Critics point to studios for lack of diversity among Academy Award nominees

January 21, 2016 11:00 AM

37 0

The absence of nonwhite acting Oscar nominees for a second straight year has led many to criticize the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for its lack of diversity. But a growing chorus of movie business figures are instead pointing the finger at another culprit: the executive ranks of the major film studios.

Spike Lee, the provocateur director-producer, weighed in on Wednesday. In an interview on "Good Morning America," he said the real problem is with the people who decide which movies get made and released.

Read more

To category page

Loading...