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    Racism In Movies

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    The historical nominations of the Academy and the exclusively white pattern of Oscar winners demonstrate how this is an urgent issue that must be addressed. African Americans are not treated as equals, and are not credited for their work as often as their white counterparts. All people deserve respect and to be looked at not as “black” or “white” but as a person. And each person should be given equal opportunity, and rewarded equally for their success. This opportunity doesn’t exist in the film industry. This issue stretches far beyond the big screen. This discrimination and inequality are part of the movie industry, as well as the world today, and that is unacceptable. All people should be treated equally. This issue stretches far beyond the big screen. This discrimination and…

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    Gender and racial inequality is the disease that keeps a stronghold on society’s attempt to move towards equal rights. This problem is strongly demonstrated in American Cinema. Christina Hoag (2016) states in her article, Diversity in Hollywood, “White males still dominate virtually all aspects of [the film industry].” Recent events have led to the discovery of unfair wages between male and female actors to racism in today’s award shows. In years prior, laws had to be placed in order for women…

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    Misrepresentation In Film

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    According to a study done by USC, “across 100 top-grossing films of 2012, only 10.8 percent of speaking characters are Black, 4.2 percent are Hispanic, 5 percent are Asian, and 3.6 percent are from other (or mixed race) ethnicities.” Moreover, the remaining 76.3% roles in these films were given to White actors. Whitewashing and misrepresentation needs to stop because, Hollywood and many other forms of media don’t bother with casting POC in movies. Hollywood gets praised for this, and the white…

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    dream no matter their background. While people are creating their new dreams and hopes,Other places were finding ways to reward and recognize the film industry. As states,”the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) was founded in 1927 with Douglas Fairbanks as president, to recognize and reward excellence within the film industry. The AMPAS organization established the Academy Awards in the late 1920s and first announced them in February 1929” (Dirks).This is when award shows…

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    film-making and production. In the advertisement, it uses Casey Neistat, a famous YouTuber with over six-million subscribers, to deliver a powerful monologue about creativity. He is known for being a top filmmaker on YouTube, producing travel videos, big video productions, and daily vlogs. In this speech, he highlights what a creator does and how important one creator is. The advertisement shows different creators, from all different ages. The message given in this advertisement is that you can…

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    Birdman Vs Whiplash

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    Moviegoers and film industry professionals as one of the greatest awards to receive praise the Academy Awards. Every year the Academy has to make a hard decision and choose the best of the best of that year. One of the most sought after awards is Best Picture. In 2014 the movie Birdman won, but should it have? One of the films that was also in the Best Picture category was Whiplash. This paper will compare and contrast the two films and look at why Birdman won and Whiplash did not. First lets…

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    This need not deter you from respecting him as one of the greatest directors of all time, for this resembles the careers of renowned filmmakers Stanley Kubrick and Alfred Hitchcock. Two directors with no academy award wins for best director who, without question, are labeled as some of the greatest directors of all time. Kubrick most notably similar to Nolan in the way that he lets his vision drive his work and strives to create a perfect film for his audience. Kubrick and Hitchcock had the…

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    Dyslexic Observation

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    more books than all the kids who had participated, and I received my first academy award for this honor. From the first day of class in the fifth-grade, I was dedicated to achieving my goal of straight A's in every subject. This is also the first year that students switch classes Mr. Davis was my homeroom teacher. The subjects we cover in his classes were Social Studies; English, Spelling and I also had two other teachers in math and art/music. Math has always been my strongest subject after…

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    easy enough. To avoid whitewashing, moviemakers should do what is right and put the right actor in the right role. Diversity in films should not surprise viewers as America are a diverse nation. It can also help with the tension between different races. Viewers will see the change as a positive step “to say that we recognize there is underrepresentation, and we’re going to do something about it” and should reflect beyond the movie industry (“Leading By Example”). The Award Academy has also…

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    shuffling, and rolled shoulders. His sexually suggestive style stems from his time dancing in clubs during his younger years. He frequently dressed his dancers in black with white gloves and hats. Fosse received his first Tony for this show. His second musical, “Damn Yankees,” earned him many more awards and was his first musical with his third wife, Gwen Verdon, a big broadway star, and the mother to his daughter, Nicole. After having several instances when he disagreed with directors because…

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