Billy Crystal to host the Oscars

The comic actor, 63, will host the glittering ceremony for the ninth time after orginal choice Eddie Murphy resigned. And he joked that the star-studded gig would help him raise his profile. He tweeted: “Am doing the Oscars so the young woman in the pharmacy will stop asking my name when I pick up my … [Read the full story]

Eddie Murphy quits Oscars

Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy has resigned as host of the 2012 Oscar ceremony, due to be held in February. His decision comes a day after the resignation of producer Brett Ratner, a friend of Murphy, who used a derogatory term in public. Ratner used the word “fags” during a question and answer session on … [Read the full story]

Hip-hop star Heavy D dies

US recording artist Heavy D, the self-proclaimed “overweight lover” of hip-hop, who became one of rap’s biggest stars in the 1980s, has died aged 44. He died on Tuesday after being found unconscious at his Los Angeles home. Born Dwight Arrington Myers in Jamaica in 1967, Heavy D found fame with his band “The Boyz”, … [Read the full story]

It’s only 3 months until the Oscars

Yes fans, only three months until we select our best films and actors to win an Oscar. Its been another drab year for dreary films and poor scripts. After a remake received nominations for awards, last year. And as we expected we had even more remakes this year. Leading contender is Three Musketeers number forty nine. … [Read the full story]