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3D Technology Applied to New Oscar Statuettes

Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) This year’s Oscar statuettes will look a little bit different with a new manufacturer for the first time in 34 years, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced…

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Sylvester Stallone Considered Boycotting Oscars

Los Angeles, Feb 9 (IANS) Amidst the racial diversity debate at the Oscars, actor Sylvester Stallone was considering his options to boycott the ceremony, but African-American director Ryan Coogler stopped him. Stallone, who is nominated…


Morgan Freeman to Receive Chaplin Award

New York, Feb 6 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman has been named the recipient of the 43rd annual Chaplin Award, the honour given out by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The announcement was made…





George Miller Named Cannes Jury President

Los Angeles, Feb 2 (IANS) Australian director George Miller has been selected to head the jury at the upcoming 69th Cannes International Film Festival, which will run from May 11-22, the festival officials have announced….