Moonlight

Listen to a Chopped Not Slopped Remix of Grizzly Bear’s Veckatimest and Painted Ruins

This week's best new release involves Moonlight director Barry Jenkins and Ed Droste. Jenkins teamed up with chopped and screwed champions DJ Candlestick and OG Ron C of the…
Brian Josephs / October 13, 2017

Report: Families of Oscars Accountants Now Being Protected By Bodyguards

Someone had to take the fall for the Moonlight/La La Land debacle at the Oscars, and obviously it has been the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, whose…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 2, 2017

Accountants Responsible for Oscar Screw-Up Banned From Future Awards Shows

Two accountants said to be responsible for Sunday’s Oscars flub, wherein the wrong movie was announced as the winner of Best Picture, will not be…
Dale Eisinger / March 1, 2017

Oscars 2017: Moonlight Director Barry Jenkins Reveals the Best Picture Speech He Would’ve Given

As we’re all well aware, the people responsible for Moonlight didn’t have the chance to give a proper speech after winning Best Picture at the…
Taylor Berman / February 28, 2017

Oscars 2017: Who Was Responsible for the Best Picture Fiasco?

Awards shows are generally pretty boring, but the ending of last night's Academy Awards ceremony offered something incredibly bizarre: La La Land was inadvertently announced as the winner…
Jeremy Gordon / February 27, 2017

Oscars 2017: La La Land Mistakenly Announced as Best Picture Instead of Moonlight

In one of the most insane occurrences in awards show history, the announcers for the Best Picture category at the Oscars--Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway--handed the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 27, 2017

Why Oscar Voters Fell For La La Land’s Astroturfed Underdog Narrative

A few weeks ago, for the first time in its exponentially rising awards season trajectory, the night belonged to La La Land. And at the…
Emily Yoshida / January 24, 2017

If You Hate La La Land, Maybe Don’t Watch the Oscars This Year

The list of nominees for the 2017 Academy Awards was announced this morning via a star-studded live stream. The Oscar nomination list, overall, is unsurprising,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 24, 2017

Moonlight Is a Stunning Deconstruction of Black Masculinity

There’s a cruel dichotomy signified by the color blue. It calls to mind the omnipresence of the skies and the ocean’s unfathomable expanse. These are…
Brian Josephs / October 21, 2016