It is the ‘Adult Swimification’ of the Oscars
New Academy members are younger, more diverse, and… more accepting of movies getting weird.
Yesterday's Academy Awards were an odd beast. It was an entertaining show (well, as entertaining as these things tend to be), but with huge wins for Everything All At Once, it signalled a real change in the cultural waters... a generational shift.
The result of this generational shift is a complete obliteration of what we previously saw as 'Oscar bait' m…
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