Tag: Oscars

Slap Fight at the Oscars

Has the Academy solved the Oscars viewership problem? At last night’s event (which is barely an event anymore, something painful for a guy who used to love the Oscars to say), comedy legend Chris Rock did what comedians do as he presented an award and made jokes – and to break from the ones I &h...

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The 2020 Oscar Nominations Are In

The Oscar nominations for the 92nd Annual Academy Awards were announced yesterday morning. Joker led the pack with 11 nominations, while Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, The Irishman, and 1917 had 10 each. The Oscar nominations were presented by actors John Cho and Issa Rae at the Academy Museum of...

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Oscar Nominated Alfonso Cuarón Abuses Mexican Taxpayers’ Funds and Film Incentives

Alfonso Cuarón’s latest film Roma, distributed through Netflix, has had a series of production problems and scandals, especially during the last couple of months of 2018, starting with a robbery during the filming of the movie in 2016 in a high-risk neighborhood of Mexico City. This, of cours...

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Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscar Host

Well, that was fast. Two days after he announced he would host the 2019 Academy Awards ceremony, comedian Kevin Hart has “resigned” from the prestigious gig. This comes amid a controversy over some tweets and stand-up comedy bits about homosexuality deemed offensive by the usual “They” and t...

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