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Best Performance: Is It Time For Gender Neutral Acting Awards?

First of a Series for FF2 Media by Giorgi Plys-Garzotto

As many of you probably saw, the Golden Globe nominations were announced on Monday. You know what that means—time for this year’s gauntlet of award shows! And when I say “gauntlet,” I mean it in the medieval sense.

For those of you who don’t know, a gauntlet was the glove part of a knight’s armor, and there was a torture practiced in those days that involved the victim having to walk between two lines of knights, all of whom were repeatedly hitting the victim with their gauntlets.read more.

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#MakeOscarGold

HashtagMOGLast year, when Selma was nominated for Best Picture & Best Song but nothing else, 2 hashtag campaigns were born.

One was ‪#‎OscarSoWhite‬ (protesting the fact that David Oyelowo was not nominated for Best Actor & all of the acting nominees in all 4 categories were white).

One was ‪#‎StopBlueOscar‬ (protesting the fact that Ava DuVernay was not nominated for Best Director & all of the Best Director nominees & all of the Best Screenplay nominees–in both the Best Original Screenplay & the Best Adapted Screenplay categories–were male).… read more.

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