They celebrated a “creative family of storytellers.” The theme carried the evening and it certainly had its Yiddishkeit.
How well do you know the Oscars, both past and present?
For the Academy, there was only room for one, wigged, weird-accented performance from Sacha Baron Cohen.
The Genesis Prize Foundation noted his “extraordinary work to preserve the memory of the Holocaust and prevent future genocides through film.”
“For me, the film is very much using the Holocaust to reinforce current Serbian nationalism.”
“There was a lot of self-loathing involved on Herman’s part for doing what he was doing,” John Mankiewicz said.
Haas starred in “Asia,” which is a contender for Best International Feature at the 2021 Academy Awards.
The 2020 Oscars were mostly programmatic — but still packed some surprises.
There is no name in film music that carries as much cachet as “Newman.” I can prove it: you probably don’t know which Newman I’m talking about.
Jews won a lot, lost even more, sang, and shared hard truths.