An Academy Award is an award bestowed by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors and writers. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. The formal ceremony at which the Awards of Merit are presented is one of the most prominent award ceremonies in the world, and is televised live in more than 100 countries annually. It is also the oldest award ceremony in the media; its equivalents, the Grammy Awards (for music), Emmy Awards (for television), and Tony Awards (for theatre) are modeled after the Academy. The AMPAS was originally conceived by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio boss Louis B. Mayer as a professional honorary organization to help improve the film industry’s image and help mediate labor disputes. The Oscar itself was later initiated by the Academy as an award "of merit for distinctive achievement" in...
Every year Indians hope that some Bollywood film would make it to Oscars but sadly nothing of that sort happens. I think it's only Bollywood directors who are highly incapable of writing great scripts that can win Academy Awards. What do you think? more »
Mann Saini reported the Citizen Journalism
on Jul 12, 2014 , 06:42 pm
Kamal haasan comedy
Comedy (1990s)In 1990, Michael Madhana Kamarajan saw Haasan build on Apoorva Sagodharargal by playing quadruplets. It began as a collaboration with writer Crazy Mohan for future comedy films. Haasan won successive Best Actor awards for his more »
Simha Times created the Poll
on Jul 09, 2014 , 07:50 pm
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Ashish Kumar reported the Citizen Journalism
on Jul 08, 2014 , 10:34 pm
Wolfgang Petersen (born 14 March 1941) is a German film director and screenwriter. He was nominated for two Academy Awards for the 1981 World War II submarinewarfare film Das Boot (1981). His other films include The NeverEnding Story (198 more »
Cate Blanchett Wins Best Actress Oscar 2014 Blue Jasmine Academy Awards Video HD 2014
Cate Blanchett Wins Best Actress Oscar 2014 Blue Jasmine 2014 Academy Awards Video