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An epic Oscars

An epic Oscars

Sarah Lukowski

February 12, 2020

The 92nd Academy Awards on Sunday night consisted of many firsts, sweeps and surprises, with “Parasite” making history as the first foreign language film to win Best Picture at the coveted ceremony. “Parasite,” directed by Bong Joon Ho, is a South Korean thriller that has been a crowd favorite ...

Film Review: Artistic cinematography in ‘Roma’ depicts family life

Harper Wayne

March 11, 2019

“Roma,” a film written, directed, filmed, co-produced and co-edited by Alfonso Cuarón, is a foreign semi-autobiographical movie set in Colonia Roma, a neighborhood within Mexico City in the early 1970s. The story is loosely based on Cuarón’s own upbringing and life experiences. Gabriela Rodriguez,...

Only 90’s kids will get this

Jacquelyn Jarnagin

January 31, 2018

Awards season is in full swing, and this year’s Academy Awards promises to be bigger than ever before. Celebrating its 90th anniversary, the Oscars will be hosted by talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, for the second year in a row. According to, Kimmel said hosting this ceremony has been the ...

Jokes about people of color at Academy Awards far from hilarious

David Oyelowo, above, portrayed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in

Serina Gousby

March 4, 2015

The Academy Awards are supposed to be known for giving recognition to great films, and recognizing the artistry of actors and actresses of any ethnicity or race. However, at this year’s show, host Neil Patrick Harris jokingly described it as honoring “Hollywood’s best and whitest, sorry, brightest,”...

86th Annual Oscars honor a wonderful year of film

A scene from 12 Years A Slave, the film that won Best Picture at this year's awards.
(Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Serina Gousby

March 5, 2014

The year of 2013 was by far one of the most incredible and successful years for motion pictures, as well as for the actors and actresses that amazed audiences around the world with their performances. There is no award show out there to thank and appreciate them more other than the Oscars. The show...

The Journal takes on the Oscars

The Journal takes on the Oscars

February 29, 2012

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