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The 2019 Oscars Ceremony: Trifles and Triumphs

The 2019 Oscars Ceremony: Trifles and Triumphs

By Madge Slack and Josh Petersen

February 27, 2019

  Slack: As Much a Political Commentary as an Award Show Well, the Oscars are over. Along with a night of some truly shocking fashion choices, we now have 2019’s winners and a clear precedent set by the Acadamy. “Black Panther” went home with three awards for Best Original Score, Best Production...

Opening Up the Oscars: ‘The Favourite’ Offers a Genuinely Original Twist on British History

Opening Up the Oscars: ‘The Favourite’ Offers a Genuinely Original Twist on British History

By Josh Petersen

February 23, 2019

  Somewhere deep in its twisted DNA, beneath the violence and cynicism and pitch-black humor, Yorgos Lanthimos’ film, “The Favourite,” is a rags-to-riches story in the vein of Cinderella and Cardi B. In the early 1700s, the down-on-her-luck Abigail Hill (Emma Stone) begins work at the palace...

Opening up the Oscars: With ‘Roma,’ Netflix Enters the Best Picture Race

Opening up the Oscars: With ‘Roma,’ Netflix Enters the Best Picture Race

By Madge Slack

February 13, 2019

  The first-ever Netflix original movie to be nominated for best picture, “Roma,” has been hailed a triumph by critics and viewers alike. Written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, who won Academy Awards for both directing and film editing for “Gravity,” “Roma” was released to high...

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