Think about it for a minute: Donald Trump’s slogan, “Make America great again” and the era in which the film is set...
<i>The discussion around the Hollywood Oscars is a sign: In the name of "diversity," we are reducing individuals to groups of resentment and making these groups incompatible with each other.</i>
We are in Hollywood and pop culture awards season: the Grammys, the Golden Globes, the Academy Awards, etc. Lists of [Read more]
<i>The Oscars, one of the most prestigious events of the year, is traditionally is characterized by a big theme each year.</i>
Last year, it was the newly inaugurated presidency of Donald Trump; the year before, it was the controversy over whether African-American actors receive enough appreciation in Hollywood, [Read more]
If there was a loser on Oscar night, cinema was it.
<i>The Oscars and the American presidential election primaries both show a preference for Clooney, a glib Democrat and supporter of Hillary, to the detriment of environmentalist DiCaprio.</i>
If we really get to be reincarnated, I would prefer to come back as George Clooney rather than Leonardo DiCaprio. And if I [Read more]
The meritocracy is a nice illusion. Like the rest of the American dream...
<i>The Academy is once again being showered with criticism for the lack of African-American award nominees.</i>
For the second consecutive year, controversy has ignited over the lack of black artists nominated for awards from the Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — the famous Oscars. On social [Read more]
The broadcast had been continuing all night, and finally, we were coming to the end of it. It was 7 a.m. in the morning.
The Academy Awards were being held in Los Angeles. Since Los Angeles is three hours behind the Eastern Time Zone and 10 hours behind Turkey, it was 9 p.m. at the Dolby Theater when the awards [Read more]