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It’s Safe To Say Joaquin Phoenix Was Not A Fan Of ‘Tiger King’

In response to Netflix’s Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness, which some have claimed glorifies animal abuse (and ignores its true protagonists, the tigers themselves), dozens of celebrities have come together in support of the Big Cat Public Safety Act. If passed, the federal bill, which was introduced last year but only recently gained attention, […]

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‘Joker’ Director Todd Phillips Celebrates Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscar Win By Sharing ‘Bittersweet’ Photos

Joker may have only won two of the 11 Oscars it was nominated for, but they were big ones: Best Actor for Joaquin Phoenix and Best Original Score for Hildur Guðnadóttir, making her the fourth female composer to win overall and the first to win for a dramatic score. All the awards affirmation (Phoenix and […]

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Zazie Beetz Doesn’t Sound Too Optimistic About A Potential ‘Joker’ Sequel

Joker may have left the Oscars with only one win out of its 11 nominations, but don’t feel to bad for it: It’s still one of last year’s biggest money gobblers, and a Best Actor win for Joaquin Phoenix is nothing to sneeze at. Besides, people are still wondering if this renegade spin-off-of-sorts should get […]

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Joaquin Phoenix Capped Off His ‘Joker’ Awards Season With An Impassioned Oscars Speech Against Injustice

Joaquin Phoenix’s unorthodox Oscar campaign encompasses several brazen speeches that have essentially skewered the film industry. And although Joker was seen as controversial by some, the lead actor certainly earned the elevated platform upon which his performance now sits. It’s almost as if Arthur Fleck (a more sophisticated and medicated version, at least) designed Phoenix’s […]

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As EGOT Status Draws Near, Double Oscar Nominee Cynthia Erivo Commends Joaquin Phoenix For Condemning Hollywood Racism

Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) Can I get a soul clap for Cynthia Erivo. She’s just one award from gaining the much coveted EGOT status and she’s not tip-toeing around the racism that continues to permeate throughout Hollywood. Advertisement Last Monday, the Harriett star – who’s the lone black nominee in the lead actress and […]

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‘I’m Part of the Problem’: Joaquin Phoenix Calls Out BAFTA’s Diversity Problem—Will Hollywood Actually Take Action or Is the Joke on Us?

Joaquin Phoenix with his Best Actor award for “The Joker’ poses in the Winners Room during the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 on February 02, 2020 in London, England. Photo: Gareth Cattermole (Getty Images) In the great circle of strife known as modern Hollywood, we have a routine awards ceremony filled with progressive calls […]

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Joaquin Phoenix’s Cookout Credentials Are Being Reviewed Thanks To His ‘Systemic Racism’ Speech

Source: WENN/Avalon / WENN Joaqin Phoenix might have a reservation open at the cookout thanks to his “systematic racism” speech at the BAFTA Awards this weekend. According to IndieWire, Phoenix criticized the award shows for overlooking the contributions of people of color to the T.V. and movie industry. He did so while accepting his Best […]

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Joaquin Phoenix Called Out The ‘Systemic Racism’ Of The Film Industry In His BAFTAs Acceptance Speech

This year’s Oscar nominees featured a very distinct lack of diversity, given that they were even more dominated by while male nominees than usual. Snubs included the omission of Parasite and Us actors, along with Eddie Murphy for his best movie in years, Dolemite Is My Name. Cynthia Erivo, the sole actor of color nominated […]

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