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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: ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ Spike Lee Could Make History With Best Director Win

Opening Up the Oscars: ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ Spike Lee Could Make History With Best Director Win

By Alaikia Marielle

February 23, 2019

  “BlacKkKlansman” is the sobering dark comedy from renowned director Spike Lee, who is known for his commentary on race relations in America. "BlacKkKlansman" picked up six Oscar nominations, including a chance at Best Picture and Lee's first nomination for Best Director. The movie dramati...

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...

Opening Up the Oscars: Nominations Snubs and Surprises

Opening Up the Oscars: Nominations Snubs and Surprises

By Palak Jayswal

January 24, 2019

  The 2019 Oscar Nominations were announced by hosts Kumail Nanijiani and Tracee Ellis Ross on Tuesday morning at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. While the range of films nominated may be widespread, there were quite a few snubs and surprises in various categories this year — especi...

Opening Up the Oscars: Nomination Predictions

Opening Up the Oscars: Nomination Predictions

By Josh Petersen

January 15, 2019

  Even though the ceremony is not until Feb. 24, Oscars season arrived months ago. Races for the most prestigious categories have already had plenty of ups and downs, as some expected favorites flopped and other underdogs turned into serious contenders. Here are some details to look out for before...

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