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The overlooked controversy surrounding the Oscar Best picture nominee, “Green Book”

The overlooked controversy surrounding the Oscar Best picture nominee, “Green Book”

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

The Oscars took place on Feb 24, and while the ceremony may have gone much better than many thought it would without a host, one big point of controversy has been the winner of the Best Picture award, “Green Book”, a film marred by a string of racial issues both on and off camera. “Green Boo...

REVIEW: Watching the 86th annual Academy Awards Oscar nominees

REVIEW: Watching the 86th annual Academy Awards Oscar nominees

Niki King Fredel, Staff Writer

March 2, 2014

Watch all nine of the Academy Awards best picture nominees for 2013, and you will feel like your perspective on the world has changed. Nominated for best picture in the 2013 Academy Awards are: “12 Years a Slave,” “American Hustle,” “Gravity,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “The Wolf of Wall...

Review: New DVD of “Midnight in Paris” worth another round of movie watching

Review: New DVD of “Midnight in Paris” worth another round of movie watching

Sonja Bartlett, Staff Writer

December 14, 2011

One of the finest gifts a film can bestow upon viewers is a chance to escape. Woody Allen’s most recent film, “Midnight in Paris,” does just this. Imagine the charm of brass horns floating through scenes, Peugeots filled with partygoers freely gulping champagne, and witty banter between F. Scott...

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