Oscar winners and Nobel laureates to be handed fast-tracked work permits under 'Einstein Visa' scheme

OSCAR winners, Nobel scientists and fashionistas will be handed fast-tracked work permits under the new “Einstein Visa” scheme. Prize winners from the worlds of the arts, science, and engineering will be handed a streamlined route to living and working in the UK. Under the new plans being announced by the Home Office today, top prize winners from a whole hosts

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Documentaries Invade the Oscars International Race, Again

A year after “Honeyland” became the first film ever nominated in both the doc and international categories, seven more films are trying to do the same AWARDS BEAT “Collective” / Magnolia Pictures One year ago, the documentary “Honeyland” became the first film ever nominated for Oscars in both the Best Documentary Feature and the Best International Feature Film (or its

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Oscar Isaac Will Play Solid Snake In Sony’s Metal Gear Solid Adaptation

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Star Wars star Oscar Isaac is set to play Solid Snake in the Sony video game adaptation of Metal Gear Solid. The film will be helmed by Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts and written by Derek Connolly, known for Jurassic World and Kong: Skull Island. Konami’s Metal Gear video game series, which was created

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Oscar De La Hoya 'serious' about plans for ring return aged 47 and claims 'George Foreman did it, I can do it as well'

OSCAR DE LA HOYA has revealed he is drawing inspiration from George Foreman as he plans to return to the ring aged 47. The five-weight world champion hasn't fought since his defeat against Manny Pacquiao in 2008, but he is keen to dust off his gloves in 2021. And the 1992 Olympic gold medallist believes that age is just a

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Oscar De La Hoya's incredible story of wealth, drug addiction, cross-dressing sex parties, and now a comeback at 47

GOLDEN BOY Oscar De La Hoya is to become Golden Oldie, as he plans a sensational comeback aged 47. The Anerican won 11 world titles, amassed a personal fortune of £150million – and even got caught in a cross-dressing scandal. He also battled a drug and alcohol addiction that left many of his personal relationships in tatters and led him

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Dana White mocks Oscar De La Hoya’s boxing comeback: ‘Cocaine isn’t cheap’

UFC star Mike Perry will reportedly ‘seek professional treatment’ UFC star Mike Perry will reportedly ‘seek professional treatment’ following an incident with patrons caught on video at a Texas bar. Dana White did not hold back. The UFC president was asked Saturday night what he thought about Oscar De La Hoya making a return to boxing at the age of

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Academy Combining Sound Categories and Making More Changes for 2021 Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced a handful of category and rule changes that are going into effect for the 93rd Academy Awards, which remain scheduled for February 28, 2021. One of the major category changes is the decision to consolidate the categories of Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing into one category recognizing the

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Awkwafina’s Oscar Snub Doesn’t Change How Proud She Is Of ‘The Farewell’

Billi and Nai Nai aren’t discouraged by award snubs. Awkwafina addressed The Farewell’s Oscar snub at the Television Critics Association press tour on Tuesday. While on hand to promote her upcoming sitcom Awkwafina is Nora from Queens, Awkwafina, real name Nora Lum, said the cast of the Lulu Wang dramedy is ultimately appreciative of the film’s journey despite its absence

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Oscar 2020 Snubs: Awkwafina, Lupita Nyong'o, Adam Sandler, And More

The nominations for the 2020 Oscars have been announced, with movies such as Joker, The Irishman, Parasite, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood all securing multiple nominations. There have been a few surprises amongst the 92nd Academy Awards nominees, such as recognition for Parasite outside of the expected International Film category and the cinematography nomination for The Lighthouse. However,

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‘Les Miserables’ Director Ladj Ly Reacts to International Feature Film Oscar Nomination

Ladj Ly had already beaten the odds by world premiering in competition at Cannes and winning the jury prize with his feature debut “Les Miserables.” Ly has now scored an Oscar nomination for his politically-charged film in a particularly competitive year for the international feature film race. One of the five movies selected out of 93 movies submitted, the police

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