Craven Week starts with a bang

2017-07-18 07:23

The U18 Craven Week and Academy Week tournaments started with a bang at St Stithians College in Johannesburg on Monday.

Obama weighs in on Oscars controversy

2016-01-28 10:05

US President Barack Obama says that the controversy over this year's all-white Oscar acting nominations is part of a broader issue the country is grappling with.

Here is a list of all the Oscar nominees for 2015

2015-01-15 15:51

The nominees for the 87th annual Academy Awards have been announced in Beverly Hills, California.

Lupita Nyong'o and Pharrell Williams among new Academy members

2014-06-27 22:00

Lupita Nyong'o, Pharrell Williams and Michael Fassbender are among 271 actors newly invited to join Hollywood's Oscar-bestowing Academy.

Globes leader American Hustle gets Oscar boost

2014-01-14 21:00

American Hustle seems to have emerged from the 71st annual Golden Globes as the film to beat.

Oscar season starts with movies running scared

2013-10-25 19:00

Oscar season starts with a game of musical chairs, as films shuffle release dates.

Record number of countries in running for Foreign Language Oscar

2013-10-08 14:56

A record 76 movies have been submitted for the foreign language Oscars including first-time entries from Saudi Arabia and Montenegro.

8 most memorable acceptance speeches

2013-08-22 08:36

Some made you laugh, some made you cry and others just left you guessing... These are the 8 most memorable celeb acceptance speeches.

Seth MacFarlane too busy to host Oscars

2013-05-21 11:41

Seth MacFarlane has revealed he won't be returning as Academy Awards host for the 2014 awards but recommends Joaquin Phoenix for the role.

Oscars date set to avoid Olympics clash

2013-03-26 08:48

The date for the 2014 Oscars ceremony has been set as awards shows scramble with calendars to avoid overlap with the 2014 Winter Olympics.


Film academy rules documentary series like O.J.: Made in America ineligible

2017-04-10 06:35

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has ruled documentary series like the recent Oscar winner O.J.: Made in America will no longer be eligible for the Academy Awards.

Oscar nominations for Best Picture to be cut in half

2015-03-05 15:00

The organisers of the Academy Awards are reportedly considering reducing the number of Best Picture nominees.

Neil Patrick Harris will host 2015 Oscars

2014-10-16 07:15

Award-winning US stage and screen actor Neil Patrick Harris will host the next Oscars show.

Oscars broadcast to celebrate movie heroes

2014-01-15 17:00

The 86th Academy Awards ceremony in March will pay tribute to movie heroes from past and present.

DeGeneres has global 'goal' for Oscarcast

2013-11-25 18:00

Ellen DeGeneres has a global "goal" as host of the 2 March Oscarcast.

Can Scarlett get an Oscar nod without showing her face in new film?

2013-10-15 21:30

Although Scarlett Johansson never makes an appearance in futuristic movie Her, critics are raving over her incredible voice-acting. But could this lead to an Oscar nomination?

You get an Oscar! You get an Oscar! Everyone gets an Oscar!

2013-09-06 11:55

And the honorary Academy Awards go to — Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury and Italian costume designer Piero Tosi.

Actress dismisses Oscar speculation

2013-08-21 16:06

Cate Blanchett has described Blue Jasmine director Woody Allen as "incredible" at the film's Australian premiere and insists she didn't work with the iconic director soley to win an Oscar.

Seth MacFarlane asked to host Oscars again

2013-04-23 21:19

Seth MacFarlane has been asked to host next year's Oscars but is said to be unsure about a return as he is working on two new movies.

Adele presents son with a mini-Oscar

2013-03-05 20:54

Adele has returned home to the UK after winning an Oscar for Best Song - and presented her five-month old baby with his own own golden statuette.

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