<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.
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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?
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<i>Seventy-one percent of the tears shed during the Academy Awards acceptance speeches occurred after 1995. Women tend to hug the statuette, whereas men raise it in a gesture of triumph.</i>
Billy Crystal, a frequent host of the Oscars ceremony, cannot imagine running the show without a toothbrush in his pocket. It [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]
Ninety-three percent of Academy members are white, and the majority of them are men.
Blacks and Latinos don’t even make up a third of the workers in the business.
The black lobby, led by Oprah Winfrey, is ready to go to battle.
The controversy erupted minutes after the announcement of the Oscar [Read more]