Reveals month long line-up of programming that includes Oscar winning films and live telecast of the awards.
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | January 21, 2011
Itâs that time of the year again when dazzling Stars descend on the red carpet in their chic suits and flowy gowns, walking away clasping the smooth golden statuettes. Beginning February, Star Movies, is the âhome of the Oscarsâ as it gets ready for the 83rd Academy awards with a month long line-up of programming that includes Oscar winning films, live telecast of the awards and much more.
While back in India, the Bollywood and media fraternity are buzzing with their favorite picks and Oscar predictions, one man gets a chance to witness and report the action LIVE from the red-carpet. 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 Feb 28 at 6:30 am followed by the telecast of the awards ceremony. The excitement shall continue day after when Rajeev Masand brings us a post ceremony special from Los Angeles with an International film critic on March 1st at 9:00 pm.
The buck doesnât stop hereâŠ The viewers will also be privy to two famous Bollywood directorsâ perspective on the Oscar nominations in an hour long Nomination Special episode on January 25th @ 2100.
In addition to this, as part of the month long Oscar celebrations, STAR Movies presents the Oscar Film festival â 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 & Bangalore which will be actively moderated by Rajeev Masand.