Posts Tagged ‘Academy Awards’

Kathryn Bigelow Beats Ex-Husband to Break ‘Best Director’ Glass Ceiling

Avatar director, James Cameron was rooting for ex-wife Kathryn Bigelow (who had a better seat than him at the ceremony) to beat him out for Best Director for her direction of The Hurt Locker and tonight Ms. Bigelow made history becoming the first ever female winner in the Best Director category. Bigelow is the first […]

BNW Calls Out Bossip’s Double Standards of Race?

Earlier in the evening Bossip retweeted this: View cthagod’s tweet When Mo’nique won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Bossip posted this: View Bossip’s tweet Noticing the double standard I posed this question to Bossip: View alibomaye’s tweet Bossip‘s Response: View Bossip’s tweet My response: View alibomaye’s tweet Bossip: View Bossip’s tweet Me: View […]

Academy Awards Nominations Announced

Anne Hathaway and Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President, Tom Sherak announced the nominees for the 82nd Academy Awards at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California. Unfortunately Afghan Star, Where The Wild Things Are, and Spike Jonze were all snubbed while the Academy feasted on whatever hallucinogenic bait Sandra Bullock was […]

Elizabeth Taylor’s Got Mad Twitter Love for Michael Jackson’s ‘This Is It’

“I was honored with the great privilege of seeing ‘This Is It’ last week. I was sworn to secrecy, but now I can let you know about it.” “It is the single most brilliant piece of filmmaking I have ever seen,” “It cements forever Michael‘s genius in every aspect of creativity.” “To say the man […]

Afghan Star Submitted as British Entry for Foreign Language Academy Award

Bisyar cool: Afghan Star, which follows two male and two female participants in the contest, was submitted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta). Though British, it is eligible because most of its dialogue is in Dari. Last year’s submission, Hope Eternal, was predominantly in Welsh but did not make the eventual […]