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Fishing for ‘Bait’ Amid Oscar’s Diversity Push

Fishing for ‘Bait’ Amid Oscar’s Diversity Push

By Trishna Rikhy and Trishna Rikhy

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Top Stories

The push for diversity may be redefining the nature of "Oscar bait."

Oscar Bait Worth Taking

Oscar Bait Worth Taking

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts

Here are the Oscar-worthy movies you should keep an eye on this fall.

Diversity in Fashion at the 90th Annual Academy Awards

Diversity in Fashion at the 90th Annual Academy Awards

By Zuleyma Sanchez, Deputy Social Media Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Check out WSN's Oscars Red Carpet roundup.

The 2018 Oscars: The Year Diversity Won

The 2018 Oscars: The Year Diversity Won

By Alison Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Abandoning their tradition of favoring white men, this year's Oscars finally acknowledged and awarded deserving individuals regardless of gender, race or sexuality.

Rachel Morrison: “Mudbound”

Rachel Morrison: “Mudbound”

By Molly Dolan, Social Media Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN recently spoke with Rachel Morrison on "Mudbound" and and history-making nomination for best cinematography at the 90th Academy Awards.

Staff Recs: Who Should Win Best Picture

Staff Recs: Who Should Win Best Picture

By Ryan Mikel, Jordan Reynolds, Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Matthew Holman, and Sayer Devlin

March 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The WSN Staff makes a case for which "Best Picture" nominees should take home the top prize at the 90th Academy Awards this Sunday.

Hidden Gems in Oscars’ Live Action Shorts

Hidden Gems in Oscars’ Live Action Shorts

By Joel Lee, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

This year’s Oscar-Nominated Live Action Shorts are timely in tackling the nuances of social issues that we face today.

Globes’ Misguided Genre Bending

Globes’ Misguided Genre Bending

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The Golden Globes seemed to stand on the precipice of progress, but this progress it boasts is far from equal.

Oscars Are Still Problematic

Oscars Are Still Problematic

By Drew Lederman, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While the Oscars may be more diverse this year, the award still has an immensely white-washed past to counter it's current progress.

What We’re Listening To: Oscar Soundtrack Bests

What We’re Listening To: Oscar Soundtrack Bests

By Gilchrist Green, Music Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Prepare yourself for the emotional roller coaster that's sure to be this year's Academy Awards ceremony with our staff's picks for the best soundtrack songs from Oscar-nominated films!

Tisch to Manchester: Family, Grief and Writer’s Block

Tisch to Manchester: Family, Grief and Writer’s Block

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Before he faces the nerves and excitement of finding out which of six Academy Award nominations he won this week, Kenneth Lonergan spoke with WSN about his latest film, "Manchester By the Sea," and what he feels when looking back at his time at Tisch.

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