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Oscars 2021 may be postponed due to coronavirus – report

May 20, 2020 - 9:47 AM

The film industry's biggest night is currently set for February 28, 2021

Bollywood 'Oscars' called off over coronavirus

Mar 07, 2020 - 5:01 PM

Organizers of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards cancel Indian cinema's biggest awards ceremony over the spreading coronavirus

Trump scoffs at 'Parasite' Oscar win

Feb 21, 2020 - 11:21 AM

'We got enough problems with South Korea with trade. On top of it, they give them the best movie of the year?,' President Donald Trump asks the crowd at a reelection campaign rally

Actress Rose McGowan blasts Natalie Portman Oscars cape

Feb 13, 2020 - 10:54 AM

#MeToo activist Rose McGowan dismisses Natalie Portman's cape embroidered with snubbed female directors' names, calling her protest a 'fraud' and 'deeply offensive to those who actually do the work'

'Parasite' Oscar success opens new era

Feb 11, 2020 - 7:48 PM

Bong Joon-ho's historic win comes a year after the 100th anniversary of South Korean cinema in 2019

OSCAR-TIPPED. More than 1.6 million viewers in France watched Bong Joon-ho's satirical drama 'Parasite' so far. Photo from Parasite's Facebook page

Historic Oscars draws smallest-ever audience

Feb 11, 2020 - 1:31 PM

Only 23.6 million viewers tune in to ABC's domestic television broadcast

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: (L-R) Executive producers Min Heoi Heo and Miky Lee, producer Kwak Sin-ae, and So-dam Park accept the Best Picture award for "Parasite" during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Arci Muñoz meets 'Parasite' director Bong Joon-ho, star Song Kang-ho

Feb 10, 2020 - 10:13 PM

Arci spends Oscars weekend in Los Angeles

Bong, Brad and bad 'Cats': Best Oscars moments

Feb 10, 2020 - 4:41 PM

From 'Parasite's' big win to female superhero icons, here are some of the highlights from the awards

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: (L-R) James Corden and Rebel Wilson speak onstage during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

'Opportune moment': 'Parasite' makes history with Academy Award wins

Feb 10, 2020 - 3:55 PM

The director from South Korea dominates the 'local' awards-giving body

HISTORY. Best Picture Award winners for 'Parasite' pose onstage during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. Photo by Matt Petit/AFP/AMPAS

LOOK: Spike Lee honors Kobe Bryant at Oscars 2020

Feb 10, 2020 - 2:30 PM

The filmmaker turns up at the awards wearing a purple and yellow suit in tribute to the late basketball legend

TRIBUTE. Director Spike Lee wears an ensemble to honor the memory of Kobe Bryant at the 2020 Oscars on February 9. Photo by Valerie Macon/AFP

Oscars 2020: Everyone is living for the 'Parasite' Best Picture win

Feb 10, 2020 - 2:14 PM

Celebrities and publications from around the world are just as excited as we are about 'Parasite's' historic Oscars win

Oscars 2020: Renée Zellweger wins Best Actress in a Leading Role

Feb 10, 2020 - 12:34 PM

Renée Zellweger is awarded for her role as Judy Garland in the 2019 biographical drama 'Judy'

Oscars 2020: Joaquin Phoenix wins Best Actor for 'Joker'

Feb 10, 2020 - 12:30 PM

Joaquin wins for his role in 'Joker'

US actor Joaquin Phoenix poses on the red carpet upon arrival at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 2, 2020. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

Oscars 2020: 'Parasite' makes history with Best Picture win

Feb 10, 2020 - 12:29 PM

Parasite is the first foreign-language film to win the title

PARASITE. The film makes a historic win as Best Picture. Photo from Parasite's Facebook page

Oscars 2020: Bong Joon-ho wins Best Director for 'Parasite'

Feb 10, 2020 - 12:12 PM

It's a much deserved win for the new darling of Hollywood

BEST DIRECTOR. South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, who directed the film 'Parasite,' attends the 'Oscar Week: International Feature Film' reception featuring the 2020 Oscar-nominated films in the Best International Feature Film category, formerly known as Foreign Language Film, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California, on February 6, 2020. File photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

Oscars 2020: Laura Dern wins Best Supporting Actress for 'Marriage Story'

Feb 10, 2020 - 10:39 AM

Laura wins the award for her role as a divorce lawyer

US actress Laura Dern poses on the red carpet upon arrival at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 2, 2020. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

Oscars 2020: 'Parasite,' 'Jojo Rabbit' win screenplay awards

Feb 10, 2020 - 10:30 AM

The genre-bending movie and the satire win screenwriting plums at the Oscars

SCREENPLAY AWARDS. 'Parasite' has been making waves since its Cannes debut. Photo from Parasite's Facebook page

IN PHOTOS: All the best looks at the Oscars 2020 red carpet

Feb 10, 2020 - 9:30 AM

Which look is your favorite?

Australian actress Margot Robbie arrives for the 92nd Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on February 9, 2020. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP)

Oscars battle set to begin amid crystals and controversy

Feb 09, 2020 - 2:01 PM

'1917' and 'Parasite' are expected to pick up the top awards from the ceremony

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 04: Oscar statue at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on February 04, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images/AFP

FULL LIST: Winners, Oscars 2020

Feb 09, 2020 - 5:00 AM

And the Academy Award goes to...

Preparations are underway on the red carpet before the 92nd Oscars ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, on February 7, 2020. - The 92nd Oscars ceremony will be held on February 9 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)

5 things to watch for on Oscars night

Feb 08, 2020 - 2:00 PM

Will '1917' continue its winning streak or will there be a major upset from 'Parasite'?

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, who directed the film "Parasite", attends the "Oscar Week: International Feature Film" reception featuring the 2020 Oscar-nominated films in the Best International Feature Film category, formerly known as Foreign Language Film, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California, on February 6, 2020. - The 92nd Oscars ceremony will be held on February 9 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)

Stuntmen eye Oscar as Brad Pitt shines light on dangerous trade

Feb 08, 2020 - 11:04 AM

Brad is nominated for his role as Cliff Booth, a stuntman in 'Once Upon A Time... in Hollywood'

Women at the Oscars: often in a secondary role

Feb 05, 2020 - 10:00 PM

Clearly, there is a long way to go for women in Academy Awards

Did the Oscars snub women? Decades-old debate rages on

Feb 05, 2020 - 5:16 PM

The debate surfaces after Greta Gerwig was not included in the Best Director category in this year's awards

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 21, 2008 Oscar statuettes are displayed at the "Meet The Oscars" exhibit before the 80th annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California. - The Oscars will again go without a host next month, repeating a format credited with boosting ratings last year, US network ABC confirmed on January 8, 2020. "Together with the Academy, we have decided there will be no traditional host, repeating for us what worked last year," ABC entertainment president Karey Burke told a television summit near Los Angeles, according to showbiz website Deadline Hollywood. (Photo by Gabriel BOUYS / AFP)

FULL LIST: Nominees, Oscars 2020

Jan 13, 2020 - 10:20 PM

'Joker' leads the list of nominees with 11 nods from the Academy

Oscar nominees emerge as awards row rages over female snubs

Jan 13, 2020 - 4:26 PM

The pre-dawn Academy Award announcement caps months of ceaseless campaigning by A-listers and studios, with only the chosen few progressing to next month's show-stopper

Oscars 2020 to go without host for second year

Jan 09, 2020 - 9:34 AM

The Oscars' host-less format returns for a second year after it boosted ratings in 2019

'1917' advances on Oscars contention after big Globes wins

Jan 07, 2020 - 8:45 PM

The movie, directed by Sam Mendes is inspired from the tales of his military veteran grandfather told to him as a child

National Geographic docu on PH journalists covering drug war in Oscars 2020 shortlist

Dec 18, 2019 - 8:24 AM

The final list of nominees will be announced in January 2020 yet

SHORTLIST. A documentary that trails Filipino journalists covering the 'drug war' gets shortlisted for the 2020 Oscars. Screenshot from National Geographic

'Parasite' to battle 'Les Miserables,' 'Pain and Glory' for Oscar glory

Dec 17, 2019 - 1:11 PM

Bong Joon-ho's 'Parasite' is shortlisted for the Best International Film Oscar, alongside France's 'Les Miserables' and Spanish director Pedro Almodovar's 'Pain and Glory'

Ditsi Carolino, Baby Ruth Villarama invited to be part of U.S. Academy

Jul 02, 2019 - 12:02 PM

The two filmmakers and documentarists are among those invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be part of the organization

Lady Gaga leads surge in women to become Oscar voters

Jul 02, 2019 - 9:29 AM

Other female actresses such as Claire Foy and Elisabeth Moss, and 'Crazy Rich Asians' director Jon Chu have also been issued invites to be part the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 10: Lady Gaga accepts Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for 'Shallow' onstage during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

The Oscars, 'Green Book,' and Best Picture nominees which should have won but didn’t

Mar 07, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Let's try to unpack what happened at this year's Oscars

The week in photos: February 23-March 1, 2019

Mar 03, 2019 - 8:55 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

VIEW FROM THE OTHER SIDE. A woman in the United States takes a picture to Mexico through the border fence as residents of Anapra, a neighbourhood on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez in Mexico, and other people attend a prayer with priests and bishops from both countries to ask for the migrants and people of the area, on February 26, 2019.  Photo by Herika Martinez/AFP

Oscar viewership up for first time in 5 years

Feb 26, 2019 - 7:42 PM

The increase is a welcome news for organizers who stumbled through a series of headline-grabbing missteps in the run-up to the show

Producers of Best Picture nominee "Green Book" Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga accepts the award for Best Picture with the whole crew on stage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on February 24, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP)

'Green Book' Best Picture win overshadows diverse Oscars

Feb 26, 2019 - 10:30 AM

Critics see the civil rights dramedy 'Green Book' as 'whitesplaining' racial politics

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Olivia Colman: Two times a queen, now film royalty

Feb 25, 2019 - 4:30 PM

'The Favourite' actress is set to take on the role of Queen Elizabeth in 'The Crown'

Best Actress nominee for "The Favourite" Olivia Colman accepts the award for Best Actress during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on February 24, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP)

Rami Malek: An Oscar champion, my friends

Feb 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM

From Elliot in 'Mr Robot' to roles in 'Night at the Museum' and 'Twilight,' the actor is now known as Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24: Rami Malek, winner of Best Actor for "Bohemian Rhapsody," poses in the press room during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/AFP

Oscars 2019: Controversial race drama 'Green Book' grabs top prize at Oscars

Feb 25, 2019 - 2:03 PM

The movie takes home 3 awards, including Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali

Oscars 2019: 'Green Book' wins Best Picture

Feb 25, 2019 - 12:20 PM

'Green Book' wins over 7 other Best Picture nominees

Screenshot from YouTube/Universal Pictures

Oscars 2019: Alfonso Cuaron wins Best Director

Feb 25, 2019 - 12:12 PM

Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron wins for his work on 'Roma'

'ROMA' WIN. Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron wins yet another Oscar for 'Roma.' File photo by Chris Delmas/AFP

WATCH: Queen, Adam Lambert open Oscars 2019

Feb 25, 2019 - 12:06 PM

They totally rocked us

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24: Adam Lambert (L) and Brian May of Queen perform onstage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

Oscars 2019: Olivia Colman wins Best Actress

Feb 25, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Olivia Colman bags the award for her role in 'The Favourite'

BEST ACTRESS. Olivia Colman wins the Oscar for Best Actress.Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images/AFP

Lady Gaga wins first Oscar: 'This is hard work'

Feb 25, 2019 - 11:57 AM

'It's not about how many times you get rejected – it's about how many times you stand up,' says Lady Gaga, as she bags an Oscar for the song 'Shallow'

FIRST OSCAR. Lady Gaga plays Ally in 'A Star Is Born.' Photo from A Star Is Born's Instagram account

Oscars 2019: Rami Malek wins Best Actor

Feb 25, 2019 - 11:51 AM

Rami wins for his performance in 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

RAMI MALEK. The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' star wins the Oscar for Best Actor. Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for SBIFF/AFP

Oscars 2019: Mahershala Ali wins Best Supporting Actor

Feb 25, 2019 - 10:29 AM

The actor wins for his role in the movie 'Green Book'

Screenshot from YouTube/Universal Pictures

IN PHOTOS: The Oscars 2019 red carpet

Feb 25, 2019 - 9:58 AM

The stars turn up in their glamorous best at the 91st Academy Awards

PRETTY IN PINK. Kacey Musgraves wears Giambattista Valli on the Oscars 2019 red carpet. Screenshot from Twitter.com/TheAcademy