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I'd like to thank the Academy! Rules change for Oscars acceptance speeches

Feb 09, 2016

I'd like to thank the Academy! Rules change for Oscars acceptance speeches

The producers of the annual Academy Awards announced on Monday that this year's winners will be able to hand over a list of the people they wish to thank, and the names will be scrolled at the bottom of the screen. #NewsTracker #Oscars #Academy Awards #acceptance speeches
Lupita Nyong'o weighs in on Oscar controversy, says she is 'disappointed' by lack of diversity

Jan 21, 2016

Lupita Nyong'o weighs in on Oscar controversy, says she is 'disappointed' by lack of diversity

In a statement posted on Instagram, Lupita Nyong'o said she was joining in "calling for change in expanding the stories that are told and recognition of the people who tell them." #George Clooney #Oscars #Academy Awards #Jada Pinkett Smith #Creed #Lupita Nyong'o #Selma #Cheryl Boone Isaacs #Oscars so white #Al Sharpton
Oscar board to counter 'racist' 'elitist' claims by actors for lack of diversity

Jan 21, 2016

Oscar board to counter 'racist' 'elitist' claims by actors for lack of diversity

The board members of the Academy Awards are holding a meeting on 26 January to fight perception that the Academy is racist or elitist following allegations by actors and commoners for the lack of diversity in its nominations. #BuzzPatrol #Los Angeles #Oscars #Academy Awards #Will Smith
Oscar nominated 'Room' all set to release in India on 29 January

Jan 21, 2016

Oscar nominated 'Room' all set to release in India on 29 January

>Room, which is in the race for an Academy Award for Best Picture, is being brought to Indian screens on 29 January by PVR Pictures. #BuzzPatrol #Academy Award #Oscars #Emma Donoghue #Lenny Abrahamson
We're moving in the wrong direction: George Clooney on the lack of diversity in Oscar nominations

Jan 20, 2016

We're moving in the wrong direction: George Clooney on the lack of diversity in Oscar nominations

Two-time Oscar winner George Clooney has penned an open letter expressing his frustration over the lack of diversity in this year's Academy Awards nominations #BuzzPatrol #George Clooney #Jada Pinkett Smith #Spike Lee #Academy Awards nominations
Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett Smith to boycott Oscars over diversity of nominees

Jan 19, 2016

Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett Smith to boycott Oscars over diversity of nominees

New Amid calls for a boycott of the Academy Awards over its all-white acting nominees and Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith both announcing they would sit out this year's ceremony, the academy's president said it was time for major changes — and soon. #NewsTracker #Oscars #Academy Awards #Jada Pinkett Smith #Spike Lee
Academy Awards nominations: 'Amy', 'Sanjay's Super Team' make the final cut

Jan 14, 2016

Academy Awards nominations: 'Amy', 'Sanjay's Super Team' make the final cut

Asif Kapadia's documentary Amy, and Sanjay Patel's animated short film Sanjay's Super Team have bagged nominations at the 2016 Academy Awards. #BuzzPatrol #Anil Ambani #Amy Winehouse #Sanjay Patel #Pixar #Academy Awards #Asif Kapadia #Bridge of Spies #Amy #Sanjay’s Super Team
India out of Oscars race: 'Court', 'Jalam', 'RangiTaranga', 'Nachom-ia Kumpasar' fail to make it to nominations' list

Jan 14, 2016

India out of Oscars race: 'Court', 'Jalam', 'RangiTaranga', 'Nachom-ia Kumpasar' fail to make it to nominations' list

While Chaitanya Tamhane's debut Marathi film Court was earlier out of the Oscars Best Foreign Language Film category, hopes were high from the other films competing in Best Original Song and Best Original Score categories. #NewsTracker #Oscars #Academy Awards #Court #Dolby Theatre #Best foreign language film #Jalam #RangiTaranga #Nachom-ia Kumpasar #Best Original Song #Best Original Score
Watch: Chris Rock explains why Oscars is a lot like New Year's Eve

Jan 05, 2016

Watch: Chris Rock explains why Oscars is a lot like New Year's Eve

Chris Rock stars in the first promo for the 2016 Oscars and the comedian has compared the ceremony to New Year's eve. #BuzzPatrol #Hollywood #Video #Entertainment #Oscars #Academy Awards #New Year's Eve. #Promo #Shareworthy #Chris Rock
Petition dismissed: Marathi film Court voted out of Oscar race

Dec 18, 2015

Petition dismissed: Marathi film Court voted out of Oscar race

While India's courtroom drama Court is out of the Best Foreign-Language Film category of the upcoming 88th Academy Awards, nine films from countries like Ireland, France, Germany and Belgium have moved ahead. #NewsTracker #Oscars #Academy Awards #Court #Mustang #Best Foreign Film #The Brand New Testament