<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]
The Academy has recognized itself in Iñarritu’s portrait, a black comedy about a Hollywood consumed by its own superego, to be released in France on Wednesday.
In a shabby room, an actor levitates in his underpants. A booming voice that you might mistake for that of a famous crime fighter from Gotham City [Read more]
The most popular film of this year in the U.S. is causing the biggest disputes in years. Is Clint Eastwood's “American Sniper,” nominated for Oscars in six categories, a portrait of a psychopath or a hero?
American conservatives are happy. There it is: a movie about the war in Iraq that we don't need to be [Read more]
Yet again, there is uproar in the U.S. Uproar is even more pronounced if it is suspected that discrimination is behind it, which, in the United States, happens extraordinarily quickly. You can see this as a good thing, as a sign of an increased level of sensitivity, which ensures that discrimination is no longer [Read more]