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Olympia Dukakis, Oscar-winning 'Moonstruck' star, dies at 89 in New Jersey(Twitter/TheAcademy/thehorrorchick)

Olympia Dukakis, Oscar-winning 'Moonstruck' star, dies at 89 in New Jersey

AP |
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2021 10:43 AM IST
  • Olympia Dukakis died Saturday morning in her home in New York City, according to Allison Levy, her agent at Innovative Artists. A cause of death was not immediately released but her family said in a statement that she had been in failing health for months.
Jallikattu is India’s official entry at the Academy Awards this year.
Jallikattu is India’s official entry at the Academy Awards this year.

Jallikattu fails to make the cut at Oscars

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 02:23 PM IST
Filmmaker Lijo Jose Pellissery's Jallikattu, India's official entry in the Best International Feature category at the 93rd Academy Awards, is out of the Oscars race.
Mike Mosallam's Hollywood romcom 'Breaking Fast' busts myths around gay Muslims(Twitter/firstshowing)
Mike Mosallam's Hollywood romcom 'Breaking Fast' busts myths around gay Muslims(Twitter/firstshowing)

Mike Mosallam's Hollywood romcom 'Breaking Fast' busts myths around gay Muslims

Reuters |
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 10:06 AM IST
Hollywood writer and director Mike Mosallam wants to bust stereotypes that 'you can't be gay and Muslim' with his romantic comedy 'Breaking Fast', was originally released as a short in 2015 and warmly received at the Cannes Film Festival
Amul shared the new cartoon titled ‘Jalli Good’ on Tuesday evening.(Twitter/@amul)
Amul shared the new cartoon titled ‘Jalli Good’ on Tuesday evening.(Twitter/@amul)

Jalli good: Amul doodle cheers the selection of ‘Jallikatu’ as India’s official Oscar’s entry

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 09:09 AM IST
The mascot is seen dressed in the signature white dress with red polka dots, while the protagonist sports a vest and a chequered piece of cloth (lungi).
Jallikattu is India’s official entry at the Academy Awards this year.
Jallikattu is India’s official entry at the Academy Awards this year.

Malayalam film Jallikattu is India’s official entry at Oscars 2021

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 04:03 PM IST
Malayalam film Jallikattu will be representing India at the 93rd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category.
An Oscar statue is seen during a media preview of this year's Academy's Governors Ball in Los Angeles.(REUTERS)
An Oscar statue is seen during a media preview of this year's Academy's Governors Ball in Los Angeles.(REUTERS)

The Academy introduces sweeping changes to Oscars, sets inclusion standards for best picture category

Associated Press | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 03:25 PM IST
In an historic move, the Oscars are raising the inclusion bar for best picture nominees starting with the 96th Academy Awards in 2024.
Actor Shah Rukh Khan on the sets of dance reality show Dance Plus 5.(IANS)
Actor Shah Rukh Khan on the sets of dance reality show Dance Plus 5.(IANS)

Shah Rukh Khan reveals two Oscar-winning films that have inspired him to make ‘great cinema’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 07:54 PM IST
Actor Shah Rukh Khan has revealed the two recent Oscar-winning films that have inspired him to make great movies.
Natalie Portman made a real fashion statement at the 92nd Oscars’ red carpet.(Natalie Portman/Instagram)
Natalie Portman made a real fashion statement at the 92nd Oscars’ red carpet.(Natalie Portman/Instagram)

Fashion and politics hand-in-hand at Oscars red carpet

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 06:00 PM IST
Oscars 2020: Besides fashion and glamour, Oscar’s haute couture also reflected politics with celebrities repurposing their red carpet looks with topics like sustainability and equality.
James Corden and Rebel Wilson in Cats costumes present the Oscar for Best Visual Effects at the 92nd Academy Awards.(REUTERS)
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

Reuters, Los Angeles | By HT Correspondent
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.
Luke Perry did not find a mention on Oscars’ In Memorium segment.(Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Luke Perry did not find a mention on Oscars’ In Memorium segment.(Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Oscars 2020: In Memoriam section forgets mentions of Luke Perry, Cameron Boyce

Indo Asian News Service, Los Angeles | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 12:10 PM IST
The In Memorium segment of the Oscars ceremony on Monday overlooked some important names from showbiz.
Charlize Theron at the Oscars 2020.(Instagram)
Charlize Theron at the Oscars 2020.(Instagram)

A breakdown of the gowns, bling and beauty from the Oscars

New York | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 11:43 AM IST
Oscars 2020: The coveted event’s red carpet celebrated classic and contemporary, strong personal statements and an important reminder that fashion can speak volumes. Read. on
Bong Joon Ho’s happy reaction to winning the Oscar won Twitter’s heart.
Bong Joon Ho’s happy reaction to winning the Oscar won Twitter’s heart.

Oscars 2020: Bong Joon Ho’s joyous reaction to Parasite’s Best Picture win charms Twitter, fans couldn’t be happier

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 12:56 PM IST
Twitter fell in love with Bong Joon Ho’s sweet reaction to his film Parasite winning Best Picture at the Oscars on Sunday.
Eminem poses with Elton John at the Oscars.
Eminem poses with Elton John at the Oscars.

Oscars 2020: From Eminem’s surprise performance to Joaquin Phoenix’s stirring speech; four highlights

Agencies | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 10:25 PM IST
From Eminem’s surprise performance to Joaquin Phoenix’s stirring speech and Elton John’s long-awaited win, here are four takeaways from the 2020 Oscars.
Steve Martin and Chris Rock appear on stage at the 92nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.(REUTERS)
Steve Martin and Chris Rock appear on stage at the 92nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.(REUTERS)

Oscars 2020: Chris Rock, Steve Martin fill in as ‘hosts’, poke fun at Scorsese, Bezos

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 11:09 AM IST
Chris Rock and Steve Martin delivered a humorous opening monologue at the hostless 92nd Academy Awards.
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

Reuters, Los Angeles | By HT Correspondent
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.
Scarlett Johansson arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John Locher)(AP)
Scarlett Johansson arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John Locher)(AP)

Scarlett Johansson among the bombshells on Oscars 2020 red carpet

New York | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 08:54 AM IST
Scarlett Johansson showed up Sunday for her two-nomination night at the Oscars every bit the bombshell in a champagne-coloured Oscar de la Renta strapless gown.
Director Spike Lee, wearing a coat with the number 24 in memory of NBA player Kobe Bryant, poses on the red carpet during the Oscars arrivals at the 92nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard(REUTERS)
Director Spike Lee, wearing a coat with the number 24 in memory of NBA player Kobe Bryant, poses on the red carpet during the Oscars arrivals at the 92nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard(REUTERS)

Oscars 2020 red carpet: Director Spike Lee honours Kobe Bryant with purple and gold suit at Oscars

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 08:12 AM IST
American director Spike Lee paid tributes to late basketball player Kobe Bryant in a special way.
Natalie Portman arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)(Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Natalie Portman arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)(Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Oscars 2020 fashion: Natalie Portman dons cape with names of Oscar-snubbed female directors

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 08:54 PM IST
92nd Oscars’ red carpet saw Natalie Portman wearing a cape embroidered with the names of women directors who were snubbed for this year’s ceremony.
Natalie Portman arrives at the Oscars on Sunday.(Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Natalie Portman arrives at the Oscars on Sunday.(Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Natalie Portman wears cape with names of snubbed female directors to Oscars 2020

Asian News International, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 07:30 AM IST
Oscars 2020: Natalie Portman made a clever and important statement with her black cape bearing the names of snubbed female directors.
Regina King walks onstage to present the award for best performance by an actor in a supporting role at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)(Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Regina King walks onstage to present the award for best performance by an actor in a supporting role at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)(Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Oscars 2020 red carpet: Soft pink, basic black and some big statements

Hollywood, United States | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 07:23 AM IST
Pink gowns were a serious trend, along with basic black and statement necklaces. Here is a look at the fashion highlights from the Oscars red carpet.
Priyanka Chopra is not attending this year’s Oscar ceremony.
Priyanka Chopra is not attending this year’s Oscar ceremony.

Priyanka Chopra shares her two throwback Oscars looks as she gives this year’s ceremony a miss. See pics

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 08:52 PM IST
Priyanka Chopra has shared her two throwback pictures from 2016 and 2017 Oscar ceremonies.
Scarlett Johansson arrives at the Oscars on Sunday.(Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Scarlett Johansson arrives at the Oscars on Sunday.(Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Ocars 2020 red carpet pics: Scarlett Johansson, Margot Robbie are all here. Check out best appearances

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 07:08 AM IST
Ocars 2020 red carpet: Billie Eilish, Laura Dern, Mindy Kaling, Janelle Monae are among the earliest guests at the 92nd Academy Awards.
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from Joker.(AP)
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from Joker.(AP)

Oscars 2020: Joaquin Phoenix to Leonardo DiCaprio, here are nominees for 92nd Academy Awards

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2020 03:56 PM IST
Oscars 2020: Here are the nominees in key categories for the 92nd Academy Awards to be held on Monday.
South Korean director Bong Joon Ho, nominated for Best International Feature Film for Parasite, poses at a reception at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills.(REUTERS)
South Korean director Bong Joon Ho, nominated for Best International Feature Film for Parasite, poses at a reception at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills.(REUTERS)

Oscars 2020: From Parasite to Laura Dern, here’s how they can make history this year

United States | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2020 03:22 PM IST
South Korean film Parasite can make history this year by becoming the first non-English-language production to win for best picture.
This image released by Sony Pictures shows Brad Pitt in Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.(AP)
This image released by Sony Pictures shows Brad Pitt in Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.(AP)

Oscars 2020: From Brad Pitt to 1917, here’s what to anticipate at 92nd Academy Awards

Los Angeles | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2020 02:56 PM IST
Oscars 2020: Sam Mendes’ 1917 is likely to come away with the most awards at the 92nd Academy Awards which are set to be hostless for the second straight year.
Actor Kirk Douglas, 90, is photographed during an interview about his life, film career and his new book Let's Face It.(REUTERS)
Actor Kirk Douglas, 90, is photographed during an interview about his life, film career and his new book Let's Face It.(REUTERS)

Kirk Douglas to be included in Oscars’ in memoriam segment as a last-minute addition

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2020 08:36 PM IST
This year's Academy Award's 'In Memoriam' section will feature Kirk Douglas. His demise at the age of 103 on Wednesday led to overwhelming tributes from the Hollywood film fraternity.
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

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
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.
Oscar shaped chocolates are pictured during a media preview of this year's Academy's Governors Ball in Los Angeles, California, U.S.(REUTERS)
Oscar shaped chocolates are pictured during a media preview of this year's Academy's Governors Ball in Los Angeles, California, U.S.(REUTERS)

Oscars 2020 red carpet: Stylist predicts return to ‘extravagance’

Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 05:53 PM IST
Oscars 2020: A return to ‘extravagance’ is what one fashion stylist is predicting when Hollywood stars parade the red carpet at the Oscars on Sunday.
In this Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 file photo, Joaquin Phoenix arrives at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on in Beverly Hills, Calif. The film “Joker” has topped the nominations for the British Academy film awards announced on Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020. The awards will be announced at a gala event hosted by Graham Norton on February 2.(Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
In this Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 file photo, Joaquin Phoenix arrives at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on in Beverly Hills, Calif. The film “Joker” has topped the nominations for the British Academy film awards announced on Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020. The awards will be announced at a gala event hosted by Graham Norton on February 2.(Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Vegan meals and old tuxedos: Hollywood red carpets go green

Los Angeles | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 11:33 AM IST
From glitzy all-vegan galas to recycled red carpet outfits, Hollywood has stepped up efforts to reduce its carbon footprint this awards season, which will soon wrap up with the Oscars.
Billie Eilish swept the Grammys earlier last week with five wins.(REUTERS)
Billie Eilish swept the Grammys earlier last week with five wins.(REUTERS)

Billie Eilish to perform at 2020 Oscars, will she debut the new Bond theme?

Press Trust of India, Los Angeles | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Billie Eilish has been roped in by the Academy to perform at the 2020 Oscars ceremony on February 9.
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