Extended from music to movies, ‘A Star Is Born’s’ complicated statement on pop actually kind of supports the case for ‘Green Book.’
Catch Washington Post Film Critic Ann Hornaday on this episode Federalist Radio Hour.
It’s a time for the Oscars to celebrate stories that challenge us to be the best we can be and give us heroes to emulate.
David Azerrad argues that identity politics fosters hatred, and a school of thought that believes that America is a supremacist regime, and an oppressor of people groups.
Going forward without a host for the first time in 30 years and struggling to attract advertisers, last night’s Oscars still managed to go exceed its three-hour run time by almost 20 minutes.
Despite being preceded by a months-long string of controversies, there was little excitement during Sunday’s Oscar’s ceremony.
While the Academy is happy to crow about diversity, another kind of intolerance remains at play regarding films like ‘Roma.’
What was actually accomplished by pushing Kevin Hart out of hosting the Academy Awards?
Following Kevin Hart’s departure, many names have surfaced as possible replacements, but let me save the Academy time and show why they are disqualified as not politically correct enough.
Kevin Hart should be hosting the Oscars. But now he won’t, because of homosexuality-related jokes he made a decade ago.
The movies that break records and sit at the top of the box office week after week don’t need to win an Academy Award. They’ve already been given the award of huge amounts of money.
The Oscars continually award ‘importance’ over quality, and Meryl Streep’s yearly perfunctory nomination cheapens the entire ceremony.
I was fortunate to attend one of Simon’s concerts in the summer of 2016 following the release of his album, ‘Stranger to Stranger.’
There are a lot of wonderful things I could say about other nominees, but ‘I, Tonya’ deserves to be recognized alongside them.
People will take every opportunity to pay you nothing if you’re willing to do your work for free, be you man or woman.
A film adaptation of Michael Wolff’s gossip book about the Trump administration, ‘Fire and Fury,’ is almost sure to follow, probably in 2020, just in time to influence the election.
This was a truly great year for cinema, and I struggled over this list, especially since horror, my favorite film genre, has seen a massive resurgence of quality in the last decade.
The scope and the power that digital content providers wield in the culture is growing, while many old-guard institutions are getting bent out of shape at the encroachment.
Channeling a message via film is not necessarily a bad thing. But it’s bad when films wins because of their message, and not because they’re superior.
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