The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Illustration of cinematic poster for best picture winner The Green Book.
By Lena Bianchi, Design Editor.

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,...

Beyond epic: Simple but profound movies contend for 85th annual Oscars

Beyond epic: ‘Simple but profound’ movies contend for 85th annual Oscars

Louise Newlin, Staff writer February 21, 2013

Most years, post-nomination Oscar buzz is all about "snubs," or the deserving movies and moviemakers not honored for their work with an Oscar nomination. But while the list of nominees for the 85th...

Oscar night promises kudos, controversy over best picture picks

Oscar night promises kudos, controversy over best picture picks

Louise Newlin, Guest Writer February 23, 2012

No sooner had the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced its Oscar picks on Jan. 24 — including an astonishing 11 nominations for “Hugo” — than began the controversy over the best...

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