Alina McGregor explores the bias behind the lack of female nominations for Best Director at the 2020 Oscars.
“These four men and Greta Gerwig created their own masterpieces this year” were Emma Stone’s words as she introduced this year’s nominations for the Best Director Oscar. The statement was met with cheers and applause from the audience as the Academy was called out for their poor form in gender representation. Gerwig, the woman behind Lady […]
Earlier this year, amid the clutter and noise of the awards season, one especially beautiful film was lost in the tidal wave of contenders. It achieved only one nomination at the Oscars (a well deserved one for original screenplay) but, with star Greta Gerwig returning in force to the awards circuit with Lady Bird, now seems […]