Lindsey’s Recent Stories
Arts Mar 04Steven Spielberg’s push against Netflix at the Oscars hits a nerve
When Steven Spielberg speaks about the business of Hollywood, everyone generally listens and few dissent. But reports that he intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated, and unwieldy, debate online this weekend.
Arts Nov 12Stan Lee, comic book revolutionary, dies at 95
Lee revived the industry in the 1960s by offering the costumes and action craved by younger readers while insisting on sophisticated plots, college-level dialogue, satire, science fiction, even philosophy.
Nation Sep 07Film academy president says popular Oscar was misunderstood
The academy announced the new category for "outstanding achievement in popular film" last month without parameters, spawning immediate questions about the criteria and how it would impact critically and commercially films such as "Black Panther," which has been cited as…
Arts Aug 08Oscars to add ‘popular film’ category, drawing backlash
Big changes are coming to the Academy Awards, including the addition of a popular film award category and the promise of a shorter ceremony in an effort to combat declining viewership and criticisms that the awards are out of touch…
Arts May 03Film academy voted to expel Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski
It's the first major decision since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences implemented revised standards of conduct for its members following its expulsion of disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein in October.