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Kobe Bryant dropped from film festival over 2003 rape case

Oct 18, 2018 - 7:58 AM

The former NBA star turned Oscar-winning filmmaker says he’s disappointed after his removal from the jury of an animation film festival

OLD CASE. An online petition succeeded in taking Oscar winner Kobe Bryant out of an animation film festival after citing a 2003 rape case, which later got dropped. Photo Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

'Signal Rock' is official PH entry to Oscars

Sep 26, 2018 - 4:39 PM

The film will be considered for a nomination along with entries from all over the world

OSCARS-BOUND. 'Signal Rock,' the country's official entry to the 91st Academy Awards, stars award-winning actor Christian Bables. File photo by Precious del Valle/Rappler

Academy shelves plans for 'popular' Oscar award

Sep 07, 2018 - 9:47 AM

'There has been a wide range of reactions to the introduction of a new award, and we recognize the need for further discussion with our members,' says Dawn Hudson

NO POPULAR AWARD. The Academy says they will be shelving the   All eyes will be on the battle for Oscars supremacy between "The Shape of Water" and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" on Sunday. / AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK

'Mission: Impossible' composer to get honorary Oscar

Sep 06, 2018 - 2:02 PM

Lalo Schifrin is set to be honored at 10th annual Governors Awards in November

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 10, 2016 Argentinian composer Lalo Schifrin smiles after he was awarded Commandeur in the Order of Arts and Letters, in Paris. Argentinian composer Lalo Schifrin, best known for his "Mission: Impossible" theme song, is to receive an honorary Oscar along with actress Cicely Tyson and publicist Marvin Levy, the Academy said on September 5, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Eric FEFERBERG

Oscars to add 'best popular film' award, shorten gala

Aug 09, 2018 - 9:28 AM

For 2019, organizers are hoping to produce a 'more accessible' 3 hour show

Oscars statuettes stand on display during a preview for the Governors Ball during the 90th annual Academy Awards week in Hollywood, California, March 1st, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON

Frances McDormand's Oscar briefly stolen; viewing figures slump

Mar 06, 2018 - 12:02 PM

A 'New York Times' reporter says the actress' Oscar was returned after the thief was blocked by a photographer

Best Actress laureate Frances McDormand attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball at the Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Hometown mariachis serenade 'monster' Del Toro's Oscars

Mar 05, 2018 - 10:08 PM

Mexico celebrates the director's win for his movie 'The Shape of Water'

Fans of Mexican director Guillermo del Toro celebrate at La Minerva square, in Guadalajara, Jalisco State, on March 4, 2018, after del Toro won the Oscar for "The Shape of Water."  Guillermo del Toro won the Oscar for best director for his acclaimed fantasy about a mute janitor's romance with a mysterious amphibian-man creature. / AFP PHOTO / Ulises Ruiz

And the winner of the jet ski at the Oscars is....

Mar 05, 2018 - 7:56 PM

Costume designer Mark Bridges wins the jet ski and an Oscar

British actress Helen Mirren (L) rides with jet ski winner and laureate for Costume Design Mark Bridges after the Oscar ceremony host offered a jet ski to the Oscars winner with the shortest speech during the 90th Annual Academy Awards show on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON

Oscars 2018: The best dressed men and women on the red carpet

Mar 05, 2018 - 7:51 PM

This year's red carpet sees its fair share of fashion highs

[WATCH] Oscars 2018: 10 highlights from Hollywood's biggest awards night

Mar 05, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Time's Up, a surprise visit for some moviegoers, Frances McDormand's speech, and more are part of the highlights from the 90th Academy Awards

Legendary lensman Roger Deakins finally wins Oscar

Mar 05, 2018 - 4:21 PM

The British cinematographer wins his Oscar for 'Blade Runner 2049'

OSCAR TROPHY. Roger A. Deakins poses in the press room with the Oscar for Best Cinematography for 'Blade Runner 2049,' during the 90th Annual Academy Awards on March 4, 2018, in Hollywood, California. Photo by  Frederic J.Brown/AFP

Oscars 2018: 'The Shape of Water' wins Best Picture

Mar 05, 2018 - 12:56 PM

The film wins over other nominees, including 'Lady Bird' and 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'

THE SHAPE OF WATER. The fantasy film wins Best Picture. Screenshot from YouTube.com/FoxSearchlight

Oscars 2018: Frances McDormand wins Best Actress

Mar 05, 2018 - 12:45 PM

The actress is awarded for her role in 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'

Oscars 2018: Gary Oldman wins Best Actor

Mar 05, 2018 - 12:35 PM

The actor wins for his role in ‘Darkest Hour’

BEST ACTOR. Gary Oldman wins his first Academy Award. File photo shows the actor posing on the red carpet upon arrival at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards in London. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Oscars 2018: Guillermo Del Toro wins Best Director

Mar 05, 2018 - 12:26 PM

Del Toro wins for his movie 'The Shape of Water'

(FILES) This file photo taken on November 15, 2017 shows director Guillermo del Toro attending the premiere of "The Shape of Water," at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Science in Beverly Hills, California. Long before he was the celebrated director of fantasy romance "The Shape of Water," this year's top Oscar contender with 13 nominations, Guillermo del Toro was fascinated with monsters and the movies. Teachers in his hometown, Guadalajara, Mexico, remember him coming to class with giant cockroaches, and friends recall helping him shoot his first movie at their school -- an eight-millimeter short film featuring a gelatinous monster. / AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck

Oscars 2018: Kobe Bryant's 'Dear Basketball' wins Academy Award for best animated short film

Mar 05, 2018 - 11:20 AM

The retired Los Angeles Lakers superstar wins an Oscar for best animated short

Oscars 2018: Allison Janney wins Best Supporting Actress

Mar 05, 2018 - 10:36 AM

(UPDATED) The actress is awarded for her role in 'I,Tonya'

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS. Allison Janney accepts the Best Supporting Actress award during the 90th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel addresses Harvey Weinstein, 'envelopegate'

Mar 05, 2018 - 10:05 AM

'We can't let bad behavior slide anymore,' says Jimmy

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage during the 90th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

Oscars 2018: Sam Rockwell wins Best Supporting Actor

Mar 05, 2018 - 9:43 AM

(UPDATED) Sam Rockwell thanks his fellow nominees, saying, 'You guys rock, you inspire me, and you always have'

ACADEMY AWARD WINNER. Sam Rockwell accepts the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor during the 90th Annual Academy Awards show in Hollywood, California. Photo by Mark Ralston/ AFP PHOTO

LOOK: Rita Moreno wears same 1962 Oscar dress to red carpet 56 years later

Mar 05, 2018 - 9:02 AM

The 'West Side Story' actress' dress is made in the Philippines

FULL LIST: Oscars 2018 winners

Mar 05, 2018 - 8:55 AM

(UPDATED) 'The Shape of Water' wins 4 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director

IN PHOTOS: Stars walk the red carpet at the Oscars 2018

Mar 05, 2018 - 8:21 AM

(3RD UPDATE) The red carpet is rolled out once again for the biggest awards show in Hollywood

OSCARS 2018. The stars step out on the red carpet for the 90th Academy Awards. Screenshots from Instagram.com/taraswennen, Instagram.com/luxurylaw, and Instagram.com/karlawelchstylist

Fun facts about this year's Oscar nominees

Mar 04, 2018 - 8:56 PM

Before the big day, here are few things to know about this year's awards show

An Oscar statue is unveiled on the eve of the 90th Academy Awards Ceremony "The Oscars" on March 3rd, 2018 in Hollywood, California.  All eyes will be on the battle for Oscars supremacy between "The Shape of Water" and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" on Sunday. / AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK

IN PHOTOS: The most unforgettable dresses in Oscars red carpet history

Mar 04, 2018 - 8:40 PM

From Cher's flamboyant Bob Mackie ensemble to Taraji P Henson's classic Hollywood gown, these red carpet looks deserve their own Academy Awards

Oscars 2018: The 9 Best Picture nominees

Mar 03, 2018 - 7:00 PM

World War II, press freedom, justice, and love are just some of the topics featured in this year's nominated films

5 things to watch on Oscars night

Mar 03, 2018 - 12:10 PM

Hollywood's biggest awards night takes center stage

"La La Land" producer Jordan Horowitz (C) gestures to the cast of "Moonlight" after "La La Land" mistakenly won the best picture instead of "Moonlight" at the 89th Oscars on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON

Best picture Oscar winners of past 20 years

Mar 02, 2018 - 1:26 PM

Here is a list of the films that won Best Picture over the last 20 years

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Stage set for Oscars 2018 to mark year eclipsed by #MeToo

Mar 02, 2018 - 11:12 AM

The ceremony caps a difficult few months during which the industry has declared war on the pervasive culture of sexual misconduct after the downfall of movie producer Harvey Weinstein

Oscars statuettes stand on display during a preview for the Governors Ball during the 90th annual Academy Awards week in Hollywood, California, March 1st, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON

‘The Shape of Water’ review: Love in the time of intolerance

Feb 25, 2018 - 7:00 PM

'The Shape of Water' is a gorgeous film

'Star Wars' Mark Hamill to present award at Oscars

Feb 22, 2018 - 2:30 PM

The actor is set to attend the event, 4 days before he is honored personally with his Hollywood Walk of Fame star

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ review: The best and worst of humanity

Feb 19, 2018 - 1:30 PM

The film, despite its parable-like grooves, feels too close to home

Frances McDormand in the film THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI.  Photo by Merrick Morton. © 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved

7 reasons to see 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'

Feb 14, 2018 - 1:55 PM

The dark comedy starring Frances McDormand reflects harsh realities that many would be able to relate to, regardless of who and where they are

‘I, Tonya’ review: More than just skating

Feb 13, 2018 - 3:08 PM

'I, Tonya' is fun, irreverent. and deliciously confrontational

FULL LIST: Nominees, The Oscars 2018

Jan 23, 2018 - 10:40 PM

'The Shape of Water' earns 13 nominations

Academy considers expelling disgraced Harvey Weinstein

Oct 14, 2017 - 1:27 PM

The Academy says they will release a statement on the proceedings after the meeting

'Birdshot' is PH's Foreign Language Film entry to Oscars 2018

Sep 26, 2017 - 2:13 PM

(UPDATED) Mikhail Red's 'Birdshot' is now available to stream on Netflix

Film 'Turah' jadi wakil Indonesia di seleksi nominasi Oscar

Sep 20, 2017 - 11:26 AM

'Turah' terpilih dari 130 judul film Indonesia yang diseleksi

WAKIL INDONESIA. Film garapan sutradara Wicaksono Wisnu Legowo, 'Turah' terpilih jadi wakil Indonesia untuk seleksi nominasi Oscar. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube Wicaksono Wisnu Legowo

5 hal tentang Daniel Day-Lewis

Jun 21, 2017 - 12:47 PM

Aktor yang mendapat julukan Oscars Record Breaker ini memutuskan untuk pensiun dari dunia akting di usia 60 tahun

TIGA OSCAR. Daniel Day-Lewis adalah satu-satunya aktor yang memenangkan tiga Piala Oscar yang ketiganya untuk kategori Best Actor. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube Oscars

Daniel Day-Lewis umumkan pensiun dari akting

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:22 AM

Daniel Day Lewis merupakan satu satunya aktor yang memenangkan tiga Piala Oscar untuk kategori Best Actor

RETIREMENT. Actor Daniel Day-Lewis retires from acting, according to his spokesperson Leslee Dart. Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP

Jimmy Kimmel to return as Oscars host

May 17, 2017 - 10:33 AM

In 2018 Jimmy Kimmel is set to host the Oscars for the second time

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

Jimmy Kimmel ditunjuk sebagai pembawa acara 'Academy Awards 2018'

May 17, 2017 - 10:03 AM

Sukses sebagai host Piala Oscar tahun ini Jimmy Kimmel akan kembali memandu acara serupa tahun depan

Jimmy Kimmel akan kembali sebagai pemandu acara 'Academy Awards 2018'. Foto dari akun Instagram theacademy.

Accountants behind Oscars snafu will no longer attend show

Mar 02, 2017 - 10:37 AM

UPDATED Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz are the two members of accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers who were in charge of handing out the winning envelopes to presenters at the ceremony

Representatives from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Martha L. Ruiz, Brian Cullinan, and actor Ryan Gosling attend the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. Christopher Polk/Getty Images/AFP

Steve Harvey comments on Oscars Best Picture gaffe

Feb 28, 2017 - 3:28 PM

I m going to show him how to handle it with dignity and grace says Steve who like Warren Beatty announced the wrong winner at a major event

SAKSIKAN: 10 momen penting di 'Academy Awards 2017'

Feb 28, 2017 - 2:47 PM

Penampilan pembuka dari Justin Timberlake para turis yang tiba tiba muncul serta tentunya pengumuman Best Picture di penghujung acara

PIALA OSCAR. Academy Awards ke-89 telah berlangsung di Dolby Theater Hollywood, Amerika Serikat, pada Minggu, 26 Februari. Foto oleh Don Emmert/AFP

Cerita di balik kemenangan Casey Affleck di 'Oscars 2017'

Feb 28, 2017 - 12:58 PM

Kemenangan Casey sebagai Best Actor dibayangi isu dugaan pelecehan seksual yang pernah dilakukannya di tahun 2010

Foto oleh Kevin Winter/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP.

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 28 Februari 2017

Feb 28, 2017 - 10:57 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 28, 2017

Feb 28, 2017 - 10:32 AM

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Oscars mixup blamed on accountant eclipses 'Moonlight' win

Feb 28, 2017 - 10:31 AM

Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers says that Brian Cullinan a partner with years of experience at the Oscars had mistakenly handed Warren Beatty the wrong envelope

The cast of "Moonlight" US actors Trevante Rhodes, Best Supporting Actor winner Mahershala Ali, producer Adele Romanski and director Barry Jenkins react after they won the Best Film award at the 89th Oscars on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON

Trump blames Oscars fail on show's political tone

Feb 28, 2017 - 7:35 AM

It was a little sad It took away from the glamour of the Oscars Trump told conservative website Breitbart News

Closeup detail shot of Oscar statuettes as 'La La Land' producer Jordan Horowitz (L) accepts Best Picture after a presentation error (later awarded to 'Moonlight') with actors Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty onstage during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

Oscars 2017 shows photo of wrong woman during 'In Memoriam' segment

Feb 27, 2017 - 11:59 PM

Australian producer Jan Chapman is identified as costume designer Janet Patterson