Tag: oscars

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Bernard DayoSeptember 12, 2018

Kenyan director Wanuri Kahiu is suing the Kenyan government and it’s all about the Oscars

Remember Wanuri Kahiu? How can you not!? The director whose lesbian film Rafiki was historic for being the first Kenyan ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 7, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Kanye is the Pornhub Awards’ Creative Director; Offset says Kim Kardashian should be president | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 28, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Oscars awards body invites 928 new members, including 4 Nigerians; Marvel Studios are planning to introduce brand new heroes | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. ...

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Bernard DayoJune 26, 2018

Meet the four Nigerians invited to become voting members of the Oscars. And yes, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is repping

This year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences set its eyes on four Nigerians making boss moves. Or ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 5, 2018

Here’s the full list of winners at the #Oscars 2018

The 90th Academy Awards hosted by Jimmy Kimmel held on Sunday  at the Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles, California, United States. The 2018 Oscars came ...

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ToluDecember 18, 2017

#YNaija2017Review: Rats’ invasion of Buhari’s office, Dino Melaye’s certificate scandal, Okorocha’s erections | See the top 10 cringeworthy moments

Labeling 2017 ‘Year of the Awkward’ will not be out-of-place as the year never ran short of a supply of ...

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ToluOctober 10, 2017

The Film Blog: 8 African films are contending for the Foreign Language Oscar. Not one is Nigerian

We’re not sure how exactly we feel about this – disappointed, broken-hearted or upbeat about the near future. Yes, the ...

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RoqeebahMarch 5, 2017

“How low has Obama gone?”, “This is a country of savages and animals.” | See our top 10 quotes from the past week

It started with a confusion and then progressed to speech denials and rude accusations. There was a global trend we ...

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RoqeebahMarch 5, 2017

Chief Osinbajo, Oscars drama and Kellyanne on the couch | See our top 10 photos from the past week

From the confusion at the Oscars to some improvement in doing business in Nigeria, we kept our eyes peeled for ...

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ToluFebruary 28, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Attention everyone! Wizkid has new music coming, “We failed the Academy”, PwC apologises for Oscar blunder | More stories

Here are some of the top stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 27, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: #Oscars2017 historic mix-up, Nokia 3310, Omojuwa and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 27, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. CONFUSION: And the award for Best Picture ...

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ToluFebruary 27, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: All the highlights from the 2017 Oscars, Remy Ma slaughters Nicki Minaj in diss track | More stories

Here are the top stories from over the weekend and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still ...

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ToluFebruary 27, 2017

CONFUSION: And the award for Best Picture goes to La La Land… sorry, we mean Moonlight (WATCH)

This may just pass as one of the weirdest Oscar moments in history. Faye Dunaway and co-presenter, Warren Beatty stepped ...

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AzeezFebruary 27, 2017

Oscars 2017: Viola Davis wins best supporting actress and delivers an amazing speech (WATCH)

by Azeez Adeniyi Viola Davis has won her first Oscar for her role as supporting actress in ‘Fences’ at the ...

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ToluFebruary 26, 2017

#Oscars: 10 of the best dresses we’ve seen on the red carpet in past years

The 89th Academy Awards or Oscars, whichever name you please, is set to hold tonight. For the fashion industry, the ...

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ToluJanuary 26, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Viola Davis is the first African American actress to score three Oscar nominations | More stories

Here are the some of the top stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are ...

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ToluJanuary 25, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Michael Jackson’s daughter, Paris says her father was murdered, Fans lash out at MI for defending Islam | More stories

Missed out on all of Tuesday’s entertainment gists? Catch up on the biggest ones, and others that unraveled while you ...

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YWriterSeptember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: This is how a London paper demolished Brad Pitt

Ready. Set. Dead. This is how London’s City AM reported the news of one Oscar winning star divorcing another Oscar ...

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Isime EseneAugust 19, 2016

8 Nigerian movies will be showing at Toronto – 5 takeaways from this historic feat

by Tolu Omoyeni The Toronto International Film Festival is big, why it’s one of the biggest in the world. Up ...

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Ada IgboanugoFebruary 29, 2016

‘I don’t take this night for granted’ | Watch Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar acceptance speech

It was fifth time lucky for Leonardo DiCaprio as he clinched his first-ever Oscars at the 2016 Academy Awards. DiCaprio, ...

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Ada IgboanugoFebruary 29, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins an Oscar + Full List of 2016 Academy Award winners

Leonardo DiCaprio finally won an Oscars at the 2016 Academy Awards, for his breathtaking role in Revenant- which saw him emerge the ...

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Ada IgboanugoFebruary 29, 2016

Oscars 2016: ‘Hollywood is racist’ | Watch Chris Rock’s controversial opening monologue

Comic/actor- Chris Rock had a second attempt at hosting the Academy Awards on Sunday night, and his opening monologue- which lasted ...

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Noble EzealaFebruary 26, 2015

Lupita Nyong’o robbed of her $150,000 Oscars dress

by Noble Ezeala Lupita Nyong’o is one pissed off actress right now. TMZ reports that the Oscar winner was robbed of ...

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Ada IgboanugoFebruary 23, 2015

#Oscars2015: David Oyelowo reacts to Selma loss at the Academy Awards

by Chinwe Okafor The Oscars turned out much according to expectation. But a lot of surprises trailed the 87th season ...

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Ada IgboanugoFebruary 23, 2015

#Oscars2015: Err, what do you make out of this photo?

by Chinwe Okafor Is it me or is that picture above looking like an oscar statue stooping to sniff cocaine? ...

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Ada IgboanugoFebruary 23, 2015

Joan River’s tribute ignored at the #Oscars2015

by Chinwe Okafor Joan Rivers is synonymous with awards show particularly the Oscars. The iconic comedian who died last year ...

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Ada IgboanugoFebruary 23, 2015

Yes, Lady Gaga actually wore a dishwashing glove to the #Oscars2015

by Chinwe Okafor Lady Gaga stood out different on the Oscars red carpet, when she appeared accessorizing her Alaïa gown with ...

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Ada IgboanugoJanuary 15, 2015

David Oyelowo’s Selma, Birdman, Boyhood make the Oscars nominee list + full list of nominees

by Chinwe Okafor The nominations for the Academy Awards has been released and so far The Grand Budapest Hotel has already scooped ...

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March 31, 2014

Is she playing hard to get? Here are 5 ways to know if she’s interested

by  Sarah Jacobsson Purewal She’s the opposite of an over-sharer: She’s busy, sometimes flaky, and always vague about the details. ...

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