"If this year doesn’t play out like an A24 indie coming of age film what’s even the point."
The film hits theaters this November.
It was only a year ago, so this should be a piece of cake.
Call Me by Your Name is being hailed as a groundbreaking entry into the queer film canon. But like Brokeback Mountain and Moonlight before it, the movie achieves "universal" appeal largely through the drama of masculinity. Warning: spoilers.
Sean Baker gained renown for shooting his last film completely on an iPhone. Now, people are calling The Florida Project this year’s Moonlight — a little film built on a big and expansive idea.
"You jump, I jump, right?"
"So apparently Jay-Z's "Moonlight" video is appropriating white culture but Friends being a rip(spin)off of 'Living Single' isn't."
Certified 'I' for idiots.
That Moonlight reign just won't let up.
"I thought there was some kind of medical situation, and I had this worst-case scenario playing out in my head."
Some people are very unhappy that "Beauty & Beast" features a gay character. We spoke to a movie theater owner who decided to take a stand.
The photos are meant to provoke thirst, but the brand’s campaign also raises bigger questions about the role of race in America’s erotic fantasies.
"As those who are leaders are acting more like bullies, in the creative and artistic industry, it's our job to push back and say, 'No, that's not okay.'" —Zootopia director Rich Moore
What happened at the Oscars this year showed us that the graciousness black artists are expected to show at all times is still extra credit for white people.
Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz are responsible for handing Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway the wrong envelope.
Accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers fessed up to the massive oops on Monday.
It just really felt that way sometimes.
A moment we will soon not forget.
The cast that snagged Best Picture just made us all winners.
Unless you're Warren Beatty, the person in charge of envelopes, or anyone who had anything to do with La La Land, that is.
"We lost, by the way."
"Someone gave them the wrong card! You couldn’t have done that for one of the documentaries? Best Editing?"
"They are going to say La La Land, but Moonlight is actually going to win."
"This is not a joke," La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz said on the Oscars stage while announcing Moonlight as the actual winner.
The purest awards show moment ever.
After Faye Dunaway mistakenly named La La Land Best Picture, it was revealed that Moonlight was actually the big winner of the night.
On Oscars night, the biggest award in Hollywood is likely to go to La La Land, and a racially charged Beyoncé versus Adele comparison will probably follow. But here's a breakdown of why Moonlight has long been the underdog and why the Academy doesn't honor movies like it.
"Poor, rich, gay, straight, woman, man; you name it, we all deserve to have our stories told," star Janelle Monáe said at the Independent Spirit Awards.
"There was a point when I thought I couldn’t make another film, and now look at the film we made.”
Don't worry, you still have time to catch up.
Every performance category included at least one black actor, but there were barely any Asian and Latinx nominees.
Finally, a bit of representation.
La La Land is the film with the most nominations. Amy Adams, Andrew Garfield, Natalie Portman, Ryan Gosling, and Dev Patel are all up for awards.
"We have to keep telling these stories very truthfully and honestly," Barry Jenkins to journalists at the 2017 Golden Globes.
Yes, there's a lot of work to be done, but this past year wasn't all bad.
Our picks for the best in black entertainment this year.
From the intersectional feminism of Hidden Figures to the Blue Lives Matter vibe of Patriots Day.
Here are the most anticipated movies of the fall, and the most likely contenders for awards in 2016.