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Oscars Wrap-Up 2019

So, we now live in a world where the director of Dumb and Dumber has an Oscar. Or rather, two Oscars.  Last night, Peter Farrelly won more Oscars than Martin Scorsese has won in his entire career. All because of the little film that could…Green Book. Winning Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture, Green Book […]

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Academy Awards Changes – Why Should We Care?

Recently, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) voted to change the following: A three-hour Oscars telecast An earlier airdate for 92nd Oscars in February 2020. A new award category Let’s take these one-by-one. A three-hour Oscars telecast?  Fine by me.  This caused minor uproar since how this will be achieved is, according […]

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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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