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  • Foreign front: Missing the Oscar bus?

    Every year come September the media tamasha begins with the media blaming the selection committee for getting it wrong — sending a flawed or a unremarkable film, as the official entry to the biggest jamboree of Hollywood films...

    Interestingly, their ranting is justified — till now India hasn’t been able to bag a single award though it has been making films for over a century now
  • Iran’s first Oscar submission directed by woman causes stir

    “The West is already spreading enough negative propaganda against us, so we shouldn’t spend our taxes on such a film,” Naghdi said, citing that the state-run Farabi Cinema Foundation submitted Breath for the Oscar...

    Last year, Iranian director Asghar Farhadi won his second Oscar with his film The Salesman, but declined to attend the award ceremony because of Trump’s travel ban...

  • Lava Man upstages Miss Oscar at Karachi races

    KARACHI: Never-say-die Lava Man, an 11-year-old chestnut horse, overcame victory jinx by lowering the colours of public fancy three-year-old chestnut filly Miss Oscar to land the day’s feature event in the Gymkhana race meeting at the Karachi Racecourse on Sunday...

    Lava Man and Miss Oscar ran a neck-and-neck race but the former having handicap advantage edged the latter at the winning post by head to make amends besides denying his...

  • Injured Oscar ruled out of Copa America

    RIO DE JANEIRO: A training-ground injury has ruled Chelsea midfielder Oscar out of Brazil’s squad for next month’s Copa America in Chile, coach Dunga said on Tuesday...

    “Oscar got an injury in his last training session with Chelsea, we spoke with [Chelsea manager Jose] Mourinho and the doctor at Chelsea and his recuperation will take time and he won’t be at his best during the Copa Ame­r­ica,” Dunga said...

  • Miss Oscar shines in feature event at Karachi races

    Three-year-old chestnut filly Miss Oscar romped home by four lengths in the feature event while defeating 11-year-old chestnut horse Lava Man to avenge her last defeat...

    Backed by the connection, Miss Oscar justified her credentials when she won in a straight-to-finish bid over Lava Man who had interrupted the former’s winning streak in the preceding run...

  • Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy hopes Oscar-nominated film will help end honour killings

    KARACHI: Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy hopes her latest Academy Award-nominated documentary will help bring tougher laws against honour killings in Pakistan, which account for the deaths of hundreds of women and men each year...

    The film, which follows the story of a young woman who survived attempted murder by her father and uncle after marrying a man without their approval, was nominated for an Oscar in January,...

  • An Oscar for reality

    THOSE criticising film-maker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy for ‘damaging Pakistan’s image’ in her Oscar-winning documentary on ‘honour’ killings in Pakistan ought to watch the movie that won the award for best picture...

  • Oscar call

    It’s that time of year when the Pakistani Academy Selection Committee, headed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, invites the country’s film-makers to submit their films for Oscar consideration in the Foreign Language Film Award category (this time round, it’s for the 89th Academy awards)...

    If your film reaches them a minute late, consider your Oscar dream wasted for one year...

  • ‘Revenant’ leads Oscar nominations with 12, only white actors again

    The miss for “Carol” meant one usual Oscar heavyweight — Harvey Weinstein — won’t have a horse in the best picture race for the first time since 2007...

    Alongside DiCaprio, the nominees for best actor are: Matt Damon (“The Martian”), Michael Fassbender (“Steve Jobs”), Eddie Redmayne (“The Danish Girl”) and Bryan Cranston (“Trumbo”)...

  • PM Nawaz vows to eradicate honour killings after Oscar nod

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed Pakistan would eradicate “evil” honour killings as he congratulated director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy on her Oscar nomination for a harrowing documentary on the practice...

    A statement from the Prime Minister's Office late Thursday offered Chinoy, who made history in 2012 when she won Pakistan's first Oscar for another documentary, Nawaz's congratulations...

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