Oscars

David Oyelowo: Hollywood Has A ‘Fear of White Guilt’

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In an interview with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Selma star David Oyelowo opened about his recent Oscar snub and called out the Academy for only celebrating Black actors when they play “subservient” roles. Oyelowo thinks the reason behind The Academy’s race problem is...

Academy Awards President Cheryl Boone Isaacs Responds to 2015 Oscars Lack of Diversity

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Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the first Black president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has responded to the criticism and outrage surrounding the lack of diversity among this year’s Oscar nominees. In an interview with the Associated Press, Boone Isaacs affirmed that the...

#OscarsSoWhite Slam All-White 2015 Oscar Nominations

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After 2015 Oscar nominations were announced showcasing the lack of diversity in this year’s nominations — meaning basically every nominee is white — the Twitter hashtag #OscarsSoWhite exploded on the net. “Selma” picked up a nomination in the Best Film category, but the Academy’s snub...

Actress Julie Delpy Goes In On The Film Biz, Says Oscars Are Run By Old, Desperate White Dudes, And More…

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Rather than making headlines for winning best screenplay for Before Midnight (which is impossible given that the accolade went to 12 Years A Slave), the spotlight’s temporarily shining on French actress Julie Delpy for another matter. If you’ve ever seen a film written by the...