Tag Archives: 89th Academy Awards

27Feb/17

‘Moonlight’ wins grand prize after Oscars blunder

Veteran actor and filmmaker Warren Beatty accidentally announces the winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture as ‘La La Land’, before the award is correctly given to ‘Moonlight’. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading

24Jan/17

Oscars not so white in 2017

Following Tuesday (January 24) morning’s Academy Award nominations announcement, AMPAS president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Gil Robertson, the president of the African American Film Critics Association react to the increased diversity across the categories.

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24Jan/17

‘La La Land’ – and diversity – dominate Oscar nominations

‘La La Land’ earned a record-tying 14 Oscar nominations, but multiple nods for ‘Fences,’ ‘Moonlight’ and ‘Hidden Figures’ may have finally buried the #OscarSoWhite trend. Lisa Bernhard reports. Continue reading