The reason the Oscars aren’t what they used to be, and the after-parties have lost their luster, is because the entire media-industrial complex has been captured by an army of sanctimonious finger-waggers.
What should be the fate of works of art created by those who abuse their power?
The social, collective dimension of cinema, which has made it a major art form for more than a century, is fading away.
Hollywood recognizes the changes, but remains reluctant to integrate them.
If Miguel de Cervantes were around today ... [h]e wouldn’t care ... if his "Quixote" was nominated for the best popular film Oscar.
The president of the United States ... is not only obviously a child, but just like an ordinary person ... seeks solace and inspiration in the stories of the silver screen.
This might be just the start of a culture change with such well-entrenched abusive male behavior on its way out.
Women have put an end to the silence ... protested against being used, mistreated and humiliated ... protested against unequal salaries and rights. They have stood up for their own dignity.