…make a change

It’s been just about a week since this year’s Oscar nominations were announced and in the time since, the b-word  (boycott) has been bouncing around Hollywood with comments with varying degrees of controversy from stars of all shapes and sizes sharing their disheartenment regarding the lack of diversity in this year’s nominations.

…Change Your Stripes

In case you missed it yesterday, the 2016 Oscar nominees have been announced. Which means that the annual conversation about the lack of diversity has begun. It’s not exactly surprising that this year’s nominees are once again, predominantly white (and that’s putting it kindly). As far as I know, there wasn’t a coup this past…

…pick flicks

Oscar Sunday is here!  That means it’s time for our picks (for the top categories, because none of us have time for all of them). This part of the Oscar season is always a bittersweet moment, choosing who we think might win is no easy task.  It’s rare that who we want to win and…

…Cast Your Ballot

It’s less than a week until the Academy Awards’ nominees are announced, and movie fans around the world are anxiously waiting to see if Oscar voters can figure out the online ballot. Voters were given a 24 hour extention on the voting due to “technical issues.” Of course, with e-voting stations in Los Angeles, New…

…celebrate the movies in all of us

It’s finally here, Oscar Sunday.  In a few short hours the winners will be announced, discussed and dissected.   Then it will be all anyone talks about for the next few days, until we move on to the next big story. Sure we could spend hours debating the true importance of this kind of awards…