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How Will Politics Impact This Year’s Oscar Race?

The Oscars are (theoretically) a celebration the best film has to offer in our society, and therefore by definition they reflect the shifting values, social mores, and political debates throughout American life. Awards shows are political, period.  This is reflected not only by the political incidents that take place during the actual Oscar show (among the most famous Sacheen Littlefeather ...

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Elyse Hollander’s Madonna Biopic ‘Blond Ambition’ Tops 2016 Black List

Elyse Hollander’s “Blond Ambition” screenplay about Madonna’s first album topped the 2016 Black List. What is the Black List, you might ask? It’s an annual ranking of the best unproduced screenplays in Hollywood. In the Black List’s own words: The project details the beginnings of Madonna’s career as she tries to get her first album made while struggling with love and romance ...

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Kate McKinnon’s Rendition of “Hallelujah” Is What Everyone Needs Right Now

After winning an Emmy just a few months ago for portraying Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (among other characters), Kate McKinnon returned to the stage of Saturday Night Live last night to play her, possibly, one last time. After Clinton’s shocking loss on Tuesday to Donald Trump, McKinnon appeared onstage in full Clinton garb to offer solace to the sadness, ...

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