Why aren’t comedies taken more seriously?

Humor is more accessible to a wider range of audiences than the normal award winning movies. Films are about giving the audience an experience, and comedy films set out to achieve one objective, amuse the audience.

Ex Machina Wins Best Visual Effects in Big Upset

Unlike the typical winner of this award, and most blockbusters, the work on Ex Machina was subtle, well crafted, and most impressive of all; near totally invisible.

Oscars 2016: Do We Really "All Dream in Gold?"

“I guess I’ll do my best to represent the 3 billion Asians out there.” The remark comes from Amy director Asif Kapadia following the 88th Annual Academy Awards nominations announced this morning. It’s a statement that speaks volumes about the state of the nominations and the state of the Academy as a whole, where the voters are over 90% white and over 70% male.

Oscars 2016: Do We Really “All Dream in Gold?”

“I guess I’ll do my best to represent the 3 billion Asians out there.” The remark comes from Amy director Asif Kapadia following the 88th Annual Academy Awards nominations announced this morning. It’s a statement that speaks volumes about the state of the nominations and the state of the Academy as a whole, where the voters are over 90% white and over 70% male.