Big Oscars upset as Spotlight takes Best Picture

Big Oscars upset as Spotlight takes Best Picture

Newspaper drama Spotlight has upset all the glitzy Hollywood predictions with an underdog best picture Oscar.

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Oscars for Brie Larson in Emma O'Donoghue's Room, and for Benjamin Cleary's Stutterer

Oscars for Brie Larson in Emma O'Donoghue's Room, and for Benjamin Cleary's Stutterer

President Michael D Higgins has hailed the strength of the country's film industry on a night when home-grown talent was strongly represented at the Oscars.

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Oscars race row: Is everyone getting a fair shot? Obama asks

Oscars race row: Is everyone getting a fair shot? Obama asks

US president Barack Obama has spoken about the outcry over two straight years of all-white acting nominees for the Academy Awards.

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