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And the Oscar goes to…

The 90th Academy Awards ceremony always promised to be a challenge. Since the last Academy Awards ceremony, the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the birth of the #metoo movement rocked Hollywood, alienating many film fans from the institute that previously represented quality and respectability in film. Jimmy Kimmel returned to host the event after a debut…

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And the nominations are…

Lady Bird “‘I just want you to be the very best version of yourself that you can be.’ This line, spoken to the titular Lady Bird by her mother, serves to sum up the message of the film. A classic coming-of-age comedy, filled with writer/director Greta Gerwig’s characteristic wit and honesty, Lady Bird traces the…

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The greatest Oscar race in years?

The Golden Globes may have made their decision, but we are still in no way closer to determining which film is going to win Best Picture at the Oscars. In what has been a great year for movies, the current roster of front-runners suggest that this could be the greatest Oscar race in quite some…

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Film review: Get Out

Get Out is Jordan Peele’s (one half of comedy duo ‘Key and Peele’) directorial debut. It is a comedy-horror about a couple, Chris Walker (Daniel Kaluuya) and Rose Armitage (Allison Williams), who embark on a weekend trip to Rose’s parents (Bradley Whitford and Catherine Keener). Chris is worried that they won’t accept him due to…