Oscar Nominations: An Analysis

This won’t be anything too in depth, but the Academy Awards signal the end of the award season, and the golden Oscar statues are probably the highest recognition you can get for your craft in the industry. The Academy Awards typically follow the Golden Globes for the most part, but it’s the deviations and differences…

Paying for Gold

As another award season closes, I needed to write a token article about it in some form; this isn’t an “Oh, they bottled Best Picture” article or something similar, but it is an attempt to address the disillusionment we have with the whole idea of awards, and re-define what an award winner is. I am…

Where Have All the Good Roles Gone?

Inspired by Viola Davis’ speech at this year’s Emmys, Emer O’Brien explores the lack of colour still found on our screens. At this year’s Emmy awards, Viola Davis clearly stole the show, becoming the first black actress to win an award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama for her role as Annalise Keating in…