On January 31, 2022, I received an email from The Wrap asking for a response to claims of sexual misconduct by 3 women: Anna Pavlova, who I rejected her advances after stalking me for over a year; Ting Ting Xu, who was seeking revenge against me for trying to sponsor Chinese journalists for HFPA membership; … Continue reading Sharon Waxman obsession with Arabs sex life
When I joined the HFPA in 2010, I noticed that it had only one Chinese member and one white Subsaharan African. So I decided to recruit more African and Chinese members. On March, 5th 2014, I received a call from a woman named Ting Ting. She introduced herself as a Chinese journalist and asked me … Continue reading How Ting Ting (wenting) Xu kept Chinese Journalists out of the HFPA?
Last month, “La La Land” broke the record for most Golden Globes won by a single film after snagging 7 trophies out of 7 nominations. Two weeks later, it made history again when it collected 14 Academy Awards nominations, record-tying with “All About Eve (1951)” and “Titanic (1997)”. It followed them with 8 accolades from … Continue reading Behind The Scene Of LA LA Land Awards Campaign
The visage of Tilda Swinton in Marvel’s recently released “Doctor Strange”, in which the English actress plays the Asian Ancient one, has yet again highlighted one of Hollywood’s most criticized habits: Whitewashing, namely casting white actors in non-white roles, particularly the lead ones. And it seems that Hollywood is not planning on fixing it. Next … Continue reading Is Green Truly Hollywood’s Favorite Color?
While the region around it has descended in political chaos and religious strife, Dubai continues to flourish and prosper, becoming an oasis of harmony and progress, where the natives constitute less than 12% of its multinational inhabitants. Its international film festival (DIFF), which was launched 12 years ago, in order to enhance understanding and form … Continue reading Dubai International Film Festival empowers female directors in the Middle East
Joaquin Phoenix denies dismissing the Oscars as Bullshit, but still insists that he doesn't deserve credit for his performance in The Master. He also strenuously denies ever quitting acting or taking on rap music.