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Oscars 2022 Will Have A Host For The First Time In Four Years

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

The 94th Oscars, which will premiere on March 27, 2022, will be the first to include a host since the 2018 ceremony.

Anil Kapoor, Dia Mirza And Other Bollywood Celebrities Pay Tribute To Sidney Poiter

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Bollywood celebrities took to their social media handles to pay tributes to the late Hollywood actor Sidney Poitier. Here's a compilation of the same.


'Dallas Buyers Club' And 'Big Little Lies' Director, Jean-Marc Vallée, Dies At 58

Filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée, best known for directing films such as 'Dallas Buyers Club', 'Big Little Lies' and 'Wild', has passed away at the age of 58.

Oscar 2022: Beyonce To Compete Against Husband Jay-Z For Best Original Song

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Oscar nominations will be announced on February 8th, and the awards will be presented on March 27th.


Oscars 2022: India's Official Entry 'Koozhangal' Out; Rintu Thomas' 'Writing With Fire' Shortlisted For The Best Documentary Feature

The Tamil film 'Koozhangal' (Pebbles), India's official entry this year to the Oscars, has been eliminated from the competition. However, there's a reason to rejoice as director Rintu Thomas' 'Writing With Fire' was shortlisted in the Best Documentary Feature category.

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23 October, 2021

Tamil Film ‘Koozhangal’ Beats ‘Sardar Udham’ And ‘Sherni’ To Become India’s Official Oscar Entry For 2022

Outlook Web Bureau

The Tamil film ‘Koozhangal’ has been selected as India’s official entry for the Academy Awards 2022. It beat films like ‘Sardar Udham’ and ‘Sherni’ to attain this recognition.


15 October, 2021

'Hunger Games' Actor Jennifer Lawrence To Star In R-rated comedy 'No Hard Feelings'

Outlook Web Bureau

The project is touted as an R-rated comedy in the vein of Tom Cruise's 1983 film 'Risky Business' and Cameron Diaz-starrer 'Bad Teacher'.


11 August, 2021

Taiwanese Books Lose Markets In China Amid Rising Tensions

Associated Press (AP)

In recent years, China has cut the flow of Chinese tourists and students to Taiwan and blocked its artists from taking part in Taiwan’s Golden Rooster and Golden Melody awards, regarded as the Oscars and Grammys for Chinese-language movies and music.



26 April, 2021

Oscars 2021 Winners List: ‘Nomadland’ Wins Best Picture, Chloe Zhao, Anthony Hopkins Create History

Outlook Web Bureau

Nomadlad director Chloe Zhao made history by becoming the first woman of colour to win the Best Director trophy at the actors. She is also only the second female director to lift the trophy.


26 April, 2021

93rd Academy Awards: Chloe Zhao Becomes Second Woman In Oscars History To Win Best Director

Outlook Web Bureau

Kathryn Bigelow was the first woman to win the best director in 2009 for her film "The Hurt Locker".


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20 April, 2021

Oscar-Winning Star Olivia Colman In Talks To Join Marvel Studio's Series 'Secret Invasion'

Outlook Web Bureau

There is no clarity on what Colman would play in the series but infiltration of Skrulls on Earth is said to be a part of the story.


03 April, 2021

Noah Emmerich, Kim Dickens To Star In Netflix Thriller 'The Good Nurse'

Outlook Web Bureau

Starring Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne in the lead roles, the movie is an adaptation of Charles Graeber's book 'The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder'.


15 March, 2021

Oscars 2021: David Fincher’s ‘Mank’ Bags Most Nominations; Check Full List

Outlook Web Bureau

The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony will be held on April 25


14 March, 2021

Actress Strips Naked At 'French Oscars' To Demand Support For Country's Art Industry

Outlook Web Bureau

The art sector in France has been hit badly by the ongoing pandemic with the cinemas and theatres in the country have been closed since October 2020


02 March, 2021

Football Legend IM Vijayan-starrer 'Mmmmm' Eligible For Oscars Best Film Award

Outlook Web Bureau

'Mmmmm (Sound of Pain)' is one of the 366 movies eligible for the 2020 Academy Awards. Nominations voting will begin on March 5


13 February, 2021

‘Bittu’ Was Never An Investigation Of The Poisoning, Says Filmmaker Karishma Dev Dube

Lachmi Deb Roy

‘Bittu’, the short film inspired by the infamous school poisoning of 2013 has made it to the Live Action Short Film shortlist for the 93rd Academy Awards.


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10 February, 2021

India's 'Jallikattu' Out Of Oscars 2021 Race In Best International Feature Film Category

Outlook Web Bureau

In the nominations round, Academy members from all branches are invited to opt-in to participate and must view all 15 shortlisted films in order to cast a ballot.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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