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2017 Oscars: Jimmy Kimmel to host '89th Academy Awards'
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 6 : Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel will emcee the 2017 Oscars.

Jimmy Kimmel to host Oscars 2017
Los Angeles, Dec 6 : Popular TV host Jimmy Kimmel will host the 89th Oscars show, to be broadcast live by ABC on Feburary 26, 2017, sources said.

Lawrence wants Aronofsky to stay with her
Los Angeles, Dec 4 : Oscar winning-actress Jennifer Lawrence has reportedly given director Darren Aronofsky a set of keys of her house so that he can stay with her whenever he is here.

Kidman begged for her 'To Die For' role
Los Angeles, Dec 2 : Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman had to beg for her role in the 1995 film "To Die For".

'Moana': A spunky princess who entertains (Movie Review)
Film: "Moana"; Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker; Voices of: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, Alan Tudyk, Oscar Kightley; Rating: ***

When Matthew McConaughey's mother slammed him
Los Angeles, Nov 29 : Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, 47, said that his mother slammed him to the ground when he was in kindergarten.

Oscar-Winning production designer Paul Sylbert passes away
Los Angeles, Nov 24 : Paul Sylbert, who shared an Oscar for the production design for Warren Beattys "Heaven Can Wait" and worked on notable films like "One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest," is dead. He was 88.

Don't have problem working in Hindi films: Freida Pinto
Mumbai, Nov 21 : US-based Indian actress Freida Pinto, who rose to fame with the Oscar-winning film "Slumdog Millionaire," says she has no problem working in Hindi films.

Gwyneth Paltrow hopeful after Donald Trump win
Los Angeles, Nov 20 : Gwyneth Paltrow is not being pessimistic about Republican Donald Trump winning the US presidential election. The Oscar-winning actress says it's time to have an open mind and look through.

Chris Martin parties with SRK, Rahman in Mumbai
Mumbai, Nov 18 : Coldplay frontman Chris Martin on Thursday night was in the company of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Oscar winner A.R. Rahman, designer Manish Malhotra and others from the Indian film industry, ahead of the debut edition of the Global Citizen Festival India (GCFI) here.

DiCaprio stuns onlookers on Edinburgh street
Edinburgh, Nov 18 : Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio recently visited a restaurant here, and onlookers were left stunned as they spotted him on their bus journey to work.

Paralympian Pistorius transferred to correctional centre
Cape Town, Nov 14 : South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been transferred from a detention centre to a correctional centre, the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) confirmed on Monday.

Sonu Sood congratulates Jackie Chan for honorary Oscar
Mumbai, Nov 14 : Actor Sonu Sood has congratulated legendary actor Jackie Chan, who has been conferred an honorary Oscar.

Rahman watches 'Achcham Yenbathu Madamaiyada' with audience
Chennai, Nov 14 : Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman watched Tamil romantic-drama "Achcham Yenbathu Madamaiyada", which stars Simbu and Manjima Mohan in the lead, with the audience at a theatre here.

'Desierto': Intense, brutal but incomplete! (Movie Review)
Film: "Desierto"; Director: Jonas Cuaron; Cast: Gael Garcia Bernal, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Alondra Hidalgo, Diego Catano, Marco Erez, Oscar Flores Guerrero, David Peralt Arreola; Rating: ***

Charlize Theron rejects ageism in Hollywood
Los Angeles, Nov 11 : Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron has dismissed fellow female stars' claims that ageism is alive and well in the entertainment industry.

Entertainment wonderful way to stimulate people's imagination: Ron ...
New Delhi, Nov 10 : Oscar-winning director Ron Howard, who is coming out with documentary-drama "Mars", feels cinema can contribute in spreading awareness, and says that the goal of the medium is to inform and entertain.

'Visaranai' brings curtains down on DIFF 2016
Dharamsala, Nov 7 : The fifth edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) came to an end on Sunday with the screening of National Award-winning filmmaker Vetrimaaran's Tamil drama "Visaranai", which has been named as India's official entry for Oscars 2017 in the Foreign Language ...

Affleck, Damon may be part of 2017 Oscars: Jennifer Todd
Los Angeles, Nov 5 : Jennifer Todd, who has been named as one of the producers for the 89th Academy Awards along with Michael De Luca, says she will try to bring actors Ben Affleck and Matt Damon together at the star-studded ceremony in a creative way.

Tilda Swinton reveals her superpower
Hong Kong, Nov 2 : Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton, who plays a martial arts mystic in the forthcoming Marvel Studios' film "Doctor Strange", says she has a superpower too.

Films competing at Oscars, fests to get promotion funds
New Delhi, Nov 1 : Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday announced that the ministry will provide Film Promotion Fund to films selected as Indias official entry to Academy Awards under the Best Foreign Language Film category. Money will also be available for ...

A.R. Rahman, internet sensations to team up for Jammin' Live
Mumbai, Nov 1 : Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman will perform with Bollywood composers Salim-Sulaiman, Clinton Cerejo and Mithoon along with internet sensations Sanam and Shraddha Sharma here.

Make-up artist Fern Buchner dead
Washington, Nov 1 : Fern Buchner, who mostly worked as a make-up artist on Oscar-winning filmmaker Woody Allen movies, including "Annie Hall", died at the age of 87, said her friend Diane Salzberg.

Acting is like creating magic, showing the impossible: Benedict ...
Hong Kong, Nov 1 : Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays a surgeon-turned-sorcerer vested with powerful magical powers and skills in "Doctor Strange", has compared magic with acting. He says it's all about making what you watch seem possible, even though it is not.

Bollywood films' background score now 'sophisticated'
Mumbai, Oct 29 : Oscar-winning composer Mychael Danna says the background score of Bollywood films used to be "very over the top", but now, Indian composers are using background music in a sophisticated way.

Oscar-winning actor Benigni loses driving licence
Rome, Oct 28 : Oscar-winning Italian actor Roberto Benigni's driving licence has been withdrawn after traffic wardens caught him overtaking a queue of cars in Rome and swerving into the oncoming lane.

NGO wants DiCaprio to return 'corrupt' earnings
Los Angeles, Oct 28 : An anti-corruption NGO has urged Oscar winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio to "do the right thing" and pay back his earnings from "The Wolf of Wall Street" should the US Justice Department find that they are linked to a multi-billion dollar 1MDB Malaysian corruption scandal.

Why be fascinated with Oscars, asks Manoj Kumar
Mumbai, Oct 27 : Veteran actor Manoj Kumar wonders why the Indian film fraternity is obsessed with the Oscars. He feels that an award that Hollywood gets attracted to, should be instituted in India instead.

Clinton's achievements are ahead of her: Streep
Tokyo, Oct 24 : Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep says she was "flattered to hear" that US Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton once suggested that Streep would be her choice to portray her in a movie.

Clergy sex abuse topic is relevant today: Michael Rezendes
New Delhi, Oct 22 : "Spotlight" -- a film which infused life into an award-winning investigative team's story that exposed a Catholic paedophile scandal involving priests in Boston -- was named as the Best Picture at the Oscar's this year. And Michael Rezendes, one of the journalists who worked on ...

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