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Halle Berry Says Hollywood's Continued Lack of Diversity Is 'Heartbreaking' 

Speaking at the Makers Conference earlier today, Halle Berry said that she was “heartbroken” over the continued lack of inclusion and diversity in Hollywood films. Berry, who made history in 2002 when she became the first woman of color to win an Oscar for a leading role, called Hollywood’s sameness the “elephant in…

Antony Hegarty Is the First Trans Person to Be Nominated for an Academy Award

The 2016 Academy Award nominations didn’t have to be so white, straight, and boring. Tangerine, Straight Outta Compton, The Danish Girl, and Carol—four films with major buzz—all had the potential to diversify the kinds of stories recognized by Hollywood’s most prestigious honor. While none of these films received any…

The 2016 Oscar Nominations Are Here: Still Very White, Still Very Boring

The 2016 Oscar nomination (for 2015 films) have been announced, and, well whatever. This maybe isn’t the time for me to complain about Carol not getting enough or The Revenant getting too many. Or that no actors of color were nominated in any category, nor did any of the films landing nominations in the major…