It takes a lot of courage to make a statement about current society, especially when the criticism could be equated to biting the hand that feeds you.
At this year's Dubai International Film Festival, I had the privilege of sitting with Mahamat-Saleh Haroun for a talk.
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Jared Leto played Rayon like a man, further confusing the public who both conflate gay with trans in general, and drag performance with the lived reality of the typical trans life.
I write because that's what I love to do. I am a professional writer. And if given an assignment, I can write about just about anything. But blogging? That's different.
It starts to sound like a lightbulb joke: How many people does it take to get a woman dressed for the Oscars?
If people believe they are meant to do one thing in life, they obviously haven't met Bud Santora. The former costume designer went on to be a book illustrator and now has penned his first novel.
Ellen's selfie stunt produced the most retweeted image of all time! Whether you like the fact that it was a staged product placement is not the point because it was brilliant. What I think is even more brilliant was LG's real time content marketing response suggesting a G2 would have enabled Ellen to take the selfie herself.
I cheered Alfonso Cuarón and Emmanuel Lubezki's historic Oscar wins because of their talent and our shared cultural heritage. But I also realize that they don't reflect the experiences of American Latinos.
During her acceptance speech, Lupita Nyong'o eloquently remarked: "No matter where you're from, your dreams are valid." We should continue to fight for comprehensive immigration reform that can provide every talented person the opportunity to succeed in the greatest nation on Earth.
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Tears. No, sobs actually. Yep, I will own that. I sobbed when Lupita Nyong'o took the stage and accepted an Oscar for portraying, in her words, "so much pain in someone else's life." Pure and unadulterated empathy. She took on the pain of Patsy.
In his book, Brown Sugar: Over One Hundred Years of America's Black Female Superstars, Black film historian Donald Bogle rhapsodized, "With a wink ...
Everyday in some shape, form, or fashion, I was being told that I would be dead or in jail by the age of 25 and that my life didn't matter much. It wasn't until I started to look for approval from within, that life started to turn around.
The day after, all anyone could talk about was how we was "robbed." There's only one problem with this: It's absolutely not true.
The speech shouldn't seem canned and rehearsed or else you appear to have expected to win. It also can't ramble, as there's so little time. And if you have won for being an actor, well, then you're supposed to act well.