Oscars 2023: Jimmy Kimmel targets Will Smith, other celebrities in monologue

ANGELS — Jimmy Kimmel parachuted onto the stage at the 95th Academy Awards and quickly began pulling one-liners on the celebrities in attendance — and some who were conspicuously absent. Among those absent from the Dolby Theater but still a key part of Kimmel’s monologue: Will Smith, who earned himself a 10-year ban from the … Read more

From “Mother India” to “Naatu Naatu”, India’s rendezvous with the Oscars

As the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences prepares to announce the recipients of its honors this year at the 95th Academy Awards on March 12 (IST 5:30 a.m., Monday), Indian moviegoers are eagerly awaiting an elusive Oscar return at home. 2009 saw ‘Mozart of Madras’, AR Rahman, win the Oscar for Best Original … Read more