Tag Archives: #oscarssowhite

‘A Wrinkle in Bad’

2/10 They should call this movie A Wrinkle in Bad, because it’s so bad. A Wrinkle in Time is based on the beloved 1962 young adult novel by Madeleine L’Engle. It follows Meg Murray (Storm Reid), who is tormented at school … Continue reading

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On La La Land and fascist propaganda

As La La Land danced through theaters the past few months to the tune of $137.5 million domestic, a record-tying 14 Academy Award nominations and a Best Picture victory that’s been presumed to be in the bag for months now, … Continue reading

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A word about commodifying homosexuality

Representation of minorities and women have always been important, and they’ve become increasingly important to the public over the past few years. For political reasons both flimsy and painfully real — the Black Lives Matter movement and all the death … Continue reading

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2016 Academy Awards fallout

#Oscarssowhite dominates the ceremony The Academy Awards are normally awful, but this year, they traded in the usual tedium for a three-hour apology for #oscarssowhite that managed to cast a pall over the entire ceremony. It’s easy to see why … Continue reading

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I’m only doing this because of the Oscar noms: Carol

Any time a movie’s trailer reminds me of that satire Swedish arthouse film from (500) Days of Summer, it’s a bad sign, but Carol rises above the scandalous Oscar-bate nonsense it advertises itself as and becomes the most enjoyable romance of 2015. Based on … Continue reading

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