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Oscar Nominations 2023: The Full List of Movie and Acting Nominees

The Oscar nominations for the 2023 Academy Awards, set to take place on March 12th, have been unveiled, with the full list now available to the public. The Academy Award of Merit, better known as the Oscar, is up for...

Tom Hanks Defends His Family, Dismisses Nepotism Debate

Hollywood star Tom Hanks dismissed the current nepotism debate about his family of actors.

Irene Cara, Singer of “Flashdance” and “Fame” Theme Songs, Dies at 63

Irene Cara, who sang two of the most iconic theme songs in movie history for Fame (1980) and Flashdance (1984), has passed away at the age of 63. The Oscar-winning singer-actress died in her Florida home on Friday, according to...

William Hurt: Oscar-Winning Actor Dies at 71

William Hurt, the Oscar-winning US actor whose roles ranged from acclaimed 1980s dramas to Marvel films, has died at the age of 71. His son Will, posted on Sunday that his father had passed away. It was announced in May...

Mikis Theodorakis: Greek Patriot, Renowned Composer Dead at 96

Mikis Theodorakis, the greatest Greek composer in history, whose music has touched generations, died on Thursday at age 96 in Athens. His death at his home in central Athens followed multiple hospitalizations in recent years, mostly for heart treatment. The composer...

Canada Selects Adaptation of Classic Greek Tragedy “Antigone” for International Film Oscar

Canada selected on Friday writer-director Sophie Deraspe's refugee family drama Antigone as its official submission for the best international feature category to the 92nd Academy Awards. The French language indie adapts Sophocles' classical Greek tragedy of the same name to...

Greeks and the Oscars

The Academy Awards often had Greek color. Greeks and people of Greek origin have always represented the Greek spirit in cinema's biggest celebration. This year alone, Greek Australian George Miller is nominated for the furious Mad Max: Fury Road. Greeks...