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Arsenio Hall is joining the #OscarsSoWhite conversation. Emotions and outrage have been running high since last week’s Academy Award nominees announcement which reflect a blaring lack of regard for deserving actors and actresses of color yet again despite a year of excellence in film. The conversation came to a head this week when actress Jada Pinkett […]

The Oscar nominations are in, and Selma has a chance to take the Academy’s highest honor. Although three-time film director, Ava DuVernay was not nominated for Best Director, her critically acclaimed film, Selma is nominated for Best Picture at the 2015 Academy Awards. The film also picked up an Oscar nomination for Best Song, for Common […]

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The nominees for the 2015 Academy Awards are in. Actor Chris Pine, Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron, producer J.J. Abrams, and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs made the announcements live from Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Directors Wes Anderson and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu took home the most nominations with nine each for their respective Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman features. The most obvious snub of the […]