Date: 9 months ago   Category: Cinema

Revolution Oscar: it is more than blockbusters, it is less than elite


The American film academicians should watch more comics and blockbusters, and the technical nominations will leave off-screen. The academy of motion picture arts declared introduction of new Oscar nomination - the Best popular movie. The award for "outstanding achievements in the field of popular cinema" will be for the first time handed in February the 2019th. The new nomination focused on blockbusters has sparked a lot of criticism. Корреспондент.net tells details. An Oscar for the Black panther the American film academicians should watch more comics and blockbusters because of the new nomination the Best popular movie. Will hand a figurine the Oscar now also to the most cash, sensational and big-budget pictures, such as Avengers or a hit of this year the Black panther who has grossed 1,5 billion dollars. Similar tapes quite often get to an award short list, however almost always lose to dramas. At most, they receive awards for the best special effects or a sound. In the letter the president and the executive director of Oscar have noted that qualification requirements and other details of the new nomination will be announced later. As the press considers, the new nomination will be got by blockbusters which regularly apply for the Oscar as the Best movie, however most often are inferior to dramas. "It is a huge step for Academy. It is sign that elite establishment tries to find more ways to award such movies which are usually watched by film fans. Also it is a way to involve more audience in an annual ceremony", - the Vanity Fair portal gives opinion of analysts. As specify media, perhaps, addition of this category could help to eliminate charges of Academy that establishment is more and more discharged of cooperation with representatives of popular culture. Insult for all the Western media have ambiguously apprehended this news. So, the The Huffington Post edition has published article with the heading "The New Oscar Nomination Is an Insult for All of Us". The Variety magazine has offered Film academy seven new comic nominations. Among them - the Best supporting role performed by an animal, the Best image of a rotten tomato and the Best ork in series of Netflix. Most of journalists are sure that Oscar's innovation is reaction to the falling ratings of an award ceremony. This year broadcasting for the first time in ten years was looked by less than 30 million people. The film critic of Telegraph Tim Robi considers that the Film academy tries to get rid of charges of elitism therefore shows readiness to hand to blockbusters an award, however at the same time "drives the potential and existing hire hits into a ghetto". Neither black, nor blue. Inexplicable victories Oscar Akter, the director and the screenwriter Adam Mackay whose movie Short selling has won the Oscar for the best scenario in 2016, has for fun offered Academies on Twitter some more new categories: "the best movie where any hogwash abruptly blows up", "the hottest alien" and also "best" you thought that it is dead, and it has returned and really tears all bums". Costs

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