Oscar mania catches on

Power-packed: Natalie Portman in 'Black Swan'.Paying tribute to some of the greatest titles that have been nominated and won the Oscars in the past few years, Star Movies presents a special movie festival titled ‘Oscar Fever’. Every Monday to Friday, fans can catch an Oscar-winning masterpiece after the 9 pm movie. Various Oscar-winning movies like ‘127 Hours’, ‘Schindler’s List’, ‘Toy Story 3’, ‘The Fighter’ and ‘Crazy Heart’. The viewers can also catch the movie of the month — the hauntingly enchanting ‘Black Swan’.

Commenting on the channel’s initiatives for the Oscars, Saurabh Yagnik, general manager and senior vice president, English Channels, Star India Pvt Ltd says, “This is an exciting opportunity for viewers and it gives us great pleasure to bring this once-in-a-lifetime experience for the true Hollywood fans across the country. We are quite certain that our fans across the country will enjoy the line-up of activities that we have in store for them.”

The channel brings the ‘84th Academy Awards’ on February 27 at 6 am live followed by the repeat at 8 pm. The Academy Awards is one of the most prominent award ceremonies in the world, and is televised live in more than 100 countries annually. So join the channel for a month of Oscar-mania and experience the Oscars like never before. Enjoy powerhouse performances by the biggest stars in critically-acclaimed movies that have been appreciated worldwide, every night until the big show on February 27. Let the temperatures soar as the ‘Oscar Fever’ overtakes you.

Informative: A scene from ‘Mythbusters’.No end to knowledge 

Discovery Science presents ‘Mythbusters’ on February 7 at 9.30 pm. Can combining Diet Coke and Mentos make the stomach explode? Is it possible to beat a lie detector test?

Can Christmas trees lights cause house fires? To know the answers of all these questions, watch ‘Mythbusters’, hosted by Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, who aim to uncover the truth behind popular myths and legends by mixing scientific method with
curiosity and style of experimentation. 

It’s time to take a chill pill...

Get Out airs on TLC on February 7 at 11 pm. Tag along with Lindsay Clubine and Misty Rice as they visit the hottest spots halfway around the world.

From the waves and water of Hawaii to the coolest clubs in Cabo, this show grants the VIP access to the top tourist spots on the globe.

Fast-paced and far-reaching, the show stops at only the most beautiful places on the planet.

‘Get Out’ combs the beaches, goes to the bars, hears the buzz and brings it all back to your home.

Mixing luxurious locations with wild behind-the-scenes footage, ‘Get Out’ takes reality television to so­me unreal places.

Ever wanted a peek into Madonna’s former mansion? Or wondered what it’s like to feed a shark? Then get away from the everyday routine and get out.

(Tv show timings are subject to change)