An insider joins the debate, quoting a reader: A qualified film not receiving “enough” nominations is no reflection of the quality of the film. Instead, it’s simply a failure of the film’s PR hacks’ effectiveness at marketing directly to the Academy voters. It’s not the film’s fault, nor is it the Academy’s fault; it’s the … Continue reading Was Selma Really Snubbed? Ctd
selma reminder: 89% on metacritic 99% on rotten tomatoes and an A+ CinemaScore rating — Mike Cavalier (@mikecavalier) January 15, 2015 As we covered yesterday, the film’s low number of Oscar nods was probably more a victim of a screener scheduling than anything else. But Noah Millman, contra most film critics, “had the feeling that most people didn’t really love … Continue reading Was Selma Really Snubbed? Ctd
So #OscarsSoWhite is trending. Twitter speaks truth to power. Preach, people! Preach to @TheAcademy! — Laurie B. (@Drtysxyministry) January 15, 2015 @voxdotcom I hear that’s what happened to 12 Years a Slave and Django during their time too. — Matt Cook (@mattecook) January 15, 2015 Another year, another diversity headcount for the Oscars. But Linda … Continue reading Was Selma Really Snubbed?