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Hey India, back off. It's Ang Lee's Oscar, not yours (despite the namaste)
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Hey India, back off. It's Ang Lee's Oscar, not yours (despite the namaste)

Nothing succeeds like success. India is ecstatic that Ang Lee said Namaste at the Oscars. But as we all rush to claim a slice of Pi, does that film belong to us at all?

The Oscar 2013 battle of the Bond ballads: Adele's Skyfall vs Shirley Bassey's Goldfinger
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The Oscar 2013 battle of the Bond ballads: Adele's Skyfall vs Shirley Bassey's Goldfinger

There was a lot of singing and dancing going on in the Oscars, but the two stand out performances today came via the Bond franchise.

With award for Lincoln, Daniel Day Lewis scores historic Oscar hattrick
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With award for Lincoln, Daniel Day Lewis scores historic Oscar hattrick

Daniel Day Lewis has won the Academy Award for best actor for his exactingly authentic performance as President Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's historical drama.

From the Oscars with love: 5 lessons for our own Bollywood awards
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From the Oscars with love: 5 lessons for our own Bollywood awards

The Oscars is always a learning experience. Rajyasree Sen watched them to see what we could "borrow" from there for our own awards. Here are her top 5 - from underarm flashing to a First Lady as a presenter.

Images: The big winners at Oscars 2013
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Images: The big winners at Oscars 2013

In share-the-wealth mode, Oscar voters spread Sunday's honors among a range of films, with Argo winning three trophies but Life of Pi leading with four.

Oscars 2013: Kickstarter gets shout out thanks to Inocente
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Oscars 2013: Kickstarter gets shout out thanks to Inocente

Co-directors Andrea Nix and Sean Fine praised the crowd-funding website to reporters backstage. They said it helped them generate community involvement as well as dollars.

Oscars 2013: Kickstarter gets shout out thanks to Inocente
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Oscars 2013: Kickstarter gets shout out thanks to Inocente

Co-directors Andrea Nix and Sean Fine praised the crowd-funding website to reporters backstage. They said it helped them generate community involvement as well as dollars.

Oscars 2013: Ben Affleck's Argo wins the Best Picture Award
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Oscars 2013: Ben Affleck's Argo wins the Best Picture Award

Ben Affleck's Iran rescue thriller Argo has won best picture from the Academy Awards.

Christoph Waltz wins supporting actor prize for Django Unchained
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Christoph Waltz wins supporting actor prize for Django Unchained

Waltz won his second supporting-actor Academy Award on Sunday for a Tarantino film, this time as a genteel bounty hunter in the slave-revenge saga Django Unchained.

Oscars 2013: The Academy wants celebrities to tweet during awards
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Oscars 2013: The Academy wants celebrities to tweet during awards

The film organization has expanded its digital outreach for the 85th Academy Awards with a new feature that lets stars to snap photos of themselves backstage during Sunday's ceremony and instantly post them online.

Big studios push for swag-fueled Oscars
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Big studios push for swag-fueled Oscars

Giant coffee table books, iPod Shuffles, signed letters from directors, even "Lincoln" turkey roasting pans. That's just some of the largesse doled out by the studios to voters for awards presented earlier this season.

Why Zero Dark Thirty is unlikely to win Best Picture at Oscars
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Why Zero Dark Thirty is unlikely to win Best Picture at Oscars

After a fierce campaign over the movie's depiction of torture that started in Washington and extended to human rights groups, Zero Dark Thirty went from front-runner to also-ran at the Academy Awards.

Oscar 2013: Why Argo, Spielberg and Daniel Day Lewis should win
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Oscar 2013: Why Argo, Spielberg and Daniel Day Lewis should win

The West, as expected, has worked itself up to a tizzy over the 85th Academy Awards. With Life of Pi running for several Oscars, here in India, the excitement is palpable. However, we at Firstpost, will put our money on Argo and Lincoln.

Tony Award winner brings Broadway to Oscars
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Tony Award winner brings Broadway to Oscars

Tony Award-winning designer Derek McLane, much sought-after for his use of unlikely materials in sublime patterns, has been tapped to put together the set for the 85th Academy Awards telecast.

Life of Pi voted most mistake-free Oscar-worthy movie
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Life of Pi voted most mistake-free Oscar-worthy movie

Filmmaker Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" would be a clear winner for best picture at Academy Awards this year if the prize giving was based on the least amount of movie errors, says a survey conducted by MovieMistakes.com.

Family Guy's MacFarlane aims to perk up Oscars night
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Family Guy's MacFarlane aims to perk up Oscars night

For good or bad, Oscar host Seth MacFarlane already has enlivened the awards scene.

Beasts comes to Oscars with tiny budget, first-time director
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Beasts comes to Oscars with tiny budget, first-time director

Beasts of the Southern Wild, nominated for four Oscars including Best Picture, is one the most unlikely contenders ever for Hollywood's top honors.

Oscar animators ready to be taken seriously
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Oscar animators ready to be taken seriously

In the animated feature film category at this year's Oscars, there's a film set in medieval Scotland, another that features old-school video game characters, one that relies heavily on dry British humor, while the other two take inspiration from the supernatural.

Oscars in Hollywood cliffhanger over best picture, director
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Oscars in Hollywood cliffhanger over best picture, director

Sunday's Oscar ceremony is set for a cliffhanger ending after a topsy-turvy awards season that has left the two top prizes - Best Picture and Best Director - too close to call.

Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta Jones to sing in Oscars musical tribute
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Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta Jones to sing in Oscars musical tribute

Oscar winners Russell Crowe, Jennifer Hudson and Catherine Zeta-Jones will perform at the Academy Awards in a tribute to the resurgence of big-screen musicals, organizers said on Wednesday.