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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

Why ‘Spotlight’ deserved the win

Owen Johnson Connector Staff The 88th Academy Awards, which aired on Sunday, February 28th, had a number of pleasant surprises when it came to the winners. Mark Rylance won for best supporting actor. “Mad Max: Fury Road” took six awards. Leonardo DiCaprio finally got the award that many feel he was entitled to. The biggest

Wishes and Predictions: The 88th Academy Awards

Best Animated Film: I do not have a personal preference for what wins in this category because I have either not seen the nominated movies or was not impressed by them. My prediction is that “Inside Out” will win simply because it is Pixar, which is a recognized name. It is the same reason the

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