Tagged: Oscars


Oscars nominations: all the fun facts

The nominations for the 90th Oscars were announced Tuesday, with “The Shape of Water,” “Dunkirk” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” leading the pack. But the statistical quirks that the annual event throws up...


Venice film festival kickstarts Oscars jousting

The 74th Venice film festival gets underway Wednesday with Alexander Payne’s sci-fi satire “Downsizing” in the high-profile opening slot that is increasingly coveted as a launchpad for the Oscars. Starring Matt Damon and Kristen...


Jimmy Kimmel to return as Oscars host

Late night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the Oscars, the Academy said Tuesday, as the glitzy annual show moves on from the biggest mix-up in its history. The 49-year-old comedian will be...