The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences set a new benchmark in questionable choices today, when they announced the addition of a new Oscar for “Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film,” aka “Most Popular Movie But Not Necessarily Worth a Best Picture Nod.” Almost immediately following the announcement, some cinephiles and critics pointed out that the move was obviously designed to allow beloved blockbusters and superhero flicks — like this year’s Black Panther — to receive recognition from an awards show that typically overlooks them.
Just the other day I was talking to a group of friends about Jackie Chan and reminiscing on his career. He gave us Rumble in the Bronx! He gave us The Legend of the Drunken Master! He gave us silly banter while fighting guys in the Rush Hour movies, all while sporting a big, goofy smile...
If you ever thought your parents were embarrassing, be glad you're not Corinne Foxx.
The gorgeous daughter of 'Django Unchained' star Jamie Foxx got to witness her own dad spitting game at singer Kelly Rowland at the 2013 Oscars, and, well, who wants to see their parents do that?
It just goes to show you that you don't even have to work in Hollywood anymore to win an Oscar. A Shreveport man took home a little golden statuette last night after creating an animated short in his home studio.