BY Evelyn Chapman
on Feb 25, 2015
Zendaya Coleman looked straight-up flawless at this years Oscars, rocking a stunning Vivienne Westwood gown and long natural locs. But even perfection can’t escape E! Fashion Police unscathed, and this time it was a doozy. Giuliana Rancic said Zendaya’s hair “made her feel like it smelled like patchouli…” Which is when Kathy Griffin jumped in with “or weed!” And Rancic enthusiastically agreed, “Or weed!” This ... Read More
BY PRINCESS WEEKES
on Feb 23, 2015
While the internet is loving and hating Patricia Arquette on the grounds of her Oscar acceptance speech, the truth is that the actress said nothing especially remarkable. Until, that is, she arrived backstage and unintentionally maligned queer and people of color by insinuating that their moment in the struggle spotlight is over—and it was time they focus their energies on helping women achieve equality.
Old news: Marginalized communities are used to ... Read More
The Academy Awards pulled out a surprise move this year wherein everyone relinquished their winnings in the name of art, because they realized that art is subjective and awards are stupid.
There were a few good moments, though. We’re mostly thinking of Patricia Arquette, who brought the house down when she turned her acceptance speech—for her Best Supporting Actress in the film Boyhood—into a final call for wage equality (and ... Read More
BY Holly Trantham
on Jan 17, 2015
Earlier this week we discussed Ava DuVernay’s historical Golden Globe nomination and expressed our sincere hopes that she would be able to conquer the Oscars’ Best Director category. Sadly, that won’t be happening. Though the film itself deservedly nabbed a nomination for Best Picture, DuVernay was shockingly left out of the race for Best Director.
On one hand, it’s not surprising. Out of the eight best picture nominees, only The ... Read More
on Jun 12, 2014
If you had peeked into my home at 8 pm last Sunday night, you would have found my family and me sprawled out on our designated sides of the couch, eagerly anticipating what has developed into our favorite award show - the Tonys. Unlike the Oscars or the Grammies, which I usually glance at haphazardly while eating dinner to indulge my shameless fascination with Hollywood couture, the Tony Awards always require my full attention. The 3 hour long ... Read More