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“Parasite” overcomes the barriers of a foreign film

“Parasite” overcomes the barriers of a foreign film
February 28, 2020

I understand that after spending $25 on tickets, popcorn and candy, many audiences might not be enthusiastic about attending a movie that will require them to read subtitles for two hours. But watching...

‘The Favourite’ and ‘Roma’ take lead in 2019 Oscar nominations

'The Favourite' and 'Roma' take lead in 2019 Oscar nominations
February 23, 2019

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the year’s long awaited Oscar nominations early Jan. 21. Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” and Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” led all nominations...

Female directors snubbed in 2019 Oscar nominations

Kathryn Bigelow, director of the “The Hurt Locker,” (2009) is the only female in history to earn an Oscar for directing.
February 4, 2019

Imagine a highly prestigious ceremony: best director is an award; a woman is announced as the winner; she walks up to make her speech. The ceremony you’re imagining is surely not the Oscars. Since...

New Rye Ridge Deli location replaces Oscar’s

New Rye Ridge Deli location replaces Oscar’s
November 3, 2017

By Kaela Dockray '20 and Layla Wofsy '19

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”...

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:...

Tough race at this year’s Oscars

Tough race at this year’s Oscars
February 27, 2017

By Jack Shapiro '19 The 2017 Oscars, will be featuring films that have contrasting differences. Many different pictures as well as actors, directors and producers will be looking forward to taking home...

All ups and downs at the Oscars

This year’s Oscars proved to be just surprising enough to shake things up.
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,...

Oscar boycott ignites controversy among students

Oscar boycott ignites controversy among students
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...

“Brooklyn” is a fun watch but highly overrated

“Brooklyn” is a fun watch but highly overrated
January 15, 2016

In Eavan Boland’s poem, “The Emigrant Irish,” the speaker laments that Americans put the experience of Irish immigrants to America “out...of [their]...minds.” Adapted from the Colm Tóibín novel,...

Seeing Stars: A Staples student predicts this year’s Oscar winners

February 13, 2015

Best Picture: “The Grand Budapest Hotel” The 2011 best picture winner “The Artist” was a silent, black-and-white film. If the Oscar can go to a movie that unique, it can certainly go...

Students eagerly await fall films

Students eagerly await fall films
October 2, 2014

As the colors of the leaves change, students flock to the theatres excited to see the last movies of the year that may be Oscar contenders. There are a few movies in particular that critics are raving...

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