Antonio Banderas

#OscarsSoWhite

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Today the 88th Academy Awards will unveil one of the greatest mysteries of the year: will Leonardo DiCaprio be finally receiving an Oscar for his role in the film The Revenant? Anyway, this year controversy it’s at its highest peak aside from DiCaprio’s Monday memes. For the second year in a row, all the nominees for acting categories are white. Talented actors such as Will Smith and Idris Elba -who were nominated for the Golden Globe Awards last month- didn’t make the cut for Academy standards this time. The entire main cast and director of acclaimed movie Straight Outta Compton is black, but the only nomination received was for its screenplay, written by whites.

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