The run-up to the 95th Academy Awards has not been without controversy; particularly with regard to the Best Actress category. The announcement of the nominations aroused interest in the highly controversial way in which Andrea Riseborough (a potential competitor that nobody was betting on) got her place in that quintet along with Cate Blanchett, Michelle Williams, Ana de Armas and Michelle Yeoh. On the other hand, last Tuesday, the latter also caused several to raise their eyebrows when sharing an article from Vogue where some reasons were exposed why Yeoh should win the Oscar and not Blanchett, who is emerging as the favorite to acquire the award.
Bill KramerCEO of the Hollywood Academy, was questioned about the case of Andrea Riseborough and that of Michelle Yeoh in a recent interview with Deadline. About what happened with the actress To leslie, it should be remembered that his peculiar campaign to obtain the Oscar nomination (where word of mouth and social networks were decisive) generated an intense debate on whether or not it was permissible under the statutes of the organization; the same that eventually subjected that controversial promotional tactic to review.
In the end, Riseborough did not receive any sanctions and stood by his candidacy. However, the Academy reported in January that it plans to make some changes to its rules after this awards season concludes. The purpose, he explained, is to create “a better framework [normativo] for a respectful, inclusive and impartial campaign” (via).
“As far as the campaign rules, our goal — and you’ll see the results in a couple of months — is to make sure they’re clear, they’re fair, and everyone understands what they can and can’t do,” Kramer told Deadline.
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As far as we know, the new regulations of the Hollywood Academy will maintain as a guideline that voting —both to define the Oscar nominees and winners— be based solely on artistic and technical merits.
“If you are new to the campaign, these rules may not be entirely clear. And we want to make sure that they are very clear to everyone,” added the executive. “So our goal is to work with many members of our board and committees to come up with some regulations that feel appropriate for today; make them easy to understand.”
In the case of the actress Everything everywhere at the same time it was suspected that he had committed an infringement by spreading a third-party text on Instagram that spoke of the cultural importance that his victory would have during the night of the Oscar 2023. However, there were clear objections to Cate Blanchett being the winner. So, by the simple fact that Yeoh shared that opinion article, many interpreted that he was playing dirty with the protagonist of tar.
“We get happy of what [aquella publicación de Instagram] was eliminated”, Was the only thing Kramer said about it, insinuating that there will be no retaliation against the Malaysian actor.
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Antonio G. Spindola I have very bad memory. Out of solidarity with my memories, I choose to lose myself too. Preferably in a movie theater.