'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Michael Eisner ('BoJack Horseman')
The veteran exec reflects on his years at ABC, Paramount and Disney, and offers his take on Ovitz ("a mistake"), Katzenberg ("had to let him go"), Iger ("different than me, but equally good or better"), the Weinsteins ("troublemakers") and the Clintons ("an absolutely real relationship").
July 22, 2016
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'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Justin Lin ('Star Trek Beyond')
The Taipei-born filmmaker, who made his name at Sundance before helming four 'Fast and Furious' blockbusters in eight years, opens up about his youth as an undocumented immigrant, Hollywood's resistance to diversity and his "most personal" film.
July 19, 2016
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Oscars: Will the Academy Embrace Diversity Like the Emmys? (Analysis)
THR's awards analyst surveys the field and sees big potential for films about people of color — from fest faves 'Birth of a Nation' and 'Loving' to upcoming 'Fences' and 'A United Kingdom,' plus 'Hidden Figures," which is moving into 2016.
June 30, 2016
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Oscars: Campaigns May Change After Party Crackdown, Spike in International Members (Analysis)
THR's awards analyst argues that the Academy's diversity push will impact the coming Oscar season far less than the increase in new members, which will raise campaign costs, and a new regulation prohibiting events unrelated to screenings.