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'The Band's Visit': Tony winner reveals how it went from screen to stage - From the Grapevine

Eleven years ago, the Israeli movie “The Band's Visit," about Egyptian musicians who take the wrong bus and end up in a tiny Israeli town, won seven Israeli Film Academy awards and captivated audiences around the world. Now, it is the toast of Broadway ...

IIFA Awards 2018 Day 1: Bollywood stars dazzle Bangkok - The Indian Express

One of Bollywood's biggest award shows, International Indian Film Academy Awards 2018 began on Friday evening. The most prominent celebrities of the Hindi film industry made an appearance at IIFA Rocks held at Siam Niramit Theatre in Bangkok, ...

65 winners scoop silver Pearson teaching awards for 2018 - Schools Week

Eleven teachers and teams from across the UK were named as the winners of the 2017 awards in October, at a ceremony hosted by BBC presenter Naga Munchetty and broadcaster Sean Fletcher. The staff team at the Rowans Alternative Provision Academy ...

Ann Nyberg to receive Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award - New Haven Register

A lover of the arts, she is a trustee of the Kate, named after the iconic four-time Academy Award winning Connecticut actress. Nyberg is also the only honorary female member of the Walter Camp Football Foundation, which raises thousands of dollars for ...

'I thought these awards are totally rigged': Anil Kapoor at IIFA 2018 - Daily News & Analysis

Bollywood star Anil Kapoor has revealed that there was a time when he thought the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) was "totally rigged." While speaking to the media ahead of IIFA Rocks, he said, "The first IIFA was in London. I was ...

06/20 Advance Screening of Leave no Trace at the Picture House Regional Film Center Followed by Q&A with ... - Talk of the Sound

PELHAM, NY -- On Wednesday, June 20th at 7:30 p.m. The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) will host an advance screening of Leave No Trace followed by a Q&A with the Academy Award-nominated director Debra Granik. The film is set to have its ...

“A Star is Born” and “First Man”: Academy Award predictions for June - Hollywoodnews.com

We're approaching the second half of the year folks. Believe it or not, there's only a little of a week left in the first half. In a matter of days, I'll be posting my best of the first half, which is nuts. As such, with June almost in the rearview ...

The Best Dramas On Netflix Right Now - UPROXX

These are the films that define the zeitgeist; they've won Academy Awards, propelled stars to greatness, made millions of dollars at the box office, and are continuously quoted by self-proclaimed movie-aficionados. In other words, these are the ...

Debra Granik explores the bond between father and daughter in the timely drama 'Leave No Trace' - Los Angeles Times

“Leave No Trace” also marks something of a return for Granik, who won the 2010 Sundance Grand Jury Prize with her previous fiction feature “Winter's Bone.” That project went on to earn four Academy Award nominations including best picture and helped ...

Twitter launches IIFA emoji - Telangana Today

Bangkok: Ahead of this year's International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA), Twitter has launched a special emoji for fans. Bollywood fans in India and across the globe can post about the awards by tweeting the specially designed emoji curated by the ...

Sahitya Akademi announces 21 winners for Bal and Yuva Puraskar awards for 2018 - Firstpost

"The awards were recommended by jury members representing 22 Indian languages, and approved by the Executive Board of the Sahitya Akademi which met today under the Chairmanship of Dr Chandrashekhar Kambar, President, Sahitya Akademi," a ...

IIFA 2018: Anil Kapoor, Karan Johar ready to rock at Bollywood awards - gulfnews.com

It looks like Bollywood producer-director Karan Johar still hasn't recovered from the 'Nepotism Rocks' joke that fell flat when he hosted the International Indian Film Academy Awards in New York last year. At the 2017 Iifa Awards ceremony, the ...

On Meryl Streep's 69th birthday, a look at her unforgettable performances, from Miranda Priestly to Margaret Thatcher - Firstpost

Meryl Streep has won the Academy Awards for Sophie's Choice, The Iron Lady and Kramer vs Kramer. Twitter/@IanWilliam1987. 2/10. Meryl Streep as Madeline Ashton in dark comedy Death Becomes Her, a film that went on to win Academy Award for Best ...

Amaan-Ayaan refuse 'yuva' award; Sangeet Natak Akademi says an artist is young at 40 - Hindustan Times

Sarod players Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash — sons of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan — tweeted their dissent for the award by SNA. Chairman Shekhar Sen says the award is important because it's decided by their own fraternity and not the government.

Two Odias to get Kendriya Sahitya Akademi awards - Odisha Television Ltd.

Bhubaneswar: Odia writers Birendra Mohanty and Jayadratha Suna have been selected for the prestigious annual Kendriya Sahitya Akademi award 2018. While Mohanty will be conferred with the 'Bal Sahitya Puraskar' for his anthology of poems titled ...

Natalie Portman Says It's Her 'Dream' to do a Vegan Cooking Show - vivaglammagazine.com

Academy Award winner, Natalie Portman has been on the road promoting her newly released documentary “Eating Animals”, directed by Christopher Quinn, which she produced and narrated. During a Q&A, the award winning actress shared with the ...

Two from Odisha to be conferred with Sahitya Akademi award - Odisha Sun Times

Bhubaneswar: India's national academy of letters, the Sahitya Akademi, today announced the names of 21 winners of its Bal Sahitya Puraskar and 21 recipients of the Yuva Puraskar for this year. Two writers from Odisha have been selected for the ...

Engineers on Manchester's Ordsall Chord set to receive prestigious award - Infrastructure Intelligence

The Royal Academy of Engineering has revealed the Ordsall Chord, a new railway line connecting Manchester's Piccadilly, Victoria and Oxford Road stations for the first time, will receive the Major Project Award for 2018. Engineers at the heart of the ...

Twitter unveils IIFA emoji for International Indian Film Academy Weekend, Awards - Zee Business

Keya Madhvani, Head - Entertainment Partnerships, Twitter India, said: "The IIFA awards is a much awaited event of the year amongst the film fraternity and Bollywood fans. Twitter is delighted to partner with IIFA for the launch of a special emoji that ...

Watch: Stage set for Bollywood awards extravaganza - gulfnews.com

The @IIFA #Bollywood awards season has kicked off! Catch the updates, the green carpet antics and the backstage gossip as we report from the event. Ahead of today's press conference, here's a low down on what to expect at this year's awards in #Bangkok ...

The Academy Awards, or "Oscars", is an annual American awards ceremony hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements in the United States film industry as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a statuette, officially called the Academy Award of Merit, which has become commonly known by its nickname "Oscar." The awards, first presented in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, are overseen by AMPAS.

Academy Awards
Academy Award trophy.jpg
Awarded for Excellence in cinematic achievements
Country United States
Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
First awarded May 16, 1929; 87 years ago (1929-05-16)
Official website oscar.go.com
Most recent Academy Award winners
2015 ←
28 February 2016 → 2017
  Spotlight (film) poster.jpg Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Oscar.jpg
Award Best Picture Best Director
Winner Spotlight Alejandro G. Iñárritu
(The Revenant)
  LeonardoDiCaprioNov08.jpg Brie Larson (cropped).jpg
Award Best Actor Best Actress
Winner Leonardo DiCaprio
(The Revenant)
Brie Larson
(Room)
  Mark Rylance Cannes 2016.jpg Alicia Vikander 2013-01-21.jpg
Award Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Winner Mark Rylance
(Bridge of Spies)
Alicia Vikander
(The Danish Girl)

Previous Best Picture

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Best Picture

Spotlight

The Academy Awards, or "Oscars", is an annual American awards ceremony hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements in the United States film industry as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a statuette, officially called the Academy Award of Merit, which has become commonly known by its nickname "Oscar." The awards, first presented in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, are overseen by AMPAS.

The awards ceremony was first broadcast to radio in 1930 and televised for first time in 1953. It is now seen live in more than 200 countries and can be streamed live online. The Oscars is the oldest entertainment awards ceremony; its equivalents, the Emmy Awards for television, the Tony Awards for theatre, and the Grammy Awards for music and recording, are modeled after the Academy Awards.

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony was held at the Dolby Theatre on February 28, 2016 and hosted by Chris Rock. A total of 2,947 Oscars have been awarded from the inception of the award through the 87th.

Jimmy Kimmel's Oscars Monologue 2018

Jimmy's opening monologue from the 90th Academy Awards. #Oscars Jimmy Kimmel's Oscars Monologue 2018 https://youtu.be/tCnbAAgfxH8.

OSCAR2017/ The 89th Annual Academy Awards

Leonardo DiCaprio winning Best Actor

Julianne Moore presenting Leonardo DiCaprio with the Oscar® for Best Actor for his performance in "The Revenant" at the 88th Oscars® in 2016.

Eddie Redmayne winning Best Actor

Cate Blanchett presenting Eddie Redmayne with the Oscar® for Best Actor for his performance in "The Theory of Everything" at the 87th Oscars® in 2015.

Chris Rock's Opening Monologue

Host Chris Rock at the 88th Oscars® in 2016.

Anthony Hopkins Wins Best Actor: 1992 Oscars

Kathy Bates presenting Anthony Hopkins with the Best Actor Oscar® for his performance in "The Silence of the Lambs" at the 64th Academy Awards® in 1992.