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‘1917’ captivates audiences, claims multiple Oscars

‘1917’ captivates audiences, claims multiple Oscars

Ethan Frank ’20

February 28, 2020

Ten Academy Award nominations. Over $200 million at the box office. Golden Globe wins in the two most important categories. Director Sam Mendes’ “1917” has taken the film industry by storm, and his masterpiece, “1917,” won three Oscars at the 92nd Academy Awards on Feb. 9 in the categories...

Academy Awards leaves viewers in awe

Academy Awards leaves viewers in awe

April 2, 2017

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19 and Hannah Bolandian ’19 Many actors and actresses traveled to Hollywood on Feb. 26 to go to the 89th Academy Awards in hopes of receiving an Oscar. “Moonlight” won the coveted Best Picture award after the announcers mistakenly announced the winner as “La La Land”...

The best and worst of the 2017 Oscars

The best and worst of the 2017 Oscars

March 8, 2017

By Kate Lewis '18 From a stunning red carpet to floating candy to a major award mishap, the 2017 Oscars was a whirlwind of highs and lows. Here’s the best and worst of the night.   Best: The Red Carpet The biggest red carpet event of the year didn’t disappoint. Honorable mentions in...

The Oscars swept through 2016 with red carpet looks, winners and mixed reviews

The Oscars swept through 2016 with red carpet looks, winners and mixed reviews

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

The 2016 Oscars had much to offer, including predicted winners, eye catching fashion, breathtaking performances, and a host who wasn’t afraid to keep quiet. The Best Actor and Best Actress winners, one awaiting his well deserved Oscar after five previous nominations and one on just her first nom...

All ups and downs at the Oscars

All ups and downs at the Oscars

Zachary McCarthy, Web News Editor

March 5, 2016

Did you spend your precious Sunday evening catching Hollywood patting itself on the back for three hours? Darn right you did! In all seriousness though, whether you tuned in for the posh pageantry or not, here are this humble (dabbling) movie critic’s cheers and jeers for the night: Winner: Leo gets the gold. - The Hatfields and the McCoys, the Red ...

Oscar boycott ignites controversy among students

Oscar boycott ignites controversy among students

Brett Franklin, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

On Jan. 24, 2016, nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announced and trending hashtags such as #OscarsSoWhite and #OscarsStillSoWhite surfaced once again. All of the Oscar nominations were for white actors, actresses and filmmakers such as Leonardo Dicaprio, Christian Bale, Jennifer Lawrence, ...

To watch or not to watch the award winners after the Oscars

To watch or not to watch the award winners after the Oscars

Greta Bjornson, Features Editor

March 16, 2014

Jared Leto’s flawless ombré hair, Ellen DeGeneres’ viral tweet, and the real delivery of pizza to front row attendees were all memorable aspects of the 86th Academy Awards on March 2. Each year we critique the dresses and the performance by the host, but of course, the winners of the evening will b...

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