Oscar, So You Know: It’s More Than Will Smith

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The Academy is not right! The Smiths are not in order! The whole system is wrong!

Not too deep in imitation of al Pacino 1979 drama …and justice for all. as we are trying to make sense of this year’s #oscarssowhite controversy, but the idea is the same: what really, the system is not in order. (Let’s Smith.)

It is easy to blame the Academy of motion picture Arts and Sciences this year that the lack of diversity in Oscar acting nominations. (In the past year.) After all, their show. Your 3,000 members of the PEC much more, and knows her husband. They usually love you, your movies are mainstream, and a little boring. They don’t do Netflix. And even if you do, not paying attention to people in color, this is the case, what my friend mark calls “tasks” films ” are explicitly about the struggle between the races. They even made 12 years a slave? They don’t have! Good luck to all the buttons.

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In an effort to fix a bad mood the old problem of people, the President of the Academy Cheryl Boone Isaacs that African-Americans themselves, met many young, many members in June of last year, including David Oyelowo and Dev Patel, Tom hardy and Kevin HART. There were also costs to dismantle women like Emma stone, Rosamund pike and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. In other words, y’all, Cheryl tries.

So what happens then? The same argument year in different ways. This time a few people have insulted yourself, it would seem, had something to say about it. Of course, by “people” I mean, will Smith, jada Pinkett Smith and spike Lee. The problem is that Lee and Smith were both in dispute over the rates this year, it seems a little richer, are those who are misled by the charge against the Academy. Can I have a moment? Without a doubt! I don’t want to hear about something millionaires, you win? Hell no. (In addition, Smith was twice nominated for an Oscar, and has twice lost to the black.)

(Finally) leads me to my point: it’s more than will Smith. And Spike Lee. And Oscar. All these discussions are actually about how people on the margins of society are apartments color in the entertainment industry, gypsum Executive. You know, Lee (who Oscar fee, its work in the autumn) can niche films from the Hollywood system, and his loyal fans come got. But how much you can change the culture of Hollywood work outside?

The Smiths, on the other hand, are the persons responsible for the residents. After all, he was once the king of the summer blockbuster. But even he can’t greenlight one big-budget film. As the province of white Studio moguls. to make films with people, what they look like – Directors and producers for casting agents and (usually) stars If the colored people were not in the room, we just functionally invisible, we have no voice. That is not only bad public relations in the sphere of cinema industry in General, is bad business.

So what to do? For its part, Boone Isaacs, has just announced that additional action from the Academy’s membership diversity and adaptation. You are the main people on the boat, taking the time to return. Research who care about the need to work harder, to leaders of color, which can really climb. You also need (and in some cases are more up-and-coming Directors as creed Ryan Coogler on the front of marvel black Panther movie, as in 2018.

But the last part on our. We, the audience, voting with the Almighty dollar. Whenever Straight Outta Compton $161 million, or Fast and Furious intersections 350 million US dollars, Hollywood attention. If we show, for the smallest to the pearl, as last year drugs or Mandarin, Directors and Academy voters to recognize. No, not every worthy film with color people are in front of (and behind), takes place camera get pictures from, but the industry can’t ignore always – not when we are responsible for your paycheck. All participating in the system who love to claim that you are not racist, they are taking everything in your favorite green color. We make it easy to try.

And show celebrities instead of boycotting the Oscars, and something to say

what made the show in 1988. If colored people are not in rooms to try, meetings and negotiations, at least in the Academy What better place to create a stand that was seen in the show all in the world?