Tag Archives: Awards and prizes

Sylvester Stallone: the dopey people’s champ who combated his own ego

Leading the hasten for best supporting actor Oscar for his comeback in Creed, this self-made stars inventive fates have been inseparably bound to his most famous invention, Rocky Balboa Sylvester Stallone and the Oscars get space back. It was at the Academy Awards ceremony in 1977 that Rocky, his Cinderella story about a plucky fighter who gets a shot at …

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Oscars new members: eight happens we learned from the 2016 invite register

Check your postbox: this year the Academy has asked an extraordinary number of film industry luminaries to connect their grades as part of a drive to doubled diversity by the end of the activities of the decade. Heres what were taking away from the RSVPs Being white-hot and male doesnt pledge you a place at the table Ken Loach with …

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Oscars 2016: The Revenant deserves to own awards season- less so Mad Max and The Martian | Peter Bradshaw

Alejandro Gonz alez Inarritus harsh existence story deserves its lieu at the head of the nomination weigh, but some of this years options are puzzling This times Oscar nomination list corroborates the massive frontrunner status of Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritus The Revenant, which has prevailed 12 entries including good film, best director and best performer for Leonardo DiCaprio. This movie a …

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Bob Dylan is not the first songwriter to win the Nobel prize for literature

The 1913 Nobel prize winner for literature was awarded to the Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore. His duty, like Dylans, recreates tradition and pass genres Amid the raucous applaud, disbelieving emojis and graceless carping that accompanied the grant of the most recent Nobel prize for literature, an unexamined claim was drawn several times: that this was the first time the pillage …

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Academy president ‘disappointed’ with all-white Oscar nominees

Cheryl Boone Isaacs adds diversity in the film industry must be improved after the Academy fails to recognise any actors or directors of colour Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has responded to the polemic circumventing this years all-white Oscar nominations and admitted to being disillusioned about the lack of diversity. Snubs for …

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