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Academy delays 2021 Oscars ceremony for global pandemic

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network said Monday that the 93rd Academy Awards will now be held April 25, 2021, eight weeks later than originally planned because of the pandemic’s effects on the movie industry. For the fourth time in its history, the Oscars are being postponed. The Academy’s Board of Governors also ... Read More »

Queen’s birthday in the corona year

M Zahidul Haque BRITAIN’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her birthday twice a year—one on her actual date of birth, that is, April 21 and the other on her official birthday usually on the second Saturday in June, which this year falls on June 13. Read More »

The best TV show of the year so far

No one gives more credence to that old adage ‘write what you know’ than the brilliant British writer-performer Michaela Coel. Her first authored series, Chewing Gum, was one of the greatest of the recent cluster of semi-autobiographical comedies, a ribald, uproarious riff on her experiences growing up in East London. Read More »