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Lady Gaga says suffers 'paralyzing fear' from rape
Lady Gaga says suffers 'paralyzing fear' from rape

Lady Gaga described her Oscar performance with rape survivors as the most difficult of her life, saying that she remains in chronic pain.

Lady Gaga says suffers 'paralyzing fear' from rape
Yermek Tursunov's Stranger premiers at Toronto Film Festival

Kazakhstan's movie Stranger (Zhat) directed by Yermek Tursunov has premiered at the 40th International Toronto Film Festival in Toronto.

Yermek Tursunov's Stranger premiers at Toronto Film Festival
Photo © Tursunovfilm
Fight for freedom, fight for Oscar: Kazakhstan nominates Yerzhan Turunov's Stranger

Kazakhstan has nominated Yerzhan Tursynov's film Stranger (Zhat) for Oscar.

Fight for freedom, fight for Oscar: Kazakhstan nominates Yerzhan Turunov's Stranger
Photo © Karla Nur/Astana Opera
Lavish and extravagant celebration of poetic ballet The Fountain of Bakhchisarai at Astana Opera

The Astana Opera is currently preparing for a grand premier of The Fountain of Bakhchisarai, a ballet inspired by Alexander Pushkin’s poem of the same title.

Lavish and extravagant celebration of poetic ballet The Fountain of Bakhchisarai at Astana Opera
Nyong'o stolen pearl gown recovered by police
Nyong'o stolen pearl gown recovered by police

A $150,000 pearl-encrusted dress stolen from the hotel room of Kenyan star Lupita Nyong'o was found, Los Angeles police said.

Nyong'o stolen pearl gown recovered by police
Pearl Oscars dress worn by Nyong'o stolen: police
Pearl Oscars dress worn by Nyong'o stolen: police

The pearl-encrusted $150,000 dress worn by Kenyan star Lupita Nyong'o at the Oscars last weekend was stolen from the actress's Los Angeles hotel room.

Pearl Oscars dress worn by Nyong'o stolen: police
Lady Gaga in moving 'Sound of Music' Oscars tribute
Lady Gaga in moving 'Sound of Music' Oscars tribute

The Academy Awards hailed the 50th anniversary, recruiting Lady Gaga to gracefully sing a medley of memorable tunes from "The Sound of Music."

Lady Gaga in moving 'Sound of Music' Oscars tribute
Patricia Arquette calls for equality at Oscars acceptance
Patricia Arquette calls for equality at Oscars acceptance

Patricia Arquette won the Oscar for best supporting actress-- and embraced the moment to make an impassioned plea for gender equality.

Patricia Arquette calls for equality at Oscars acceptance
Poland's 'Ida' wins best foreign language film Oscar
Poland's 'Ida' wins best foreign language film Oscar

Poland's "Ida," about a young nun who discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation, won the best foreign language movie Oscar.

Poland's 'Ida' wins best foreign language film Oscar
Oscars fashion: White and silver, and lots of beads
Oscars fashion: White and silver, and lots of beads

Hollywood's A-list actresses oozed old-school elegance in white and glittering silver on the Oscars red carpet.

Oscars fashion: White and silver, and lots of beads
'Interstellar': timely ode to space conquest
'Interstellar': timely ode to space conquest

"Interstellar," the new Oscar-tipped movie starring Matthew McConaughey, may just get a boost from the bad news.

'Interstellar': timely ode to space conquest
Russian Oscar-nominated drama stirs controversy at home
Russian Oscar-nominated drama stirs controversy at home

Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev's sombre social drama "Leviathan" may have been nominated for an Oscar, but at home the film has sparked heated debate.

Russian Oscar-nominated drama stirs controversy at home
'Birdman,' 'Budapest Hotel' top Oscar nods, least diverse in years
'Birdman,' 'Budapest Hotel' top Oscar nods, least diverse in years

Dark comedy "Birdman" and stylish crime caper "The Grand Budapest Hotel" topped the Oscars nominations list.

'Birdman,' 'Budapest Hotel' top Oscar nods, least diverse in years
'Hobbit' director Jackson gets Hollywood star
'Hobbit' director Jackson gets Hollywood star

Oscar-winning "Lord of The Rings" and "The Hobbit" director Peter Jackson received a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

'Hobbit' director Jackson gets Hollywood star
Neil Patrick Harris to host 2015 Oscars
Neil Patrick Harris to host 2015 Oscars

Award-winning US stage and screen actor Neil Patrick Harris will host the next Oscars show, organizers announced Wednesday.

Neil Patrick Harris to host 2015 Oscars
UK's Oscar-tipped Cumberbatch toasts codebreaker Turing
UK's Oscar-tipped Cumberbatch toasts codebreaker Turing

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch said he hopes the film will be a worthy tribute to the wartime codebreaker persecuted for being gay.

UK's Oscar-tipped Cumberbatch toasts codebreaker Turing
Sophia Loren, almost 80, opens life exhibit in Mexico
Sophia Loren, almost 80, opens life exhibit in Mexico

Italian film legend Sophia Loren inaugurated an exhibition in Mexico showing off personal treasures including glamorous dresses and her Oscar.

Sophia Loren, almost 80, opens life exhibit in Mexico
Oscar statuettes. ©Reuters
Film festivals fire starting gun on Oscars race

Hollywood's annual awards season may be months away yet, but for many the race for Oscars gold has already started.

Film festivals fire starting gun on Oscars race
Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks. ©Reuters
Hanks, Sting lead list of Kennedy Center honorees

Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and British rock-pop legend Sting are among the recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors.

Hanks, Sting lead list of Kennedy Center honorees
Harry Belafonte to receive honorary humanitarian Oscar
Harry Belafonte to receive honorary humanitarian Oscar

Oscar organizers announced they will give a prestigious humanitarian award to US actor-producer-singer Harry Belafonte.

Harry Belafonte to receive honorary humanitarian Oscar