Andrea Riseborough’s controversial Oscar nomination will not be revoked after the Academy’s review.
The British actor was surprise included in this year’s best actress awards for her performance in the low-budget drama To Leslie. Last-minute campaigns by celebrities Including Kate Winslet and Gwyneth Paltrow. announced Internal review of campaign procedures.
“Based on concerns that surfaced last week regarding the To Leslie Awards campaign, the Academy has initiated a review of its campaign tactics for the film,” a statement read today. However, we have identified social media and outreach campaign tactics that raise concerns, and these tactics are being addressed directly by those responsible.”
so los angeles times The article alleged that director Michael Morris and his wife, actor Mary McCormack, reached out to a number of celebrity friends and asked for social media support. However, neither of them are members of the Academy.
The film’s official account also shared a post citing excerpts from critic Richard Roper’s best films of the year, comparing Cate Blanchett’s performances in The Tar. “The tactic of identifying “competition” by name or title is expressly prohibited,” it states.
The Academy’s statement added: Given this review, it is clear that we need to clarify what constitutes regulation to help create a better framework for respectful, inclusive and unbiased campaigns. changes will be made after this award cycle and will be shared with your membership. The Academy strives to create an environment in which voting is based solely on the artistic and technical merit of eligible films and achievements. “
Earlier this month, Riseborough received support from her co-stars in the film, Marc Maron and actor Christina Ricci. claimed The survey was “elitist, exclusive, and frankly very backwards for me”.
Riseborough is included in this category alongside Cate Blanchett, Ana de Armas, Michelle Williams and Michelle Yeoh.Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian praised Riseborough. review, single out “great performance”. The film has been re-released in cinemas after making just $27,000 (£21,936) on its release.