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How can Oscars celebrate in Weinstein's long shadow?

Harvey Weinstein may have been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, but he has left lasting marks on the Oscars race

Cara Buckley | NYT 

Oy vey, it’s awards season again. Could there be a worse time for Hollywood to celebrate itself? It was around this time last year — a more innocent time — that the fair people of Tinseltown began using acceptance speeches to shake their manicured fists at Donald J Trump. There was Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes, tearing into Trumpian cruelty, and, amid furore over the Muslim travel ban, David Harbour of Stranger Things vowing at the Screen Actors Guild Awards to “repel bullies” and “hunt monsters.” Sitting in the cheering audiences on both ...

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 00:29 IST