Oscar and the Academy Awards

“Having “Oscar winner” on your tombstone is a great thing.”, George Clooney. It all started with Louis B. Mayer, the American film producer and co-founder of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios, or MGM.  In the late 1920s, studio unions began forming in Hollywood. Those unions came with expensive labor agreements, which costed a lot for film studios. Also,Continue reading “Oscar and the Academy Awards”

How HOLLYWOOD was created

“Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty cents.”, Marilyn Monroe. Hollywood was born in 1853. It used to be one little adobe hut on aContinue reading “How HOLLYWOOD was created”