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Final 2015 Oscar Predictions-UPDATE

I am changing Best Picture to Birdman and leaving Linklater for Director. They did the right thing last year and chose 12 Years a Slave for picture and Alfonso Cuarón for Director. 159 more words

Oscars Slammed By Congressman Over "Lack Of Diversity" & Studio Bosses CC'd

Just days before the 87th annual Oscars Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) suddenly wants to take Hollywood to task for what he says is his “shock at the lack of diversity in this year’s Oscars nominees.” CC-ing half of Hollywood, the fairly representative of California’s 29th District sent wide a letter today to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs requesting a meeting to discuss what Cárdenas says is the “unfortunate” situation of “such a revered American institution fail to fully reflect our nation.” ( 934 more words

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WATCH: 'Selma' Star David Oyelowo Says Academy Prefers 'Subservient' Black Roles

“Selma” star David Oyelowo addressed the controversy over the film’s Oscar snubs at the Santa Barbara Film Festival on Sunday, admitting that he believes “we, as black people, have been celebrated more for when we are subservient; when we are not being leaders or kings or being in the center of our own narrative, driving it forward.” 486 more words

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Last Year's Academy Awards Cost More Than $40 Million

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences released its yearly report on Wednesday, which revealed the budget for the 2014 Oscar season: $40.8 million. 118 more words

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