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The Madness of the Academy

The Madness of the Academy

  by Joel Schlosberg The Academy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film isn’t winning many popularity contests itself. The announcement on August 8 of the newest “Oscar” has been received with far less enthusiasm than this year’s megahit movies like “Black Panther” and “Mission: Impossible — Fallout” that will vie for the statuette. The […]

The Shape of Water… The Movie, Reviewed!

The Shape of Water… The Movie, Reviewed!

How do I describe this movie?  What is it’s genre? Fantasy? Sci-Fi? Action? Romance? Horror? Musical? Film noir? Spy movie? Comedy? Umm, yes to all. This film was nominated for seven Golden Globes a few days ago, so I went to see what all this adoration was about. Hmm, how can I describe it? I […]

Academy’s Response to #OscarsSoWhite Controversy Encourages Prejudice, Says Movieguide’s Ted Baehr

Academy’s Response to #OscarsSoWhite Controversy Encourages Prejudice, Says Movieguide’s Ted Baehr

LOS ANGELES — Media critic and founder of the family and values based Movieguide, Ted Baehr, says the solution to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy proposed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is flawed and encourages prejudice, the exact opposite of the Academy’s intention. “As all Hollywood insiders know, the Academy is a club, and […]