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Staff Recs: Oscar Snubs

Staff Recs: Oscar Snubs

By Staff

February 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

More like the SNUBcademy Awards, am I right?

Winner of ‘Project Greenlight’ deserves red light

Winner of ‘Project Greenlight’ deserves red light

By Dejarelle Gaines, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film, Uncategorized

HBO's "Project Greenlight" comes to a disappointing end with Jason Mann's "The Leisure Class," showing celebrity endorsement is not always well-guided.

‘Project Greenlight’ looks at reality of filmmaking

‘Project Greenlight’ looks at reality of filmmaking

September 14, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"Project Greenlight" turns the movie-making process into a reality TV drama, with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck as judges.

‘Gone Girl’ depicts strong antihero

‘Gone Girl’ depicts strong antihero

By Zach Martin, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Film

"Gone Girl" deconstructs female stereotypes

Protagonist falls into female stereotypes

Protagonist falls into female stereotypes

By Isabel Jones, Film Editor

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Film

"Gone Girl" perpetuates female stereotypes

Arts Issue: A-list actors step behind camera

Arts Issue: A-list actors step behind camera

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

There comes a point when an A-list celebrity may ask him or herself, “Who is the best director I can work with?” Sometimes the answer is, “I am.” Projects by actor-directors throughout film history have yielded mixed results, ranging from Oscar wins and financial successes to self-indulgent va...

Justin Timberlake, Anthony Mackie talk ‘Runner, Runner’

Justin Timberlake, Anthony Mackie talk ‘Runner, Runner’

October 3, 2013


Filed under Arts

  In the past few years, Justin Timberlake has significantly altered his image, transforming himself from a dreamy pop star to a serious and multifaceted actor by taking on roles such as Sean Parker in “The Social Network.” Now, on Friday, Timberlake can be seen in “Runner, Runner,” perh...

Oscars 2013: Best Director

Oscars 2013: Best Director

February 21, 2013


Filed under Arts

  Regardless of the Academy’s infamous snubs of Ben Affleck and Kathryn Bigelow for their work on “Argo” and “Zero Dark Thirty” respectively, the deserving winner of the Best Director Oscar is Steven Spielberg, for his masterful direction in one of the most honored films of the...