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Oscars Predictions

Oscars Predictions

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

Who Will Win? Roma Alfonso Cuaron’s deeply personal and profoundly epic film snagged and broke the hearts of audiences and professionals alike. It also seems to be the one nominee with the least amount of bad blood so with that, I think it has a solid foot up on the other nominees.   Who Should Win? Roma o...

A star is born…again

A star is born...again

Katelyn Henslin, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018

Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, “A Star is Born” proves how compelling a love story can be. This is is the third remake of the original 1937 “A Star is Born” with Janet Gaynor. In 1954 the story was told with Judy Garland, again in 1976 with Barbra Streisand, and now with Lady Gaga and...

Shoot first, ask questions later: The criticism behind ‘American Sniper’

“American Sniper” was nominated for an Oscar for best picture. Actor Bradley Cooper played Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in American military history. (Warner Bros. Pictures | AP)

Steven Long

February 1, 2015

In his New York Times review, critic A.O. Scott concluded “American Sniper” is ultimately, “just a movie.” This seems to have been forgotten in the media clamor following its release. Unfavorable excerpts from the memoir of the real-life American sniper, Chris Kyle, casted doubt over his character, portrayed dilig...

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