The Oscars Have Lost the Plot. Why We Should Stop Caring

The envelope, please…on second thought, don’t bother

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I completely forgot about the Oscars this year. In fact, I was hoping that they might be cancelled. Wouldn’t it be nice for Hollywood to show solidarity with the rest of us by removing the key event or hijacking it to make a point?

There are a few things to pick from: cost of living, corruption and clampdown on rights in a lot of democratic countries, Ukraine-Russia, Gaza — Palestine and abortion rights in the US. That’s just on top of my head.

Maybe they can cancel the Oscars and Hollywood movies until the world stops seeming to explode. Or no more Netflix until countries get their shit in order. Can you imagine the outcry? I bet that would make the politicians get off their asses.

Of course, they went ahead anyway.

Oscars & Hollywood are behind us as a society

Jonathan Glaze used his winning speech to condemn the Israel-Hamas war. and a few celebs wore tiny red pins to support Gaza.

However, the overall response has been mehh…

I had expected some more noise about at least the issues in the US since it's the home of Hollywood. Such as women losing…

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