batman.

Black Panther’s Oscar nomination is historic, but these 5 equally deserving superhero films were ignored

By Rohan Naahar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 08:29 AM IST
Black Panther’s Best Picture Oscar nomination is historic, but here are five other superhero movies -- The Dark Knight and Logan -- that were equally deserving of Oscars love.
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Rob Lowe performed with an unknown Snow White at the 61st Oscars ceremony.
Rob Lowe performed with an unknown Snow White at the 61st Oscars ceremony.

Oscars 1989 didn’t have a host and it’s considered ‘most embarrassing, worst ceremony’ ever. Watch what happened

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2019 01:35 PM IST
This year, the Academy Awards will have no host for the first time in 30 years. Here’s how it went the last time that happened.
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The Wife movie review: Glenn Close cements her position as the front-runner to win the Oscar.
The Wife movie review: Glenn Close cements her position as the front-runner to win the Oscar.

The Wife movie review: Glenn Close deserves an Oscar; it’s the greatest film of the post-MeToo era. 5 stars

By Rohan Naahar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2019 02:45 PM IST
The Wife movie review: Glenn Close cements her position as the Oscar front-runner with the greatest film of the post-MeToo era. An unmissable stunner. Rating: 5/5.
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The 91st Academy Awards will be held in Los Angeles on February 25.(AP)
The 91st Academy Awards will be held in Los Angeles on February 25.(AP)

2019 Oscar nominations: Live streaming, when and where to watch streaming of Academy Awards

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2019 02:08 PM IST
2019 Oscar nominations: Here’s when and where you can watch the live stream of the nominations of the Academy Awards in India.
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In this file photo taken on February 24, 2016 Rick Roberts works on touching up a base amid statues of the Oscar awaiting finishing up at a Hollywood back lot in Hollywood, California ahead this weekend's 88th Academy Awards.(AFP)
In this file photo taken on February 24, 2016 Rick Roberts works on touching up a base amid statues of the Oscar awaiting finishing up at a Hollywood back lot in Hollywood, California ahead this weekend's 88th Academy Awards.(AFP)

Ahead of the Oscar nominations today, 5 burning questions answered

By HT Correspondent | Associated Press, New York
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2019 11:23 AM IST
Ahead of the Academy Award nominations announcement on Tuesday, here are answers to the top five questions that you might have, such as what the favourites are, and will Black Panther win.
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US comedian and actor Kevin Hart abruptly withdrew from hosting the Oscars on December 6, 2018, amid flack for past homophobic and anti-gay tweets.(AFP)
US comedian and actor Kevin Hart abruptly withdrew from hosting the Oscars on December 6, 2018, amid flack for past homophobic and anti-gay tweets.(AFP)

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host 2 days after he was appointed

By HT Correspondent | Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 03:46 PM IST
US comedian and actor Kevin Hart abruptly withdrew from hosting the Oscars on December 6, 2018, amid flack for past homophobic and anti-gay tweets.
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Actor Ali Fazal became popular in the international market with the film Victoria and Abdul where he starred with Judi Dench.
Actor Ali Fazal became popular in the international market with the film Victoria and Abdul where he starred with Judi Dench.

Ali Fazal on being part of Academy Awards team: Indian cinema is out there now, on the world stage

By Yashika Mathur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 02:39 PM IST
Actor Ali Fazal has taken up the invitation by the Academy Awards organisation to be a part of the membership.
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