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The film awards extravaganza can never be better than the Oscars 2020. The whole world was glued to their TV sets or smartphones to view live the six-hour telecast of the award ceremony. Needless to say, the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Centre was packed with the who’s who of global film fraternity, reality stars and high-fashion models not to be left out. But the 92nd Academy Awards was not without its misses. Here are some of the noteworthy ones: Continuing with the last year’s trend, Oscars went host less. But this ended up in adding to the confusion and it was felt mostly when a star appeared on camera to introduce another notable personality, who then introduced another famous person. Sounds confusing? Not just that. This whole thing forced people to sit for six long hours.  The best example of this was when Anthony Ramos who is a…

The most awaited nominations of the 92nd Academy Awards were declared recently and as usual there are some amazing titles up for an Oscar in 2020. This year’s Oscar extravaganza will be held on February 9 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California and like the year before, without any host as well. Unsurprisingly, Todd Phillip’s Joker, scored a whopping 11 Academy Award (Oscar) nominations, including best director, best picture and best actor. Even Scarlett Johansson scored a double nomination for Best Actress for her work in Marriage Story and Best Supporting Actress in JoJo Rabbit. However, the nominations raised some eyebrows yet again as women were completely shut down from the best director category. Not questioning the credibility of directors like Martin Scorsese, Todd Phillips, Sam Mendes, Quentin Tarantion and Bong Joon Ho in the Best Directors category; but Lulu Wang who directed the movie The Farewell…

What better way to kick-start 2020 in the Hollywood world than the Golden Globes? The glitz, the glam, the celebs, and the awards made its confluence at the 77th Golden Globes, honouring the best in television and film on January 6 at Los Angeles, California. The ceremony kicked off with Ricky Gervais opening monologue “I don’t care anymore.” The five-time Golden Globe host then went on to say “I am joking: I never did.”  The Golden Globes 2020 featured slurry speech by the winner of the Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama – Joaquin Phoenix for Joker (who also received a standing ovation so one can’t blame him for being a bit euphoric). Now, with 34 nominations in both film and television category, Netflix was in the race to win a lot of awards. However, the popular OTT platform went home with just two wins: Laura…