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An interview with Academy Award Winner Pakistani-Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

This interview with Sharmeen Obaid was conducted at NCA, Lahore.  Time was short as Sharmeen had a full schedule. Team FilmsPlusmovies thus completed this interview in only a few minutes time. We would love to conduct a much more detailed interview with Sharmeen Obaid, who has won Academy Award twice by now. Q: Where were you born? […]

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72nd Academy Awards (Oscar Awards 2000)

72nd Academy Awards – When the statues were stolen! This year’s show began with the President of the Oscars, Robert Rehme, came on stage and joked about the stolen Oscar statues. This was the first of the many jokes of the evening, the rest provided by Billy Crystal, his seventh time hosting the Oscars. The […]

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70th Academy Awards (1998 Oscar Awards)

70th Academy Awards – Titanic sunk with 11 Oscars! Yes – believe it or not – Titanic made a record second to Ben- Hur with its eleven wins out of fourteen nominations. For those of you who have watched the movie will know that the awards were well deserved. Here is a list of the […]

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69th Academy Awards (Oscar Awards 1997)

69th Academy Awards – The Year of the Independents So was named the 69th Academy Awards due to low budget independent films dominating the show and also the award for Best Picture. This was Billy Crystal’s fifth time hosting the Oscars. Another high point of the evening was The English Patient’s nine wins out of […]

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68th Academy Awards (Oscar Awards 1996)

68th Academy Awards – Anne Frank Remembered Perhaps one of the most amazing instances to take place at the Oscars was when Jon Blair introduced on the stage Miep Gies, one of the women who protected Anne Frank and her family in an annex in Amsterdam. The evening’s second limelight was when “Braveheart” won the […]

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67th Academy Awards (Oscar Awards 1995)

67th Academy Awards – Worst host ever! Academy Award watchers have officially declared David Letterman as the worst Oscar host ever! Show watchers also forbade him from hosting the Oscars again. Even though some people liked his unique humour others criticized it. The list of Oscar winners is as follows: Best Picture Academy/Oscar Award 1995: […]

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66th Academy Awards (Oscar Awards 1994)

66th Academy Awards – Milestone Awards! The 66th Academy Awards set out to set some records which are remembered till date. Anna Paquin, one of the youngest people to win an Oscar joined by Jane Campion, the second woman in Oscar history to be nominated for Best Director, including Whoopi Goldberg, the first African- American […]

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65th Academy Awards (Oscar Awards 1993)

65th Academy Awards: What better way than to make an entry on an Oscar! Indeed readers, Crystal – fourth time hosting the Oscars – started the show by arriving on a giant Oscar with a whip in his hand! In addition to this the evening’s major highlights were the Humanitarian Awards given to Elizabeth Taylor […]

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63rd Academy Awards (Oscar Awards 1991)

63rd Academy Awards – What next: Dancing with wolves? Yes, it seems as though dancing with wolves was the new trend for the 63rd Academy Awards as “Dances with Wolves” took home seven Oscars. However, the event was marked by a sorrowful accident in which ten of Reba McEntire’s band members died in a plane […]

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62nd Academy Awards (Oscar Awards 1990)

62nd Academy Awards – Daisies for Oscars! The limelight of the 62nd Academy Awards or Oscar Awards 1990 was Billy Crystal opening the show with a song about the nominees for the Best Picture. Followed by performances from Geoffrey Holder who sang two numbers – “Kiss the girl and under the sea” – from the […]

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