Oscars

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Russia to boycott Oscars as cultural isolation deepens
Head of country’s Oscar nomination commission quits after decision not to submit film for prestigious awards

Pjotr Sauer

27, Sep, 2022 @11:15 AM

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From The Whale to The Fabelmans: where does this year’s Oscar race stand?
With fall festivals coming to a close and with most of the big films having premiered, this year’s potential winners and losers are starting to take shape

Benjamin Lee

20, Sep, 2022 @5:37 AM

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Chris Rock: Will Smith public apology was ‘a hostage video’
In his first at-length comments on the slap, Rock tells an audience in Liverpool that Smith had impersonated ‘a perfect man for 30 years’ before revealing he was ‘just as ugly as the rest of us’

Catherine Shoard

05, Sep, 2022 @12:36 PM

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Chris Rock says he has turned down offer to host Oscars again
During a standup set Rock said that to return after Will Smith attacked him at this year’s awards would be like returning to the scene of a crime

Catherine Shoard

30, Aug, 2022 @9:22 AM

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Sally Potter on making a film about violence with Chris Rock: ‘He is aware of what happens when a man feels humiliated’
In Look at Me, Rock is thrown to the floor by Javier Bardem. Potter discusses male anger in her film and the similarities between that and Rock’s real-life experience of being slapped by Will Smith at the Oscars

Ryan Gilbey

25, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Will Smith posts emotional apology for the slap: ‘I am deeply remorseful’
Actor releases video answering questions about the incident at this year’s Oscars where he slapped Chris Rock onstage

Benjamin Lee

29, Jul, 2022 @3:03 PM

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Kevin Hart: Will Smith is ‘in a better space’ after Oscars slap
The actor hopes that Smith and Chris Rock can reconcile, ‘find a way to find some solace and move past it’

Andrew Pulver

14, Jul, 2022 @11:46 AM

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A star is forlorn: Bradley Cooper and the mystery of the ‘asshole director’
The actor recently opened up about the time his insecurities were tweaked by a famous film-maker. So who do we think the insulting director was?

Stuart Heritage

21, Jun, 2022 @11:23 AM

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Samuel L Jackson criticises Oscars for sidelining Poitier and losing mystique
The actor, who received an honorary Oscar this year, spoke out against the producers’ handling of the in memoriam section, as well as the choice of presenters

Catherine Shoard

15, Jun, 2022 @12:46 PM

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Jennifer Hudson joins EGOT winners after Tony victory
The musician, actor and producer is the newest member of US entertainment’s grand slam after winning an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and now a Tony award

Chris Wiegand

13, Jun, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Jada Pinkett Smith hopes Will Smith and Chris Rock will ‘reconcile’ after Oscars slap
Actor, who has alopecia, has finally addressed her husband’s decision to slap Rock over a joke about her shaved head at the Academy Awards

Sian Cain and agencies

02, Jun, 2022 @1:14 AM

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Post your questions for Glenda Jackson
From winning an Oscar for Women in Love to taking Tony Blair to task as a Labour MP, the veteran actor has many stories to tell. Which would you like to hear?

Rich Pelley

01, Jun, 2022 @12:26 PM

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