Oscars Winners

Sidney Poitier, first Black actor to win best actor Academy Award, dies at 94

Poitier created a distinguished film legacy in a single year with three 1967 films at a time when segregation prevailed in much of the United States.

By REUTERS
07/01/2022
Chloe Zhao, winner of the award for Best Picture for "Nomadland," poses in the press room at the Osc

Diverse and distanced Oscar ceremony adapted to pandemic year

Nomadland, a poetic look at older Americans who choose an itinerant lifestyle, won Best Picture as expected.

Natalie Portman and Alma Har’el to team up for new TV series

The victim will be played by Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o.

Polish auction house selling possessions of ‘The Pianist’

51 objects that belonged to the Holocaust survivor whose life story served as the basis for the 2002 film will be put up for sale.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
12/09/2020

Ronald Harwood, Oscar-winning screenwriter of ‘The Pianist,’ dies at 85

He also was nominated for Oscars for his screenplays for “The Dresser” and “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.” The South Africa native received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth in 2010.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
11/09/2020

Work from a mansion, an unkempt bathroom with 'Parasite' Zoom backgrounds

Their are five backgrounds to choose from, ranging from rooms withing the posh mansion to a seedy unkempt bathroom.

Coronavirus opens up streamed films to be eligible for Oscars in 2021

Previously, a movie had to be screened in a movie theater in Los Angeles for at least seven days in order to be eligible for Oscar consideration.

By REUTERS
29/04/2020

South Koreans celebrate as "Parasite" snags historic wins at Oscars

"Parasite" director Bong Joon-ho said he was honored to be awarded Best Original Screenplay, the first Oscar for South Korea's large film industry.

By REUTERS
10/02/2020
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