ISLAMABAD: A government employee in Azad Jammu and Kashmir announced a tea break for his staff members in honor of Leonardo DiCaprio winning his Oscar.
LOS ANGELES: Leonardo DiCaprio finally won an Oscar on Sunday, taking home the best actor statuette for his role in revenge movie "The Revenant."
The Oscars have launched a landmark campaign to diversify the ranks of Academy Award voters who decide which actors, movies and filmmakers earn recognition, but Hollywood's highest honors may remain a predominantly white affair for some time to come.
With a blizzard hammering the East Coast, Leonardo DiCaprio's "The Revenant" topped a subdued U.S. box office with $16 million at 3,711 locations this weekend, according to Sunday estimates.
LOS ANGELES: The drama "Spotlight" and the action film "Mad Max: Fury Road" were among the winners late Sunday at the Critics' Choice Award, an event that attracted Hollywood glitterati in their droves.
Leonardo DiCaprio has been nominated five times for an acting Oscar and Kate Winslet, his co-star in the 1997 blockbuster "Titanic", says he may finally win the golden statuette next month.
Gruelling revenge movie "The Revenant" emerged as the Oscar front-runner on Thursday in nominations that pit big-budget movies against small personal dramas and once again shut actors of colour out of the industry's biggest honours.
LOS ANGELES: Epic survival thriller "The Revenant" and space blockbuster "The Martian" won big at the Golden Globes on Sunday, boosting their chances for Oscars glory next month.