Everyone I want to win isn't going to because this award season has been a dumpster fire and nothing makes sense (except Glenn Close).Read More
Nobody asked you, buddy.
Bret Easton Ellis wants you to know that he thinks Black Panther is overrated and doesn't deserve an Oscar nomination for Best Picture.Read More
Every year, the Oscars typically give us a look at the Best Songs in a more fun way than other categories: live performances! But since they couldn't get their stuff together to get a host who hasn't offended millions of people (because did they even look at women for this position?), they're trying to keep the runtime of the whole ceremony to a minimum.Read More
Nominate I, Tonya every year.
Did the Academy nominating committee watch the same movies I did? Or do I just have better taste than the Oscars? Sure, every year there are Oscar snubs. Last year, I complained because Sebastian Stan as Jeff Gillooly was right there and no one cared but this year, it seems that all taste has been thrown out the window and people just FORGOT what movies were good last year.Read More
Just gimme Bucky.
Avengers: ASSEMBLE!!!!! It's time you save Earth from its greatest threat yet: a hostless night at the Oscars! According to The Hollywood Reporter, the rumors are that the Avengers may be joining together to host the Academy Awards this year. Which...that doesn't seem like a bad idea at all since it isn't like there are a million and one ways Mark Ruffalo can spoil it?Read More
All in all, both jobs seem like punishment at this point.Read More
Naturally, we at The Mary Sue have some serious opinions on this matter.Read More
GLAAD Responds to Kevin Hart’s Oscars Ousting: He “Shouldn’t Have Stepped Down; He Should Have Stepped Up”
Though that presumes he had it in him to do so.
Following Kevin Hart's 24-hour whirlwind from being announced as the host of the 2019 Oscars to stepping down over homophobic tweets and standup bits, GLAAD has offered a response, saying they wish he had turned this into a "teachable moment."Read More
Well, looks like we'll get a new host this year.
Maybe Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh will wow us so much at the Golden Globes that they'll get tapped for the big show?Read More
Just stop, please.
Instead of just honoring the ones we deem to be appropriately Oscar-y enough, we should actually take a serious look at what films and performances demand recognition.Read More
Academy Awards Introduces New Category Just So They Won’t Have to Nominate Superhero Films for Best Picture
We see exactly why you are doing this, Oscars.
In today's "why is this something that needs to happen" entertainment news, The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that the Academy Awards are now adding in a category of "outstanding achievement in popular film," because they really would rather increase an overly long telecast and risk frustrating viewers more rather than let Black Panther, or any Marvel film for that matter, be nominated for Best Picture.Read More
Well, not really, but still...
Guillermo del Toro won the Academy Award for Best Director for his film, The Shape of Water, which also won Best Picture. it is a gorgeous and unique fairy tale. While I totally enjoyed that movie, I was pulling for someone else in the director's race specifically. Still, I'm trying to remember the fact that this unique crop of nominees is pretty astounding in the first place.Read More
People often think that being "too political" will make things uncomfortable. But this is the 90th Academy Awards. It's already a historic night. What better place to celebrate so many women and people of color making history. Not to mention a historic culture shift in entertainment. Check out host Jimmy Kimmel's opening monologue after the jump.Read More
Jordan Peele has been riding high with his Oscar nominations for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Picture this year. But even as he goes on to work on other projects, it seems as if he might not be ready to leave the Sunken Place entirely behind just yet.Read More
When the nominations for the Oscars were revealed, one name people found missing was James Franco for The Disaster Artist. Franco had previously won a Golden Globe for his role in the performance, but when articles were released lambasting him for his hypocrisy for wearing a #TimesUp pin, while having allegations in the past of behaving inappropriately around younger women.Read More
As last year's Best Actor winner at the Oscars, Casey Affleck was up to present the award to this year's Best Actress, which rightfully had many people concerned in this moment of #MeToo. Thankfully, Affleck had the good sense to withdraw from the ceremony entirely.Read More
In 1940 Hattie McDaniel became the first black actor to win an Academy Award for her role of Mammy in the iconic film, Gone With the Wind and her story will be brought to the big screen in an upcoming biopic.Read More
The Post Is Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, & Meryl Streep’s Anti-Trumpism Oscar Bait Love Letter to the Free Press
This is a film about an administration feeding lies to the American public and attempting to censor the journalists reporting on those lies. Hmm, sound familiar?Read More
Director Cameron Bossert has kicked off a petition to ban accused sexual harasser Casey Affleck from the 2018 Academy Awards, writing that "presenting an award at the Oscars is an honor that [he] does not deserve."Read More
Motion Picture Academy Expels Harvey Weinstein, But What About All the Other Predators in the Industry?
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has officially expelled Harvey Weinstein from the Academy. But if they really want to reject "shameful complicity in sexually predatory behavior and workplace harassment," they need an action plan for dealing with harassers and abusers going forward.Read More