60 Minutes airs “Selma and Hollywood, a Tale of Two Cities
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60 Minutes airs “Selma and Hollywood, a Tale of Two Cities

On Sunday Night 60 Minutes aired a segment about Selma with Ava DuVernay with veteran…

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Selma Wins Big at the NAACP Images Awards
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Selma Wins Big at the NAACP Images Awards

This might finally be the year that the Oscars stop being the be-all and end-all…

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Beyonce to Join Common and John Legend to Perform Glory at the Grammys
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Beyonce to Join Common and John Legend to Perform Glory at the Grammys

Beyonce will perform solo but will return to join John Legend and Common for a…

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The State of the Race: Oscar, The Auteur and the Dreammakers
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The State of the Race: Oscar, The Auteur and the Dreammakers

David Oyelowo Calls out White Industry for Rewarding “Subservient” Black Characters
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David Oyelowo Calls out White Industry for Rewarding “Subservient” Black Characters

David Oyelowo made his feelings known at the Santa Barbara Film Festival last night. This…

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Predicting Oscar’s Best Picture in an Unpredictable Year
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Predicting Oscar’s Best Picture in an Unpredictable Year

The interesting thing about 2015’s Oscar race is that none of it is really going…

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Tim McGraw to step in for Glen Campbell at Oscars
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Tim McGraw to step in for Glen Campbell at Oscars

After some speculation, it has been confirmed that three time Grammy Award winner, Tim McGraw…

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Jordan Ruimy’s Top 10 movies directed by women
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Jordan Ruimy’s Top 10 movies directed by women

In its 87 years of existence, only four women have ever been nominated for a…

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Ava DuVernay talks about Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity and Oscar Apathy
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Ava DuVernay talks about Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity and Oscar Apathy

The headline at Democracy Now! reads “Selma Director Ava DuVernay on Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity,…

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The State of the Race – A Birdman Takes Flight in an Unpredictable Season
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The State of the Race – A Birdman Takes Flight in an Unpredictable Season

Jeff Wells and Birdman: A Love Story
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Jeff Wells and Birdman: A Love Story

When the dust settles on Oscars 2015, when the trinkets and whistle blowers have been…

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SAG Preview, Predictions and Contest
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SAG Preview, Predictions and Contest

The SAG awards are also happening this Sunday. With Jennifer Aniston out of the Oscar…

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Ava DuVernay’s Keynote Address, 2013 Film Independent Forum
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Ava DuVernay’s Keynote Address, 2013 Film Independent Forum

You guys, please don’t give me a hard time for posting two Ava DuVernay items…

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Ava DuVernay screens Selma at the White House
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Ava DuVernay screens Selma at the White House

Ava DuVernay was invited to screen Selma at the White House on Friday, Jan 16,…

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The State of the Race, The State of the Union
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The State of the Race, The State of the Union

The Oscar race feels as disconnected from American culture than it has ever been. The…

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GALECA’S 2014/15 Dorian Award Nominees and Winners
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GALECA’S 2014/15 Dorian Award Nominees and Winners

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Name Boyhood Film of the Year. DuVernay is Director of…

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Filmmakers of Selma March in Alabama on MLK Day
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Filmmakers of Selma March in Alabama on MLK Day

The one bright spot on nominations day, a day of so many terrible and pointless…

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George Lucas on the Oscars, “It’s a Political Campaign.”
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George Lucas on the Oscars, “It’s a Political Campaign.”

Lucas is not a voting member of the Academy and wouldn’t want to be. Speaks…

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Two Quick Fixes to Modernize the Academy and Bring them into the Modern World
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Two Quick Fixes to Modernize the Academy and Bring them into the Modern World

There’s this funny joke that goes something like this, why does a dog lick his…

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Awards Daily Simulated Oscar Ballot Nominees!
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Awards Daily Simulated Oscar Ballot Nominees!

Rob has been pulling all-nighters to crunch the data on Awards Daily’s 7th Annual Oscar…

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