Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis dies aged 89

LOS ANGELES: Actress Olympia Dukakis who won an Oscar for her role as an overbearing mother in the romantic comedy ‘Moonstruck”‘ has died at the age of 89. The passing of the theater veteran, who made a name for herself

Daniel Kaluuya wins Oscar for ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

LOS ANGELES: British actor Daniel Kaluuya won his first Oscar for his supporting role as the late Black Panther activist Fred Hampton in drama film ‘Judas and the Black Messiah.’ Daniel Kaluuya drew on his respect for Black Panthers leader

Frances McDormand wins third Oscar with ‘Nomadland’

LOS ANGELES: Frances McDormand won her third Oscar on Sunday for “Nomadland,” cementing her reputation as one of the best actresses of her generation. McDormand’s win makes her a member of an elite club that includes Meryl Streep, Daniel Day

Wearing a mask is not mandatory at Oscars 2021

The academy administration has made regulations to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus during Oscars 2021. According to a foreign news agency, the attendees of Oscars 2021, which will be shown live on April 25, will not have to

Oscar-nominated actor George Segal dies aged 87

LOS ANGELES: Oscar-nominated actor George Segal, who sparred with Richard Burton in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” romanced Glenda Jackson in “A Touch of Class” and won laughs in the TV sitcom “The Goldbergs,” has died at the age of

Oscars will be in-person ceremony, no Zoom attendance allowed

LOS ANGELES (Reuters): The Oscars ceremony which is scheduled next month will be an intimate, in-person gathering, held without Zoom. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, everyone will be tested, and there will be a COVID-19 safety team on-site throughout the

Anne Hathaway opens up about facing online hate

Hollywood star Anne Hathaway has opened up about the assaults she had faced on-line after winning an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for 2012’s Les Misérables. While shedding light on the online abuse, the Hollywood star said that she has

Oscars to consider diverse films for ‘best picture’ category

LOS ANGELES (Reuters): The Oscars has published new guidelines for inclusion and diversity that filmmakers will have to meet in order for their work to be eligible for Best Picture. Starting in 2024, the Oscars which has been criticized for

Parasite makes history by winning Oscar for best movie category

LOS ANGELES: South Korean social drama Parasite won the Oscar for best film and best director categories on Sunday, making history as the first non-English-language movie to win the highest award in the film industry. In a historic win that

Pakistan’s Lal Kabootar is officially going to Oscars

A thriller based on crimes in Karachi, Laal Kabootar, has now been officially chosen as Pakistan’s submission for the upcoming Academy Awards, Oscars 2020. Laal Kabootar was a joint venture of Geo Films and Nehr Ghar Films. The action-packed crime