Bill Meyer: The whole film feels as fanciful and fake as the empty city. It was filmed in Morocco, Boston, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia, but the fact it doesn’t make the country look very appealing, I doubt much was filmed in Saudi Arabia.
Ed Rampell: Compounding this egregious travesty and transgression, for one of the few times in Oscar’s nearly 90-year history, the presenter was actually a high-ranking member of the current U.S. executive branch, thus blatantly politicizing an entertainment awards event. (Paging Dr. Goebbels!)
Carole Bartolotto: While we have stopped the use of recombinant bovine growth hormone (rbGH), diary cows in the US are typically always pregnant so the milk from those cows will be much higher in the estrogen and progesterone than nonpregnant cows.