All posts tagged in oscars

  • January 12, 2021By Dafny Flores

    Editor’s Note: This article contains mentions of sexual harassment and rape and may be triggering for some readers. This article also contains spoilers for the film Promising Young Woman. Throughout 2020, many films have been put on hold, delayed, or cancelled to help preserve the projection of movie theatres. As we near the award season, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/review-promising-young-woman-is-flawed-in-vengeance/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 18, 2020By Eric Chang

    In a country with a population of just 364,000, many of them cheered loudly when Hildur Gudnadóttir won her first Oscar for Best Original Score, marking a first for her home country of Iceland. It was also just the fourth Oscar for all females in this category since its conception in 1935. Gudnadóttir was nominated … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/hildur-gudnadottir-wins-oscar-for-best-original-score-marking-her-place-in-history/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 10, 2020By Derek Deng

    Last night, Bong Joon-ho rewrote Hollywood history. His 2019 thriller Parasite became the first non-English film to win the Best Picture award at the Oscars, marking a momentous cultural shift in a climate that’s still struggling to promote diversity. Prior to the award ceremony, viewers were angered at the lack of women in nominations for … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/bong-joon-hos-parasite-win-restored-my-faith-in-the-oscars/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 14, 2018By Iman Khan

    Harvey Weinstein. Kevin Spacey. Woody Allen. Roman Polanski. Hollywood’s own house of cards is crumbling. As it’s key players fall, one by one, like a domino, from cloud 9, who’s loud thud can be heard around the world. Hollywood struggles to combat and fight against, not sexual assault or the toxic rape culture that has … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/hollywoods-perfected-craft-performative-feminism/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read