All posts tagged: Awards

How Rihanna’s night turned into Beyonce’s

Last week was the MTV’s Video Music Awards (VMAs) where Rihanna was honored by getting the VMA’s Vanguard Award. She got to perform 4 sets of medleys, each one with a specific tone. She was, however,  “dethroned” by Beyonce whose performance was on everybody’s lips the day after. Queen Bey made a huge impression on the red carpet, where she showed up not only accompanied by her daughter Blue Ivy but also by Mike Brown’s mother, Lesley McSpadden-Head;  Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton; Oscar Grant’s mother, Wanda Johnson; and Eric Garner’s mother, Gwen Carr. (billboard.com) She also got to interpret most of the songs from her mini-album Lemonade in a near 17 minutes performance !!  She celebrated her womanhood, her motherhood and especially her blackness. Congratulations to Beyonce for getting 8 awards that night and being the talk of the town the day after. All this while maintaining that aura of mystery around her. This is what you call true star power! Sorry Rihanna! It was supposed to be your night. And let’s not talk about …

I Declare The Oscar Race Edition Open !

What should you know about this Oscar season ? The Hollywood Films Awards officially declare the Award season open !! Are you ready for this Award season?!? You better be cuz it’s going to be a loooong promoting season. You know that this year the Oscar ceremony is schedule on the 2Th of March (my Bday btw ^^) so it’s 5 months to go from now. 5 months of red carpets, gossips, movie premieres, movie directors propaganda, celebrities  Oscar campaigning, long and dramatic discourse, etcetera, etcetera. The Rules of The Oscar Strategic Campaign The Academy Awards is the most prestigious event in the film industry and is the final clue of a long list of award event. It’s also the biggest event watched and talked about. But it’s also the place for Oscar campaigners. Oscar campaign is a strategic tactic use by everyone involved in the Hollywood film industry to increase chances to win the little statuette. From movie directors, to actors and studio,  every  interview, advertise, red carpet, tv show is a very calculate action. …