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2017 awards season spotlights underdog films, overlooked genres amidst controversial atmosphere

Awards season is now in full swing. With it comes the many different awards which are presented to notable artists.

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

With awards season sprouting legs and wings, one should be gearing up for whatever spectacle is to come, whether it be riddled with controversy or a lack of cultural osmosis throughout the nation. That same nation will be tuned in, ready to see gold and artistic success.   Film   What rhymes with sleeper hits and complex mind-bend...

Academy Awards to air on Sunday

February 22, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer One of the most highly anticipated days for those in the film industry and the fans of movies is almost here. The 85th Academy Awards is set to air on Sunday at 6 pm and will only be broadcast on ABC. There has been a lot of buzz regarding all of the nominees i...

The Oscars Live Chat

February 17, 2011

We'll be talking about the Academy Awards as they happen, right here on Red carpet coverage begins at 6 p.m. and award coverage will begin at 7 p.m. (Central time) on Feb. 27. Drop by and chat with us about the winners, losers and everything in-between. The Oscars Live Chat...

Affleck thrills with The Town

October 1, 2010

Rebecca Neumann Entertainment Editor The Town is sort of like Bonnie and Clyde. But not really. The movie revolves around Ben Affleck’s character, Doug MacRay. The leader of a bank robbing team, he falls in love with Claire Keesey (Rebecca Hall) when he takes her as a hostage during a heist....

The Hurt Locker wins big at Academy Awards

March 8, 2010

Staff Writer Paige Wilson The Hurt Locker wins big at the Academy Awards. The director of The Hurt Locker Kathryn Bigelow wins best director. She became the very first female reciver of the award in the history of the Academy Awards. She beat her ex-husband James Cameron who directed Avatar. This was ...

Students favor ‘Up’ in poll Image and video hosting by TinyPic

February 26, 2010

Story by Rebecca Neumann Video by Graham After polling 50 CHS students about their favorite Oscar nominated movie, it appears that the Academy’s opinion will not reflect the views of teenagers. According to Entertainment Weekly, the favorite for Best Picture at the March 7 Academy Awards is...

Review: no bones about it, Jackson’s new film impresses

February 9, 2010

By Mary Whitfill Staff Writer “My name is Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie.” Identical to the book, movie “The Lovely Bones” begins with this distinguished and abrupt proclamation, instantly capturing viewers into the world of 14-year-old Susie Salmon. Originally a best selling...

Academy Award Nominations Announced

February 2, 2010

By Angela Almeida Opinions Editor       Airing on March 7, the 82nd annual Academy Awards will take place. This year, ten films are nominated for Best Picture, doubling the typical five nominations in Oscar past. My take on the following nominations will be in italics. Best Picture: "Avat...

Oscar race heats up

December 4, 2009

By Chris Nguyen Features Editor Dec. 31 marks the end of the eligibility period for Oscar films to be nominated for this year's ceremony. Here's the rundown of what's hot and what's not in currently in the race, with my predictions for its nomination hopes: Hot Up in the Air: Released today after months...

Announcement of Oscar hosts sparks early interest in awards ceremony

November 4, 2009

By Ashleigh Heaton Entertainment Editor When it comes to the Academy Awards, there is usually something for everyone to love -- dramatic movies, oodles of movie stars packed into one room, and, of course, the (usually) humorous host for the evening. To kick off the Oscar season, the Academy announ...