Oscars

In nominating Casey Affleck, the Academy is blatantly choosing to ignore the mistreatment of women. In fact they are choosing to represent him and the many other men whose careers come before basic human rights.

Leo’s long anticipated win awakens world to environmental phenomenon Leonardo DiCaprio finally did what so many people had thought was never going to happen for him—he managed to become even more successful and well known than he already was. The actor, and former dad bod and man bun ambassador, won Best Actor for his role …

Paulina picks more diverse nominee list than actual academy The Academy Awards are just around the corner and, in response to the criticism the Academy’s received for its lack of diverse choices for its acting nominations, it has decided to enlist the help of a mollusk medium. Paulina the Octopus has been brought onto the …

According to the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) “2015 Hollywood Diversity Report”, which analyzed the top 200 film releases and all of broadcast, cable, and digital television programming from 2012-2013, nearly 40 per cent of the U.S. population was non-white in 2013, yet made up only 16.7 per cent of lead roles in theatrical films and 6.5 per cent of lead roles in broadcast scripted television.

The 142-minute runtime may also seem daunting, especially with the lack of action and with the focus primarily on human relationships and character development. But if you can get past the lack of car chases and explosions, it’s entirely worth it.

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