Oscars

EXCLUSIVE. ***SUNDAY CALENDAR  SNEAKS STORY FOR NOVEMBER 2, 2014. DO NOT USE PRIOR TO PUBLICATION**********Center left to right: Wendell Pierce plays Rev. Hosea Williams, David Oyelowo plays Martin Luther King, Jr., and Colman Domingo plays Ralph Abernathy in the movie SELMA, from Paramount Pictures and PathZÿ.
His truth is marching on

Selma, the brilliant film about King and the Selma marches of 1965, was nominated for Best Picture, but its director Ava DuVernay and star David Oyelowo were not, and those are as egregious snubs as any in many years.

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Short, not so sweet

For many years, the short films were nearly impossible to see; the compilations of all of the nominees often didn’t show up at theater until after the Academy Awards were given, and they were usually only around for a week.