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“Parasite” sets precedent for Academy Awards

McKenna Nagle February 20, 2020

Filmmaker Bong Joon-ho made Oscars history on Sunday, Feb. 9. His film, “Parasite,” won four of the major categories: directing, foreign film, original screenplay and best picture. The South Korean...

"Loving" saved by actors, let down by pace

"Loving" saved by actors, let down by pace

December 17, 2016

As awards season draws closer, more and more movies are coming out that hope to gain attention from critics. One of these films is “Loving”, a dramatic biopic written and directed by Jeff Nichols....

Road to the Oscars: Redmayne stands out in a subpar plot

Road to the Oscars: Redmayne stands out in a subpar plot

January 29, 2016

After seeing Eddie Redmayne in the “Theory of Everything,” it’s unsurprising he won the Oscar for best picture for his stunning transformation as Steven Hawking. Though I have yet to see any of the...

Opinion: Award season continues with Oscar nominations

February 4, 2015

The biggest night for the film industry will consists of the best actors in the business fighting for the night’s awards. The Oscars are on Feb. 22, but it is not too early to guess which stars will...

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