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Oscar 2021: Academy ‘approves Nigerian Pidgin English as foreign language’

The Nigeria Official Selection Committee For the Academy Awards Submission announced this. The post Oscar 2021: Academy ‘approves Nigerian Pidgin English as foreign language’ appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Oscar Pistorius desperate for forgiveness from Steenkamp family

Oscar Pistorius has reportedly said he wishes for forgiveness from the family of his victim Reeva Steenkamp. The killer paralympian athlete, who was jailed for 15 years for shooting girlfriend Reeva dead, told a friend he is desperate for her family to accept his apology. He reportedly said ‘I want to tell them I’m sorry’. […]

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Sevilla sign Oscar from Real Madrid

Oscar Rodriguez Real Madrid midfielder Oscar Rodriguez has joined Sevilla on a five-year contract, the clubs announced on Sunday. Oscar came through Madrid’s youth system but never made an appearance for the first team and has spent the past two years at Leganes, scoring 13 goals and making six assists. The Spaniard was one of […]

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OSCAR 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In a statement released on Tuesday, The Academy has invited a total number of 819 artistes and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion […]

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It’s the Oscar Weekend! See Photos of Cynthia Erivo, Michael B Jordan, Mj Rodriguez at Pre-Oscar Parties

It’s the Oscar weekend, and that means so many Hollywood stars are getting ready to be appreciated for their amazing works. This weekend there will be several pre-Oscar parties leading up to the main event and we’ve already spotted some of our fave stars. The Oscars will be handed out on today (February 9) at […]

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Kwabena Gyansah’s Film & Ghana’s First-Ever Oscar Submission “Azali” Acquired by Netflix

Kwabena Gyansah‘s 2018 film, “Azali” which was Ghana’s first-ever Oscar 2020 submission for the category of International Feature Film, has been acquired by Netflix and will be available for streaming from February 7. Genevieve Nnaji’s “Lionheart“ was Nigeria’s submission to the International Feature Film category of the 2020 Oscars, unfortunately, it was also not selected, […]

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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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