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Star Movies joins the Oscar mania

21-January-2011
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Star Movies joins the Oscar mania

Beginning February, Star Movies, is the “home of the Oscars” as it gets ready for the 83rd Academy awards with a month long line-up of programmes that includes Oscar winning films, live telecast of the awards and much more.

For the first time ever, popular critic and film personality, Rajeev Masand brings to you all the Oscar developments live from the red carpet only on Febuary 28 at 6:30 am followed by the telecast of the awards ceremony. The excitement shall continue day after when Rajeev Masand brings a post ceremony special from Los Angeles with an International film critic on March 1 at 9:00 pm.

Viewers will also be privy to two famous Bollywood directors’ perspective on the Oscar nominations in an hour long Nomination Special episode on January 25 at 9 pm.

In addition to this, as part of the month long Oscar celebrations, Star Movies presents the Oscar Film festival – Hall of Fame, starting February 1, every Monday-Friday at 11pm. A collection of special titles that have cemented their glory in celluloid history such as The Princess and the frog, Munich, Titanic, The Graduate, Wall-E, Good morning, Vietnam, Ratatouille, Aliens, Dead Man walking and many more will ensure the viewers get their dose of Oscar entertainment.

In a bid to bring the Oscar mania alive on ground and connect with the viewers first hand, local Oscar contests will be conducted in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore which will be actively moderated by Rajeev Masand.

 

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