Posted March. 06, 2014 02:01,
Updated January. 01, 1970 09:00
The Oscar Awards have changed in tandem with passage of time. The movie 12 Years a Slave, which describes the slavery system from the perspective of black people, received three categories of this years Oscar Awards. "The Color Purple" (released in 1985) directed by Steven Spielberg was nominated in 12 categories but received no honor, sparking controversy at the time.