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90th Academy Award Nominations

In a year where Hollywood is mired in controversy, the 90th Academy Award nominations, announced on Tuesday, January 23, were as non-controversial as possible.  A female director (Greta Gerwig) was nominated (only the fifth one ever) and an African-American (Jordan Peele) director was nominated for directing a movie about extreme racism.  Yes, there were some […]

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Oscar statuettes are displayed at Times Square Studios 23 January 2006 in New York. The statuettes will be presented to winners of the 78th Academy Awards 05 March 2006 in Hollywood.

Cinema Cecilia’s Oscar Picks

What will win on Sunday night, February 28th?  What should instead?  Here are my picks for the winners, along with my picks on who/what SHOULD win, but most likely will not. Best Picture: The Revenant has the odds in its favor, but I would like to see Spotlight take home the prize, which I felt […]

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Pick the Winners Contest WINNERS!

The Niles Library’s annual PICK THE WINNERS Oscars contest is over and we have selected our 6 winners: Grand Prize is $30 to Portillo’s/$30 to AMC Theatres Five Runner-up Prizes are $10 to Portillo’s/$10 to AMC Theatres   Grand Prize: Zina K. (all 8 correct) Runner-up: Eunice S. (7 correct) Runner-up: Ed O.  (7 correct) […]

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