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Straight outta nominations

Sarah Howard

January 21, 2016

On Jan. 14, movie buffs and casual watchers alike checked to see if this could be Leonardo DiCaprio’s year to finally win an Oscar. In the 88th year of the Academy Awards, Leo received his fifth nomination, but minority acto...

Alabama alum following dreams in the Big Apple

Alex Cohen

January 30, 2012

Students, especially those in small college towns, have great dreams. Their futures lie before them, the possibilities bounded only by their imaginations. Skeptical parents typically hold their breath, waiting for their sons an...

Film: Let’s party like it’s 1988

Jordan Berry

March 2, 2011

By now, the damage from the 83rd Academy Awards is too much to overcome. I can't even brag about calling Tom Hooper's upset of David Fincher for Best Director because of how poorly the rest of my predictions played out. Granted, I ...

No one captures teen years like Hughes

Peterson Hill

March 10, 2010

When I was young, in the fruitful days of VHS, my family had a ripe selection of movies as good as they were bad. One, in particular, I remember with utmost curiosity. It was a movie that made the trip in a cardboard box with ...

Animated categories a tough choice

Avery Dame

March 5, 2010

If you’re an animation nerd like me, this year’s Oscar race is a delight, filled to the brim with quality films. Here are my predictions for both the Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short Film Oscars. Best Animated Feature ...

Oscars are close, but predictable

Peterson Hill

March 3, 2010

A couple of my predictions won't necessarily be wins, but coronations. Christoph Waltz, Jeff Bridges and Mo'Nique might as well be given their awards on the red carpet to save time at the broadcast. For the most part, there isn...

In close race, Oscars tough to pick

CW Staff

March 3, 2010

By Jordan Berry I would be lying if I said I had an easy time predicting this year’s Best Picture race. Never in the ten years that I’ve been doing this have I been more uncertain: “Avatar” or “The Hurt Locker?” W...

Ten “Best Picture” nominees ten times tougher to choose from

Bryan Bofill

March 3, 2010

“Avatar” and “The Hurt Locker” were both nominated for nine Oscars this year and “Inglourious Basterds” for eight. For the first time, the Best Picture Award has 10 different nominees, making it almost 10 times ha...

Watch out for the dark horses

Forrest Phillips

March 3, 2010

Most of my selections are fairly conventional. One would be hard-pressed to find somebody willing to pick against Jeff Bridges for Best Actor, and it’s difficult to ignore the screen-grabbing supporting turns by Waltz and Mo...

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