A witness to turmoil in his Czech homeland, he was in the front rank of directors struggling to make commercial films with countercultural sensibilities.
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences more than doubled the number of invitations to make good on a promise to increase female and minority membership.
Diversity is among the issues being watched closely ahead of these contests for the governing body of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
A new nominating process for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ governing board has produced a more prominent, if not more diverse, field of candidates.
A screen version of the Broadway musical “Wicked” has finally been scheduled for release by Universal Pictures.
“Hell or High Water,” a contemporary Western, has one of the top diner or deli scenes in movie memory, rivaling those in “Five Easy Pieces” and “When Harry Met Sally.”
In a letter sent to members on Monday, the governors said new rules concerning inactivity — being used in an attempt to trim members — were unclear.