Between government-mandated lockdowns, entertainment’s strong political shift to the left, and the lowest-rated Oscars in the awards show’s history, Hollywood’s decline is even more evident than before.
Like many others, Will Jordan, a Scottish YouTuber and author, noticed the lack of enthusiasm surrounding the Academy Awards and penned “An Open Letter to Hollywood” expressing frustration with the directors, producers, and actors he once loved.
“The Oscars were an important barometer for the way the industry was going … but over time, it all began to change,” Jordan, who goes by “The Critical Drinker” on YouTube, explained.
As the years passed, the atmosphere changed from a celebration of film to a denigration of modern culture. More and more people use their time on the podium to push their hastily concocted political opinions, comment on the social issues of the day, and of course, rail against the orange man for some cheap applause. This kind of unwelcome political diarrhea all went