After the Oscars

By Kit Caldwell The 87th Academy Awards were a few weeks ago, and there is still much to discuss. But most importantly did anyone notice the number of politically fueled acceptance speeches? Speeches included comments about immigration, suicide, Alzheimer’s disease, ALS, and democracy. One concern in particular has drawn a lot of attention. Issues about sexism and women’s rights were brought up during and before the red carpet.   … Continue reading After the Oscars

Rosamund Pike: Queen Who Needed a Crowning Achievement

By Daley Wilhelm             As the rant I’ve prepared revs up, I’d like to first point out that I am in no way saying that Julianne Moore did not deserve the Oscar for the Best Actress in a Leading Role. Still Alice tackled the real, close-to-home issue of Alzheimer’s in a raw way that left audiences reeling. I’m happy for Moore’s first and much-deserved win at the Oscars.     … Continue reading Rosamund Pike: Queen Who Needed a Crowning Achievement

87th Academy Award Winners

By Andrew Haas      The 87th Academy Awards had many highs and lows last night. In terms of the winners, there were a few surprises. Every film nominated for Best Picture won at least one category. Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman managed to take home four Oscars, including Best Director and Best Picture. Many expected the latter to be taken by Boyhood, which only managed to take home Best … Continue reading 87th Academy Award Winners

The 87th Academy Awards Nominations

By Andrew Haas        The 87th Academy Awards are upon us. This year’s Oscar nominations have been released to the public Thursday morning, January 15th.  Films like Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman and Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel are tied with a leading nine nominations. Behind them are The Imitation Game with eight and Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper and Richard Linklater’s Boyhood tying with six. There … Continue reading The 87th Academy Awards Nominations

Oscars 2015: Musical Performances

By Louie Wieseman The 87th Academy Awards will be presented Sunday, February 22nd at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, CA, and hosted by the one and only Neil Patrick Harris.         While the night is devoted to the stars of the best movies of 2014, it’s also a night of performances as well! It won’t be as long as the Grammys performances … Continue reading Oscars 2015: Musical Performances

Official List of Oscar Presenters

By: Sierra Jackson The presenters for the 87th Academy Awards were finalized this past week. Felicity Jones and Terrence Howard were announced by producer Craig Zadan via Twitter as the last two presenters, completing the list.      Still, there is a chance they may throw us some curveballs during the show. Zadan tweeted to fans Thursday afternoon: “We are kinda complete. (But expect some cool surprises Sun!)” The Oscars air on Sunday, … Continue reading Official List of Oscar Presenters