‘Elephant Man’ star John Hurt dies at 77

‘Elephant Man’ star John Hurt dies at 77

Veteran British actor Sir John Hurt, Oscar-nominated for his star turn in “The Elephant Man” and his supporting role in “Midnight Express”, has died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, a representative said on Saturday. He was 77. Hurt, who had starred in more than 200 films and television series over a career spanning […]

‘Birdman’ soars to Oscar heights with best picture win

‘Birdman’ soars to Oscar heights with best picture win

The dark comedy “Birdman” won the Academy Award for best picture on Sunday while the best actor honour went to Britain’s Eddie Redmayne in “The Theory of Everything” and Julianne Moore took home the best actress statue for “Still Alice”. Dark comedy “Birdman” soared to Oscars glory on Sunday, taking four Academy Awards including best […]