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Steve McQueen says people ‘pulled out’ of ’12 Years a Slave’ because they didn’t think it would make money. It went on to make $187 million.

British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen told Insider that both “Moonlight” and “Selma” were made as a direct result of “12 Years a Slave’s” financial success. McQueen said that he was told by people within the industry that “movies with Black leads do not travel” and therefore his movie would […]
Steve McQueen says people ‘pulled out’ of ’12 Years a Slave’ because they didn’t think it would make money. It went on to make $187 million.
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Korean companies are already making ads celebrating ‘Parasite’ Oscar win

The South Korean film “Parasite” made history on Sunday as the first non-English-language movie to win the Academy Award for best picture. Koreans around the world celebrated the win – South Korean companies included. South Korean beer company Cass celebrated on Twitter, and noodle brand Nongshim touted a dish featured […]
Korean companies are already making ads celebrating ‘Parasite’ Oscar win
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10 Oscar-winning movies everyone forgot about

The 91st Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, will be held on February 24. The Oscars ceremony celebrates achievements in filmmaking and has named the best picture winner every year since 1929. Some best picture winners have been forgotten over time, like “The Great Ziegfeld.” Others won over films […]
10 Oscar-winning movies everyone forgot about
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Oscar Health just raised $375 million from Alphabet

Oscar Health just raised an additional $US375 million from Alphabet, bringing the health insurer’s total funding up to more than $US1 billion. As part of that raise, Oscar CEO Mario Schlosser told Wired, the company plans to expand beyond the individual healthcare exchanges and small employer market and into the […]
Oscar Health just raised $375 million from Alphabet
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