Oscars heading in more diverse direction after two years of #OscarsSoWhite

Janelle Ferguson, Arts and Entertainment EditorOver several months, reviews and controversy have saturated the depths of social media with the black films Moonlight, Hidden Figures, and Fences. Hollywood has taken a nod to these three films and has finally upheld them to the 89th Academy Awards. Not only was this the first time in the last two years where a person of color was recognized for an Oscar nominee, but they were also mentioned in every acting and movie category. Denzel Washington was nominated for best actor leading role Fences, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer both received nominations for best actress supporting role […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Film