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Moonlight recaptures Oscars

Rina Cakrani, Columnist
March 9, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Despite some confusion at the Oscars on the winner of the Best Picture, "Moonlight" won the category in addition to numerous other wins. However, the impact of "Moonlight’s" victory on Oscars night goes beyond the award. For years, the Academy has been criticized for their lack of diversity in chosen...

The 89th Academy Awards: Another year of gains and snubs

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

The official nominations for the 89th Academy Awards ceremony were announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24, and, much in the vein of past ceremonies, featured some welcome improvements from years past while also maintaining or establishing some troublesome trends. Nine films were nominated for the coveted Best ...

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