Arts editor Kaylie Ramirez considers the significance, or insignificance, of popular awards shows.
“There are racist incidents like the ones that occurred on campus, yes, but there was also an institutionalized, subtle racism. It’s quiet, hidden, and ingrained in the American psyche. Now I’ve discovered this is still evident in the white-dominated industry of Hollywood, not just in older films like The Little Colonel.”
In an industry obsessed with box office grosses and film rights acquisitions, film distributor A24 displays an affinity for artistic freedom and the merits of liberal expression.
‘Boyhood’ nearly captures the rhythms of everyday life, but its characters let the film down.
The Academy reflects Hollywood’s diversity gap with the release of its 2015 Oscar nominations.