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‘Mank’ leads Oscars nominations in record year for women

LOS ANGELES: “Mank”, David Fincher’s black-and-white ode to “Citizen Kane,” comfortably led this year’s Oscars nominations Monday with 10 nods including for best picture and best director, as female filmmakers smashed Academy records. The Netflix reimagining of Hollywood’s Golden Age was far ahead of the competition following the live-streamed announcement, ...

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Oscars suspend movie theater rule due to coronavirus

LONDON: Movies that skip the big screen will be allowed to contend for Oscars this year, the Academy said in a significant rule change forced by the coronavirus pandemic. Traditionally the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences requires at least a seven-day run in Los Angeles theaters for movies ...

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GoT wins top drama Emmy as Fleabag springs a surprise

HOLLYWOOD: Game of Thrones took the top Emmy for best drama Sunday but dark British comedy Fleabag was the surprise big winner of television’s glitziest night, dominating the comedy prizes at a star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles. Game of Thrones, the most decorated fictional show in the history of the Emmys – television’s ...

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Mahira Khan proud of ‘Laal Kabootar’ for making it to the Oscars

KARACHI-based crime thriller, ‘Laal Kabootar’ has been selected as Pakistan’s official submission for the upcoming Academy Awards 2020. Superstar Mahira Khan in a recent tweet said that she is proud of Pakistani film being selected for such prestigious accolade. The Academy will choose final nominees for all award categories including ...

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Oscars goes without host

LONDON: The 91st Academy Awards is going without a host for the first time in 30 years – but is retaining the same playful tone and spectacular performances between the nomination announcements. The Best Picture award went to “Green Book” – civil rights dramedyabout aa celebrated black pianist who befriends ...

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Priyanka disappointed with Newton’s entry to Oscars

MUMBAI: Rajkumar Rao’s recently released ‘Newton’ made headlines when the story broke about film’s selection as the official entry to Oscars 2018 from India. While this news is making everyone happy there is someone who is little disappointed with jury’s decision – Priyanka Chopra. Priyanka and her mother Madhu Chopra’s ...

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Saawan selected as Pakistan’s submission to Oscars 2018

LONDON: The Pakistani Academy Selection Committee has selected Saawan as the country’s submission to the ‘Foreign Language Film Award’ category at the 90th Academy Awards. Saawan is a drama film based on the true story of a nine-year-old boy suffering from polio in a Balochistan valley. Shunned by most of ...

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Britain selects Pakistan-set MY PURE LAND as Oscar entry

BIRMINGHAM: British Pakistani director Sarmad Masud’s debut feature My Pure Land has been announced as Britain’s submission for the foreign language category at the Oscars in 2018. Inspired by real-life events, the drama chronicles the story of a mother and two daughters who defend their home and land in rural ...

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Ryan Gosling explains Oscars giggling

LOS ANGELES: You may remember Ryan Gosling trying and spectacularly failing to hold back his giggles at the Oscars last month. The La La Land actor was seen laughing on stage when the wrong film was announced as best picture. But he has now explained that he was just relieved ...

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