Oscars Boycott

Actress Boycotting The Oscars Over Trump's 'Racist' Visa Ban

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 01.27.2017 | Canada Living

Taraneh Alidoosti stars in the Oscar-nominated film "The Salesman."

10 Things That Are Less White Than The Oscars

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Living

"The White House"

Oscars Nominee: Calls For Boycott 'Racist To White People'

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Living

She said Friday that "maybe the black actors didn't deserve to be in the final stretch.''

Jada Pinkett Smith Responds To Janet Hubert's Oscars Jab

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 01.21.2016 | Canada Living

And she doesn't make it personal.

Oscars Nominee Mark Ruffalo Tempted To Join Growing Boycott

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 01.21.2016 | Canada Living

But he's torn because his film also means a lot to other "disenfranchised people."

'Fresh Prince' Star Criticizes Jada Pinkett Smith For Oscars Boycott

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 01.20.2016 | Canada Living

"Just because you didn't get a nomination, that is not the way life works, baby."

Academy President Vows 'Dramatic Steps' Amid Calls For Boycott

CP | Jake Coyle, The Associated Press | Posted 01.19.2016 | Canada Living

"This is a difficult but important conversation, and it's time for big changes."

Boycotting the Oscars Is No Solution, Iran

Mahsa Alimardani | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada
Mahsa Alimardani

Innocence of Muslims aspired and failed to be a film, which was then dubbed, cut, and turned into a hybrid trailer-clip of a YouTube video. The poor production value, and the ignorance put into the creation of this project are far from worthy of the protests, bloodshed, or lives lost. Despite this, the Iranian government has decided to take a stand against the Academy Awards, for not taking a stand against a YouTube video and is boycotting the awards. This reasoning is untenable, and thus it merits some analysis.