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

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

January 26, 2017

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 ...

“Hell or High Water” delivers gripping drama, action

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

September 15, 2016

In a fairly bizarre turn of events, it appears that film distributors decided to wait until August before finally releasing a majority of this summer's best films. And with the release of the new dramatic Western "Hell or High Water" over Labor Day weekend, it seems they were saving the best for last. With...

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