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Tyler Perry reacts to  Oscar snubs

US actor Tyler Perry has expressed annoyance over the lack of diversity in this year’s Oscar nominations

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Cynthia Erivo Just Got Her First Oscar Nomination 🙌🏽🇳🇬

The nominees’ list for the 92nd Oscars has been released. “Joker” leads the pack with 11 nominations, while “The Irishman“, “1917” and “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood” follows with 10 nominations each. Antonio Banderas in “Pain and Glory”, Leonardo DiCaprio in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”, Adam Driver in “Marriage Story”, Joaquin Phoenix […]

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GhanaianFilmmaker Slams Those Criticizing Oscar For Disqualifying Lionheart

Ghanaian US based filmmaker, Leila Djansi has slammed all those criticizing Oscar Awards organizers for disqualifying Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart movie. Lionheart was disqualified from the Best International Feature because it is predominantly in English language, which is against the rule of the category. This didn’t sit well with many fans of Genevieve Nnaji and the […]

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Ifeanyi Abraham: Understanding Genevieve Nnaji’s LionHeart’s Nomination for the 2020 Best International Film Oscar Award

I screamed when I saw a tweet from Genevieve Nnaji that the Nigerian Oscar selection committee had chosen her movie, LionHeart, to represent Nigeria at the 2020 Best International Film Oscar Award. The 92nd Academy Awards will take place on February 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, USA.   I first wrote […]

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‘White people don’t know I’m lying.’ Trevor Noah tricked his Oscar audience with a fake translation

<p class=""><strong><em>Trevor Noah resorted to his South African mother tongue when he presented one of the Best Picture nominees, Black Panther, at the Oscars on Sunday night.</em></strong></p> <ul><li>Trevor Noah spoke in his mother tongue during his moment on stage at the Oscar awards ceremony.<li><li>In a seemingly grave moment, he translated the phrase as an inspiring call […]

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Femi Odugbemi will join Whoopi Goldberg to choose 2019 Oscar winners

Odugbemi shared a picture of the official letter from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science responsible for the Oscars. Femi Odugbemi has officially joined the member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science responsible for the Oscars. The filmmaker behind Battleground and Gidi Blues, will join Whoppi Goldberg to determine winners […]

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See photos from Oscar Ibru’s son’s wedding in Greece

The Ibru family just gained a new member as their son Christopher just tied the knot with his bride, Ibiyinka Akinnola, in a beautiful white wedding in Athens, Greece, yesterday Monday, September 3rd. The couple held their traditional wedding in Lagos last month. See more photos from the white wedding below. The post See photos from […]

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Encounter: Martha Ankomah, Ghallywood Actress: ‘Call me a star when i win an oscar’

Second runner-up at the 2007 edition of the reality TV Next Movie Star, actress Martha Ankomah dazzled at the red carpet of the Golden Movie Awards held in Accra on June 3. In a span of 11 years, Ankomah––who in 2013 opened an uptown ultra-modern beauty salon called ‘Martha’s Place’ at Tesano, Accra––has experienced a […]

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BREAKING: ‘The Shape of Water’ wins best picture Oscar, four overall

Guillermo del Toro’s Cold War-era fantasy romance “The Shape of Water” on Sunday won the Oscar for best picture, and was the big winner on Hollywood’s biggest night with four statuettes. It bested eight other films: “Call Me By Your Name,” “Darkest Hour,” “Dunkirk,” “Get Out,” “Lady Bird,” “Phantom Thread,” “The Post” and “Three Billboards […]

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Frances McDormand joins double Oscar winners club

Frances McDormand has made her name playing combative, long-suffering women like the rage-filled, grieving mother she portrays in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” a role that earned her a second Oscar on Sunday. The 60-year-old McDormand hailed all of the female winners and nominees in a rousing speech at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre. “We all have […]

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Tech: A body double, CGI skull, and secret filming sessions all helped 'Blade Runner 2049' earn a VFX Oscar nomination

Here's how Sean Young's famous Rachael character from the original "Blade Runner" got into the sequel. John Nelson, the Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor on "Blade Runner 2049," walks through how he made a CGI version of the franchise's memorable Rachael character for the movie. The process took a year of trial and error, which was […]

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