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Atomic bomb movie ‘Oppenheimer’ crowned best picture at the Oscars

Los Angeles, US Reuters Oppenheimer, the blockbuster biopic about the race to build the first atomic bomb, claimed seven Academy Awards including the prestigious best picture trophy on Sunday as Hollywood celebrated a triumphant year in film. Irish actor Cillian Murphy won best actor for playing theoretical physicist J Robert Oppenheimer, leader of the US […]

Atom bomb survivor hopes Japan debut of ‘Oppenheimer’ will stoke nuclear debate

Hiroshima, Japan Reuters Teruko Yahata was eight when she saw a blueish-white light envelop the sky over her home city of Hiroshima one summer morning, moments before the first atomic bomb explosion knocked her unconscious and levelled swathes of the Japanese city. Teruko Yahata, 86, a World War II Hiroshima atomic bombing survivor, speaks about […]

‘Oppenheimer’ triumphs at Golden Globes as Hollywood parties again

Robert Downey Jr poses with the award for Best Motion Picture - Drama for "Oppenheimer" as Cillian Murphy holds the award for Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Motion Picture for "Oppenheimer" at the 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, US, on 7th January, 2024

Beverly Hills, California Reuters Historical drama Oppenheimer dominated the Golden Globe awards on Sunday, and gothic comedy Poor Things upset summer blockbuster Barbie, as Hollywood threw its biggest party since labor disputes shut down much of show business last year. Oppenheimer, about the making of the atomic bomb, landed five honours, including the coveted best movie drama […]