I read your March 3 article in the Inquirer about the Fil-Am student who handed out trophies at the Oscar awards. As we watched the replay of the Oscars here in Abu Dhabi, most of us were convinced he was, indeed, Filipino, but weren’t quite sure if he had been introduced as such. Your [...]
Giant coffee table books, iPod Shuffles, signed letters from directors, even “Lincoln” turkey roasting pans.
By Ruben V. Nepales
Give the golden statuettes already to Daniel Day-Lewis (for Best Actor) and Anne Hathaway (Best Supporting Actress). Come Sunday evening (Monday morning in the Philippines) at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, the suspenseful moment will be when the Best Actress envelope is opened.
By Marinel R. Cruz
Its “very Filipino theme with a universal effect” helped pave the way for Jun Lana’s acclaimed drama, “Bwakaw,” to be chosen as the country’s entry in the best foreign language film category of next year’s 85th Oscar awards.
Christopher Plummer became the oldest acting winner ever at the Academy Awards for his supporting performance in “Beginners,” while veteran bit player Octavia Spencer earned the supporting-actress prize Sunday for her breakout role in “The Help.”
Iran’s “A Separation,” a taut family drama, on Sunday took home the Oscar for best foreign language film, after winning a series of other awards season prizes.
Martin Scorsese’s Paris adventure “Hugo” won the first two prizes of the night at Sunday’s Academy Awards, claiming the Oscars for cinematography and art direction.
Hollywood’s biggest night got under way on Sunday with the start of the 84th Academy Awards ceremony, as two odes to film-making — “The Artist” and “Hugo” — go head-to-head for Oscars glory.
Flamboyant British comic Sacha Baron Cohen pulled a North Korea-themed publicity stunt on the Oscars red carpet Sunday, pretending to pour late leader Kim Jong-Il’s ashes onto an interviewer.
Best actor nominees George Clooney and Jean Dujardin hit the Academy Award red carpet Sunday night to the delight of fans in the bleachers outside the Hollywood & Highland Center, the first group of A-listers to arrive for the ceremony under a cool but glorious California sky.
He stands only 13.5 inches (34 centimeters) tall and weighs just 8.5 pounds (3.85 kilos) — but Oscar, in all his bald gold-plated glory, is the holy grail of Hollywood.
Here are the nominees in the main categories for this year’s Oscars, to be handed out at the climax of Hollywood’s annual awards season on Sunday.