Ang Lee's "Life of Pi", a fantasy adventure drama widely shot in India, won the 85th Academy Award for best cinematography and best visual effects here Sunday night.
Claudio Miranda received the cinematography award. It is his first Oscar award, but he had received his first nomination for the 2008 film "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button".
For the visual effects trophy, Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott collected the trophy.
Hollywood film "21 & Over" will now release in India March 8, a week later than the scheduled date.
It will hit screens in US March 1.
Penned and helmed by duo Jon Lucas and Scott Moore of "The Hangover" fame, the film is likely to strike a chord with young audiences in India with its story line.
Thanks to the popularity of online media, entertainment is transcending borders, feels Bettina Sherick of 20th Century Fox International.
"I being here, shows how popular has Hollywood become in India. It's amazing to see how Hollywood has been accepted around the world. It's amazing to see how content has spread around the world.
Filmmaker Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" would be a clear winner for best picture at Academy Awards this year if the prize giving was based on the least amount of movie errors, says a survey conducted by MovieMistakes.com.
Film fans at the website have given the movie adaptation of Yann Martel's novel thumbs up as the most blunder-free picture.
In "Life of Pi", the experts only spotted one editing error in the film, compared to 26 in Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" and 22 in "Argo".
Film: Silver Linings Playbook; Directed by: David O. Russell; Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Anupam Kher, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Julia Stiles, Brea Bee; Rating: ***1/2
"Let's be positive, let's have a happy ending", "Let's not take the negativity."
"Excelsior" (ever-upwards in Latin) is the mantra of 'Silver Linings Playbook'. This is established in the very first scene of the film, at a mental hospital on the outskirts of Baltimore.