'Tokenism is a Band-Aid, not progress. The Academy told us white, male stories matter. Someone needs to tell them they’re not the only stories that should.' OscarNoms
Instead of progress, the Academy is doubling down on its worst impulses.By Jan 14, 2020 Jeff Kravitz Every year, I tell myself I won’t let the Oscar nominations affect my health. And every year, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences nominates the token slave narrative, and ignores women in the directing category, or for nominating exactly one woman (ever!) for cinematography, my blood pressure rises and my heart rate spikes. Read Next 8 Biggest Snubs From The 2020 Oscar Nominations Every year, I watch movies directed by women, starring women, and emphasizing women’s stories that deserve just as much recognition as a Scorcese or Tarantino production. That are as artful as anything Sam Mendes or Noah Baumbach have made. That marry humor and pathos like a Taika Waititi or Rian Johnson script. And every year, I hope the voters inside the guilds and Academy branches pay attention to the movies that look beyond the narrow squint of the white, male gaze. But every year, I write some version of the same headline: Read more: ELLE Magazine (US)
What We Know About the Wuhan VirusAlready in Asia and the U.S., health authorities expect that it will spread even further. AND HUMANS TO HUMANS! what kind of mutation
Joe Biden: Beau walks with me; I know he's part of meAsked on Morning_Joe about his late son, Beau, Joe Biden appears to fight back tears: 'Beau should be the one running for president, not me.' 'He walks with me. I know that sounds to some people kind of silly.'
RuPaul will host 'Saturday Night Live' for the first time — here's what you need to knowNBC announced that next week's 'Saturday Night Live' will be hosted by NFL star J.J. Watt, with RuPaul hosting the following week.
10 Things to Know for TodayAmong 10ThingstoKnow: — Senate approves rules for President Trump's impeachment trial; — New cases of coronavirus rise sharply in China; — Harvey Weinstein's rape trial opens in New York City. start your day.... The Aristocrats I bet Weinstein's trial will have evidence and witnesses because, ya know, it's a TRIAL. Can you imagine the outrage that would happen if he was set free because his friends were on the jury? It's asinine that the impeachment trial is held in this Republican-contrived circus.
Get to Know Best New Artist Grammy Nominee YolaExclusive! 2020 Grammys Best New Artist nominee Yola answers our getting-to-know-you questionnaire ahead of this year's ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 26.
Maybe Meghan Markle Really Didn't Know What She was DoingIt's not as if the pitfalls of royal life hadn't been on display for the world to see, but Meghan apparently didn't realize just how bad it could be until she was right in the thick of it Enough already! She's moved on. Let it gooooooo Or...maybe she did ... and Harry laregly decided on this change....as he now had support to achieve it? alwaysanothersidetoconsider theladysitter Maybe... we can leave Megan ALONE