LGBT characters are gaining ground in visibility, but when it comes to Academy Award season, there are certain stories, like Stonewall’s and Freeheld’s, that still stick too.
From journalists to astronauts, mothers to gangsters, physicians to rap stars, and trans pioneers to imperators furiosa, here are the most likely contenders for the 2015 season.
You say it best, when you say nothing at all.
Eddie Redmayne walked away with the award.
BuzzFeed News observed portions of the final four days of rehearsal for the 87th Academy Awards, and learned some surprising things about how Hollywood’s biggest night came together — including what was going on with Terrence Howard.
THE LIMIT DOES NOT EXIST.
Actually watching the Academy Awards at a huge Hollywood viewing party is easier said than done.
It was about reaffirming Hollywood’s need for a neutered version of diversity.
Mother Monster has ALWAYS been the best.
Slash best person in a 100-mile radius.
Pointed Q-Tips, to be exact.
Make franchise blockbusters or do not make franchise blockbusters, there is no try. And Willow Bay, wife of Bob Iger, gave a fitting tribute last night to what really makes Hollywood tick.
Who are you Little Red Riding Hood?
Because sometimes the best parts of the show are the unexpected pan to the audience.
The Academy Awards offered up a night of earnest speeches and jokes about whiteness. But underneath, things are pretty much the same as always.
Boy have things changed. Like, a lot.
I’ll stay in my own body, thanks!