Deepa Mehta, who has scored her second Academy Award nomination with Funny Boy, says the film holds up the "flag of inclusion, in a world tethering towards an abyss of the great divide."
Oscars 2021 will be unlike any edition in The Academy's 93-year old history, thanks to the coronavirus
Besides the possibility of an Emmys-like virtual award ceremony, Oscars 2021 could be a game-changer in terms of nominations, where streaming giants, smaller production houses, and Black contenders may find more space.
According to the latest report by the Inclusion Initiative at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, Hollywood has remained far from reflecting the multi-racial composition of its American audience in certain areas.
The original film, which was directed by Shim Sung Bo from a script he wrote with Bong Joon-ho, follows a fishing-boat crew on a dangerous commission to smuggle a group of undocumented immigrants from China to Korea.
Oscars diversity criteria for Best Picture a 'progressive effort to make change', says Paramount CEO
Starting with the 96th Academy Awards in 2024, Best Picture nominees will have to meet specific requirements addressing gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, and disability
Oscars raise inclusion bar for Best Picture category in a move to encourage diversity on and off screen
The Academy rolled out four broad categories for representation: On-screen; among the crew; at the studio; training, and advancement opportunities
Olivia de Havilland began her movie career after director Max Reinhardt saw her in a California production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and cast her in his 1935 film version of the play.
Awkwafina, Zendaya, Eva Longoria among 819 artistes invited to join The Academy, will have voting privileges in ceremony
The massive 2020 list sent out by The Academy includes a diverse swath of people from all sectors of the industry, from acting to publicity to costume design
Hollywood giants express solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement, but there's lack of systemic change, say experts
Hollywood’s record in diversity and inclusion has improved in recent years, but it still lags behind the population — particularly in its executive ranks.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Jimmy Kimmel to host Emmy Awards; late-night talk show host says format of event remains unclear
The entertainment industry is just beginning to restart production following a months-long shutdown aimed at curtailing the spread of the coronavirus
Coronavirus Outbreak: Oscars board of governors look to postpone event date and extend eligibility window
Owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the Oscars, initially expected to occur on 28 February, could be postponed by almost eight weeks
The Academy announces 'representation and inclusion standards', sets 10 Best Picture noms for Oscars 2022
The Academy is also planning to implement new eligibility requirements, represented in the 5-year effort to promote diversity, which will be finalized by the end of July.
Ava DuVernay elected to Oscars Board of Governors; other new members include A Star Is Born producer
Ava DuVernay, who was nominated for her documentary 13th, has been an active and vocal member of the film academy for years
Selma actor David Oyelowo recounts how protesting against racism led to Oscar snub; The Academy responds, 'we hear you'
David Oyelowo, who played Dr Martin Luther King Jr in Selma, said The Academy members objected when the cast members protested the death of a black American.
SAG awards announces temporary change in the eligibility, allows films without theatrical release to qualify
SAG awards announced that they would allow titles with a planned theatrical release to be eligible if streamed or released on VOD first
Coronavirus Outbreak: Films debuting on streaming services eligible for Oscars after theatrical releases cancelled
Oscars eligibility has been a major question since stay at home and social distancing orders due to the coronavirus led to both the cancellation of major film festivals and the closure of movie theaters
Little Women is the seventh onscreen adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's novel of the same name.
Coronavirus Outbreak: From Period. End of Sentence to The Piano Tuner, ten short films to watch online
Period. End of Sentence, Six Shooter, Father and Daughter are some short films to catch during this lockdown.
Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty but systemic transformation in Hollywood continues to be a slow process
While Captain Marvel, Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman and other female-centered blockbusters have come to the screen with female directors at the helm, most theatrical blockbusters based on well-worn intellectual property — the bread and butter of today’s movie business — still belong to the men.
'How bad were the Academy Awards this year?': Donald Trump blasts Oscar-winning South Korean film Parasite, actor Brad Pitt during rally
Donald Trump ridiculed the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film 'Parasite' telling a campaign rally he wished for the return of Hollywood classics like 1939’s 'Gone with the Wind'.