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Resul Pookutty tweeted he was nearing a "breakdown" when he didn't get any Hindi films after winning an Oscar

The sound designer says he is glad that the 'Oscar curse' is over

Published on 28th July 2020
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Take a break from multi-episode series with four Oscar-winning short films

From Marshall Curry's A night at the garden to Guy Nattiv's Skin and more add them to your watchlist

Published on 23rd July 2020
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Mexico mourns death of popular singer Oscar Chavez as he dies of COVID-19 at age 85

One of Mexico’s best-known protest singers, Oscar Chávez, died Thursday at age 85 after being infected with the coronavirus.

Published on 2nd May 2020
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Obit: Shirley Knight, two-time Oscar-nominated actress, breathes her last at age 83

Shirley Knight, the Kansas-born actress who was nominated for two Oscars early in her career and went on to play an astonishing variety of roles in movies, TV and the stage, has died. She was 83.

Published on 24th April 2020
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Gene Deitch, Oscar-winning illustrator, animator, film director and producer dies at age 95

Gene Deitch, an American Oscar-winning illustrator, animator, film director and producer has died. He was 95.

Published on 20th April 2020
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Oscar-winning director Marshall Curry on his film The Neighbors' Window which delivers a fresh take on a voyeurism

Curry's recent short film has been making waves at the festival circuits as well

Published on 28th February 2020
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Activist cry, 'Shame!' Walkouts & protests as Roman Polanski wins best director at French Oscars

Roman Polanski won best director for An Officer and a Spy at a fractious ceremony for the French Oscars, the Cesars, that ended in walkouts and recrimination in Paris early Saturday.

Published on 29th February 2020
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Lady Gaga moves back to her quirky pop roots with her new single, Stupid Love  

The singer last made a splash on the big screen in 2018 for her role in Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born

Published on 28th February 2020
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Ashwin Thiyagarajan gets candid about his Oscar moment, lessons learnt over the years and how he plans to up the ante

This Chennai-based designer’s ensemble was spotted on Indian-American filmmaker Sami Khan, co-director of St Louis Superman, as he walked down the Oscar Red Carpet.

Published on 21st February 2020
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Bong Joon-ho set for Parasite black-and-white re-release, says it makes the 'odour feel more real'

Watching a black-and-white re-release of his multi-Oscar-winning movie Parasite would give viewers a "different" and "strange" experience, director Bong Joon-ho said ahead of the new version opening.

Published on 19th February 2020
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Oscar-winner Parasite plagiarised Vijay-starrer Minsara Kanna? Tamil producer says he will sue 

Tamil producer PL Thenappan, who holds the rights of the 1999 Vijay-starrer Minsara Kanna, says he will sue the makers of Parasite, the Korean film that won big at the Oscars, for plagiarism.

Published on 15th February 2020
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Paloma about town: Spa parties, shopping, the Oscars and the launch of Sula Wine in Tamil Nadu

All the hippest parties and pop-ups from the past week

Published on 14th February 2020
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Declare a public holiday? South Koreans react with joy, disbelief at historic win for Parasite

South Koreans reacted with joy and stunned disbelief Monday to the historic best picture Oscar for Parasite, with one film fan suggesting the feat should be recognised with a public holiday.

Published on 10th February 2020
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Renee Zellweger caps a magical comeback with her second Oscar for portraying Judy Garland

Renée Zellweger's best actress Oscar on Sunday for her portrayal of Judy Garland on a late-in-life comeback tour in Judy marks a stunning renaissance for her own wide-ranging career.

Published on 10th February 2020
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'We feel proud for my sisters': Afghans rejoice over Skateistan victory at the Oscars

Afghans took to social media to celebrate a rare piece of good news for the war-torn country after a film about girls skateboarding took home an Oscar for Best Documentary Short at the Academy Awards.

Published on 10th February 2020

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