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Oscars postponed by two months due to pandemic

LOS ANGLES: The ceremony for film’s highest honours have been postponed by eight weeks and will take place on April 25, 2021, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said in a statement.  The coronavirus epidemic shut down movie

Netflix stops production on all shows and movies

NEW YORK: Netflix has halted production on all TV shows and films in the US and Canada for at least two weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak. The streaming service confirmed the measure was being taken “due to government restrictions

Japanese animated Studio Ghibli films to hit Netflix

LOS ANGELES: Animated films from Japan’s famous Studio Ghibli, including Oscar winner “Spirited Away”, are coming to Netflix. Twenty-one films from Japan’s animation studio, co-founded by animator Hayao Miyazaki, will be made available in batches between February and April. Netflix

‘Joker’ leads Oscar nominations with 11 nods

LOS ANGELES: Dark comic-book story “Joker” led nominations on Monday for the Oscars with eleven nods for  its terrifying portrayal of an isolated loner. The comic-comic genre was turned upside down as the film covered all the major fields, including

Sharmeen Obaid’s “Sitara” hits New York threatres

NEW YORK: Sharmeen Obaid- Chinoy, a two time Academy, and three-time Emmy Award-winning director, unveiled her recent animated movie Sitara: Let Girls Dream, which premiered in New York cinemas on Sept. 23 Directed and written by Sharmeen, Sitara: Let the