In Donald Trump’s America, the most prestigious institute in Hollywood has opened its borders — not only among its members, but also between new and old.
Hollywood recognizes the changes, but remains reluctant to integrate them.
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...