Kim Barker's book about her time in Afghanistan didn't exactly fly off the shelves. Sure, it sold a respectable 11,000 copies, but it was no best seller. But a new movie based on the book looks like it will be a hit.
France has its own issues with a lack of diversity in films and movie awards. But those who are trying to compile statistics on racial and ethnic representation in France face another problem. It's taboo to even collect those kinds of numbers in France.
“The Revenant” is one of five films nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. But the film's director, Alejandro González Iñárritu already has an Oscar of his own. This is what he thinks about immigration, Donald Trump and 1820s American history.