Film producer Ross Putman’s new Twitter feed @FemScriptIntros shares the lines from film scripts where female characters are introduced. To protect the innocent(?), Putman has changed all their names to JANE. The excerpts speak volumes about how “The Industry” thinks about women. Unlike all the women, it’s not a pretty picture.
Here is his Twitter feed in real time:
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Would the nominees at the OSCARs be any different if Academy voters had seen this cowboy version of Straight Outta Compton when it came out in 2009? How about Donald Trump’s B.E.T Awards? [Totally NSFW adult lyrics, F-bombs, N-word, etc.] (Video by CowboyGangstaRap.)
La Cucaracha, a musical short, won an OSCAR in 1935.
Here’s the plot, according to IMDB:
OSCAR winner Alejandro González Iñárritu spoke to an audience at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Sunday night. No human being, he told them, is illegal.
Here’s the transcript:
(PNS reporting from MALIBU) Sean Penn will deliver the keynote address at the City of San Jose’s annual Cesar Chavez Day celebration March 31, friends of the actor say. The ceremony honors the late Mexican-American icon and civil rights leader on his birthday.
Penn told dinner companions here Tuesday night that he plans to open the speech at the San Jose Civic Center with some humorous anecdotes.
PREVIOUSLY ON RAMIRO GOES TO THE OSCARS:
Inocente got an Oscar for Best Documentary Short at the 2013 Academy Awards Sunday evening.
At Oscar time, everyone’s a critic, especially that annoying old guy in the movie theater who is talking back to the screen. Writer/actor/director/producer Mel Brooks won an Oscar for the animated short The Critic in 1963.