Do Politics And Awards Shows Mix?
Answers from Richard Dreyfuss, Martin Landau, Richard Lewis, Robert Wuhl, Dee Wallace, Bruce Davison, Bai Ling, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa and others - including the statement from Iranian Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi, who did not appear to accept his award on Sunday night to protest Trump’s travel ban Richard Dreyfuss The 2017 Academy Awards will be remembered for the huge gaff at the end of the show when the wrong best picture winner was initially announced, but surprisingly it wi
The Other Fake News
Review and commentary: A new documentary, “Eyeless In Gaza,” delivers the news that coverage of Israel in the 2014 Gaza War with Hamas was skewed, and finds the world media wanting In Donald Trump’s campaign and during his short but controversial tenure so far in the White House, the term “fake news” has been thrown around by both the President and his opponents, referring both to claims of unfair media coverage and statements by the new American leader and associates that ca
Oscar Producer’s Dilemma – Free Speech Vs. Ratings
At the Oscar nominees luncheon on Monday, politics will be on the menu, but the tab the movie Academy and ABC will pay for the stars to exercise their right to free speech won't come due until Feb. 26 Kerry Washington at the 2017 SAG Awards The Cost Of An Uncivil War Of Words When the annual Academy Awards nominees luncheon takes place Monday, one hot topic is likely to be the increasing politicization of the Hollywood awards season, reflecting a genuine anger in a very divid