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Black History Month: the season finale

Twenty-eight days. That is obviously how many days are in the month of February, but what makes it special is that it is also Black History Month. Black History Month 2017 has definitely been one to remember; black actors and actresses are serving look after look on red carpets this award season ...

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Stop awarding alleged perpetrators of sexual violence

The Academy Awards honored “Manchester by the Sea” actor Casey Affleck with Best Actor even though he has a history of alleged sexual harassment. This gross oversight is a token of the Academy Award’s decisions of not condemning actors based on potential sexually violent activity. Mel Gibson infamously made anti-Semitic statements ...

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In case you missed it: Academy Award nominations

It’s that time again, awards season is here: from the recently aired Golden Globes to the Oscars, Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG) and many more. Watching the stars walk the red carpet is one of the highlights of the evening for many. Up and coming are the Oscars, which will ...

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Nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards aka the Oscars

Complete list of 87th annual Academy Award nominations announced Thursday: 1.Best picture: “American Sniper”; “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”; “Boyhood”; “The Grand Budapest Hotel”; “The Imitation Game”; “Selma”; “The Theory of Everything”; “Whiplash.” 2. Actor: Steve Carell, “Foxcatcher”; Bradley Cooper, “American Sniper”; Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Imitation Game”; Michael ...

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Awards season: Growing old or still going strong?

»Brittany Hickey –Guest Writer Billy Crystal put it best when he said, “Nothing takes the sting out of these tough economic times like watching a bunch of millionaires giving golden statues to each other.” Crystal made that joke as the host of the 2012 Academy Awards, a ceremony that dates ...

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