"People in our business don’t make money from making movies. Hollywood has its own top one percent and the bottom 99. Our movie is about the bottom 99."
Some of the biggest TV networks in Hollywood have partnered to promote a gun-control initiative financed by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
'I refuse to hate someone because they're a police officer. I refuse to hate someone because they are Asian. I would hope that we would refuse hate.'
Even with pandering like Chloe Zhao's Oscars speech, will Zhao and Disney be able to right the ship with Communist China?
Reviewing the Academy Awards remains worthwhile mostly for the sake of explaining why the Oscars soon will not be watched by anyone.
The Chloé Zhao case study offers such a useful glimpse into Beijing's sensitivity and how it affects corporations in the West.