#Entertainment / Djimon Hounsou felt seriously cheated in Hollywood

When he won a role in Steven Spielberg's 1997 film Amistad, Hounsou established his Hollywood reputation. However, he stated that he became frustrated with the restricted roles available to Black performers.

‘RRR’ unlikely underdog in Hollywood awards race

S.S. Rajamouli’s three-hour maximalist action epic is one of India’s most expensive and top-grossing films of all time.

'RRR' will win Oscar for Best Film, says Hollywood producer Jason Blum

Hollywood producer Jason Blum is sure that Indian filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli’s magnum opus "RRR" will be feted with the Best Film honour at this year’s Oscar awards.

Jordan Peele, Riz Ahmed to Executive Produce Nuhash‘s ‘Moshari’

After winning multiple international awards, Nuhash Humayun's horror short "Moshari" is all set to be produced by Jordan Peele and Riz Ahmed, according to Variety. 

'Back to the Future' star Michael J Fox accepts honorary Oscar for Parkinson's advocacy

Actor Michael J Fox, who charmed audiences in "Back to the Future", received an honorary Oscar on Saturday for advocacy work that raised USD 1.5 billion for research into Parkinson's disease.

OPINION / Are we going to stop watching Will Smith movies?

Not the first time a celebrity overstepped boundaries.

Oscar nominations: all the fun facts

Here are some fun facts and figures about this year's list of nominees, and a bit of Oscars trivia as Hollywood insiders and movie fans are eagerly waiting to hear the names of the Oscar winners tonight.

Oscar sparks mass brawl in Chinese league

Brazilian international Oscar triggers a mass brawl in the Chinese Super League as players and staff from his Shanghai SIPG side and opponents Guangzhou R&F scrap on the pitch.

Oscar misses penalty

Megabucks midfielder Oscar missed a second-half penalty as Andre Villas-Boas's Shanghai SIPG lost 1-0 to Urawa Red Diamonds in their first defeat of this year's AFC Champions League on Tuesday.

August 13, 2015
August 13, 2015

Academy can reclaim auctioned Oscar statuette for $10

An Oscar statuette that changed hands last year for $79,200 (£50,726) can be reclaimed by the Academy for just $10 (£6.40).

March 27, 2015
March 27, 2015

Slumdog Millionaire novelist made India’s foreign office spokesperson

India names Vikas Swarup, whose novel turned into multiple Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire”, as the new spokesman of the country’s Foreign Ministry

February 23, 2015
February 23, 2015

Eddie Redmayne wins best actor Oscar

British actor Eddie Redmayne has won the best actor Oscar for The Theory of Everything, while Julianne Moore picked up best actress for Still Alice. Redmayne thanked his "staggering partner in crime", co-star Felicity Jones, "ferocious but incredibly kind director James Marsh".

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