ARTICLES RELATING TO AWARDS SEASON 2013

Local soap stars to get royal awards show

2013-04-08 11:52

Winnie Modise, who plays Khethiwe on Generations, has launched the annual Royalty Soapie Awards, which will crown the cream of SA's soapie industry in Durban.

K-Stew: Favourite female butt-kicker

2013-03-25 07:32

Kristen Stewart managed to avoid slime - mostly - while picking up trophies for favourite movie actress and female butt-kicker at the 2013 Kids Choice Awards.

Django, Ted lead MTV Movie Awards nominees

2013-03-06 10:48

A bloody Western and the comedic tale of a trash-talking teddy bear lead nominees for the 2013 MTV Movie Awards, which will be hosted by Rebel Wilson.

Will Ferrell for MTV Comedic Genius Award

2013-02-28 18:10

Will Ferrell is set to be presented with the first-ever Comedic Genius Award at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards in recognition of his impressive 17-year career.

Oscar ratings grow, despite bad reviews

2013-02-28 12:24

The 2013 Oscar ceremony scored the biggest TV audience in three years, and edgy new host Seth MacFarlane helped boost interest from young men, despite getting a mauling from TV critics.

Madonna snubs Demi Moore from Oscar party

2013-02-27 17:48

Madonna reportedly failed to invite her long-time best friend Demi Moore to her annual Oscars after party, while sources claim she has sided with Ashton Kutcher in their divorce.

Where are the missing Rodriguez millions?

2013-02-27 13:06

Rodriguez has risen from the dead. The film about his life has won an Oscar. Only one part of the puzzle remains unsolved, writes Koos Kombuis.

Professor charged over cop outfit

2013-02-26 13:32

Kwaito music star Mkhonzeni "Professor" Langa has been charged with wearing a police uniform to the Metro Music Awards, eThekwini metro police has said.

Best and Worst: 2013 Oscars

2013-02-26 10:19

The 85th Annual Academy Awards show was pretty much a disaster thanks to lame jokes and inappropriate remarks. Has the Oscars lost its shine? We take a look at the best and mostly worst moments of the ceremony.

Jewish group offended by Oscars sketch

2013-02-26 07:43

The Anti-Defamation League has slammed an Oscars sketch poking fun at Jewish people in Hollywood, calling it "offensive", "not remotely funny" and advising for action to be taken.

Seth MacFarlane praised as Oscar host

2013-02-25 14:58

Seth MacFarlane has received wide praise for his first-time act as an Oscar host, with many sharing their thoughts on the host on social networking sites such as Twitter.

Spielberg leaves Oscars empty-handed, again

2013-02-25 12:47

Hollywood veteran Steven Spielberg has left the Oscars empty-handed for the second year running, despite his film having the most nominations for Tinseltown's top awards show.

Professor under fire for cop outfit

2013-02-25 10:53

Kwaito star Mkhonzeni "Professor" Langa is being investigated for wearing a police uniform to the Metro FM Music Awards, an eThekweni Metro police spokesperson has said.

'Humble' Rodriguez honoured at Oscars

2013-02-25 10:21

The producers of the musical documentary Searching for Sugar Man have paid tribute to once-forgotten folk singer Rodriguez while accepting their Oscar for Best Documentary in Hollywood.

Jennifer Lawrence's Oscar: This is nuts!

2013-02-25 08:44

Jennifer Lawrence has become one of the youngest best actress Oscar winners ever for her role as a widowed 20-something in Silver Linings Playbook.

Ben Affleck's Argo wins Best Picture Oscar

2013-02-25 07:25

Iran hostage drama Argo has been named best picture at the 2013 Oscars in a unique presentation done by Jack Nicholson in Hollywood and First Lady Michelle Obama from the White House.

2013 Oscars: The list of winners

2013-02-25 03:57

All the winners of the 85th annual Academy Awards, presented at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Silver Linings Playbook: Top indie film

2013-02-24 10:41

Silver Linings Playbook has won four awards, including best picture, at the Spirit Awards honouring independent film.

Twilight finale rakes in 7 Razzies

2013-02-24 09:14

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 has been picked as last year's worst picture by the Razzies, an Academy Awards spoof that hands out prizes for Hollywood's lousiest movies.

Seth MacFarlane: I won't host Oscars again

2013-02-22 12:23

Seth MacFarlane has confessed that he believes his first stint as Oscars host will also be his last.

Taylor, Harry avoid run-in at BRITs

2013-02-21 16:28

Taylor Swift and Harry Styles managed to avoid an awkward run-in at the 2013 Brit Awards, after Taylor instructed her security personnel to warn her if he was near.

Academy Awards rebranded as 'The Oscars'

2013-02-21 11:22

They are the 85th Academy Awards, the climax of Hollywood's awards season - except officially they're not. This year, they've been rebranded to "The Oscars".

Minister honours SA film Layla Fourie

2013-02-20 16:01

Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile has congratulated the team behind Layla Fourie, a South African film which received an award at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Oscar movies are hits, for a change

2013-02-19 11:30

Hollywood has been in strong health this awards season with Oscar-nominated movies like Life of Pi, Argo and Silver Linings Playbook striking a chord with moviegoers.

2013 Jozi Film Festival winners revealed

2013-02-18 13:27

The winners of the second annual Jozi Film Festival in various categories have been revealed in a ceremony held in Parktown.

 
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2013 MK Awards

2013-03-25 10:00

Known as South African rock music's biggest night, the 2013 MK Awards set the stage for spectacular performances, outrageous fashion trends and a "lekker" party. (Picture: Facebook)

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SAMA nominations to be streamed live

2013-03-15 15:30

The 19th annual MTN South African Music Awards has received a digital facelift, and for the first time ever the nominations announcement will be streamed live via Facebook and MTN's mobile site.

AfricaMagic Awards aired over 5 channels

2013-03-05 17:52

The first ever AfricaMagic Viewers' Choice Awards taking place on 9 March will be aired on five different channels on DStv so that viewers from across Africa will be able to tune in.

Steven Spielberg to head Cannes jury

2013-02-28 13:41

Steven Spielberg has been named head of the Cannes Film Festival jury, which will take place on the French Rivieria from 15-26 May.

Professor in court over police uniform

2013-02-28 09:40

Kwaito musician Mkhonzeni "Professor" Langa, charged with wearing a metro police uniform to the Metro FM Music Awards, is set to appear in the Durban Regional Court.

Anne Hathaway tries to be more 'likeable'

2013-02-27 15:04

Anne Hathaway reportedly practised her Oscars acceptance speech "a lot" after she drew criticism for her gushing, emotional and rambling speeches at prior awards shows.

Ben Affleck shaves off lucky beard

2013-02-27 07:38

Ben Affleck has shaved off his beard, which he deemed a lucky charm during awards season, after his film Argo won the coveted Best Picture gong at the Oscars.

Stars defend Oscars host Seth MacFarlane

2013-02-26 12:38

Russell Crowe, Kristin Chenoweth and Steve Martin are among the stars who have praised Seth MacFarlane's Oscars hosting stint in the wake of cirticism over his controversial jokes.

Critics blast Oscars for off-colour jokes

2013-02-26 10:17

Critics have blasted Oscars host Seth MacFarlane for "crudely sexist antics" and peddling "offensive" Jewish stereotypes, as the Academy Awards post mortem got into full swing.

Professor's cop outfit 'not the real thing'

2013-02-25 16:08

A police uniform worn by Mkhonzeni "Professor" Langa at the Metro FM Music Awards in Durban is apparently not the real thing, a spokesperson for his label said on Monday.

Ang Lee scores second directing Oscar

2013-02-25 13:37

Taiwanese-born Ang Lee, the first Asian ever to win an Oscar for directing, has earned his second Oscar for the 3D fantasy Life of Pi.

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2013 Oscars After Parties

2013-02-25 12:27

Whether they're invited to the grand ceremony or not, it's the invite to the official Oscar After Party that really counts for most celebs. From Elton John rubbing shoulders with the who's who in the entertainment industry to Vanity Fair raising the roof, we take a look at the official 2013 Oscars After Parties.

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2013 Metro FM Music Awards: The winners

2013-02-25 10:52

The winners of the 2013 Metro FM Music Awards have been announced, with Donald Moatshe, Khaya Mthetwa and record label Jazmee scoring top honours.

Life of Pi tops as Oscar honours shared

2013-02-25 09:18

Hollywood's biggest night was especially generous with its rewards this year as Oscar were handed out to each of the top nominated movies, including Django Unchained and Argo.

Daniel Day-Lewis makes Oscar history

2013-02-25 07:38

Daniel Day-Lewis has won his third Best Actor at the 85th Annual Academy Awards for his portrayal of the 16th US president Abraham Lincoln, the first actor to reach the milestone.

Searching for Sugar Man wins Oscar

2013-02-25 05:34

Searching for Sugar Man, the heartwarming story of musician Rodriguez's rediscovery by South African fans, has won the Academy Award for best documentary.

Stars rehearse before Oscars

2013-02-24 18:28

Some dressed down in jeans and hoodies. Others looked camera-ready in suits or chic dresses and spiky stilettos...

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Silver Linings Playbook won big at the Spirit Awards held in Santa Monica on Saturday, ahead of the grand daddy of awards shows, The Oscars.

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Kristen Stewart to present at Oscars

2013-02-22 15:30

Kristen Stewart has been added to the star-studded line-up of presenters for this weekend's Oscars.

And the winner is... Memorable Oscar moments

2013-02-22 10:29

From winners sobbing uncontrollably to shocking political outbursts, bizarre snubs and streakers, the Oscars have seen it all - and the 2013 Academy Awards ceremony could provide fresh drama.

Stars to sing in Oscars musical tribute

2013-02-21 15:23

The stars of Les Miserables will reunite to sing in a musical tribute at the Oscars, along with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Jennifer Hudson.

Olympic star Emeli Sandé is BRIT champ

2013-02-21 07:44

Singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé, the voice of the London Olympics, has continued her rise to superstardom by winning two of the most prestigious BRIT Awards in London.

John Travolta to present at Oscars

2013-02-19 20:09

A quartet of previous Oscar nominees including Salma Hayek, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson and John Travola have been added to the presenters line-up for this year's ceremony.

Adele receiving therapy ahead of Oscars

2013-02-18 21:07

Adele is practising Chinese Qi Gong breathing therapy in a bid to beat her stage fright ahead of her comeback performance at the Oscars.

Argo, Sugar Man win at Writers Guild

2013-02-18 10:54

CIA thrillers Argo and Zero Dark Thirty have won top screenplay honours from the Writers Guild of America, while Rodriguez portrait Searching for Sugar Man won for Best Documentary Screenplay.

 
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