Home Tags Oscars

Tag: oscars

Oscars academy sets out new diversity standards for best picture contenders

LOS ANGELES — The body that hands out the Academy Awards on Tuesday published detailed inclusion and diversity guidelines that filmmakers will have to meet in order for their work to be eligible for a best picture Oscar, starting in 2024.

Oscars delayed to April

LOS ANGELES — The 2021 Oscars ceremony was moved to April from February on Monday due to the havoc caused in the movie industry by the coronavirus pandemic.

Oscars to admit streamed films next year as coronavirus upends movie...

LOS ANGELES — The organizers of the Oscars said on Tuesday that films released only on streaming platforms or video on demand while movie theaters are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic would be eligible for Academy Awards next year.

And the Oscars 2020 winners are…

• Best picture — Parasite • Best director — Bong Joon-ho, Parasite • Best actress — Renée Zellweger, Judy • Best actor — Joaquin Phoenix, Joker • Best...

Oscars to go host-less for 2nd year, ABC says

LOS ANGELES — The 2020 Oscars ceremony in February will again have no host, the head of ABC Television Entertainment said on Wednesday.

Netflix, streaming services win Oscars cinema rule fight

IN A WIN for Netflix, Amazon, and other internet streaming services, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted not to change its rules for winning an Oscar, Hollywood’s top prize.

Netflix’s pursuit of Oscars may be antitrust issue

NETFLIX, Inc.’s pursuit of Academy Awards could become an antitrust issue.

Green Book wins best picture; Colman and Malek are best actors

LOS ANGELES — Road trip movie Green Book won best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, while Mexico’s Alfonso Cuaron was chosen as best director for his sentimental film Roma.

And the winner is….

LOS ANGELES — The Oscars, or Academy Awards, the highest honors in the movie industry, were handed out at a ceremony on Sunday in Hollywood. Following is the list of winners:

Fiascos and fumbles: Oscar organizers stumble to restore glory

LOS ANGELES — First it was the furor over a proposed new “popular” film category, then it was the fiasco over planned host Kevin Hart, and last month the organizers of the Oscars were accused of intimidating celebrities not to present at rival award shows.

Oscars to go hostless for only second time

LOS ANGELES — This year’s Oscar ceremony will go ahead without an official host for only the second time in its history, an ABC television executive said on Tuesday.

Black Panther’s SAG win boosts chances at Oscars

LOS ANGELES — Superhero movie Black Panther, a film heralded for its predominantly black cast and vibrant celebration of African culture, won the top award from Hollywood’s Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, boosting its chances in this year’s Oscars race.

Oscar body distances itself from UK controversy on child murder film

LOS ANGELES — The body that hands out the Oscars on Friday sought to distance itself from a furor over the Academy Award nomination of a film about two boys who murdered a British toddler in 1993.

This year, Oscar is more likely to go to a film...

THIS YEAR’S Oscar race is one of the most wide open in recent memory, giving some big-studio blockbusters a shot at the best-picture crown after years of victories by indie darlings.

Oscars to add ‘best popular film’ award, shorten gala

LOS ANGELES — Organizers of the Oscars — under fire for plummeting ratings and accused of elitism — on Wednesday announced the creation of a new category to honor top blockbusters and said they would shorten the ceremony to attract more viewers.

Oscars chief being investigated for sexual harassment

THE PRESIDENT of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the body which hands out the Oscars, is being investigated for sexual harassment,...

Jennifer Lopez’S #MeToo moment

Jennifer Lopez had her own #MeToo moment years ago, but it did not turn out as planned for her would-be abuser. The singer, actress and...

Cosby accusers to testify

A Pennsylvania judge last Tuesday ruled that five other women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault over the years could testify...

With audiences in free fall, do award shows need to change?

NEW YORK — The Oscars, Grammys and Emmys have for decades served as staples of US television award ceremonies that kick off the year...

The Shape of Water triumphs at nail-biting Oscars

HOLLYWOOD — The Shape of Water on Sunday won top honors at the Oscars including the coveted best picture statuette, bringing the curtain down...

Oscars red carpet winners

HOLLYWOOD — After a Hollywood awards season of statement red carpets including “blackouts” at the Golden Globes and Baftas, the movie industry’s finest embraced...

Oscars’ ‘#MeToo’ dilemma

LOS ANGELES — The Academy Awards, the glitziest night in show business, takes place on Sunday, but the biggest drama may be not on...

Happy 90th birthday, Oscar. You must remember this?

LOS ANGELES — The Oscars, the highest honors in the movie business, celebrate their 90th anniversary on Sunday. Since 1929, the glamorous event has captured...

Transgender artists make history at the Oscars

LOS ANGELES — Transgender representation in entertainment has made baby steps forward in recent years, but 2018 has seen a history-making giant leap, with...

Star Wars Mark Hamill to present award at Oscars

LOS ANGELES — Mark Hamill — Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars saga — will present an Oscar at the upcoming Academy Awards before...

The Shape of Water scores big with 13 Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES — Fantasy romance The Shape of Water topped the Oscars nominations list on Tuesday with 13 nods, one shy of the record,...

Oscars nominations: all the fun facts

LOS ANGELES — The nominations for the 90th Oscars were announced Tuesday, with The Shape of Water, Dunkirk, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri...