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Oscars 2020 Wrap-Up

In the end, Parasite, the little South Korean film that could, ruled the day.  It took home four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best International Film, and surprise, surprise, Best Director for Bong Joon Ho. Everyone knew it would take home Best International Feature.  And as we inched closer to the night […]

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92nd Oscar Nominations!

One word could be used to describe the 2020 Oscars landscape: White.   Yes, this year, like many in the past, the Academy has once again proven that their struggle for inclusion is not over. Even with past year’s protests and policy/rule changes to help bring about more diversity, of the 20 acting nomination, there are […]

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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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In Memory of Jonathan Demme: 1944-2017

An Oscar-winning director (for The Silence of the Lambs), Demme first made a name for himself in Hollywood for directing the 1980 feature film Melvin and Howard, followed up by the innovative and acclaimed 1984 documentary Stop Making Sense about the rock group The Talking Heads.  But it was after 1986’s Something Wild that his […]

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