At the Oscars this year, Frances McDormand mentioned in her speech two words that have since entered the conversation surrounding diversity in Hollywood: Inclusion riders. Is it worth taking seriously? Two of our staff writers…

The amount of ethnically diverse Academy Award winners and nominees can probably be counted on one hand. Last year alone the film, “12 Years A Slave”, a low-budget film directed by an almost unknown African-American…

The Academy Awards is Hollywood’s annual celebration of the best films of the previous year. As publicized as the event is, many potential viewers are not excited about the film industries biggest night. (more…)