A lot of people were expecting heavy political messages this year, and there were a couple. When Iran’s “The Salesman” won Best Foreign Language Film, a statement was read by the filmmaker, who refused to come to America as long as we have a president that has openly discussed a “Muslim ban.” While presenting, Gael Garcia Bernal told a truth about how all those in the film industry are migrant workers who go to other countries to craft their work. And several jokes were made that teased at the division in our country. Overall, however, it was kind of lite on hardline statements.
The Academy Awards and the issue of representation in film. Sunday, February 28th, 2016. I’m settled into the posh seat at the local cinema to watch my Superbowl,…… Read more “Black and White Movies: The 2016 OSCARS”
Hey, Kids! Seventeen years!! Why, this contest is practically at the legal age of consent! 2014 When I started at IKEA, I told the hiring manager that…… Read more “Wolf In Wool Presents Sheepdog David Grant’s Seventeenth Annual Academy Awards Contest”
James Stewart I have an irrational fear of watching my favorite actors’ Oscar winning roles (unless, of course, I watched it before they win!). I guess it’s…… Read more “Jimmy and Geena, Two of My Favorites”
THE BROADCAST Billy Crystal’s movie parodies brought a little of it. Having Snoop Doggy Dogg piloting the airship from “The Mummy” is a perfect example, and fans…… Read more “The 85th Annual Academy Awards”