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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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American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards Announced!

The anticipation is over and we’re so excited to announce the winners of the American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards! Every year, the ALA honors authors and creators of various media outlets for children and teens. These awards are not only given as a way to celebrate creativity and originality of the creators, they’re also […]

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Oscar Nominations!

On Tuesday, January 24th, the nominations for the 89th Annual Academy Awards we announced.  Many of the nominees were givens, but there were some surprises (i.e. Nicole Kidman for Lion) and some snubs (Tom Hanks as actor and Clint Eastwood as director for Sully were left out in the cold). For a more detailed account […]

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