Tag Archives: The Oscars

A Welcome Parasite: Changing the Face of White Hollywood

The Academy has always disproportionately praised the work of white men over minorities and women. Besides occasional nominations for Best Picture, non-English films usually only succeed within the confines of the Best International Film category, which itself has historically been badly defined.

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The biggest winner is still the academy

Oh, the Academy Awards. The one night every year where the American film industry comes together to celebrate the best, most innovative and most thought-provoking films of the past year, then hand awards to whatever the Weinstein Brothers produced. There’s a beauty, however, among the parasitic nature of it all. …

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