A study by San Diego State University finds that only 7% of Hollywood’s biggest hits are helmed by women.
Fast food restaurant Arby's has paid $44 100 for a Vivienne Westwood hat made famous by producer-rapper-singer Pharrell Williams.
Steve McQueen's slavery drama won for best picture, making it the first movie from a black director to win the prize in 86 years of the Oscars.
From a list of 75 candidates, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the shortlist for the best foreign language film prize.
Sunday night marked the 85th Academy Awards. We look at the winners, the losers and the performers of Hollywood's biggest night out.
US first lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance at the Oscars where she presented the award for best picture to "Argo".
From "Argo" to "Life of Pi", this year's best film nominees have been some of the most talk-provoking and op-ed-generating in recent Oscar history.
Presidential biopic "Lincoln," epic musical "Les Miserables" and boy-meets-tiger voyage "Life of Pi" lead the race for Britain's Academy Awards.
US presidential drama 'Lincoln' led the pack of Oscar nominees with 12 nominations, in the race for the world's top film honours.
Crusaders for good, old-fashioned Western democracy look to be the key figures vying for this year's Academy Awards.
Silent-era throwback film The Artist and Martin Scorsese's Hugo lead the pack of Oscar nominees.
A drama from Iran is competing against a Belgian thriller, a Polish war story and dramas from Canada and Israel.
MOVIE OF THE WEEK: Peter Bradshaw reviews The Hurt Locker, Catherine Bigelow's Oscar winning film about the war in Iraq.
Sandra Bullock vowed to proudly display her best actress Oscar statuette next to her Golden Raspberry award after completing a unique double on Sunday