Academy Snubs Leading Contenders from the Year of the Black Film

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  Oscar Buzz Deferred       by Kam Williams 2013 was widely lauded as the “Year of the Black Film,” but you would never know it, judging by the recently-announced list of Oscar nominations. It looks like the Academy settled on 12 Years a Slave as a sort of token black representative, with Steve McQueen (Director), John Ridley (Adapted […]