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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.

91st Oscar Nominations Are Here!

In a year of on-going contentiousness within Hollywood, the Academy Awards is continuing that trend by being controversial. The “documentary feature” category, which has always been mired in debate, once again missed the mark by not nominating Won’t You Be My Neighbor, a beloved favorite of fans and critics alike. But, even more decisive was […]

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Best Reviewed DVDs of 2018

With the Oscars coming up soon and the new year starting, movies have been on the brain, especially the ones I really enjoyed from the past year. I was really interested in what others thought about the best films from the year so I checked Metacritic, a website that compiles entertainment facts and figures. Their […]

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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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Adult Services Staff Picks: Favorite Movies of 2017

Both 2016 Films that came out on DVD in 2017 and films made in 2017 qualify. (CC) = Cecilia C., Adult Services Librarian (GU) = Greta U., Adult Services Librarian Abacus: Small Enough to Fail (2016) – Steve James, director – Documentary (CC) – My favorite doc of the year by acclaimed filmmaker James’ known […]

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