Best Director

Best Director News

Oscars 2022 predictions: Here's a list of who will win Best Picture, Actress, Director, Actor and other honours — and who should
Entertainment

Oscars 2022 predictions: Here's a list of who will win Best Picture, Actress, Director, Actor and other honours — and who should

Here is a rundown of all the main Oscars 2022 categories, with my predictions for who will win and who actually should win.

Oscars 2022: Will Licorice Pizza get Paul Thomas Anderson the long-evasive Best Director honour?
Entertainment

Oscars 2022: Will Licorice Pizza get Paul Thomas Anderson the long-evasive Best Director honour?

Despite his films scoring 25 nominations, and his actors winning multiple times, Paul Thomas Anderson has never won an Oscar for Best Director. Will Licorice Pizza change that at Oscars 2022?

67th National Film Awards: Kangana Ranaut, Manoj Bajpayee, Dhanush among winners; see full list
Entertainment

67th National Film Awards: Kangana Ranaut, Manoj Bajpayee, Dhanush among winners; see full list

Kangana Ranaut bagged best actress award for Manikarnika and Panga, whereas Manoj Bajpayee and Dhanush shared the best actor honour.

David Lynch receives honorary Academy Award, his first Oscar after three nominations: Here's his 20-word acceptance speech
Entertainment

David Lynch receives honorary Academy Award, his first Oscar after three nominations: Here's his 20-word acceptance speech

David Lynch is known for directing cult classics like Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive, as well as television's Twin Peaks.

National Awards 2019: Uri: The Surgical Strike helmer Aditya Dhar on winning the Best Director for his first film
Entertainment

National Awards 2019: Uri: The Surgical Strike helmer Aditya Dhar on winning the Best Director for his first film

Aditya Dhar says winning the Best Director at National Awards 2019 is a matter of good timing since he has been looking to make his debut for over 10 years now.

National Awards 2019: Vicky Kaushal says winning Best Actor for Uri is 'truly a moving moment'
Entertainment

National Awards 2019: Vicky Kaushal says winning Best Actor for Uri is 'truly a moving moment'

Vicky Kaushal, who won the National Award for Best Actor for Uri: The Surgical Strike, was congratulated by his colleagues Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Karan Johar and Anil Kapoor

Tamil film Super Deluxe team heads to IFFM for special screening, masterclass
Entertainment

Tamil film Super Deluxe team heads to IFFM for special screening, masterclass

Super Deluxe, directed by Thiagarajan Kumararaja, has been nominated in the Best Actor, Best Director and Best Film categories at the Festival

Cannes 2019: Belgium's Dardenne brothers win best director for Young Ahmed
Entertainment

Cannes 2019: Belgium's Dardenne brothers win best director for Young Ahmed

The Dardenne brothers are already Cannes legends with two Palme d'Or prizes under their belt

Critics' Choice Film Awards: Mukkabaaz, Raazi, Andhadhun, Badhaai Ho win top honours
Entertainment

Critics' Choice Film Awards: Mukkabaaz, Raazi, Andhadhun, Badhaai Ho win top honours

While Vineet Kumar Singh scored a surprise win for his Best Actor performance in Mukkabaaz, Alia Bhatt won Best Actress for Raazi at the Critics' Choice Film Awards.

Netflix responds to Steven Spielberg's plan to push for excluding streaming services from Oscars eligibility
Entertainment

Netflix responds to Steven Spielberg's plan to push for excluding streaming services from Oscars eligibility

Other Academy members also argued that Netflix went overboard with its marketing campaign for Roma ahead of the Oscars

Oscars 2019: Alfonso Cuaron wins his second Academy Award for Best Director after Gravity, for Roma
Entertainment

Oscars 2019: Alfonso Cuaron wins his second Academy Award for Best Director after Gravity, for Roma

At the Oscars, Cuaron who also won the Best Cinematography and Best Foreign film, paid tributes to domestic workers, who are often relegated in the background in cinema

Oscars 2018 failed to walk the talk on inclusiveness by choosing The Shape of Water over Three Billboards, Get Out
Entertainment

Oscars 2018 failed to walk the talk on inclusiveness by choosing The Shape of Water over Three Billboards, Get Out

The Shape of Water is a good film and certainly deserved a nomination. But did it really deserve the Best Picture Award at the Oscars 2018?