This year’s recipient of the most poisoned chalice in showbusiness has been announced.
Ever since August Wilson’s play first premiered 33 years ago, a movie version has been mooted.
Older Academy members are continuing to voice their disquiet in the face of a possible cessation of their right to vote for the Oscars.
Will The Revenant take home lots of Oscars, including one for the bear? Will Mad Max: Fury Road steal its thunder? Will Eddie Redmayne win another Oscar but for this time playing a woman?
Oscar-winner jokes about boycott and pokes fun at Smith’s cod-Nigerian accent in Concussion at the American black film festival awards
The freebies handed to Hollywood’s great and good at the Academy Awards aren’t always the treasures we imagine. Here are some weird recent inclusions …
The governing body of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the board that officiates the Oscars, has approved what it calls a “sweeping series of substantive changes” following intense criticism over the lack of racial diversity in this year’s nominees.
The Revenant actor – who was described by the Russian president in 2010 as a ‘real man’ – says he finds the politician ‘very, very, very interesting’