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Reviews of the 2017 Oscar Best Picture Nominees

Reviews of the 2017 Oscar Best Picture Nominees

Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 28, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

MOONLIGHT Moonlight came out as the Best Picture winner after some awkward confusion on stag e. The film follows the life of a black and closeted gay man growing up in the projects of Miami, befriending a drug dealer as a kid and coping with school bullying and his single mother’s addiction as he g...

EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: Wesley vs. the 2013 Oscar Nominations

EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: Wesley vs. the 2013 Oscar Nominations

Wesley Emblidge

January 10, 2013


Filed under News

Every year, the Academy Award nominations disappoint, upset and anger many moviegoers (myself included) with mostly predictable picks that honor the most Oscar-buzzed movies of the year, rather than the best movies of the year. I’ve ranted about this subject before in more detail, but for now, let’s ta...

The problem with the Oscars

The problem with the Oscars

Wesley Emblidge

March 5, 2012


Filed under Opinion

The Academy Awards are often regarded all over the world as the highest honor a filmmaker or actor or anyone in the film industry can be presented with. Every year, roughly 6,000 members The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences vote on what they believe were the best films, performances, and other ty...