Posts Tagged With: hollywood

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January 25, 2016

OscarsSoWhite – The Clif Notes Version

Since the nominations for this year’s Academy Awards were released, the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite has been going around. It’s prompted calls for boycotts from Jada Pinkett-Smith, and many A-Listers have been weighing in with their own opinions. And I’ve had a lot of IRL conversations with people who really don’t seem to know what the issue is. Boycotting the Oscars isn’t about ensuring that a # of nominees are POC (People of Color), by saying that so many POC need to be nominated every year. Michael Caine seemed to be under this impression, as he suggested that you couldn’t just nominate…

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Posted in Geek, movies, personal, Pirate
July 25, 2013

Vlog #10: Q&A Time

A couple weeks ago I asked for some questions so I could put together a Q&A vid, and there was no disappointment there! This week’s question came from my Facebook Page, where Stephen Mitchell asked: “With everyone clamoring for Hollywood to make original movies, why does an original concept such as ‘Sucker Punch’ get so much flak?” While I answered the general question about Hollywood, I did already tackle my thoughts on Sucker Punch as a movie- you can read them here. If you have any questions that you want me to answer in future Q&A videos, you can leave…