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The hate dogged our Oscar entry: Why must India persist in sending the wrong films to the Academy Awards?
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The hate dogged our Oscar entry: Why must India persist in sending the wrong films to the Academy Awards?

Shoojit Sircar's film isn't perfect, but the political correctness of not showcasing our unhealed wounds on the world stage is another jarring piece in a wrong pattern

Explained: New rules for Oscars 2022, including 10 best picture nominees, changes in sound, music categories
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Explained: New rules for Oscars 2022, including 10 best picture nominees, changes in sound, music categories

.In the original score category, for a film to be eligible, a score must now comprise a minimum of 35 percent of the total music in the film. In the original song category, a film cannot submit more than five songs.

The Aamir Khan interview | 'Lagaan gave me the confidence I could do things my way'
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The Aamir Khan interview | 'Lagaan gave me the confidence I could do things my way'

Aamir Khan talks about 20 years of Lagaan, how the film changed him as an actor and producer, and why he does not consider losing the Oscar a big deal.

As Lagaan completes 20 years, an ode to its indelible music by AR Rahman, Javed Akhtar, and a host of formidable creators
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As Lagaan completes 20 years, an ode to its indelible music by AR Rahman, Javed Akhtar, and a host of formidable creators

If not for its inimitable music, at 225 minutes, Lagaan would not have been half as entertaining or memorable. Twenty years on, the music continues to offer the simmering strength that it did to Bhuvan's Team 11 when they needed it the most.

The fierce appeal of Yuh-Jung Youn: How the actress endeared herself to South Koreans years before Minari
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The fierce appeal of Yuh-Jung Youn: How the actress endeared herself to South Koreans years before Minari

Yuh-Jung Youn's life story and work made her Oscar win resonate deeply in South Korea, particularly among women who have long struggled under the country’s male-dominant hierarchical order.

Oscars 2021: All you need to know about the two foundations conferred upon humanitarian awards for philanthropic work
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Oscars 2021: All you need to know about the two foundations conferred upon humanitarian awards for philanthropic work

The Motion Picture & Television Fund Foundation, the first organisation to win the special humanitarian Oscar, received a personal introduction from #BryanCranston to celebrate its 100th anniversary of providing for the needy of the film industry

Oscars 2021: How the event achieved its 'Inspirational x Aspirational' dress code with reds, metallics, political statements
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Oscars 2021: How the event achieved its 'Inspirational x Aspirational' dress code with reds, metallics, political statements

The ceremony gave a much-needed glimpse into a (hopefully) near future, when physical events and red carpets won’t be as much of an anomaly as they are today, and simply dressing up won’t be considered both inspirational and aspirational.

Oscars 2021: Anthony Hopkins pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman after Best Actor award win for The Father
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Oscars 2021: Anthony Hopkins pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman after Best Actor award win for The Father

Anthony Hopkins, the oldest winner of the award, said he did not expect to get this honour and feels very privileged.

Oscars 2021: Teaser of Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, starring Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, unveiled during ceremony
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Oscars 2021: Teaser of Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, starring Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, unveiled during ceremony

During the trailer release at the Oscars 2021, Rita Moreno, the star of the original 1961 movie, recalled the film, which was in turn the screen adaptation of a Broadway musical.

Oscars 2021: Irrfan Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput, Chadwick Boseman remembered during In-memoriam segment
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Oscars 2021: Irrfan Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput, Chadwick Boseman remembered during In-memoriam segment

The Academy also paid tribute to Rishi Kapoor, Bhanu Athaiya, Kelly Preston, Helen McCrory, and Sean Connery among others

Oscars 2021: Glenn Close twerks to EU's Da Butt during a game conducted by actor Lil Rel Howery
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Oscars 2021: Glenn Close twerks to EU's Da Butt during a game conducted by actor Lil Rel Howery

When it was Close’s turn, EU’s 'Da Butt' played for a few seconds. Howery expressed doubt that Close would know the song, but she proved him wrong.

Oscars 2021: Netflix leads the tally with seven trophies; Disney claims five awards
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Oscars 2021: Netflix leads the tally with seven trophies; Disney claims five awards

Mank, which was the most nominated film at the 93rd Academy Awards, took home the Best Cinematography and Best Production Design Awards for Netflix.

Oscars 2021: Regina King reacts to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict, Black American population's hardships in opening address
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Oscars 2021: Regina King reacts to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict, Black American population's hardships in opening address

The One Night in Miami director was featured at the start of the 2021 Oscars in an opening produced by director Steven Soderberg.

Oscars 2021: Diverse nominees in top categories make it a landmark year for cinema, but will Hollywood reset post pandemic?
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Oscars 2021: Diverse nominees in top categories make it a landmark year for cinema, but will Hollywood reset post pandemic?

It took a pandemic for the Academy's vow to do better with respect to racial, ethnic and gender representation. But there's still a long way to go.

Unpacking the Oscar gift bags and the tradition that has endured despite the pandemic
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Unpacking the Oscar gift bags and the tradition that has endured despite the pandemic

Distinctive Assets, an entertainment marketing firm, is offering a gift bag worth about $205,000 to the 25 acting and directing nominees. Another player in Hollywood’s giveaway economy, GBK Brand Bar, is offering freebies worth $60,000.

Oscars 2021 producers prep to battle pandemic fatigue, but past ratings predict yet another freefall
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Oscars 2021 producers prep to battle pandemic fatigue, but past ratings predict yet another freefall

TV ratings for awards shows have been at low, especially during the pandemic, and hence Hollywood doesn’t want its biggest awards night to face the similar doomsday scenario

Anthony Powell, three-time Oscar-winning costume designer, passes away at 85
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Anthony Powell, three-time Oscar-winning costume designer, passes away at 85

Anthony Powell received Academy Awards for his work on Travels with My Aunt, Death on the Nile and Tess

Oscars 2021: Co-producer Steven Soderbergh says ceremony is 'not going to be like anything that's been done before'
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Oscars 2021: Co-producer Steven Soderbergh says ceremony is 'not going to be like anything that's been done before'

Most Oscar 2021 nominees are expected to attend in person, with hubs in London and Paris set up allowing Europeans unable to travel due to restrictions to dial in — but only via industry-standard satellite hookups, not Zoom.

'Collective', a documentary on corruption in Romanian healthcare, becomes country's first Oscars' nomination
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'Collective', a documentary on corruption in Romanian healthcare, becomes country's first Oscars' nomination

The film recounts the corruption and incompetence in Romania's healthcare system in the aftermath of a 2015 deadly nightclub fire, has been nominated for both best documentary and best international feature film.