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Oscar Diversity: The WIN – WIN!!! A Funky Prophecy

Oscar Diversity: The WIN – WIN!!! A Funky Prophecy

Last night was a historical one for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).  Headed by Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the first African-American to hold the position, diversity was exemplary at the Oscars.  Hosted by the Fabulous Ellen DeGeneres, the list of winners and nominees was multi-cultural as well as valid, in that they made poignant statements regarding sexual; age; gender; class; and racial discrimination.  This was the best thing about the winners and nominees of this year’s ceremony.

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The FUNKIN’ Coen Brothers

The FUNKIN’ Coen Brothers

The Coen Brothers have gone from Funky Indy filmmakers to mainstream Hollywood since they first arrived in 1984.  A follower of their work since “Blood Simple,” which I saw at The Quad theater in NYC’s Village area, I’m looking forward to their new film “Inside Llewyn Davis.”  Starring Justin Timberlake, the film also more than solidifies the singer’s place as an A-List movie actor.

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