Saturday, July 13, 2024

Barbra Streisand’s Perfect Speech at SAG Awards Subtle Yet Pointed in Right Direction


This speech is a work of art.

Very subtly, Streisand shouts out the Jews who invented Hollyood, who were forgotten by the Academy Museum when it opened. She also talks brilliantly about the art of making films, and cites a recent French film as her current favorite.

Well done!

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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