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So who’s the WORST actress this year?

2014-03-04 09:30

Never mind the Oscars. Who was honoured with a Razzie for their “acting”?

8 embarrassing Oscars moments that should win the cringe award

2014-02-26 12:30

In the lead up to the Oscars this Sunday, we take a look at some of the most cringe-worthy moments from previous years.

10 Reasons to love Ellen DeGeneres

2013-08-12 00:00

She's funny, she's cool, and she's going to host the 2014 Oscars. Excited isn't even the word!

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In the lead up to the Oscars this Sunday, we take a look at some of the most cringe-worthy moments from previous years.

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Oprah gets Oscar for humanitarian work

2011-11-13 22:07

Actress and producer Oprah Winfrey, who has dominated the US television talk show scene for a quarter-century, has been honoured with an Oscar.

Hollywood ready for Oscars coronation

2011-02-27 21:07

Hollywood is holding its biggest night of the year as the annual Oscars coronation gets underway with two very different front-running films vying for top honours.

Natalie Portman pregnant

2010-12-27 22:23

Actress Natalie Portman is engaged to a ballet dancer and choreographer and expecting her first child with him, People magazine reports.

Colin Firth afraid of being pelted

2010-10-22 14:56

The Brit actor is gratified that his latest role is attracting Oscar buzz, but fears the backlash if he does not win the award.

Oscar nomination for Afghan movie

2010-09-23 17:39

Afghanistan's contender for the Oscars has debuted in what was once the site of gun battles, but its director wants viewers to see past the violence to the richness of Afghan culture and traditions.

Oscar rolls out the red carpet

2010-03-07 19:16

Hollywood is counting down the hours to the 82nd Academy Awards, with war drama The Hurt Locker battling science-fiction epic Avatar in a duel for supremacy.

Charlize 'not wearing undies'

2010-03-07 10:44

Charlize Theron has let it slip that she won't be wearing underwear at the glamorous Oscars event...

Harrelson wins at Spirit Awards

2010-03-06 10:00

Woody Harrelson has won the supporting-actor prize at the Spirit Awards honouring independent film for the war-on-terror drama The Messenger.

Get the Oscar look at home

2010-03-04 19:19

Hollywood folk have two secret weapons when it comes to looking picture perfect for a big red-carpet event like the Oscars: hair and make-up.

Plummer cracks Oscar nod

2010-02-24 10:10

Christopher Plummer has finally quit membership of an elite group - the one comprised of fine actors never to have been nominated for an Oscar.

Oscar favourite wins top prize

2010-02-21 11:38

Iraq war drama The Hurt Locker has enhanced its status as front-runner for the Oscars after scooping a top prize at the Writers Guild of America Awards.

The last Walters Oscar special

2010-02-16 10:22

Barbara Walters have said next month's Oscar interview special will be her last, ending a 29-year tradition.

Oscars hat-trick for Austria

2010-02-04 11:04

Austria scored a hat-trick this year, with three of its countrymen nominated for an Oscar, including Inglourious Basterds star Christoph Waltz.

Dolphin doccie in Oscars race

2010-02-03 10:16

A gripping film about the slaughter of dolphins in Japan is vying for Oscars glory after it had been nominated in the best documentary category.

Avatar, Hurt Locker lead Oscars

2010-02-02 18:15

The science-fiction sensation Avatar and the Iraq war thriller The Hurt Locker lead the Academy Awards with nine nominations each, including best picture and director for former spouses James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow.

Oscar best pics expanded to 10

2010-02-01 21:29

Oscar organisers decided last summer to double the best-picture field to 10 movies to be more inclusive, a move which caused mixed reactions.

Oscars foreign film race hot

2010-01-20 22:10

Austrian director Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon is among nine movies in contention for the Oscars' best foreign film.

District 9 gets Oscar buzz

2009-11-28 08:53

In a year full of surprise hits without stars, District 9 stands out as the unlikely box office champion.

 

So who’s the WORST actress this year?

2014-03-03 15:59

Never mind the Oscars. Who was honoured with a Razzie for their “acting”?

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Take a look at some of the stunning outfits from the red carpet.

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8 embarrassing Oscars moments that should win the cringe award

2014-02-27 08:32

In the lead up to the Oscars this Sunday, we take a look at some of the most cringe-worthy moments from previous years.

10 Reasons to love 2014 Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres

2014-02-26 13:30

She's funny, she's cool, and she's hosting the most glam event of the year. Excited isn't even the word!

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A reminder of a few celeb faux paus that happened this year

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Oscars Nominations 2013

2013-01-10 15:27

Watch the Oscar nominations announcement live.

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The Oscars? Boring!

2011-02-28 13:02

Don't feel like sitting through the tedium of this year's Academy Awards? You don't have to - just check out the highlights here.

Oscar nomination ballots sent to voters

2010-12-28 10:05

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has sent out Oscar ballots to its members, who will select the nominees for Hollywood's most coveted honour.

Only 3 nominees for animated Oscar

2010-11-16 10:15

Oscar organisers have announced that there will be only three animated feature films in the running for an Academy Award next year.

Oscar nomination for Afghan movie

2010-09-23 17:39

Afghanistan's contender for the Oscars has debuted in what was once the site of gun battles, but its director wants viewers to see past the violence to the richness of Afghan culture and traditions.

Elie Saab shows red carpet glam

2010-03-11 13:46

Red carpet king Elie Saab has shown his autumn-winter ready-to-wear collection of awards-ceremony looks in antique lace, sequins and ruched chiffon.

Oscars: The final countdown

2010-03-07 17:44

Rehearsals are keep the Kodak Theatre abuzz with activity, as are gift suites every day and parties every night as Tinseltown gears up for its big celebration.

Oscar producers: Tune in early

2010-03-06 14:40

The people behind the Oscars show are urging people to tune in early for one of the programme's best sequences.

Streep's chances are slim

2010-03-05 12:15

Meryl Streep has a record 16 Academy Awards acting nominations, yet her winning percentage is fairly low.

Hurt Locker campaign faux pas

2010-03-01 20:14

Iraq war drama The Hurt Locker has been engulfed by controversy in the final sprint to the Oscars, but should still win the best picture prize, analysts have said.

Movie nerds honoured at Oscars

2010-02-21 20:49

Forty-five engineers have been honoured with an Oscar ceremony of their own, recognising scientific and technical achievements in movie making.

Stars prep two Oscar speeches

2010-02-16 11:20

Academy Award organisers have come up with a new idea for avoiding boring Oscar acceptance speeches: have the winners give two speeches.

Oscars: Up a favourite

2010-02-04 16:20

The animation category at this year's Oscars presents singing frogs, sly foxes and spunky kids, but Up is expected to float away with the Oscar.

Upset over Oscar snub

2010-02-03 14:09

Morgan Freeman has said that he was disappointed that Clint Eastwood's Invictus failed to pick up an Oscar nomination for Best Picture.

Bullock poised for first Oscar

2010-02-03 09:02

After 20 years, Sandra Bullock is finally thinking of herself as a good actress. And Hollywood seems to agree.

Avatar, Hurt Locker top Oscar list

2010-02-02 16:17

Avatar and The Hurt Locker earned nine Oscar nominations each, including best movie.

Oscars race heats up

2010-02-01 15:34

A David vs Goliath contest is looming as the battle for the Oscars intensifies with the announcement of nominees for the most coveted awards.

Oscars: Voting starts

2009-12-29 21:03

The race for next year's Oscars is under way as nomination ballot papers have been posted to the 5 777 voters who will decide the movie industry's most prestigious awards.

Oscar season starting early

2009-11-14 21:20

The Academy Awards won't be presented until March, but the first Oscar statuettes of the season are set to be handed out at a private, black-tie dinner in Hollywood.

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