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Oscars: Winners in main categories

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Mr Rahman's first post was simple and to the point, in which there's just a glimpse of the Oscar invite with the details. It was a night of shocks, too: Olivia Colman beat clear bookies' favourite Glenn Close to win Best Actress , while Green Book has sparked backlash online by winning Best Picture over perceived frontrunner Roma . Read More »

Oscars 2019: Alfonso Cuaron Wins The Best Director For Roma!

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Cuarón's semiautobiographical film pays tribute to the housekeeper who helped raise him, and it tells the story of Cleo (played by Best Actress nominee Yalitza Aparicio ) through her life in 1970s Mexico City. "Even though I'm not a talkative person", Apraicio said. Those states have vibrant, diverse indigenous populations that historically faced discrimination in Mexico. Read More »

Olivia Colman Hints That She Wanted Glenn Close to Win Her Oscar

The Favourite follows Queen Anne's (Colman) supposed lesbian love triangle that took place as she ruled over 18th century England in failing health. The former Peep Show star left viewers in tears with her emotional and humbling acceptance speech after picking up the golden gong for Best Actress at Sunday night's Oscars Awards ceremony. Read More »

Regina King Wins Supporting Actress Oscar For 'If Beale Street Could Talk'

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When her name was called, he fist-pumped in true Bostonian fashion to celebrate her win. Back in 2015, the actor accompanied Betty White onto the People Choice Award's stage to show that chivalry is not dead. On Saturday, the eve of the Oscars, King claimed that same title at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. In her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes, she pledged that women would make up half of the staff on all of her projects in the next two years, saying "it's going to be tough". Read More »

The Marvel Cinematic Universe Finally Won Its First Oscar

She added, "Adding vibrainaum to costumes is very expensive!" "This has been a long time coming", Carter said in her speech. Black Panther goes down in history as the movie just became the first Marvel Studios' Oscar win. That changed tonight, when Hannah Beachler won Best Production Design for her Afrofuturism work in Black Panther . "Not just a superhero film , but a film for the ages". Read More »

Queen & Adam Lambert Summon Freddie Mercury's Spirit With Oscars Performance

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Given the success of Bohemian Rhapsody , it's no surprise Queen + Adam Lambert were welcomed to the Oscars stage with open arms. Speaking to E! News prior to the show, Lambert described performing at the Oscars as " surreal ". Lambert has toured internationally with original Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor (who served as executive producers on the film ) since 2011. Read More »

My heart is heavy: Janhvi remembers mother Sridevi on first death anniversary

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Tomorrow, February 24 marks the death anniversary of Bollywood's first female superstar and gem Sridevi. She put up the message with a picture of her mom holding her hands. In Bollywood, she made her debut as a lead actor in 1978's "Solva Sawan" and followed it up with a number of commercial hits such as " Himmatwala ", "Mawaali", "Tohfa", " Mr India ", " Chandni ", "Lamhe", " Nagina " and "Khuda Gawah" among several others. Read More »

Ariana Grande's Newest Album Tops Charts

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As it turns out, Ariana Grande says "i'm sorry" a lot and fans are poking fun at the singer's new catchphrase. What we got instead was half an album of really good songs and half an album of mediocre pop tunes. "But all that I know, is I need you close". Her single 7 Rings held the top spot, with Break Up With You Girlfriend, I'm Bored and the album's title song coming in second and third place, Billboard reported. Read More »

91st Academy Awards: What Time Do The 2019 Oscars Start?

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Hart finally apologised as he resigned, leaving the Oscars host-less for only the fifth time in its 91-year history. Black-and-white Mexican film " Roma ", quirky 18th century Fox Searchlight comedy " The Favourite " and independent political satire "Vice" round out the competition. Read More »

Man United boss Solskjaer invites Ferguson to give team talk against Liverpool

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With 15 minutes gone, Joel Matip set off on a run inside the United half and was brought down on the edge of the area, but Salah curled a wayward free kick well over. I think it's time for the team news! United recently lost to Paris Saint-Germain but remain unbeaten in 12 domestic matches under Solskjaer. What is going to give? Manchester United fans were left questioning midfielder Fred's future at the club after he was left on the bench amid an injury crisis during their match ... Read More »

Shatterhand: Next James Bond film's working title revealed

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Even confirmed titles aren't immutable: Moonraker made a lie of the The Spy Who Loved Me when James Bond did not in fact return in For Your Eyes Only , while Licence To Kill was known as Licence Revoked until test screenings showed that USA audiences associated the phrase with a particularly bad day at the DMV. Read More »

Kendrick Lamar and SZA Will Not Perform at Oscars

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But sources tell Variety that event organizers were unable to make the appearance work with Kendrick's schedule, blaming timing and logistics for his Academy Awards absence. Alexander Shuckburgh, who is also credited with writing the song, is not included in the Oscar nomination because the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences limits the number of nominees in the best original song category to four names. Read More »

Does the Jonas family dislike Priyanka Chopra?

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Danielle Jonas has slammed critics for trying to stir drama between her and Priyanka Chopra . My girls and I are so blessed to have you in our lives. Looks like after celebrating sister-in-law Sophie Turner's birthday, Nick and Priyanka were in the mood to indulge as the two were papped in a parking lot at Beverly Hills kissing each other. Read More »

WWE Hires Bruce Prichard To Work On The Creative Team

As of right now, the future of that show isn't clear. Prichard's new role in WWE is reportedly said to be "as important as possible". Previously, WWE became involved with the podcast, co-producing one season of the show and airing a videocast of it on the WWE Network. Read More »

China sci-fi blockbuster blasts off at the box office

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Netflix has bought " The Wandering Earth ", the Chinese sci-fi hit that smashed the Spring Festival box office domestically and pocketed 4.11 billion yuan (about 611 million USA dollars) so far. "With its high-quality production and story-telling, we believe that The Wandering Earth will be loved by sci-fi fans around the world", said Netflix content acquisition manager Jerry Zhang . Read More »

John Krasinski Is Indeed Directing The Quiet Place Sequel

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Hearing that Krasinski's coming back to direct isn't terribly shocking; that's seemed likely for a while now. Last year, in an interview with Deadline , Krasinski shared some of his feelings about the sequel . He was already on board to write the sequel , and he posted on Instagram today an indication of his return. We'll be there when A Quiet Place 2 (or possible A Quiet Place: Part II ) opens on May 15th, 2020. Read More »

Two women accuse R Kelly of sexual misconduct in 1990s

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Latresa Scaff says she was 16 when she and 15-year-old Rochelle Washington attended an R Kelly concert in Baltimore. Rochelle Washington and Latresa Scaff are the latest in a string of women who have gone public with allegations against the singer. Read More »

Michael Jackson Estate Sues HBO Over Child Abuse Documentary

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Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Robson and Safechuck came forward with their allegations following Jackson's death, after previously denying that the singer had abused them. The estate attorney, Howard Weitzman stated: " HBO could have and should have ensured that Leaving Neverland was properly sourced, fact-checked and [a] fair and balanced representation". Read More »

Ranveer Singh Gully Boy Box Office Collection Crosses Rs 100 Cr Mark

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Lifetime biz will depend on how strongly it trends at metros in coming days. Thursday 19.40 cr, Friday 13.10 cr, Sat 18.65 cr, Sun 21.30 cr, Monday 8.65 cr, Tue 8.05 cr, Wednesday 6.05 cr, Thursday 5.10 cr. Alia registered her first Rs 100-crore movie with Two States followed by Badrinath Ki Dulhania. Post Gully Boy , Actor Ranveer Singh will soon start the shooting of 83 helmed by Kabir Khan, who shared progress details about the film. Read More »

Jussie Smollett suspended from Empire TV show

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Last month, Daniels came forward to share a video about his cousin's homophobic attack . The actor claimed he had been attacked by two masked men who were yelling racial and homophobic slurs in the early hours of January 29. "Jussie has been an important member of our Empire family for the past five years and we care about him deeply", the producers added. "Today we witnessed an organized law enforcement spectacle that has no place in the American legal system". Read More »

American stand up comedian Brody Stevens has died at age 48

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He has appeared in films including The Hangover and Due Date as well as television shows like Comedy Central's Kroll Show and Chelsea Lately . Stevens also co-created the Comedy Central series " Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!" with fellow comedian and close pal Zach Galifianakis . Read More »

Kim Kardashian Just Confirmed Khloe & Tristan Split!

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The same night she had a launch party for her Eylure eyelash collection, she was spotted handing in her resume at SUR! Woods, who is said to be "really distraught" over the incident, reportedly "knows she made a mistake. But friendships are another matter. Kim unleashed her wrath on the shady fan and in the process revealed that her sister is now a " single mum " who needs to bring home the bacon for herself and her daughter without the help of a certain dishonest athlete. Read More »

Kesari Trailer: Akshay portrays courage, bravery & valour

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Kesari is based on the 1897 Battle of Saragarhi in which an army of 21 Sikhs fought against a troop of 10,000 Afghan invaders. The film also features Parineeti Chopra . Earlier, Akshay Kumar had shared the first part of the teaser on social media. The movie that stars Akshay and Parineeti Chopra in the lead is the true story of courage, bravery and valour. Read More »

Jordan Peele's 'The Twilight Zone' Official Trailer

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We're getting the first look at The Twilight Zone reboot in the official trailer dropped today by CBS All Access . Hosted and produced by horror maestro Jordan Peele , the clip introduces us to a montage of surrealistic, unsettling episodes. Read More »

Jussie Smollett: Empire star 'staged hoax attack over salary'

After being charged with making a false police report and released on $100,000 bond, Actor Jussie Smollett returned to the set of his Fox show " Empire " and begged fellow cast members for forgiveness while swearing he is innocent, according to sources who spoke to TMZ . Read More »

Allegations against son led to Time's Up CEO's resignation

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Lisa Borders, 61, said Monday she was resigning "to address family concerns that require my singular focus ". Time's Up has announced in a statement posted to Instagram that its former president and CEO Lisa Borders, who resigned February 18, did so after her son was accused of sexual assault in a "private forum". Read More »

Police Say Jussie Smollett Staged Attack Because He Was Unhappy with Salary

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Twentieth Century Fox, one of the production companies behind " Empire ", said it was "evaluating the situation" regarding the charges against Smollett and "considering our options". Police say the plot began when a letter he allegedly mailed himself which called him a "f*g" did not get enough attention. Johnson said the attack "was staged, the brothers had on gloves during the (air quotes) "staged attack" where they punched him a little, but as far as we can tell, the scratching and ... Read More »

Charles Barkley jokes about Jussie Smollett: 'Do not commit crimes with checks'

On one of the sports shows last night Barkley couldn't stop himself from laughing about the Jussie Smollett hoax, about which he was prompted by an opening zinger from Shaq. get cash man!" Now, Smollett faces felony disorderly conduct charges stemming from his filing of a false police report, which could lead to 1-3 years in prison. Read More »