So, I didn't watch the Oscars. I never do. I always wait till the next morning, and they'll tell me what I want to know.
Chris Rock nailed his monologue at the 88th Annual Academy Awards. He fired off zinger after zinger about the whole "#oscarssowhite" movement, and n...
This year, my senior year of college at Wesleyan University, has been filled with many bittersweet moments. As my time here, and my undergraduate education as a whole, comes to a close, I can't help but measure my time in movies.
The Oscars were mostly predictable with few big surprises and Best Picture winner and major contender Spotlight winning only two awards, the first time since 1952's The Greatest Show on Earth.
The model minority myth is often used as a tool to protect white supremacy, deny institutionalized racism against Black Americans and justify anti-Black racism.
Our panel of experts break down some of the night's biggest questions, surprises, and moments.
When one group controls powerful cultural platforms, like white heterosexual men in the Hollywood film industry, it elevates and legitimates their worldview over that of other groups and marginalizes the experiences and humanity of the dominated groups in the process.
HONG KONG -- Hollywood has shaped the view of at least two generations of non-Westerners by showing them a distorted view of history and claiming that Western values and culture are superior to non-Western ones. This is the industry that portrays every Vietnamese fighter as a Communist and, of course, every American soldier as a hero. Two generations of people around the world have been disconnected from their own cultures -- or, at the very least, their own local filmmaking cultures -- through the marketing power of Hollywood and its built-in American exceptionalism.
As long as those very same people who were aiming to boycott the show allow their hard earned money to be channeled into the show's industry, on some level the boycott would be counterproductive.
Some hideous gowns and too much make up, that is my own overall skin-deep reaction of the 2016 Academy Awards ceremony.
Tonight, all eyes are on the Dolby Theatre and the 88th Academy Awards. But tomorrow morning -- after that 500 foot-long red carpet (which gets rolle...
Now that it's inevitable that Donald Trump will become the 45th (and Greatest-Ever) President of the United States (he's told us this many times, so we know it's true) it is very important that he picks a fabulous running mate. Someone who can contribute to a landslide victory this November. Donald wants to win "BIGLY"!
Hollywood can do better. Unless we have more diverse writers, producers and executives, we will continue to be portrayed as the chubby sidekick, the over-sexualized temptress or the drug kingpin. But the Hispanic American story, the Black American story, the Asian American story, the Native American story and the LGBT American story is so much more than these one-dimensional stereotypes.
Basil Khalil and Best Actor nominee Eddie Redmayne When English-Palestinian filmmaker Basil Khalil heard that he'd been nominated ...
In the weeks leading up to the Academy Awards, the amount of parties, gifting lounges, private celebratory dinners reach a crescendo with stars often ...