• Why not a 'best box office' Academy Award?

    2 monthes ago - By LA Times

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has officially declared that all popular films suck. It didn't quite intend to say that out loud, obviously. The academy is desperately trying to bolster ratings for its annual awards telecast. So, on Wednesday, it announced that the show will be...
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  • ‘Best popular film' category sets up a cynical tug-of-war between art and commerce

    2 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    The Motion Picture Academy's decision caves to corporate interests and does filmmakers no favors.
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