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THE ENVELOPE Hollywood's Awards and Industry Insider
Black award shows are important, but 'we can't uncement the many years of the "gold standard" '

Following outrage over the mostly white list of Oscar nominees, black people find themselves wrestling with a question posed by James Baldwin in his 1963 book “The Fire Next Time”: “Do I really want to be integrated into a burning house?” In this case, the burning house is an entertainment industry that makes money off the labor of people of color, but seemingly refuses to value them otherwise.

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'Son of Saul' is a terrifying glimpse inside Auschwitz-Birkenau

With the Oscars just a few weeks away, it may be time to catch up with "Son of Saul." One of the favorites to take the foreign language film award, it is a remarkable piece of cinema that demands to be seen whether it wins or not.

A drama set in Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1944, "Son of Saul" is an immersive experience of the most disturbing kind, an unwavering vision of a particular kind of hell.

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Watch the moments that might win them an Oscar
Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition to focus its efforts on the film industry

Members of the Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition announced a new plan Wednesday to meet with the major movie studios in an effort to boost diversity within the film industry.

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What do Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara think of director Todd Haynes' favorite 'Carol' scenes?

In a conversation with The Envelope, Todd Haynes, director of the beautiful, spellbinding romance "Carol," mentioned his three favorite scenes shared by his Oscar-nominated actresses Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. Naturally, we had to ask the women about them too.

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Evgeny Afineevksy's 'Winter on Fire' took him to the front line of Ukraine's revolution

In director Evgeny Afineevsky's Oscar-nominated documentary "Winter on Fire," the viewer is plunged into a singular cinematic experience: a revolutionary's view of a spontaneous civil rights uprising that actually toppled a government.

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