Even when predominantly Asian movies earn Oscar nominations, the actors in them don't receive nods for their acting.
Nancy Wang Yuen"I think the Academy needs to be more aware of its biases and work on inviting...international filmmakers and artists into the Academy.” I was interviewed by @bettinamak for her piece on why #Parasite actors received no #OscarNoms.
Bong Joon Ho has more to say when it comes to “Parasite” and he believes a limited television series is the way to do it. Moments after the Academy Awards announced four nominations for “Para…
Nancy Wang YuenThe HBO Parasite series, according to Bong, will be "a high quality expanded version of ‘Parasite'" and they haven't decided whether it'll be set in South Korea or be an English adaptation.
Asian representation should have made a much-needed leap forward at the 92nd annual Academy Awards.
Nancy Wang YuenSo while Parasite's 6 nominations are to be celebrated, the lack of #OscarNoms for the actors and the shutout of #TheFarewell continue to erase Asian faces and talent. The last time an Asian won an acting Oscar was 35 years ago. That's just way too long.
As the field continues to narrow, female filmmakers and actors of color appear increasingly sidelined.
Nancy Wang Yuen"Over the last decade, all but one of the Oscar wins for actors of color have come in the supporting categories." Yep, we are still waiting for another WoC to win Best Actress after Halle Berry. Awkwafina would be a longshot, but will she get a nomination?