Tag Archives: 2017 Oscar Nominations

Friday Open Thread | 2017 Oscar Nominees: Best Documentary

In 2017, there are five Best Documentary Nominees. Four of them are Black. 1. I Am Not Your Negro 2. O.J.: Made in America 3. 13th 4. Life, Animated I know that 13th is on Netflix, and that I Am … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | 2017 Oscar Nominees: Ruth Negga, Bradford Young

2017 Oscars were more diverse than previous years. Two more nominees were Best Actress Nominee Ruth Negga, for the movie Loving, and Bradford Young’s nomination for Best Cinematography for the movie Arrival.   Who is Ruth Negga? All about the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | 2017 Oscar Nominated: Fences

Fences, based on August Wilson’s play, and directed by Denzel Washington, is up for 4 Academy Awards: Best Picture Best Actor: Denzel Washington Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis Best Writing Adapted Screenplay: August Wilson

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Tuesday Open Thread | 2017 Oscar Nominated : Moonlight

Moonlight is the little movie that could. About a year and a half ago, the only people talking about Moonlight were Black film geeks. I heard about it from Shadow and Act. I haven’t seen Moonlight, but everyone that I’ve … Continue reading

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