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David Oyelowo Blasts Academy (Oscars) While Praising its President

*The lack of diversity in Hollywood has struck a nerve with David Oyelowo, who expressed his thoughts on the issue while honoring Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs. Boone Isaacs, who released a statement Monday announcing “drastic steps” to reform the Academy’s lack of diversity in its membership, was honored […]

Spike Lee to Receive Honorary Academy Award

*Spike Lee will finally get an Oscar. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday that the filmmaker and two actresses, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds, will receive honorary Academy Awards Nov. 14 at its annual Governors Awards ceremony. Lee and Rowlands will receive honorary Oscars for their career achievements. Each has been […]