The Academy Awards have nefarious origins: They were apparently created by Hollywood’s creative class to combat unionization.
The larger point is that the best picture winners are no longer those that challenge us, but the ones that reinforce our inclinations.
— “Moonlight” was named Best Picture at the 2017 Academy Awards two minutes as the cast of the film “La La Land” arrived on stage after being announced for the award. “LA La Land” producer Jordan Horowitz realized the mistake after being approached onstage by Academy security at the end of the Sunday night…
— Israeli-born actress Natalie Portman said she will not attend the Academy Awards due to her pregnancy. Portman was nominated for a Best Actress award for her portrayal of Jacqueline Kennedy, the wife of assassinated president John F. Kennedy, in the movie “Jackie.” “Due to my pregnancy, I am unable to attend the Independent…
With Jewish presenters and winners bringing the laughter, and the tears, at the Oscars there were plenty of memorable Jewish moments to talk about.
Bob Hope’s Jewish joke was funny. Steve Martin’s? Not bad. Seth MacFarlane’s? Maybe not so much. Here’s a look at the Top 10 Jewish highlights and lowlights in Oscars history.
Included in the Oscars swag bag this year is a $55K trip to Israel. Sigal Samuel says that’s not so much about pleasing the actors as it is about pleasing Israel itself.
No, the Jews don’t ‘control’ Hollywood. But we do play a major role — and with that power comes responsibility, Jay Michaelson writes.
Hungarian Holocaust film “Son of Saul” nominated for best foreign language film at this year’s Academy Award.
All in all, it was a decent night for the Tribe at the 87th Academy Awards. Here’s 7 things to remember about the Oscars — starting with Idina Menzel getting back at John Travolta.