Bill Maher on new inclusion criteria for Oscar nominated films

I can see the Academy’s point, but perhaps the emphasis should be on below the line production gigs, where diversity is a bigger problem, might be the first step here.

We’re already seeing films where checkbox casting is calling attention to itself. It’s not doing anything for quality. Diversify production and studio jobs and a wider range of stories are told with a much wider range of characters.

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