February 2018 Archives

Can we get some Oscar love for the 'Wonder Woman's of the world?The Academy Awards’ process for choosing its Best Picture nominees isn’t broken, but it could easily be better. A system that has room for Amour alongside Argo and Brooklyn next to Mad Max: Fury Road is doing something right, even when widely acknowledged stinkers also get nominated.

But the Academy could enact two reforms — one simple, one more fraught — that would address some shortcomings.