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‘Demon Slayer’ Movie Submitted for Oscars 2021

Demon Slayer

“Demon Slayer: The Movie: Mugen Train,” Japan’s most successful movie to date with a gross of 32.47 billion yen ($312 million) as of December 2020, is one of the few animated films that has been submitted for the 93rd Academy Awards in February.

The 2020 anime movie will join other well-known titles being considered for the Best Animated Feature category at the Oscars, including the 2020 Pixar film “Onward,” Netflix’s “Over the Moon” and Studio Ghibli’s “Earwig and the Witch,” according to The Wrap.

Legendary Director Bong Joon-ho Says Sorry to Engravers for Bringing ‘Too Many’ Oscars

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History was made at the Oscars 2020 on Sunday night after four of the most prestigious awards in the entertainment industry, including Best Picture, was won by the cast of “Parasite” and South Korean director Bong Joon-ho.

If there is one person in the world who feels the need to apologize to trophy engravers at the Oscars for giving them more work to do, it would be the legendary director of “Parasite.”

People are Outraged Awkwafina Got Snubbed by the Oscars for ‘The Farewell’

Only hours after the 2020 Oscar nominations were released, the internet is outraged over news that actress Awkwafina has been snubbed for a nomination.

Things seem to be looking up for the Asian American community in entertainment, especially after Awkwafina made history as the first Asian American actress to win a Golden Globe for her performance as Billi in Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell”, a film that navigates the experience of having a dual identity and growing up in two different cultures. However, it is to the internet’s surprise that Awkwafina was denied an Oscar nomination.

Daughter Slams Hollywood Reporter After They Mistake Oscar-Winning Mom for Another Asian

Academy Award-winning director Jessica Yu, who has worked on numerous feature films and popular television shows such as “E.R.,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “13 Reasons Why,” was recently nominated for an Emmy for her work on an episode of FX’s “Fosse/Verdon.”

But while Yu’s extensive work dating as far back as the early 90s would make her easily recognizable among members of the Hollywood press, she still somehow got misidentified in the August 2019 Emmy Special Hollywood Reporter Issue. In the issue, Yu was credited for her recent nomination but was shown under a picture of a totally different woman.

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Director Jon M. Chu Reveals the Time He Snuck Into the Oscars

A celebrity or filmmaker’s first time at the Oscars marks a memorable occasion, and for “Crazy Rich Asians” director, Jon M. Chu, his memory attending his first Academy Awards is a different kind of memorable. 

Many celebrities receive their access into the Academy Awards through invitation, but the 39-year-old director recounted the time when he had to sneak inside the Oscars just to watch the prestigious award show.

Getty Images Screws Up Apology for Mixing Up ‘Kelly Marie Tan’ and Mirai Nagasu

Getty Images has officially released a formal statement where it apologized for the horrible mix up when it captioned Vietnamese-American actress Kelly Marie Tran on the photo of Japanese-American Olympic skater Mirai Nagasu and vice versa.

However, things didn’t go smoothly when they first published the statement online as the company made a crucial error for writing “Tan” instead of “Tran” – not just once, but twice, according to Huffington Post.

Meet the Chinese-American Woman Behind the Very First Oscar-Winning Documentary

Documentaries have been winning Oscars since 1942. At the time, 25 films were nominated for the inaugural category, which later branched into feature and short films.

However, their history of recognition dates back to the year before, when one received an Honorary Academy Award for its superb storytelling of China’s resistance to Japan in the earlier part of World War II.