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‘Green Book’ should not have been Best Picture

‘Green Book’ should not have been Best Picture

“Green Book” also won Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor. (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor The Academy Awards is known for causing controversy not just for who gets snubbed during the nomination process, but also over who and what ends up winning. In 1999, “Shakespeare in Love” beat “Saving Private

‘Roma:’ a roaming story with little impact

“Roma” was Alfonso Cuarón’s second Best Director win. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Troy Lafond Connector Staff “Roma,” directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira, was nominated for 10 Oscars and won three for Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Foreign Language Film. It follows the life of a 1970s maid

‘Phantom Thread’: P.T. Anderson’s latest masterpiece

“Phantom Thread” is nominated for six Oscars. (Photo courtesy of Focus Features) Eric Smith Connector Staff In Daniel Day-Lewis’s final film of his career, he plays Reynolds Woodcock, an artistic dressmaker in 1950s London. His passion for the art of dressmaking consumes him to the point where he cannot be interrupted once without throwing off

89th Academy Awards: Wishes and predictions

La La Land is nominated for 14 Academy Awards, including Best Picture. (Courtesy of Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Best Animated Film: My wish for Best Animated Film is the stop motion animated “Kubo and the Two Strings,” though I highly doubt it will win. My prediction is that “Zootopia” will win in this

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