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Benedict Cumberbatch on Photobombing U2, Tom Hiddleston & Wet T-Shirts

U2 were nominated for an Academy Award for best song for “Ordinary Love” at this years ceremony, so the band were in attendance. Perhaps their most notable, and definitely their most widely seen moment, involved actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who jumped behind them, photobombing them. 236 more words


Oscars Race: Australia Selects 'Charlie's Country' for Foreign-Language Contention

Australia has selected director Rolf de Heer’s Aborigine-themed “Charlie’s Country” as its contender for foreign-language Academy Award contention.

“Charlie’s Country” was developed, written, produced and directed by de Heer, and co-developed by lead actor David… 188 more words


Talking 1986 Oscars on The Dew Over

In 1986 Platoon nabbed four Academy Awards including the illustrious award for Best Picture. Was Oliver Stone’s take on the Vietnam War worthy of the top prize? 125 more words


Gone Girl Opens New York Film Festival

GONE GIRL opened the New York Film Festival on Friday night. It was billed as the World Premiere of GONE GIRL, but technically it was shown  to a small group of critics last week including the Hollywood Foreign Press. 150 more words

Singapore Selects 'Sayang Disayang' as Oscar Contender

Malay-language film “Sayang Disayang” has been selected by Singapore as its contender for foreign-language Academy Awards contention.

The film, about a migrant domestic helper, a nurse and the old man they look after, is the debut feature of Sanif Olek, who heads the independent film and TV consultancy Reeljuice. 74 more words


Benedict Cumberbatch not ready for Oscar

Sherlock star, said: ”It would be amazing, but to be honest it’s so premature that it would almost be futile to talk about it.

”I understand why it always happens at festivals, but I just got my suit back from the dry cleaners from this year’s Oscars… There’s lots of films to see before we start going, ‘Oooh, blah, blah.” 79 more words

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