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In Favor of Blockbusters: Cash, Explosions and Artistry

In Favor of Blockbusters: Cash, Explosions and Artistry

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

A distaste for blockbusters – so often rooted in snobbery – has escalated in the past few years, along with the rise of superhero movies, massive franchise tent poles and consistent reboots. To a certain extent, I sympathize. Even as a comic book fan, the innumerable upcoming releases make me feel...

Hashtagging for a More Diverse Oscars

Hashtagging for a More Diverse Oscars

By Zach Martin, Arts Editor

January 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The Oscars are facing are changing their membership rules after controversy over lack of diversity.